3 Days in Seoul - Where Tradition Meets Modernity Story

By Loredana Elena

Introduction

3 Days in Seoul - Where Tradition Meets Modernity Story

3 days in Seoul might be just enough time to explore what this fascinating city has to offer. There are... Read more

Day 1

Discover Korean Royalty

Before Korea became an empire in the 19th century, it was a kingdom with the longest-ruling dynasty, the Joseon Dynasty.... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 1

Gyeongbokgung Palace

This impressive palace compound, set in green gardens, served as the main palace for the Joseon Dynasty for about two... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 2

Bukchon Hanok Village

Instead of visiting two palaces back-to-back, check out Bukchon Hanok Village to break up your morning/day a little bit. This... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 3

Changdeokgung Palace

Changdeokgung Palace is another example of the “Five Grand Palaces” that were built in Seoul by the Joseon dynasty kings.... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 4

National Palace Museum of Korea

Located right next to Changdeokgung Palace, the National Palace Museum of Korea is a must-see for all those interested in... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 5

Jongmyo Shrine

A short walk away from Changdeokgung Palace, you will find a neighbourhood park with another UNESCO Heritage Site in it,... Read more

Day 2

Taking Traditions to New Heights

Despite Seoul being one of the world's fastest-growing global cities, it still provides fantastic experiences for those who wish to... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 1

Namsan Mountain

After a day familiarizing yourself with Korean royalty, it may be nice to spend some time connecting with Korean nature.... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 2

N Seoul Tower

The communication and observation tower, the N Seoul Tower, is located right on top of Namsan Mountain. The Tower was... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 3

Namsangol Hanok Village

Namsangol Hanok Village is located in the northern corner of Namsan Park and is known as the “Village of Traditional... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 4

Namdaemun Market

The name of this traditional market comes from its location as it is right next to Namdaemun, which is a... Read more

Day 3

Han River’s South Bank

Seoul is all about interesting connections, growth and keeping traditions alive. On your last day in Seoul, you should check... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 1

Apgujeong-dong (ApRodeo Street)

Apgujeong-dong is one of South Korea’s most expensive neighbourhoods. It is filled with high-class department stores and famous name-brand shops,... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 2

Bongeunsa Temple

Bongeunsa is a Buddhist temple that used to stand tall on the slope of Sudo Mountain. It has been around... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 3

Lotte World Tower

You can't speak of Seoul’s impressive growth and modernity without mentioning its tallest skyscraper, the Lotte World Tower. This interestingly-shaped... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 4

Olympic Park

Seoul Olympic Park was built to host the Summer Olympics in 1988. It features many sports facilities as well as... Read more