Seoul is one of the most popular, amazing and must-see travel destinations in the Far East. The capital city of South Korea will impress you with its deep-rooted culture, history, and soul of the city. Let’s check several places you should visit in Seoul.
The first place you should see in Seoul is Gyeongbokgung Palace. The very first building was built in the 14th century but an unfortunate fire burned the building. In addition, it is a huge place. It can take hours to see all the sculptures, buildings, gardens and so on. It is also an amazing example to observe Far East culture. You should watch the guard change ceremony at the palace gate.
N Seoul Tower
Namsan Tower is the highest place you can visit in Seoul. The view is worth to see! The tower used for surveillance purposes and as a TV tower. If you want, after you watch the view, you can eat something in a restaurant in the tower.
Deoksugung Palace is one of the five biggest palaces you may visit in Seoul. In addition, the palace has a mixed architecture. Some part of it made from a unique wooden and some part is stone. The garden is as wonderful as the palace. There are fantastic trees, flowers, ornamental pools you should definitely visit in Seoul.
The Statue of King Sejong
King Sejong is an important sovereign in South Korea history. He is known as a king who attaches importance to education, science and so on. That’s why you should visit his statue in Seoul. There is a tunnel behind the statue. There is a museum under the tunnel, you’ll have an opportunity to take a closer look at his life and ruling times.
Jongmyo Shrine is an old temple you should visit in Seoul. The king himself worshiped here. Moreover, it is one of the oldest Confucius temples. You can study Buddhism in this temple.
Changdeokgung Palace is one of the most beautiful palaces in Seoul. It is one of the five biggest palaces. It was built in the time of the Joseon dynasty. You should visit the secret garden around the palace.
The National Folk Museum of Korea
The museum gives you an opportunity to observe South Korean people’s traditional life. There are more than 4000 different objects made by South Korean people’s hand.
Bukchon Hanok Village
Bukchon Hanok Village is such a good place to start a new day and has breakfast! There are fantastic restaurants and tea houses to spend some time. You should get lost in the streets that present you Korean culture.
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