The Ultimate Seoul Itinerary: three Days in Seoul


Day 1 in Seoul

We’ve developed these interactive maps for every single day of this Seoul itinerary to enable you see exactly where points are in relation to one particular yet another and how far you will be traveling every single day.

You can click on it to open in yet another window and save for reference for your future Korea trip.

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This ought to make it much easier to strategy out your three Days in Seoul Itinerary.

day seoul korea traditional costumes at temple Classic Korean dress at a temple

Day 1 of this Seoul itinerary is going to take spot in the Jongno-gu district of Seoul exactly where you will be in a position to stroll involving all the major attractions.

If you are staying in the Bukchon Hanok Village, you will not have to have to take public transport at all!

If you are staying in yet another Seoul neighborhood, the ideal metro stops for the following sights are Gyeongbokgung, Anguk, and Jonggak.

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1. Gyeongbokgung Palace

Seoul’s royal palaces are some of the most significant sights in the city, so exactly where improved to start out your three days in Seoul than at Gyeongbokgung Palace?

This was the major palace for 200 years of Joseon Dynasty rule, and the existing restoration is stunningly detailed. There had been after 500 buildings spread out more than this huge complicated but not all stood the test of time.

Gyeongbokgung is a vast complicated and can get pretty busy, so I propose arriving early and staying till you get hungry.

vast complex of Gyeongbokgung with modern seoul in background

No cost guided tours are readily available at 11 am, 1:30 pm, and three:30 pm. If tours are not your issue, it is nevertheless fantastic to just wander and soak it in.

If you have come through metro to the Gyeongbukgung quit, you may perhaps be fortunate sufficient to grab one particular of the higher college and university little ones providing absolutely free tours to practice their English!

My favourite location is Hyangwonjeong, the royal pavilion which sits upon a man-created lake at the rear of the palace. This is such a peaceful spot to sit and let your thoughts daydream about the lives of Korea’s royals in the Joseon Period.

The Gate Guard Duty Functionality at the major gates is at 11 am and 1 pm.

Hours: 9am-5pm, closed on Tuesdays

Expense: three,000won/$two.7

Place: Sajik-ro

Subway Station: Gyeongbokgung (Orange Subway Line three)

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