While visitors worldwide flock to Seoul for its limitless shopping, sightseeing, and dining opportunities, the city’s historical significance, verdant mountains, and unique culture allows for plenty of interesting activities to fill your days with. Thanks to its efficient subway systems and public transportation, it is also very convenient to explore many sights and sounds beyond the city centre.
From spending the entire day at the world’s largest theme park to enjoying pampering spa services in a traditional Korean bathhouse, not only do the most popular things to do in Seoul appeal to all age groups, budget levels and preference, they are sure to leave you with fond memories – and possibly wanting a second trip the following year.
Jimjilbang is a traditional bathhouse in Seoul where you can not only relax in quirky sauna rooms, but also spend the night at an affordable price. Open 24 hours a day, many of these establishments are also fitted with facilities such as hot tubs, snack bars, swimming pools, fitness clubs, golf ranges, noraebang (karaoke rooms) while sleeping quarters are fitted with sleeping mats or bunk beds. The entry fee to a typical jjimjilbang is priced between 6,000 and 8,000 won, making it a popular stay option for backpackers and budget travellers. Read More...
A popular night-time activity in Seoul is karaoke, or noraebang, where many Seoulites flock to belt out to their favourite tunes until the wee hours of the morning. Available almost everywhere in the city, noraebang centres are usually equipped with massive televisions, ample microphones and tambourines, as well as a collection of songs in English, Japanese, Korean and Chinese. The average rate per hour is between 2,000 and 20,000 won, while beer, soft drinks and snacks are available at additional charges. Read More...
Day trip to Nami Island
A half-moon-shaped isle in Chuncheon, Nami Island offers natural landmarks and recreational activities for visitors of all ages. It takes about 2 hours to get to Nami Island by car, followed by a 5-minute ferry ride that departs every 30 minutes until 9pm.
Interesting facilities available on Nami Island include a theme park with merry-go-rounds, a shooting range, roller-skating rinks, resort villas, and bungalows. You can also get see wild animals roaming freely on this island, including deer, rabbits, turkeys, moles, and black woodpeckers.
- Address: 1 Namisum-gil, Namsan-myeon, Chuncheon, Gangwon-do, South Korea
- Tel: +82-31-580-8114