The Gyeongbokgung is the largest of the five palaces in Seoul. It was built during the Joseon dynasty (1392-1910), as the place to carry out official ceremonies and where officials gave morning reports to the king. During Japanese rule, much of the palace was destroyed and it was only in the 1990s that it began its reconstruction, to return the palace to its original splendor. Today it can be fully visited and it gives us an idea of the old Korean style.
Unleash your geekiest side in this museum dedicated to the exciting world of collectible figures, anime, and toys! Its collection features beloved life-size superheroes and animated figures of all time. And at the end of the tour you can buy the figures and souvenirs you want (or that your budget allows) in the museum’s gift shop.
You cannot leave Seoul without trying this typical Korean food. Güi is the Korean term for refers to any preparation prepared on the grill. They can be both meat, fish, mushrooms, vegetables or a combination of all of these. The traditional way of serving this dish in Korean restaurants is that at each table there is a small grill in the center and the diners themselves cook the already cut meat to their own taste.
Located on the top of a hill between the Gyeongbok Palace and the Jongmyo Royal Shrine, this quirky neighborhood in Seoul preserves a 600-year-old urban environment. In its narrow streets we will see the traditional buildings called hanoks, which today have been converted into cultural centers, guest houses, restaurants and tea rooms, giving visitors the opportunity to experience, learn and immerse themselves in traditional Korean culture. .
The N Seoul Tower is a communication tower that, thanks to its spectacular views, has become an icon of the city of Seoul. The tower is located on top of Namsan Mountain, in the heart of Seoul. From its observation platform located 135 meters high you will get 360-degree views of the city, its mountains and the surroundings. Once at the top you can ask for an audio set to serve as a guide to point out the important places seen from the observatory.
Known as the inter-Korean border, this is a security strip that protects the territorial truce boundary between the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea) and the Republic of Korea (South Korea). Located about a three-hour drive from Seoul. Here you can see a museum that remembers the sad moments of the Korean war and the division of the country, as well as the UN negotiation booths and on the other side, the enigmatic North Korea. Everything under the strict control of border guards on both sides of the line.