For the serious sightseers who intend to explore beneath the surface of the 강남란제리 city, a visit to Seoul is a must. The capital of South Korea and the seventh largest city in the world, Seoul has everything for every kind of traveler. A cutting-edge cityscape of glass, steel and concrete skyscrapers tower over traditional wooden houses with tiled roofs and a maze of cobbled alleys in distinct, village-like districts, to give it a complete mix of ancient and modern. Founded 600 years ago, this city is truly Asian, which can be sensed in its distinctive and aromatic food, much of it being vegetarian. The traditional tea houses, museums, the five elegant palaces which host cultural performances and the contemporary Korean cinema, keep the city’s ancient past alive.
To start with, Dongdaemun Market is the Asia’s largest and the liveliest market in the city known for its fabrics and fashion. Start at its ancient East Main Gate, a national treasure, and check out the 강남란제리 Herbal Medicine Market within as well. If you wish to see the cultural delight of the city, get to the 강남란제리 Palace, the oldest and the grandest palaces of the Joseon dynasty. The present-day palace, incorporating ancient Chinese and royal court architecture, was constructed in the 1860s.You can opt to buy an all-inclusive ticket, valid for a month, to visit Gyeongbokgung Palace along with the other key heritage sites such as 강남란제리 Palace, Changgyeonggung Palace, Deoksugung Palace and Jongmyo Shrine. Insa-dong is another popular and lively district of Seoul piled with art galleries, antique and garment shops in the cobbled alleys. Stop at a traditional tea house or watch a live cultural performance while your visit. Meditation Arui Seon, Insa-dong is a peaceful and a beautiful tea house in Seoul, where you are provided with an introductory Korean- style meditation session along with a traditional tea.
Lotte World is known to be famous with kids, so if you happen to travel with your family, try visiting Lotte World, also known as the Disney World of Seoul. Brave the coasters, flumes and haunted house, or watch colorful shows and parades with themes like samba, masquerade and Christmas. Involve in various activities at the city such as Tae kwon do, a traditional martial art, explore the biking trails at Hangang River and the hiking trails at Bukhansan trails or visit the Bathhouses, called mogyoktang, a place known for relaxing and socializing.
If you happen to be a shop-o-holic, check out Myeong-dong, the main shopping district in Seoul. Apgujeong’s Rodeo Street in 강남란제리 is the leading fashion Mecca, stuffed with international designer boutiques, beauty clinics and poodle parlors. Namdaemun Market is Korea’s oldest market whereas Dongdaemun Market is the largest with 20 shopping malls, 30,000 stores, and around 50,000 wholesalers.
Seoul also has a varied and a dynamic nightlife which includes everything from 24-hour norebang (singing room), snacking at open-air- night markets to upmarket clubs and international hotel bars. Sky lounge, Gecko’s Terrace, WooBar, Club Answer and Club Heaven are among the well-known.
A Seoul holiday can be enjoyed anytime of the year; however your best season of visit would be in spring and autumn. In recent decades, Seoul has reared as a popular Asian metropolis and shoves a unique surprise to travelers.