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Seoul for history buffs

As our man Bob Marley once said, "Don't forget your history nor destiny."

Written by
Hahna Yoon

Get outta Gangnam and Seoul is filled with pocketfuls of history around very corner. Want to know more? Check out these places to get informed.  

Korea Furniture museum
  • Museums
Don't just go to all the well-known museums. Check out the Korean Furniture Museum often reputed to be the most beautiful. Each item tells a lot about the past and as Tyler Durden of Fight Club fame would say, "I loved every stick of furniture in that place." 
Hollywood Theater
  • Movie theaters
  • Jongno-gu
Y'all know Korean cinema didn't start with Old Boy so if you're a lover of Korean movies, check out this movie theater that dates back way before Park Chan-wook.
War Memorial of Korea
  • Museums
  • Yongsan-gu
War is inevitably tied to Korea's history so a trip to this tourist favorite museum is a must even if it's a little cliche. 
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