Food Rice still remains the staple of most Koreans, but among the younger generations, many prefer Western-style food. Rice has been usually accompanied by various side dishes, mostly seasoned vegetables, soup, pot stew and meat. A Korean traditional meal is not complete without kimchi, a mixture of various pickled vegetables such as Chinese cabbage, radish,…Details
Insadong-gil is “well known as a traditional street to both locals and foreigners” and represents the “culture of the past and the present”. It contains a mixture of historical and modern atmosphere and is a “unique area of Seoul that truly represents the cultural history of the nation.” The majority of the traditional buildings originally belonged to merchants and bureaucrats. Some larger residences, built for retired government officials during the Joseon period, can also be seen. Most of these older buildings are now used as restaurants or shops.
Location: Jonggak Station (Station #131 on Line 1, Station #329 on Line 3, Station #534 on Line 5), or Anguk Station (Station #328 Line 3)
Address 157, Jongno, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Location: The nearest subway station is Jongno 3-ga Station (Station #130 on Line 1, Station #329 on Line 3, Station #534 on Line 5
Hours *Last Admission: 1 hour before closing.
February-May, September – October 09:00~18:00
June – August 09:00 – 18:30
November – January 09:00~17:30
Address 99, Yulgok-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Telephone +82-2-762-8261, 9513
Operating Hours Closed Mondays
Regular Tour (Changdeokgung Palace) *Last admission: 1 hour before closing.
March & November: 09:00-17:30
Address 105, Namsangongwon-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
Location Gyeongbokgung entry is located 22 Sajik-no, Jongno-gu. The nearest subway station is Gyeongbokgung Station (Station #327 on Line 3).Excit No4
Hours N Seoul Tower is open 365 days a year
Observatory Mon~Thu/Sun 10:00~23:00
Fri / Sat 10:00~24:00
Address 137, Seoubinggo-ro(168-6, Yongsan-dong 6-ga), Yongsan-gu, Seoul, 140-797, Korea
- Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 09:00-18:00
- Wednesday & Saturday : 09:00-21:00
- Sunday & Holidays: 09:00-19:00
* Closed on Mondays (except Holiday Mondays,) and Jan 1st.