26 Unique and Unusual Things to Do in Seoul Story

By Agne Civilyte

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Introduction

26 Unique and Unusual Things to Do in Seoul Story

Seoul, the capital of South Korea, is home to more than nine million people and...

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Yongma Land Abandoned Theme Park

Constructed in 1980, Yongma Land was once a small but thriving theme park. It was...

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Traditional Korean BBQ at Wanbijib Chain Restaurant

Whether you are just visiting or living in Seoul, you have to try traditional Korean...

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Seoul Trick Eye Museum

If you are looking for some fun things to do in Seoul, the Trick Eye...

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National Museum of Korea

The National Museum of Korea is the largest in South Korea and contains important objects...

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Bukchon Hanok Village

Nestled between two ancient palaces, Bukchon Hanok Village (Northern Village) is a place that you...

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Bukhansan National Park

Near Seoul’s northern border, you will find Bukhansan National Park, the closest national park to...

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Gyeongchun Line Forest Park

Gyeongchun Line used to be a railroad line that stopped operating in 2010. Now, it...

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Tongin Market

Opened in 1941, Tongin Market was set up for Japanese residents living around the Hyoja...

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Poopoo Land

Poopoo Land is a bright and wacky museum theme park in downtown Seoul. The exhibitions...

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Cafe Yeonnam-Dong 223-14

Cafe Yeonnam-Dong 223-14 is one of the unique things to do in Seoul. Why? As...

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Temple Stay at Jogyesa Temple

An overnight temple stay is becoming more and more popular among international tourists. There is...

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Museum Kimchikan

Museum Kimchikan is dedicated to the traditional Korean side dish Kimchi (spicy fermented cabbage). The...

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Seodaemun Prison History Museum

Seodaemun Prison History Museum is a significant museum for Korean history. The prison was built...

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Noryangjin Fisheries Wholesale Market

Noryangjin Fish Market is located next to Noryangjin subway station. The market is open 24...

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Suguksa Temple

If you are looking for hidden things to do in Seoul, you will enjoy wandering...

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Eunpyeong Hanok Village

If you enjoyed wandering around the previously mentioned Bukchon Hanok Village, you have to visit...

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Gangseo Marsh Ecological Park

Gangseo Marsh Ecological Park is another unique location that can be found outside of central...

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Lotte World

Lotte World is a massive indoor and outdoor amusement park filled with thrilling rides, an...

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Seoul Battleship Park

Seoul Battleship Park is one of the newest and alternative things to do in Seoul....

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Ihwa Mural Village

Even though Ihwa Mural Village is a hot spot for tourists and locals, it is...

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Sajik Park

Nestled on the Inwangsan Mountain, Sajik Park is the park of old traditions. Here, rites...

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The Great Glass House at Changgyeonggung

Even though this attraction is located near Changdeokgung, Changgyeonggung is usually missed by tourists. This...

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Oil Tank Culture Park

Are you still looking for weird things to do in Seoul? If so, the Oil...

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Seonyudo Park

Seonyudo Park is one of the best-kept secrets in Seoul. It is located on the...

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Seoullo 7017

Seoullo 7017 is one of the newest parks in Seoul, located near Seoul Station. It...

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Eungbongsan Mountain

Situated near the Han River, Eunbongsan is a 95.3-metre high mountain that is sometimes referred...

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Conclusion

In Summary

There are plenty of unique and unusual things to do in Seoul suitable for all...

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