Seoul - Northern Seoul (PDF Chapter)

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Northern Seoul is home to some of Seoul’s most charming neighbourhoods and some fascinating sights, including the best sections of the old fortress walls. You can spend several days along the wall, visiting relaxed teahouses, admiring grand mansions and paying respect at temples.

  • hike up Bukaksan, the tallest of Seoul’s four guardian mountains, following an intact and heavily guarded section of the city’s original fortress walls
  • maps
  • admire the traditional buildings and elegant furnishings at the Korea Furniture Museum
  • transport
  • learn about the horrors of the Japanese colonial period at the Seodaemun Prison History Hall
  • restaurants & bars

Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Sports & Activities .

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