Jongno-gu Things To Do

What should I do? Well, if you can't answer that question or if you need inspiration we'll help you. In Seoul there are plenty of things to do - and then some...iconic landmarks to be seen and popular Seoul neighborhoods to visit. The list is endless.

Whether you are here to work, holiday, study or play, you'll most likely hear this question: 'What should we do today?' If you're not sure where to go or what to do, or simply want to try something new, you can find inspiration here. Seoul is abundant with inexpensive and fun activities, places to visit, sights to see and if you're on a budget or simply want to chill and enjoy the city, there are plenty of things to do for free. The list will keep you busy for days, even weeks. These are some of our best suggestions recommended by locals living in Seoul. Everything from great sightseeing spots to cultural experiences, events or art alleries. Seoul also offers a lot of special tours, such as the popular food night tours in 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.

Non-Verbal Performance Delicious Musical BIBAP

Non-Verbal Performance Delicious Musical BIBAP Jongno-gu, Seoul Metropolitan City

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Watching BIBAP is the most fun you will have for a long time. It's exciting, energetic and will simply amaze you. It's B-boying and martial arts mixed with beat boxing and cooking all in one!

Secret Garden (Huwon)

Secret Garden (Huwon) Jongno-gu, Seoul Metropolitan City

The Secret Garden (Huwon as it is referred to in Seoul's tourist literature) is an undoubted highlight, when visiting Changdeokgung Palace. The Secret Garden is one of Seoul's most photographed sights

Bukchon Hanok Village

Bukchon Hanok Village Jongno-gu, Seoul Metropolitan City

Bukchon Hanok Village is characterized by the prevalence of traditional wooden Hanok buildings, located close to Anguk Station, near Samcheongdong in the northern part of central Seoul.

Gallery Hyundai

Gallery Hyundai Jongno-gu, Seoul Metropolitan City

GALLERY HYUNDAI is the first gallery in Korea to open as the Hyundai Gallery in Insadong, Jongno-gu in April, 1970. For over 40 years, the gallery has displayed pieces by established Korean artists.

Jongno Tower

Jongno Tower Jongno-gu, Seoul Metropolitan City

This post industial landmark located is one of the modern constructions of this city.


Ssamzigil Jongno-gu, Seoul Metropolitan City

Ssamzigil is a unique shopping experience located in the corner of Insadong. It is constructed as an open-space, spiral shopping mall complex with green plants and vines surrounding the building.

Kukje Gallery

Kukje Gallery Jongno-gu, Seoul Metropolitan City

Just outside the Gyeongbokgung Palace walls, lies a strip of striking, concrete-and-glass buildings that helped propel Korean art onto the global stage. Here you will find Kukje Gallery.

Changdeokgung Palace

Changdeokgung Palace Jongno-gu, Seoul Metropolitan City

Changdeokgung Palace is listed as the UNESCO World Heritae site for its historical significance, simplicity and subtleness. People say it is the most beautiful of all four main palaces in Seoul.


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