Itaewon-dong 이태원동, 梨泰院洞 Attraction

Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea

Itaewon is a unique place in Seoul where one can meet people of diverse nationalities and cultures. There is a popular joke saying that international residents may not know Seoul, but they know Itaewon. Seoul even designated Itaewon as its first ‘Special Tourism District,’ to highlight it as a destination for internationals to enjoy a diversity of culture, shopping, and entertainment experiences.

  • 2015-01-11 00:00:00+00:00
下次到梨泰院走走吧~可以下午安排逛街購物,晚上享用美食喝喝小酒唷! 每年到了萬聖節、聖誕節、跨年,梨泰院也會是非常熱鬧的聚集場所唷!

N Seoul Tower N 서울타워, N首爾塔 Attraction

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    Observatory: Adults 10,000 won, Children & Seniors 8,000 won Cable Car (round-trip ticket): Adults 8,500 won / Children & Seniors 5,500 won
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105 Namsangongwon-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea 서울특별시 용산구 남산공원길 105 (용산동2가)

Seoul Tower opened to the public on October 15, 1980 and has since become a major tourist attraction. The 236.7 meter tower sits atop Namsan Mountain (243m). The observatory offers panoramic views of Seoul and the surrounding areas.

  • 2015-04-22 00:00:00+00:00
昨天搭纜車未果, 第二天再接再厲!!! 我們搭地鐵在忠武路站2號出口下車後, 看到橘色招牌popeyes的店, 就可以看一下站牌,是否有2號及5號公車, 有的話就直接排隊等車囉!
  • 2014-05-03 00:00:00+00:00
從一開始的搭乘透明電梯等待20分鐘,到南山纜車排了1小時多, 買N首爾塔觀景台票後又等待30分鐘,上N首爾塔觀景台電梯等待15分鐘, 等待下電梯15分鐘,光是排隊整整就花了2小時多的時間 ! (不含停留時間) 真的是辛苦,但看到這美麗的景色、夜景辛苦也值得了...

Gyeongnidan-gil 경리단길 Attraction

Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul 서울시 용산구 이태원동 일대

Gyeongnidan-gil road is about 1-km long, sprawling out into Sowol-gil road that starts from Namsan Mountain to the Armed Forces Financial Management Group. The Armed Forces Financial Management Group was used to be called the Armed forces Centeral Gyeongnidan, where the name of the road was orignated from.

  • 2016-07-12 00:00:00+00:00
This weekend Seoul Secrets visited an area of Seoul that is quite well known amongst the local expats and foreigner community, but could be easily missed by those new to Korea or here for only a short stay vacation. Gyeongnidan-gil that we are focusing on today is just beside the main road of Gyeongnidan ,near to Itaewon. It’s packed full of cafes, restaurants, fruit juice stores and many more places worth checking out! Don’t forget your camera!

Sookmyung Women’s University 숙명여자대학교 Attraction

100 Cheongpa-ro 47-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea

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This week Seoul Secrets took a trip to Sookmyung Women’s University area in Yongsan-gu. As with many university areas in Seoul, there’s a certain vibrancy and community of young students who need places to study. This leads to the surrounding area being a hive of coffee shops and cafes with free WiFi and open all hours of the day, all for reasonable prices.


Gwangjang Market 광장시장, 廣藏市場, Dongdaemun Market Attraction

88, Changgyeonggung-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 서울특별시 종로구 창경궁로 88 (예지동)

The Gwangjang Market is the nation’s first market and continues to thrive as a popular tourist destination today. The second floor of the market provides all of your silk, satin, and linen bed-sheet stores, which are the largest and most famous in Seoul.

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The alley runs longitudinally, split into two lanes, containing no less than 10 stalls selling similar thing – Jeon (can be done as Jijim or Jijimgae). Some stalls were so popular that there were at least 10 people in line, braving the smell of grease to get a Korean pancake deep fried in oil. Each cost about 4,000 – 5,000 Won.
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廣藏市場內賣綠豆煎餅的不少,但看大家都推這家順姬家, 不想踩雷的也就來吃吃看了! 本來一直覺得綠豆做的煎餅應該味道不怎麼樣,沒想到煎過調味過後還挺香的。 不過一直認為,肉的比較好吃,裏頭有加入洋蔥,吃起來比較香一點。 但是吃完是沒有很愛啦,是還蠻好吃的,可以一試。

Tongin Market 통인시장, 通仁市場 Attraction

3, Pirundae-ro 6-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul 서울특별시 종로구 필운대로6길 3 (통인동)

Now, Tongin Market consists of 75 stores, most of which are restaurants and grocery stores. There are also some shops selling manufactured goods like underwear and shoes.

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Selling fruits and snacks. The most famous stall would be the Korean Rice Cake, it's pretty good.
  • 2016-07-25 00:00:00+00:00
韓國傳統市場美味多多 大的小的各有特色,想吃便宜又好吃的辣炒年糕嗎? 走訪西村的時候順道進去通仁市場吃年糕吧!
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At Tong-in Market, visitors can opt to pay W5,000 and try just a helping of numerous Korean fare at a great price at the “Dosirak” Cafe, or Lunchbox Cafe, inside. Go there to be cheap or go there to try something new, either way, it’s a good decision for a lunch while out in the city.

Myeong-dong 명동, 明洞商圈 Attraction

Myeongdong-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul 서울특별시 중구 명동길 (명동1가)

Myeong-dong (명동) is one of the primary shopping districts in Seoul. The two main drags meet in the center of the block with one beginning from Myeong-dong Subway Station (Seoul Subway Line No. 4) and the other from Lotte Department Store at Euljiro.

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Myeongdong is the most crowded shopping street in Seoul. It has many branded clothing shop and street eatery, but the experience could be unpleasant due to the crowd.
  • 2016-08-03 00:00:00+00:00
明洞往往像徵韓國時尚指標,能否進駐明洞的門檻更是品牌發展上的依據,這裡的牌子備齊又集中,絕對是外國旅客、年輕人流連往返的地方。 無論是彩妝還是服飾,韓國人憑藉著韓星打廣告、電視劇宣傳也讓國家的實力一一被看見,這次的明洞之旅讓我對韓國的品牌有更深入的了解,也莫名的增添了不少好感。 還是覺得韓國人很厲害,韓風正盛,除了製造生產外,連行銷、語言、優惠、交通,似乎全都有配套措施,能讓來玩的旅客都買得很盡興,更願意把錢掏出來。
  • 2015-08-09 00:00:00+00:00
It’s not a secret that cosmetics and skincare in Korea are very cheap, since that is where they come from. But you might not know that some items can be crazily cheap because they can go on a one-for-one promotion, of 50% discount! If you happen to be shopping with friends, you might get to enjoy even cheaper price tags just by sharing! So my tip is to look out for incredible promotions and especially those one-for-one!

Yeouido Hangang Park 여의도한강공원, 汝矣島漢江公園 Attraction

330, Yeouidong-ro, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul 서울특별시 영등포구 여의동로 330 (여의도동)

The park offers exciting events year-round: the Yeouido Cherry Blossom Festival in the spring, the World Fireworks Festival in the fall, as well as concerts, and marathons. Well-preserved natural areas such as Bamseom and Yeouido Saetgang Tributary provide visitors with an opportunity to learn about nature and ecology. In addition, thanks to the Hangang Renaissance Project, the park is full of new attractions: the Water Light Square, Waterside Fountains, the Waterside Stage, Festival Land, the Piano Waterway, Waterfalls of Light, the Yacht Marina, and more.

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This place is perfect: great food truck + handmade items + live music + outdoor movie. Seoul Bamdokaebbi Night Market @ Yeouido World Night Market is limited time special event on Friday and Saturday night in the park. The food quality is very good, feel like coming back to try more.
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漢江公園 (汝矣岛地區) 한강공원(여의도지구)  大片草坪上,有不少情侶、家庭直接盤坐、仰躺在草地上 韓式郊遊野餐隨處可見
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汝矣島公園除了櫻花盛開的月份拜訪 最適合遊玩的時間是夏天的午後!!!! 吃完飯逛完街後,在下午時間抵達汝矣島 在琴鍵水道戲水,租自行車開心暢遊汝矣島漢江公園 晚上,也可以坐在漢江買點炸雞 邊聊天邊吃美食邊欣賞漢江夜景 或是搭乘渡輪,前往盤浦大橋,趕上美麗的盤浦大橋噴水秀,也是不錯的選擇

Insa-dong 인사동, 仁寺洞 Attraction

Insa-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea 서울특별시 종로구 인사동길 62 (관훈동) 일대

Insa-dong, located in the heart of the city, is an important place where old but precious and traditional goods are on display. There is one main road in Insa-dong with alleys on each side. Within these alleys are galleries and traditional restaurants, teahouses, and cafes.

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Passing by Insadong after Gyeongbokung, plenty of eateries and shop.
  • 2014-01-16 00:00:00+00:00
我很愛仁寺洞 每次到首爾絕對都會安排來這邊走走晃晃  一邊不趕時間地閒晃一邊感受這個地方的靜謐同時又淺藏創意充滿活力的生命力 乾淨的老街道與兩旁充滿古意的商店跟產品 琳琅滿目的稀奇古怪不一定會讓人激發想購物的欲望 但就這樣純粹地慢慢走走 來首爾不一定要廝殺血拼 我覺得這樣的步調讓旅遊真正愜意的很美好

Gyeongui Line Forest Park 경의선굴길, 延南洞鐵路公園, Yeontral Park Attraction

147-89 Donggyo-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea

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Today is my last day in South Korea, and I have the leisure time to explore this narrow and long park again. It stretch for more than 1km long connecting Hongik Station with Gajwa Station. It is indeed beautiful and relaxing to walk through this small park in the city.
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As you walk down the park the first port of call should be the bottle shop ‘Beer Super’ on your left hand side. With two wooden barrels outside a brown exterior you can’t miss it, and you’ll find a great range of imported beers from all around the world. Here you can enjoy of one the many perks of Seoul which is drinking in public! If alcohol isn’t for you don’t be perturbed as there are many other types of drinks available further down the park.
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Seochon Village 서촌마을, 西村 Attraction

Cheongunhyoja-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul 서울 종로구 청운효자동 일대

Seochon Village, literally meaning west village, is named in reference to its location west of Gyeongbokgung Palace. The old hanok houses lining the long alleys well harmonize with newly emerging shops and stores. Walking through the alleys that resembles a big maze, visitors will be nicely surprised by murals and adorable pictures.

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A mix hidden old alley with old houses and modern cafe restaurants. It's interesting to walk through the smaller roads to find some interesting shop.
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如果是悠閒的晃晃的話 包含正餐及下午茶的用餐時間 大概抓個3小時給西村 非常推薦給 去過首爾兩次以上的朋友

Ewha Womans University 이화여자대학교, 梨花女子大學 Attraction

52 Ewhayeodae-gil, Seodaemun-gu, 서울특별시 South Korea 서울특별시 서대문구 이화여대길 52 (대현동,이화여자대학교)

  • 2016-08-27 00:00:00+00:00
不知道是不是因為女校的關係,整間學校氣氛特別清幽,散發出滿滿柔性內斂之美 漫步梨大有種很浪漫的感覺,走到哪裡好像都是景點,真的很難不羨慕能在這邊上學的女孩們!!
  • 2016-03-07 00:00:00+00:00
梨大校園複合園區 (ECC) 這裡便是梨大最有名氣、也是上網查詢資料時一定會一直看到的畫面。 宛如大峽谷般的建築,不說還以為只是一塊裝置藝術,中間只是普通的走道、廣場。 後來才發現,原來兩旁的透明玻璃窗內都是教室!

Namdaemun Market 남대문시장, 南大門市場 Attraction

21, Namdaemunsijang 4-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul 서울특별시 중구 남대문시장4길 21 (남창동)

Opened in 1964, Namdaemun Market is the largest traditional market in Korea with various goods in store. All products are sold at affordable prices and the stores in this area also function as a wholesale markets.

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再來就是可以讓人特地來南大門一趟的包子名店─卡梅谷傳統手工包子 SBS、KBS、MBC、TV各家電視台都爭相報導過,門市地點就在惠賢站5號出口附近。小小的店面常常擠滿了排隊的人潮,店員的手更是沒停過。 蒸盤上的包子也是進進出出一下就移駕到客人手中,因為是現蒸的有時客人量大就需要排隊等。
  • 2014-11-02 00:00:00+00:00
In summary, i thought Namdaemun market is like a humongous Chong Pang market with products that could attract local aunties and uncles. Is it a must visit? Why not, especially if you are going to be shopping next door at Myeongdong.

Ssamziegil 쌈지길, 人人廣場 Attraction

44, Insadong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul 서울특별시 종로구 인사동길 44 (관훈동)

Ssamziegil is a comprehensive shopping center located on the famous Insa-dong Street. It houses over 70 stores that sell various items, ranging from fashion and art to food and accessories, on four floors above the ground that are connected by spiral staircases. Moreover, diverse performances and exhibitions are regularly held on the first floor yard, while the open ceiling and the rooftop garden bring in natural elements for enhanced shopping experience.

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我也蠻喜歡看這些小手作,手工藝之類的東東,因為設計及製作背後,也花了不少心機吧! 上到最上的一層,這個地方也挺有趣的,是給情侶寫下心聲,是時候許個願吧?
  • 2014-08-29 00:00:00+00:00
裡面的設施很特別他是一整棟的,總共有四層每層繞一圈會慢慢逛的上去 所以有種你一直在裡面繞圈圈的感覺但其實你是在慢慢的爬上去喔! 也因為如此他們的建築是歪斜的不是一般我們看到的平行!

HongDaeAp Artmarket Freemarket 홍대프리마켓, 弘大自由市場 Attraction

Hongik University Playground Park (19-3, Wausan-ro 21-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul)

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It's a fairly small handmade craft and portrait drawing market. Some of the items here are pretty interesting.
  • 2016-03-16 00:00:00+00:00
"HongDaeAp Artmarket Freemarket" has not only creators' products, but also painters. Every artist has his own style and skill, so watching sketch or picture is another kind of pleasure. You can catch artists' calligraphies as well and they turn a phrase personally for consumer's taste.
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Namdaemun Gate Sungnyemun Gate, 숭례문, 南大門 Attraction

40, Sejong-daero, Jung-gu, Seoul 서울특별시 중구 세종대로 40 (남대문로4가)

Sungnyemun Gate is Korea’s National Treasure No. 1, and its unofficial name is Namdaemun Gate. Sungnyemun Gate is the largest castle gate stone structure with an arched entrance in the middle. There’s a column on top of a platform, raising the roof, distinguishing the upper stories and lower stories of the building. A passageway for traffic is located at the east and west ends of the gate.

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The pickup point to Nami Island (9:30am). Walk from Seoul Station towards Namdaemun Gate, don't enter the Gate area but turn right at the entrance (you will see a 7-11), walk 10m and you will see the bus/sign by the main road. Call +82-2-753-1247 for Reservation

Ikseon-dong 익선동, 益善洞 Attraction

Ikseon-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea

Hidden from outside view by the palisade of concrete high-rises that surround it, Ikseon-dong is Seoul’s least-known but, perhaps unsurprisingly, best-preserved neighborhood of Korean-style homes, or hanok.

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One of these cafes is Sikmul (식물). The building is a bit different than the Hanok you find in this area. It stands out with its metallic glass door and the interior is best described as industrial hipster. There is regular seating, a couch, and elevated wooden floor where you can sit on while drinking your coffee.
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Hidden and almost forgotten, this neighbourhood is finding its vibe once again. The best preserved and least renovated neighbourhood of these Korean style homes, its a maze of tiles and pavement intertwined with new cafes, bars and cultural spaces.
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而別看這不起眼的小胡同們 益善洞韓屋村可是最近韓國年輕人間人氣的休閒場所 周末人潮更是絡繹不絕

Sinchon and Yonsei University Shopping Street 신촌, 新村 Attraction

Sinchon-dong, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea

Between Sinchon station and Yonsei University is a street chock full of cozy little restaurants, cafés, bars, and bookstores. With plenty of places to relax and have fun, the area is a favorite retreat for the college crowd.

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Sinchon is not as crowded as Hongdae, with wider walking street and lively activities on weekend.
  • 2015-04-27 00:00:00+00:00
The answer is This Sinchon’s Yeonsei road is closed for cars. It's the first Transit Mall (대중교통전용지구) in Seoul. It's nice to stroll around this endless pedestrians-friendly shopping streets. Besides shopping stores, this street certainly not lack of yummy foods. These restaurants and cool cafes mostly on the second or third floor of the buildings. Do look up for them~!^^
  • 2014-04-30 00:00:00+00:00
After lunch at Hondae, time for some shopping at Sinchon! A shopping street for youngster with more affordable pricing items. Ewha Woman University is there too.

Hongdae Hongik University Street, 홍대 Attraction

Eoulmadang-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul 서울특별시 마포구 어울마당로 일대

Hongdae is a neighborhood known for its youthful and romantic ambience, underground culture, and freedom of self-expression. Unique cafes, cozy galleries, accessory stores, fashion shops, live cafés and clubs, art markets, and gourmet eateries make this a popular hang-out for local youth and a fascinating place to walk around. * Hongdae Walking Street: Main spot of Hongdae area which has an outdoor stage for indie band performance and dynamic culture of young people. * Hongdae Mural Street: Mural street stretching from Kanemaya restaurant by the back gate of Hongik University to Four Seasons House (Wausan-go 22-gil) and featuring various arrangements of painting from graffiti to artistic design. It is also referred to as ‘Picasso’s Street’ and is famous as a dating spot. * Hongdae Free Market: The market is held every Saturday from March to November at Hongik Children’s Park in front of the main gate of Hongik University. All people can sign up to sell their hand-made products and other exhibitions created by artists will be shown.

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Street Performance going on in Hongdae on Sunday Night: dance, rap, singing..

Gyeongbokgung Palace 경복궁, 景福宮 Attraction

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    November-February: 09:00-17:00 March-May: 09:00-18:00 June-August: 09:00-18:30 September-October: 09:00-18:00 Closed on Tuesday
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    Adults (ages 19-64): 3,000 won, Children (ages 7-18): 1,500 won
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161, Sajik-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 서울특별시 종로구 사직로 161 (세종로)

Built in 1395, Gyeongbokgung Palace is also commonly referred to as the Northern Palace because its location is furthest north when compared to the neighboring palaces of Changdeokgung (Eastern Palace) and Gyeonghuigung (Western Palace) Palace. Gyeongbokgung Palace is arguably the most beautiful, and remains the largest of all five palaces.

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  • 2016-10-12 09:02:00+00:00
I don't really fancy historical building, but the night visit event is quite interesting. Night event start at 7pm for a limited period during September and October. There is a 500 tickets limit per day for foreigner, but we have no problem securing a ticket on weekday night. Some people wore Hanbok (traditional korean costume) and take lots of photo at the palace. There is also a 15 minutes light show at the pavilion, which is quite colourful. The night view is an interesting experience, seeing people wore Hanbok make the place more lively (we realize later you can rent Hanbok at Insadong shop for 15000won).
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夜景拍起來真的很美! 走到另一邊就可以看到有多少人慕名前來看慶會樓的夜景! 不止外國遊客,連韓國人也喜歡來看慶會樓卓越建築之美與周邊秀麗景色。

Yeonnam-dong 연남동, 延南洞 Attraction

Yeonnam-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea

The network of charming alleyways of Yeonnam-dong, in eastern Seoul, is Seoul’s latest hot spot, with shopkeepers and restaurateurs taking advantage of the neighborhood’s low rent, compared to that of the nearby Hongdae or Sinchon areas, to open hip, independent eateries and shops. It is best to drop by in the early evening to enjoy the lively atmosphere on the busy streets and inside the numerous restaurants and shops. Highlights include the Pinocchio bookstore and Coffee Libre.

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A stone's throw away from Hongdae lies Yeonnam-dong. It is a quiet, sleepy residential area that also houses a burgeoning restaurant, cafe, guesthouse, and independent shopping scene. Most of the restaurants and shops are non-franchise. At present, it strikes a perfect balance. Businesses have popped up, but they have been built in a way that maintains and even enhances the old-school character of Yeonnam-dong. Whether this will be the case in five years is irrelevant. At the moment, Yeonnam-dong may just be the best place to spend an afternoon or evening in Seoul.

Yeonhui-dong 연희동, 延禧洞 Attraction

Yeonhui-dong, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea

Yeonhui-dong is a residential neighborhood. It offers gated houses, diverse restaurants, a mountain, and a sprinkle of shopping.

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It also offers a reprieve from the bland apartments of Seoul. Its houses reflect a quiet wealth that is a contrast to the ostentatiousness that may be found in Sinsa or Gangnam. Although gated, you can peer in and see well-groomed gardens. The hushed streets are great for an afternoon stroll. Afterwards, you can grab some food. Depending on your palette, there are plenty of options.
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Take a stroll through the neighbourhood browsing bakeries, coffee shops and great sandwich shops along the way using the simple directions above.
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延禧洞散策圖片紀錄 地圖在最下面

Dongjin Market 동진시장, 東津市場 創意市集 Attraction

198 Seongmisan-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea

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Daeo Bookstore 대오서점, 大悟书店, 大悟書店 Attraction

33 Nuha-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea

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An old bookstore caught in the past, also a cafe.
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Seoul Bamdokkaebi Night Market 서울 밤도깨비 야시장 Attraction

330, Yeouidong-ro, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul 서울특별시 영등포구 여의동로 330 (여의도동)

Seoul Bamdokkaebi Night Market is an event organized by the city of Seoul. Visitors to the night market, happening on Fridays and Saturdays from March to October, can enjoy foods from around the world, shop for unique handmade accessories, and watch various cultural performances.

Seoul City Hall Seoul Plaza, 서울광장 Attraction

110, Sejong-daero, Jung-gu, Seoul 서울특별시 중구 세종대로 110 (태평로1가)

ounded in 1926, Seoul City Hall is a Renaissance-style stone building. Seoul Plaza in front of City Hall is a historic site where the March 1, 1919 (Samil) Independence Movement and the pro-democracy movement in June 1987 were held. It is also a well-known place where tens of thousands of Korean soccer fans came to cheer at during the 2002 World Cup Games.

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The audience seems really inspired and responding to the speeches given at Expo 2016 event.