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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Plaza
“Lots of assemblies and cultural events are opened in this square. The heart of Seoul.”
  • 60 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Samgyetang is a ginseng chicken soup, consists of a whole chicken that’s filled with glutinous rice, ginseng, spring onion, jujube, garlic, herbs, and then boiled in a stone bowl that brings out rich and herbal flavors to the dish. Known to be a healthy dish, it’s a perfect choice if you’re feeling sick or exhausted to recharge your body from a whole day’s worth of shopping around Seoul!”
  • 51 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Must go when you visit first time in Korea All of the history and present are there”
  • 16 locals recommend
Performing Arts Venue
“As one of the two major performing center in Seoul, it always has many top-rated shows and performances ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Palace
“Nearby the Gyeonghuigung Palace is Seoul History Museum, Jeongdong Street, and the busy Jongno Street.”
  • 14 locals recommend
History Museum
“Very new museum, very central, and free! Also convenient if you plan on visiting a palace or two. It's down the street from Deoksugung palace, about five minute walk. May have an exhibition or similar that make a good bonus.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Art Museum
“대림에서 운영하는 미술관으로 디자인, 건축, 패션등.. 다양한 주제로 상설 전시되어 있습니다. 경복궁역에서 3분거리에 위치하여 미술에 관심이 있으신 분이라면 추천드립니다”
  • 7 locals recommend
Park
“A small park with altar of Joseon kings. You can start hiking to Inwang mountain from here.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Food Street of Sejong Village -세종마을 음식문화거리 - Food street full of excitement : 흥이 넘치는 음시문화거리 - Exit Gate 2 of Gyeongbokgung Station : 경복궁역 2번출구”
  • 3 locals recommend
Post Office
“Founded in 1395 by the first king of the Joseon Dynasty, Gwanghwamun is the main gate of Gyeongbokgung Palace. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
History Museum
“The National Palace Museum of Korea is a national museum of South Korea located in Gyeongbokgung Palace, Seou”
  • 7 locals recommend
Market
“Good place to try street food and Grocerly Shopping. It is market for local people and good chance to experience local life!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Establishment
“It is very easy to find from Gwanghwamun Station. It is smaller than Lotte DFS, but consider to be cheaper. If you have chance, compare prices with other places before you shop!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Indie Cinema
“망치질 하는 사람이라는 대형 조형물로 유명한 흥국생명 지하에 위치한 극장입니다. 예술 영화를 위주로 상영하는 곳입니다. 조금은 사람이 많지 않은 조용한 예술영화를 즐기실 수 잇습니다.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Fried Chicken Restaurant
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  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Samgyetang is a ginseng chicken soup, consists of a whole chicken that’s filled with glutinous rice, ginseng, spring onion, jujube, garlic, herbs, and then boiled in a stone bowl that brings out rich and herbal flavors to the dish. Known to be a healthy dish, it’s a perfect choice if you’re feeling sick or exhausted to recharge your body from a whole day’s worth of shopping around Seoul!”
  • 51 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Food Street of Sejong Village -세종마을 음식문화거리 - Food street full of excitement : 흥이 넘치는 음시문화거리 - Exit Gate 2 of Gyeongbokgung Station : 경복궁역 2번출구”
  • 3 locals recommend
Fried Chicken Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Tiny non-profit cafe benefiting Tibetan refugees and specializing in Indo-Tibetan food and drinks. Vegetarian and vegan friendly.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Fusion noodle restaurant You can try luxury korean noodle costs around 10,000 won turn right at the main entrance”
  • 3 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
“Michelin guide recommended gastropub, featuring delicious pan-Asian food, wine, beer, and traditional Korean alcohol”
  • 4 locals recommend

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