Things to Do

A comprehensive guide to the best things to do in Seoul: from events to attractions, festivals and more

The 14 best things to do in Seoul
Things to do

The 14 best things to do in Seoul

There’s more to this great nation than just K-pop and K-dramas (although they are a pretty big deal). South Korea’s capital offers a great mix of traditional and contemporary activities, urban sprawl and scenic sights, with delicious restaurants and top-notch shopping to boot. 

Awesome things to do for free in Seoul
Things to do

Awesome things to do for free in Seoul

Head to Iwha Mural Village to check out awesome outdoor art.

5 secret day trips near Seoul
Things to do

5 secret day trips near Seoul

Listen to music in a 1,100-year-old forest and watch the sunrise from the west coast.

Six traditional markets in Seoul
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Six traditional markets in Seoul

Great local street food especially will revive your tastebuds. 

Six unique museums in Seoul
Museums

Six unique museums in Seoul

You already know about the War Memorial—so here's something a bit more niche. 

Shopping in Seoul

Find great pet shops in Seoul
Shopping

Find great pet shops in Seoul

Businesses in Seoul are becoming more and more pet-friendly, and spaces for pets are increasing, too. 

The best men’s fashion stores in Seoul
Shopping

The best men’s fashion stores in Seoul

The men in Seoul are almost as well-groomed as the women, after all.

Objects, goods and collectibles shops to check out in Seoul
Shopping

Objects, goods and collectibles shops to check out in Seoul

The spookiest party decorations, figurines, vintage barbies, hanging plants and more.

The best independent and specialty bookstores in Seoul

The best independent and specialty bookstores in Seoul

Including a speakeasy bookstore that will blow your mind.

Wander through these fantasy stores, kidult boutiques
Shopping

Wander through these fantasy stores, kidult boutiques

From vintages Barbies to all those "useless" stationery items you wanted as a child.

Great ways to tour Seoul

Legendary footsteps to follow
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Legendary footsteps to follow

Explore Seoul locales that celebrate the lives of artists' past.

Artwork hidden on the streets
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Artwork hidden on the streets

First-generation Korean graffiti artists gathered in the underground tunnel to spray paint their tags on the walls. 

Unique indoor activities in Seoul
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Unique indoor activities in Seoul

Share a dialogue in the dark, enjoy indoor fishing or give yourself a siesta on a hammock.

Euro-inspired places found in Seoul
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Euro-inspired places found in Seoul

Struck by a bit of wanderlust? 

7 places in Seoul to kick stress to the curb
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7 places in Seoul to kick stress to the curb

Including crazy virtual roller coaster rides.

The oldest Seoul venues you need to see
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The oldest Seoul venues you need to see

Whether it’s the oldest bookstore in town or a Joseon Dynasty neighborhood getting attention.