Seoul - Day Trips from Seoul (PDF Chapter)
This is the Day Trips from Seoul chapter from Lonely Planet’s Seoul guidebook.
Want to escape the city? This chapter includes the very best excursions from Seoul and they can each be completed in a day. Must-sees include the Demilitarized Zone & Joint Security Area and Suwon.
- for history buffs and collectors of weird and unsettling experiences, a visit to the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) is not to be missed
- stride around the World Heritage–listed, 18th-century fortress walls at Suwon, drop by the restored Joseon-dynasty temporary palace and enjoy the charms of the Korean Folk Village
- Korea opened up to the world at the end of the 19th century in the port city of Incheon where you’ll find a colourful Chinatown and Art Platform
- connected to the mainland by bridge, Ganghwado island has a rich history that briefly saw it as the capital of Korea in the 13th century
Coverage includes: Demilitarized Zone & Joint Security Area, Suwon, Incheon, Ganghwado.
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