Days Out: Seoul North
Korea National Aboretum
15 specialized plant gardens, forest museum, wildlife conservatory, forest zoo & herbarium KNA was designated as a UNESCO biosphere reserve in June 2010. Located in the outskirts of Seoul. 415 GwangneongSumokwon-ro, Soheul- eup, Pocheon-si, Gyeonggi-
Korean traditional market. Namdaemum market is home to more than 9000 market stalls and a tourist destination. You can buy souvenirs, local food, clothes, jewelry and accessories. Located near Namdaemun(South Gate).
Panmunjom tour website. Tour is provided from Tuesday to Saturday, except for the designated no tour days. Tour will be acocompanied by English or Japanese tour guide.
Hiking in Seoul: Inwang-san
Inwang-san located in the central area of Seoul, is a small mountain at 338m/0.21 mile high and one of the many mountains visible from downtwon Seoul. Trail head: Dongnimmum Subway Station, Line 3, Exit 2.
Skiing near Seoul: Konjiam Resort
A great place for a day trip from Seoul with no overnight stay. 11 double-width slopes for beginner and intermediate skiers and snowboarder. Located southeast of Seoul, about 50 minutes drive from Seoul. 540 Doong-ri, Docheok-myeon,Gwangju-si,Gyeonggi-do
Daehakro is a mecca of performing arts in Korea. There are more than 60 arts theaters of all shapes and sizes in the Daekakro area. Daehakro is one of tourist attractions in Seoul.
Klive Gallery K-Pop
The Klive gallery is a K-pop themed exhibition space. It is located on the 10th floor of Lotte FITIN in Dongdaemun, Seoul. There are K-pop specialty shop & K-pop hologram theater. 264 Eulji-ro 6-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul.
Skiing near Seoul: Yangji Pine Resort
Due to its proximity to Seoul, it is a great place for one-day ski and snowboarding trip. It offers 6 lifts supporting 7 slopes. It is located 50km/31 miles southeast of Seoul. 34-1 Namgok-ri, Yangji-myeon, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do.
Hiking in Seoul: Dobong-san
Dobong-san with a height of 739m/0.46 miles is a part of Bukhansan National Park on the northern perisperies of Seoul. Trail Head: Dobongsan Subway Station, Line 1,7, you will not miss fellow hikers to follow to the trail head.
The Han River Cruise
Experience the Han River cruise. You will enjoy a relaxing cruise sail and the surrounding views of the Han River.
Skiing near Seoul: Bears Town Resort
Bears Town Resort makes an ideal location for a weekend break or more leisurely in the beautiful countryside. It offers 11 slopes with 8 lifts. It is also year-round recreation resort. 296 Sohwa-ri, Naechon-myeon, Pocheon-si, Gyeonggi-do.
Hongdae area is the area surrounding Hongik University. Hongdae area with tons of bars, clubs, and restaurants, is known for its partying lifestyle.
Day Trip From Seoul: Chuncheon and Nami Island
Lovely bucolic town of Chuncheon is only 72km/45 miles from Seoul. Subway line from Seoul to Chuncheon will offer a visitor more Koreas scenic side. Whereas Nami Island is tiny peaceful island situated in Chuncheon 60km/37.3 miles east of Seoul.
UNESCO world heritage site. Jongmyo is a place where memorial services are held for the deceased kings. English guide is at 10:00,12:00,14:00 and 16:00. Open March to September 09:00-18:00 and October to February 09:00-17:30.
Heyri Artists Village
Heyri Artists Village is home to over 370 painters, musicians, architects, and writers. There are galleries, museums, cafes and trick eye museum for children. Located 29km/18 miles north of Seoul. 82-105 Heyrimaeul-gil, Tanhyeon-myeon,Paju-si,Gyeomggi-do
Day trips from Seoul: Icheon
Icheon, just 60km/37.3 miles south east of Seoul, is knwon as a center of Korean ceramics manufacture. The Icheon Ceramics Village produces traditional Korean ceramics and has many ceramics stores. Icheon is also known as a hot spring resort.
Gwanghwamun Square is a public area located on Sejongno, Jongno-gu in Seoul that features cultural arts performance center, statues, and beautiful surrounding views.
Namsan Park is the most family-friendly destinations in the center of Seoul. You can ride up to Mount Namsan, where the N Seoul Tower. The park is home also to an aquarium and the Namsan Botanical Garden.
Insadomg is famous for its traditional antique shops, art galleries, food, crafts, shopping, and museums. One of Koreas most popular attractions for foreign tourists seeking traditional Korean culture and arts.
Hiking in Seoul: Surak-san
Surak-san, located northeast of Seoul offers great scenery. During weekends and holidays this place is packed with lots of hikers.Soo-rak-san Subway Station Line 4, or Dang-go-ge Station Line 7,15 minutes walking distance to Soorak-san ticket office.
Day Trip From Seoul: Ganghwado
This island lies in the estuary of the Han River. Attractions of this historical island include numerous fortifications, Koreas largest dolmen, Bomunsa temple and 10km/6.2 miles coastal bicycle track.
Hiking in Seoul: Bukhan-san
Samgak-san, one of main peaks(836m/0.52 mile high) in Bukhansan National Park, is the most visited half-day hiking course. Trail head: Dobongsan Station, Line 1,there are always fellow hikers to follow to the trail head.