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Seoul Guide

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Best of Seoul

3 days in Seoul
3 days in Seoul

Seoul is a city steeped in the past yet anxious to embrace modernity, and this makes it one of Asia's most interesting and culturally vibrant destinations. From food, galleries, ancient palaces, museums, and shopping, this city has it all. Here is the best way to submerge yourself in Seoul for three days.

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Family-friendly Seoul

Seoul for young kids
Seoul for young kids

Those travelling with children will find Seoul a welcome destination. A very child-centric cultural ensuresthere are an amazing range of activities for the young ones and children are warmly welcomed wherever you go.

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Seoul on a budget

Seoul on a budget
Seoul on a budget

Though Seoul is generally regarded as an expensive destination, it doesn't have to be. Proud of their culture and history, Korea aims to make many museums, shrines and temples affordable for all.

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Insiders' Seoul

Seoul off the beaten path
Seoul off the beaten path

Having only become a major tourist destination in the last decade, Seoul still has many secrets to share with visitors willing to be adventurous. There remain many neighbourhoods, sites, and markets that scarcely see a tourist and offer a great chance to mingle with locals.

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Getaways from Seoul

Daytrips from Seoul
Daytrips from Seoul

As rewarding a destination as Seoul is, it has equally as much to offer those travellers willing to go beyond its borders. Whether you are looking for a bucolic escape, exquisite ceramics, or to delve into history, these day trips offer something for everyone.

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EveryTrail
Best of Seoul
Best of Seoul

From art-museums and galleries to high-tech shopping and tasty traditional fare, this cultural immersion trip has all aspects covered.

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Foodie Tour of  Seoul
Foodie Tour of Seoul

There is so much more to Korea than the ubiquitous kimchi. Taste-seeking travelers will be rewarded with delicious seafood markets, charming teahouses, regal rice cake museums and local haunts that...

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Insadong: Tour of one of Seoul's most popular neighbourhoods
Insadong: Tour of one of Seoul's most popular neighbourhoods

This centrally located neighborhood, which has as its nexus a 700-metre long street named Insadong-gil, buzzes with all the energy, culture and exoticism that is Seoul. Yes, it has its share of...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Highlights of  Seoul
Highlights of Seoul

Seoul is a city of contrasts. Deeply traditional, the bustling metropolis has yet somehow managed to wholly embrace a modern outlook on progress in its enthusiastic drive to become an economic world...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Seoul Culture and Arts
Seoul Culture and Arts

Vibrant yet restrained, progressive yet conservative, Seoul is a dynamic city of contrasts with a respect for the past that is matched equally by an enthusiastic willingness to embrace modernity....

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members

Perfect Day

Seoul Stopover (frappeo, 16 Oct 2013)
4.5 of 5 stars 1 Vote
Seoul on winter (Dina_Purba, 30 Jun 2011)
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Perfect Weekend

Feasting in Myeongdong (frappeo, 16 Oct 2013)
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Best Of

Must See Neighborhoods in Seoul (MarieKTO, 1 Aug 2010)
4.0 of 5 stars 5 Votes
south korea (Ksymena, 18 Aug 2012)
3.5 of 5 stars 1 Vote
Korea (daanilo90, 5 Mar 2013)
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Recent Trip

Seoul, South Korea (MickeySerbia, 21 Mar 2010)
4.0 of 5 stars 2 Votes
Seoul from two angles (mccolleen, 7 Mar 2007)
3.5 of 5 stars 3 Votes
Military locations (chsckldy, 8 Oct 2012)
0.0 of 5 stars 0 Votes