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Complete Your Seoul Trip By Visiting These Top 10 Attractions (According To You!)

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Zarifah Azhar  •  Oct 21, 2016

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Besides K Pop and K Dramas, Seoul is where it all started for us at Have Halal, Will Travel and it will always be in our hearts. Without Seoul, there would be no HHWT and no HHWT Travel Planner App. Credit: Giphy So if you’re looking to visit the place where it all began, here are 10 top attractions in Seoul rated by the HWHT community, and we definitely agree with this list! P.S. Travelling to Seoul soon? Don’t forget to download the HHWT Travel Planner App available on both Google Play for Android and Apple App Store for iOS 😉
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1. Myeongdong Shopping
myeongdong shopping Credit: korea.net Myeongdong is one of Seoul’s must-go shopping districts featuring mid to upscale shops, cafes and restaurants. Opening Hours: Varies according to shops Website: http://english.visitkorea.or.kr/enu/SH/whereToShop/whereToShop.jsp?action=about&cid=995821 Address: 52, Myeondong 8-gil, Jung-gu Seoul [iframe src="https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d3162.6874449737356!2d126.98247795090106!3d37.56242702969949!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x357ca2f043803193%3A0x4aa67ca162c88c6a!2sMyeongdong+8-gil%2C+Jung-gu%2C+Seoul%2C+South+Korea!5e0!3m2!1sen!2ssg!4v1477018821575" width="100%" height="300" frameborder="0" style="border:0" allowfullscreen][/iframe]
2. Bukchon Hanok Village
Seoul An actual traditional residential area known as hanok, Bukchon not only holds the traditional culture of Seoul, but also holds cafes, galleries and museums, including the Bukchon Cultural Center. Website: http://bukchon.seoul.go.kr/eng/index.jsp Address: 36, Gyedong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul [iframe src="https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d3161.821413328283!2d126.98133625090178!3d37.58282277969575!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x357ca2daaff8c14f%3A0xcdbcbaa9ffc9e59a!2sBukchon+Hanok+Village!5e0!3m2!1sen!2ssg!4v1477018866063" width="100%" height="300" frameborder="0" style="border:0" allowfullscreen][/iframe]
3. Gyeongbokgung Palace
gyeongbokgung (resized)Built 6 centuries ago by the founder of the Chosun dynasty, this palace is the largest of the FiveGrand Palaces.Opening Hours: 0900 – 1700. Closed on Tuesdays Price: Adults 3000 won, Youth (7-18 years old) 1500 won, Free for Children aged 6 and under and Senior Citizens 65 years and above Website: http://www.royalpalace.go.kr/html/eng/main/main.jsp Address: 161 Sajik-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea [iframe src="https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d3161.957562554216!2d126.97484695090161!3d37.57961697969625!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x357ca2c74aeddea1%3A0x8b3046532cc715f6!2sGyeongbokgung+Palace!5e0!3m2!1sen!2ssg!4v1477018898033" width="100%" height="300" frameborder="0" style="border:0" allowfullscreen][/iframe]
4. N Seoul Tower
palace-namsan-tower-blog-usage The tower’s observatory offers stunning views of Seoul’s sprawling cityscape, with nighttime light displays, a digital observatory and restaurants 480 meters above sea level. Opening Hours: 1000 – 2300 Price: Adult 10,000 won, Children (3-12 years old) and elderly (over 65 years old) 8000 won Website: http://www.nseoultower.com/eng/index.asp Address: 105, Namsangongwon-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea [iframe src="https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d3163.16528865799!2d126.98603255090077!3d37.551169379701726!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x357ca257a88e6aa9%3A0x5cf8577c2e7982a5!2sN+Seoul+Tower!5e0!3m2!1sen!2ssg!4v1477018929658" width="100%" height="300" frameborder="0" style="border:0" allowfullscreen][iframe]
5. Ewha Womans University Fashion Street
Ehwa-Fashion-Street-2 If you want to shop cheap garments with great quality, then you truly need to visit this spot. Everything is just excessively adorable and did we mention cheap? In addition, you can visit the lovely college building, which is an attraction in itself. Check out our guide for more information! Opening Hours: Varies according to shops Website: http://english.visitseoul.net/shopping/Ewha-Womans-University-Fashion-Street_/447 Address: 10 Ewhayeodae 1-gil, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea [iframe src="https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d12651.567921702674!2d126.93612537810898!3d37.55760867520495!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x357c989a5f0e8a51%3A0xd10884cb699bb128!2s10+Ewhayeodae+1-gil%2C+Seodaemun-gu%2C+Seoul%2C+South+Korea!5e0!3m2!1sen!2ssg!4v1477018991580" width="100%" height="300" frameborder="0" style="border:0" allowfullscreen][/iframe]
6. Dongdaemun Market
6-dongdaemun-min Credit: Abigail Becker on FlickrDongdaemun Market is a large commercial area with wholesalers, markets and major malls (suchas Migliore, Freya Town, Doosan Tower, etc.) that covers the whole area around Dongdaemun. It’s definitely not your everyday shopping experience, with special items such as fabrics that are not found anywhere else and accessories sold at reasonable prices.Opening Hours: Open 24/7 Website: http://english.visitkorea.or.kr/enu/SH/whereToShop/whereToShop.jsp?action=about&cid=995824 Address: Euljiro 6(yuk)-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea [iframe src="https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d3162.435042846879!2d127.00649845090129!3d37.568372279698345!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x357ca33cbba9219b%3A0xb1b653bf9cf96c49!2sDongdaemun+Market!5e0!3m2!1sen!2ssg!4v1477019067051" width="100%" height="300" frameborder="0" style="border:0" allowfullscreen][/iframe]
7. Insadong
Insadong street entrance surrounded by trees One of Seoul’d best-loved tourist destinations, Insadong is a cultural hub of artsy galleries, handicrafts, and serene teahouses linked by winding alleys that are begging to be explored. Opening Hours: Varies according to shops Website: http://english.visitkorea.or.kr/enu/SH/SH_EN_7_2_2_1.jsp Address: Insa-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea [iframe src="https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d3162.2791077385705!2d126.98381190090142!3d37.572044879697756!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x357ca2e80ef04ca1%3A0x4dbdf00ad06265a4!2sInsa-dong%2C+Jongno-gu%2C+Seoul%2C+South+Korea!5e0!3m2!1sen!2ssg!4v1477019101634" width="100%" height="300" frameborder="0" style="border:0" allowfullscreen][/iframe]
8. Hongik University Street (Hongdae)
hongdae-hongik-university-seoul-korea Credit: socoolkorea The hub of Seoul’s youth culture, with quirky boutiques, galleries, and nightlife gives a different glimpse into the usually conservative Korean culture. Opening Hours: Varies according to shops Website: http://english.visitkorea.or.kr/enu/ATR/SI_EN_3_1_1_1.jsp?cid=1326972 Address: 162-1, Donggyo-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea [iframe src="https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d12651.878898291377!2d126.91409387810819!3d37.555777075210464!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x357c98c33c8289e5%3A0xa29db0f8f2465688!2s162-1+Donggyo-dong%2C+Mapo-gu%2C+Seoul%2C+South+Korea!5e0!3m2!1sen!2ssg!4v1477019139012" width="100%" height="300" frameborder="0" style="border:0" allowfullscreen][/iframe]
9. Ihwa Mural Village
ihwa-mural-art-village This full of character village has beautiful and quirky murals painted on its walls and interesting artwork by 60 artists commissioned for the project. It’s the perfect place for taking lots of photos! Put your walking shoes on as it's quite a hilly walk. Website: http://english.visitkorea.or.kr/enu/ATR/SI_EN_3_1_1_1.jsp?cid=1850476 Address:9-723 Ihwa-dong,Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea [iframe src="https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d3162.046781687105!2d127.00363215090147!3d37.57751607969661!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x357ca32e4fd46967%3A0xb6864a8ffacfdc!2sIhwa+Mural+Village!5e0!3m2!1sen!2ssg!4v1477019180683" width="100%" height="300" frameborder="0" style="border:0" allowfullscreen][/iframe]
10. Cheongyecheon Stream
10-cheongyecheon-min Credit: Kimmo Räisänen on Flickr One of the city’s most iconic beautification projects, this waterway flows through the heart of Seoul, with cascading fountains, stone walkways and night time light displays. Website: http://www.sisul.or.kr/grobal/cheonggye/eng/WebContent/index.html Address: Cheongyecheon-no, Jung-gu [iframe src="https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d25299.237053451914!2d126.98221773826535!3d37.569088550671424!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x357ca321b4ccc84d%3A0x53807c838ead4f46!2sCheonggyecheon-ro%2C+Jung-gu%2C+Seoul%2C+South+Korea!5e0!3m2!1sen!2ssg!4v1477019263009" width="100%" height="300" frameborder="0" style="border:0" allowfullscreen][/iframe] So there you have it. The top 10 attractions in Seoul rated by you guys! P.S. Travelling to Seoul soon? Don’t forget to download the HHWT Travel Planner App available on both Google Play for Android and Apple App Store for iOS 😉 Download_on_the_App_Store  [iframe seamless="seamless" style="border: none; overflow: hidden;" height="450" width="100%" scrolling="no" src="https://pollbuzz.co/frame/978?type=poll"][/iframe]