Seoul Things To Do For FREE

Most things to do to in Seoul are inexpensive. Even dining out everyday is possible on a budget and taking a taxi is cheap and the majority of parks and museums are all low priced, but still not free. However these great activities are all FREE!

Some of the best things in life are free. We all know this...and in Seoul can prove this right. On these pages you can find some of the best things to do for FREE in Seoul and suggestions on how you can enjoy the city, even if you are on a tight budget. Luckily Seoul has so many distinct neighborhoods. Check out our city guide where you can search for things to do, by location. See what's nearby and read descriptions of some of the most interesting places in Seoul. Walking around neighborhoods is totally free, fun and easy, especially if you use our iPhone or Android travel app, you'll be able to see al the best and exciting restaurants and shops within each neighborhood, in case you feel the need to splash some cash!


Hongdae Hongdae, Seoul Metropolitan City

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Hongdae, The Hongik University neighborhood is the center of Korea's indie culture. It can be compared to Lisbon's 'Bairro Alto' as it is one of the only places where you'll find street art.

Bongeunsa Temple

Bongeunsa Temple Samseongdong, Seoul Metropolitan City

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If you're looking for a place of peace and tranquility in the middle of Gangnam, visit Bongeunsa Temple - a thousand year old temple in the city center, just opposite Coex Mall.


Myeongdong Myeongdong, Seoul Metropolitan City

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Myeongdong is the commercial heart of Seoul and it's electric...often compared to Tokyo's Shinjuku district, because of its many neon lights, high-end retail shopping, good food and lots of people.

Gangnam Station

Gangnam Station Gangnam-Station, Seoul Metropolitan City

Korea education craze and youth culture, corporate Korea and digital trends all melt together in Gangnam. If you want to see what the future looks like be sure to experience Gangnam Station Area.


Insadong City-Hall, Seoul Metropolitan City

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The maze-like Insadong streets are a fantastic hunting ground for first-time arrivals, since shops and restaurant choices are almost invariably traditional exerting a magnetic draw on visitors.


Samseongdong Samseongdong, Seoul Metropolitan City

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Largest underground shopping mall in Asia. Multiplex cinema, theater, aquarium, 7 Luck Casino, Luxury Hotels. Landmark: Trade Tower.


Cheongdam Cheongdam, Seoul Metropolitan City

Compare this area to Tokyo's Ginza or the "Beverly Hills of Seoul. Fine dining, plastic surgery and luxury shopping abound. Landmark: Galleria Department Store.


Bundang Seongnam-gu, Seoul Metropolitan City

Bundang is not a place you would normally visit, unless you live here. The city is popularly considered to be one of the nicest but also most expensive places to live just outside of Seoul.


Samcheongdong Jongno-gu, Seoul Metropolitan City

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Comparable to Soho, NYC. Numerous art galleries, unique shops, cafes and architecture. Landmark: Seolseo Tea House.

Cheonggyecheon Stream

Cheonggyecheon Stream City-Hall, Seoul Metropolitan City

The Cheonggye Stream is 8.4km long and located in downtown Seoul, Korea. Locals and tourists enjoy the stream everyday and at the start of the stream special events and concerts are often held.


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