How to spend 24 hours in one of the most expensive cities in the world on the cheap—skipping meals, not going out and wandering around all day? Nah, it's the opposite of that, actually. Here's a 13-course itinerary offering a little bit of everything—from history and culture to food, drinks, relaxation and party. Get free tours at some of Seoul's oldest sites, enjoy art exhibits and movie screenings for free, eat yummy food and hang out at cool bars on the cheap and find quality music and nightlife, all under 50,000 won. Getting around won't be won't be much of a problem as each and every spot can be easily reached by subway.
Sure, Seoul’s a concrete jungle but still, there’s plenty to be discovered. This course is for those who are eager to delve deeper in exploring this historic and urban city. It won’t be taking you to all the major tourist attractions but, rather, to spots that we might easily pass by without seeing their hidden gem. These small pleasures and quirks that are hidden throughout the city will surely keep you entertained and mesmerized throughout the day.
Here's an 11-course itinerary for all you culture-mongers seeking to learn and explore wherever you set foot. It'll make sure you get plenty of art, history, music, fashion, nature and even alcohol, for a whole 24 hours in Seoul.
When it comes to partying, you can go all out in Seoul. From the bustling Gangnam Station area to ritzy Cheongdam, still artsy Hongdae to raging Itaewon, Seoul has something to offer throughout the day for the ultimate partier. Sounds overwhelming? Perhaps, you haven't had enough soju yet.
Focused on pleasing your palette wherever you’re headed? Here’s a schedule for your 24 hours in Seoul filled with delectable and adventurous dishes you shouldn’t pass up as a foodie. From hearty Western breakfast dishes to Michelin-starred Korean cuisine and adventurous delicacies such as fermented skate, this itinerary will make sure you taste the best of the city for a whole 24 hours. And of course, there’s booze, too. Find out what “Mac-geolli” (the mix of Macallan and makgeolli), Drink Me Potion and other refreshing and/or interesting selection of alcohol is offered at these Seoul bars and restaurants.
Do you need to cover all the main attractions as a newcomer or a friend who's visiting for the first time? We'd say 24 hours is enough to cover all the main attractions, events and activities that Seoul can offer. Check out to transform yourself into the perfect Seoul tour guide in one day.