Seoul, capital of South Korea has developed into a leading tourist destination in the world. There are various Seoul attractions that have fascinated tourists since ages. The tourist attractions in Seoul vary from
historical monuments to parks and squares, from palaces to museums and so on.
Seoul attractions have mesmerized tourists of all age groups. Apart from the museums and monuments, there are many theme parks and amusement parks in the city that are a favorite with the children. Since the city has a rich traditional and cultural heritage, Seoul is also home to many art centers and art galleries.
Some of the popular attractions of Seoul are as follows:
Lotte World: One of the most popular theme parks in Seoul, Lotte World is frequented by large numbers of people annually. Frequented not only by children, this place has become a favorite destination with the adults too. There is an outdoor as well as an indoor section in Lotte World. There are ample options of enjoying oneself in this theme park.
Myeong dong: A favorite hub of avid shoppers, Myeong dong has everything that can please the tourists and travelers. There are large departmental stores, shopping malls, restaurants and many more interesting things in the place. There are stores that sell international branded goods as well as local products.
Namsan Park: This is one of the most frequented tourist attractions of Seoul. This recreational park has
attractions in the form of cable car, aquariums, botanical garden, fountains and many more. The Seoul Tower is also a major attraction of the park.
Korean Folk Village: This is a favorite hub of the adults as well as the kids alike. The place showcases the rich cultural heritage of the country. It also has an open-air museum.
Chogyesa Temple: Constructed towards the end of the 14th century, this temple was built during the Chosun Dynasty. The temple has an important role in the Korean history.
Kyongbokkung Palace: Also known as the Palace of Shining Happiness, the Kyongbokkung Palace belonged to the royal family of the Choson Dynasty.
The palace is located amidst immense natural beauty and is frequented by large numbers of tourists annually.
Apart from these, there are many more attractions at Seoul that have fascinated the travelers and tourists since a long time. Some of them are as follows:
The National Folk Museum of Korea
Olympic Stadium, Seoul
War Memorial of Korea
Childrens Park, Seoul
Seoul Museum of History
Admiral Yi Sun Shin Statue
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