Korea - Seoul (PDF Chapter)
This is the Seoul chapter from Lonely Planet’s Korea guidebook.
Fashion- and technology-forward but also deeply traditional, this dynamic city mashes up palaces, temples, cutting-edge design and mountain trails, all to a nonstop K-Pop beat, with an appealing urban ideal of parks, culture and relaxed spaces adding in for good measure.
- enjoy skyline views from the labyrinthine streets of historic Bukchon Hanok Village
- soak up the serenity of the Secret Garden at World Heritage–listed Changdeokgung
- dig for fashion finds and gobble down street eats at one of the city’s best markets, Gwang-jang Market
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: History, Sights, Activities, Courses, Tours, Festivals & Events, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Seoul.
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