The newest attraction in Seoul has a history that is centuries old. Cheonggyecheon stream traversed the center of downtown but was buried under a freeway for 58 years. In October 2005, Cheonggyecheon re-opened with sparkling, free-flowing water, a new cultural museum and performance parks. You can feel the beauty of nature while you are strolling this surprising oasis and you will want to visit again.
A shopper¡¯s paradise. Once this traditional market has been transformed into an ultra-modern shopping
district, dominated by high-rise shopping centers. Clothes, bags, shoes, jewelry, imported goods and even sporting goods can be found at bargain prices from 10:00am to 5:00am.
Subway Line #1-Dongdaemun Stn,
Subway Line #2-Dongdaemun Stadium Stn,
Subway Line #4-Dongdaemun Stn or Dongdaemun Stadium Stn,
Subway Line #5-Dongdaemun Stadium Stn
An artist¡¯s haven, the main street of this area is Insadong-gil, where you can find antiques, calligraphy
supplies, traditional restaurants and plenty of art galleries. In fair weather, the sidewalk abounds with street vendors selling everything from jewelry to ceramics. This is the perfect walking street for foreign visitors, closed to vehicle traffic on Sundays.
Subway Line #1-Jonggak Stn or Jongno 3-ga Stn,
Subway Line #3-Jongno 3-ga Stn or Anguk Stn,
Subway Line #5-Jongno-3-ga Stn
Built in 1394 as the main palace, this is the oldest and grandest of the five Joseon Dynasty palaces.
The lavish grounds contain a lotus pond and extensive gardens, and currently houses the National Museum of Korea and the National Folk Museum.
Subway Line #5-Gyeongbokgung Stn