50 Things to do in Seoul, Korea Travel Guide


Join us for a city tour of Seoul, South Korea! In this video we cover 50 things to do in Seoul including visiting the royal palaces, going to themed cafes, eating at local restaurants, enjoying the parks, and going to the museums. We also explore some of the best markets for shopping and street food in Seoul, dabble in Korean nightlife, and sing our hearts out at a noraebang. A few other fun cultural experiences worth mentioning are: watching a Korean baseball game, going to a jjimjilbang, and dressing up in a hanbok.

Some of the neighbourhoods covered in this Seoul guide include: Hongdae, Gangnam, Itaewon, Insadong, Samcheongdong, Dongdaemun, Myeongdong and more where you’ll find major attractions, shopping, entertainment and dining experiences.

50 Things to do in Seoul Travel Guide – you can scroll to any of the items on the list by clicking on the timings!

1) Gwanghwamun Square (광화문광장) of King Sejong Statue (세종대왕 동상) and Admiral Yi Sun-Shin (충무공 이순신 동상) – 00:46
2) Gyeongbokgung Royal Guard Changing Ceremony – 01:14
3) Gyeongbokgung Palace (경복궁 – 景福宮) – 01:26
4) Bukchon Hanok Village (북촌한옥마을 – 北村韓屋) – 01:41
5) Galbi (갈비) Korean Barbecue – 02:26
6) Namsan Hiking in Seoul (남산) – 04:53
7) N Seoul Tower views of Seoul (N서울타워) – 05:24
8) Hongdae neighborhood for shopping and nightlife in Seoul (홍대 – 弘大) – 05:53
9) Noraebang Korean Singing Room (노래방) – 06:10
10) Jjimjilbang Korean Bathhouse and Sauna (찜질방) – 06:39
11) Insadong for souvenir shopping in Seoul (인사동 – 仁寺洞) – 07:35
12) Korean tea at traditional Teahouse (차) – 07:55
13) Samcheong-Dong for Hanok houses and shopping (삼청동 – 三淸洞) – 09:29
14) Samgyeopsal (삼겹살) Korean Barbecue – 09:44
15) Nightlife in Seoul, Korea (밤의 유흥) – 11:52
16) National Hangeul Museum (국립한글박물관) – 12:49
17) National Museum of Korea (국립중앙박물관) – 13:00
18) The War Memorial of Korea (전쟁기념관) – 13:10
19) Jogyesa Temple for Zen Buddhism (조계사) – 13:22
20) Korean Street Food in Seoul, South Korea (한국 거리 음식) – 13:46
21) Korean Baseball game at Jamsil Stadium (야구) – 14:26
22) Dongdaemun History & Culture Park (동대문역사문화공원) – 15:32
23) Dongdaemun Market (동대문시장 – 東大門市場) – 15:53
24) Gwangjang Market for Korean Street Food in Seoul (광장시장 – 廣藏市場) – 16:04
25) Bukhansan National Park for hiking in Seoul, South Korea (북한산국립공원 – 北漢山國立公園) – 16:20
26) Soondubu jjigae – Korean tofu stew (순두부찌개) – 16:39
27) Hanhwa 63 Building for views of Seoul on Yeouido island (63 빌딩 – 육삼 빌딩) – 17:25
28) Myeongdong for shopping and entertainment in Seoul (명동 – 明洞) – 17:38
29) Rent a Korean Hanbok to wear around the palaces in Seoul (한복 – 韓服) – 17:53
30) Changdeokgung Palace (창덕궁 – 昌德宮) – 19:07
31) Changgyeonggung Palace (창경궁 – 昌慶宮) – 19:24
32) Jongmyo Confucian Shrine (종묘 – 宗廟) – 19:27
33) Namsangol Hanok Village (남산골한옥마을) – 19:31
34) Cat Cafe in Seoul (고양이 카페) – 19:51
35) Dog Cafe in Seoul, Korea (개 카페) – 20:14
36) Raccoon Cafe in Seoul, South Korea (너구리 카페) – 20:50
37) Cheonggyecheon stream for walking and recreation (청계천 – 淸溪川) – 21:16
38) Namdaemun Market for shopping and street food in Seoul (남대문시장 – 南大門市場) – 21:33
39) National Folk Museum of Korea (국립민속박물관 – 國立民俗博物館) – 22:07
40) Ewha Womans University (이화여자대학교 – 梨花女子大學校) – 22:25
41) Han River Park for sports and recreation (한강) – 22:42
42) Seonyudo Park for walking in Seoul (선유도 공원) – 22:58
43) Seoul Forest for leisurely recreation (서울숲) – 23:07
44) Gangnam neighborhood for restaurants, shopping and nightlife in Seoul (강남 – 江南) – 23:15
45) Itaewon for international food, shopping and nightlife (이태원 – 梨泰院) – 23:28
46) Bulgogi – Korean grilled marinated beef (불고기) – 23:39
47) Olympic Park in Seoul for recreation and leisure (올림픽공원) – 24:08
48) Noryangjin Fish Market to eat Korean fish (노량진수산시장 – 鷺梁津水産市場) – 24:18
49) Lotte World indoor theme park for children (롯데월드) – 28:02
50) Korean Poop Cafe (또옹카페) – 28:15

50 Things to do in Seoul, Korea Travel Guide Video Transcript:

Welcome to Seoul, South Korea! With this video we wanted to take you on a tour of one of our favourite cities in Asia. Seoul is a place where street food abounds, where cafe culture is taken to a whole different level, where ancient palaces sit next to towering glass constructions, and where pockets of art and creativity give the city its pulse. In short, it’s a place you have to see for yourself!

In this video we’ll be showing you 50 things to do in Seoul. We realize this is a pretty long travel guide, so we’ve listed all of the sights, attractions, and foods to try in the description box. Enjoy this tour of Seoul!

And that’s a wrap for this massive video guide to Seoul. We hope that you enjoyed watching along and that you picked up a few ideas of things to do on your upcoming visit. As always, if you’ve been to Seoul before and are familiar with the city, we’d love to hear some of your suggestions of fun things to do, see, and eat around there, so feel free to share those in the comments below.

Music in this video courtesy of Audio Network.

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  1. m m says

    너무 길어서 좀 시간이 걸릴거예요 조금전에 봤는데 제가 요새 너무 피곤하거든요 일요일인 오늘까지 올려드릴께요 다른 분이 해주심 더 좋겠지만요 ~ 없으면 제가.. It was a long day for me so I am exhausted now. This video is so long that I can't handle it in a minute tonight . But I'll give you Korean subtitles tomorrow.

  2. Shimmer Lattè says

    May I ask how much was the 노래방? ><

  3. VigO x says

    how a girl so cute as she is with a guy like that, !? she deserves much better!??‍♂️??‍♂️??‍♂️??‍♂️??‍♂️

  4. thyme Sarah says

    This video was wonderful. Hopefully, when out of quarantine, some of these sights will be doable. With coronovirus fear, so many sights look so crowded. What a lot of work went into putting this together. Thank you!

  5. Chiara Červenáková says

    You forgot BTS house❤❤?

  6. 대한민국 says

    안녕하세요..한국에 대해 이렇게 선전 해주셔서 감사합니다..영상 잘보았고 구독 좋아요 누르고 갑니다

  7. 대한민국 says

    영상 잘보고 갑니다..한국에 대해 이렇게 선전해 주셔서 감사합니다

  8. Ryan Jo says

    Thanks for actually putting in an effort on the Korean pronunciations. You both did a great job in the video

  9. Omandita4 says

    You guys are a cute couple, very personable, and this was a really well done video. Cheers!

  10. Living Walks says

    What a nicely filmed, atmospheric journey as always Samuel and Audrey. Good to get us in the mood until we can travel again someday. Thank you fellow travelers.

  11. 힐링채널-오로라공간 says

    thanks so much for tour~~!^^

  12. 청소년과 놀이문화 연구소ILF says

    It's very interesting and best city in South Korea and for the world.Interesting facts that there are so many fun things to do in Seoul like going to the Lotte World Tower, COEX, Mokdong Ice Rink, and Dongdaemun History and Culture Park.After you traveled to Seoul, maybe there will be a best time for the all the visitors having best memories ever. We have so many dreams and hopes about Seoul.

  13. amsterdamage says

    Very nice video, I realize how little I really got to see now when I was in Seoul. Do you guys know any Korean? You're pronunciation seems pretty good :)!

  14. 클레어라이프 ClaireLife says

    You eat most delicious Korean food! I love Insa-dong tea cafe like you 🙂

  15. Rohini Raghuvanshi says

    Thank you so much …I am going to Korea in few months . This is very helpful

  16. 요호 says

    The best travel video I've ever seen. I love travel but I can't do it because of Corona. I'm vicariously satisfied watching you guys.

  17. Lena Ram says

    Hi, is it safe to eat street Food?

  18. Otto WHO? says

    Yes guys you done exactly the same thing we oldies did / same season in 2019, we were booked in at the Hill House Hotel / very recommended super dooper / only 8 minutes from the base to start the walk like you did at Namsan Park to the N-tower and you did hang around everywhere where we were, all on foot as this gives one the street action feeling the best and also done this at night and per bus later on to the other side of the Han River. If one is old (but good hikers) or young and may like Kpop, like Asian food and likes to dance the night away, this is where you have to go! Actually the markets you mention, they are not so unknown – sorry you are wrong about this, as this is were Koreans like to be and hang out and all those street performers draw big crowds….and the Kpop stars are within and we had out of the blue sudden occurring street concerts lasting up to 1 1/2 hours. The Koreans are just awesome!

  19. MATSUI AI[학생](대학원 관광학과) ‍ says

    Hello everyone : )I’m studying abroad in Seoul and I'm currently doing my master dissertation about Hanok (traditional Korean house).I’m having difficulties because I cannot conduct face-to-face surveys for international tourists due to the COVID-19 :_ (I need a lot of help from people who have visited Seoul and Hanok(e.g. palaces, accommodations, restaurants, cafes, museums, art gallery, experience center, folk villages, etc.).I would really appreciate if you could fill in my questionnaire.If you have any questions about sightseeing in Seoul, please ask at the email address in my questionnaire.Thank you in advance : ) [Survey in English]https://forms.gle/m7hPzrrZPxGgPceF8   [中文问卷(简体)]https://forms.gle/aLhem2KNW8AzNeKQ9   [中文問卷(繁體)]https://forms.gle/BCutJEAG1sd8efuZ9   [日本語アンケート]https://forms.gle/oNJS5W54YDdRTNxh9

  20. Chris Pacman says

    Samuels voice is so much like Zach from “Adventure of Zach and B”

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