Seoul 4 Day Plan


Day 1

Walk One:

Gyeonghuigung Palace, Seoul Museum of History, Gyeongbokgung Station, line 3, exit 6, 720 meters. Deoksugung Palace and Namdoemun Market, Exit 5, Hoehyeon Station, Subway Line 4. Eyewear St, behind MESA, station Exit 7.

Walk Two:

Namsan Tower and Park, (Shuttle No.2 from Exit 2, Chungmuro Station, Subway Lines 3 and 4/Exit 6, Dongguk University Station, Subway Line 3

Day 2

Walk Three:

Cheonggyecheon Stream (City Hall Station, Lines 1 & 2)

Walk Four:

Gyeonbokgung Palace Gardens, Gyeongbokgong station, exit 3, 1 Sejong-ro, Jongno-gu, Jongmyo Royal Shrine (Jongno-3 Station) and Insa-dong (Sunday no cars). The antique shops in Insa-dong are clustered mostly in the alley stretched from Sudo Pharmacy to Unhyeongung(Palace), in particular, is lined with galleries and antique shops. Godosa displays antique furniture, household goods, ceramics, folk paintings, and the like and provides guided tours as well. Dongyeheon holds antique exhibitions on a regular basis, offering visitors an opportunity to better understand Korean antiques for free.

 Day 3

Walk Five:

Yeouido Park, Saetgang Ecological Park and 63 Building. (Bikes can be hired for 3,000 won per hour from rental stations at the southern termini of both Mapo Bridge and Wonhyo Bridge, on the northern shore of Yeouido). Seonyudo Island Park is a conversion of an old water treatment plant that opened in 2002. Yeouinaru Station, Line 5 (Exit 2 or 3 for riverside park and bike rental)

Walk Six:

National Museum of Korea, Line 4 / Jungang Line (Deokso-Yongsan), Ichon Station Exit 2, in the direction of Yongsan Park (150m), Yongsan Park and War Memorial of Korea

Day 4

Walk Seven:

Bongeunsa Temple. Located just next to Samseong-dong’s COEX, Bongeunsa Temple is a spectacular example of how the ancient and modern coexist. (Exit 6, Samseong Station, Line 2. Walk past Asem Tower and you’ll come to the entrance of the temple) Dongdaemun (East Main gate) and Market, Dongdaemun Stadium Station, Line 2, Exit 1, 5 minute walk

Walk Eight:

Janganpyeong, The antique street in Janganpyeong are home to stores that sell traditional-style everyday goods at affordable prices rather than expensive artworks. Among the many shops, the “Janganpyeong Antique Market” is favoured by foreigners (Exit 2, Dapsimni Station, Subway Line 5), Achasangeong Fortress (Line 5, Achasan Station, Exit 2, 10 minute walk)

Marronier Park (Hyehwa, exit 2)