Seoul Travel Guides

Imperial Palace Gyeongbokgung, Seoul, South Korea

     Gyeongbokgung Palace was built by architect John Chong Up in 1394 during the dynasty founder Li, Wang Taejo. In this palace were working state officials, as well as Wang's family lived. The palace complex consists of 330 buildings. In 1592 the palace was burnt down during the Japanese invasion, and was fully restored only in 1868. History of the Japanese occupation of Korea (late XIX - early XX century) has left its mark in the palace.

Insa-dong: where to buy souvenirs in Seoul, South Korea

    What to do after you arrive at Incheon Airport, get to Seoul Korea, settled in the hotel and took a shower? Do not waste time and go hunting for souvenirs. If you live in one of the centrally located Seoul hotels such as Lotte World or Shilla, we don’t recommend to use Seoul public transport and walk to Insa-dong — the most popular souvenir district for Seoul shopping. Even if you took a picture every home, walk hardly takes half an hour.

Korean War Memorial, Seoul, South Korea

     One of the most vivid impressions, which expect a foreigner in Seoul - visit the Museum of War, which is dedicated to the 1950-1953 Korean War. This is one of the world's largest museums devoted to military action. At the entrance to the museum is located exposition of military equipment that was used during the Korean War. The museum occupies the 8 rooms in which the samples were exposed to weapons and military equipment of past wars and modern weapons and havy weapons sinse World War II and the Vietnam campaign.

Imperial Palace Gyeongbokgung, Seoul, South Korea

     Gyeongbokgung Palace was built by architect John Chong Up in 1394 during the dynasty founder Li, Wang Taejo. In this palace were working state officials, as well as Wang's family lived. The palace complex consists of 330 buildings. In 1592 the palace was burnt down during the Japanese invasion, and was fully restored only in 1868. History of the Japanese occupation of Korea (late XIX - early XX century) has left its mark in the palace.

Insa-dong: where to buy souvenirs in Seoul, South Korea

    What to do after you arrive at Incheon Airport, get to Seoul Korea, settled in the hotel and took a shower? Do not waste time and go hunting for souvenirs. If you live in one of the centrally located Seoul hotels such as Lotte World or Shilla, we don’t recommend to use Seoul public transport and walk to Insa-dong — the most popular souvenir district for Seoul shopping. Even if you took a picture every home, walk hardly takes half an hour.

Korean War Memorial, Seoul, South Korea

     One of the most vivid impressions, which expect a foreigner in Seoul - visit the Museum of War, which is dedicated to the 1950-1953 Korean War. This is one of the world's largest museums devoted to military action. At the entrance to the museum is located exposition of military equipment that was used during the Korean War. The museum occupies the 8 rooms in which the samples were exposed to weapons and military equipment of past wars and modern weapons and havy weapons sinse World War II and the Vietnam campaign.