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Not-So-Hot-Spot – Seoul, South Korea

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Seoul is the capital of South Korea and is located along the Han River.¬†Let’s discover the city a bit more!

Seoul map

Seoul map

Things to see

Seoul is more than 2000 years old and has a lot of historical places. But you can see many modern tall buildings in the city too.

Some of the historical places are:

  • Changdeokgung Palace and its Secret Garden
Changdeokgung Palace

Changdeokgung Palace

  • Hwaseong Fortress

 

Hwaseong Fortress

Hwaseong Fortress

On the other hand, modern buildings are amazing because you can reach the top and view the city below.

  • The N Seoul Tower can be reached by a cable car ride!
N Seoul Tower

N Seoul Tower

  • Lotte World Tower is the 5th tallest building in the world. Reach the top by an elevator ride. Take a look at the video here to experience the ride yourself!
Lotte World Tower

Lotte World Tower

Fun time

There is a lot for children to enjoy in Seoul. There are theme parks, museums, libraries and an entire street filled with only toy shops! Some of the exciting places in Seoul that we are sure you will have fun in are:

  • Seoul Land
  • Lotte World
Lotte World Theme Park

Lotte World Theme Park

  • Teddy Bear Museum
  • COEX Aquarium
  • Dongdaemun Market Toy Alley
  • Starfield Library
Starfield Library

Starfield Library

Culture and Cuisine

The things one can do and see in a city are important. But it is also good to know about its traditional food, clothing and way of living.

  • Hanbok is a traditional dress in Korea and you must try it on.
Hanbok

Hanbok

  • Also, why not eat the delicious bulgogi and bibimbap dishes when in Seoul!

Credit: Tasneem

Till we explore another city next week, ‘Annyeong or Goodbye!’.¬†Video credit: leialauren/Youtube

 

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