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Travel Guide of Yongsan-gu in South Korea by Influencers and Travelers


Itaewon is the area surrounding Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea. It is served by Seoul Subway Line 6 via Itaewon, Noksapyeong and Hanganjin stations.


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1 - National Museum of Korea

The National Museum of Korea is the flagship museum of Korean history and art in South Korea and is the cultural organization that represents Korea.

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2 - 63 Building

The 63 Building, officially called 63 SQUARE, is a skyscraper on Yeouido island, overlooking the Han River in Seoul, South Korea.

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3 - Culinary Tour in Seoul

Eat your way through Seoul's culinary scene on a private food tour. Go on a delicious journey as you try 10 of the best food items beloved by the locals: from savory to sweet and local drinks; this tour will leave every foodie satisfied! Enjoy tastings typical of the local cuisine and hand-picked by a local guide passionate about food like Bibimbap and Noodle soup. But that's not it! This tour is more than just food; it's a cultural experience! In between food stops, you'll also find city highlights making this experience a well-rounded tour that will satisfy every foodie. Withlocals The 10 Tastings Private Food Tour™ is one of Withlocals' signature tours available in major cities worldwide. We work with passionate local guides who earn a fair fee. We support local economies by only offering local produce and prevent over-tourism with only small non-intrusive groups. Our tours are carbon-neutral and away from the standard tourist routes.

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4 - N Seoul Tower

The N Seoul Tower, officially the YTN Seoul Tower and commonly known as the Namsan Tower or Seoul Tower, is a communication and observation tower located on Namsan Mountain in central Seoul, South Korea.

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5 - Changdeokgung

Changdeokgung, also known as Changdeokgung Palace or Changdeok Palace, is set within a large park in Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea. It is one of the "Five Grand Palaces" built by the kings of the Joseon Dynasty.

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6 - Shore Excursions in Seoul

We bring you to Nami Island and Petite France 'and/or' The Garden of Morning Calm, Which is very famous for the K-drama making and its own scenery • Hotel Pick up and Sending, Entrance Fee(Nami Island with Petite France 'and/or' The Garden of Morning Calm) & Lunch is Included • Fluent English speaking Driving Guide will lead you to Nami Island and Petite France 'and/or' The Garden of Morning Calm • Pick up from Tourist hotel & Sending to Tourist hotel • Can listen to all the useful information such as politics, religions, society, culture and nature of Korea while traveling from full of knowledgeable driving guide

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7 - Banpo Bridge

The Banpo Bridge is a major bridge in downtown Seoul over the Han River, South Korea, connecting the Seocho and Yongsan districts.

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8 - Dongjak Bridge

Dongjakdaegyo is a bridge over the Han River in Seoul, South Korea. It carries road traffic and Seoul Subway Line 4, and Dongjak Station is located at the southern end of this bridge. It is a blue truss bridge.

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9 - Climbing in Seoul

This tour brings you to the one of famous hiking Course in Seoraksan called Ulsanbawi which is dramatic landscapes of the Seorak range. • Tourist will be picked up and sent at a hotel in Seoul or nearby Seoul • Only for One Group Private Tour • Visit Shinheungsa Buddhist temple of the Jogye Order, with a monumental, meditating bronze Buddha statue • Step into Sokcho City to sample local cuisine such as delicious seafood at a traditional fish market • Can listen to all the useful information such as politics, religions, society, culture and nature of Korea while traveling from full of knowledgeable driving guide

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10 - Ichon-dong

Ichon-dong is a county part of Yongsan-gu located in Seoul, South Korea.

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11 - Namsangol Hanok Village

Namsangol Hanok Village, also known as "A Village of Traditional Houses in the Namsan Valley", is a Korean village located in the area of Pil-dong neighborhood in Jung-gu, a central district of Seoul, South Korea where hanok or Korean traditional houses have been restored to preserve the original atmosphere of the area.

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12 - Snow Tubing in Seoul

On this 9-hour day trip, enjoy skiing or play in the snow at one of the premier ski resorts near Seoul. This family friendly tour includes comfortable round trip transportation from Central Seoul.

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13 - Bank of Korea Money Museum

Bank of Korea Money Museum, is an economics and numismatics museum in Seoul founded by the Bank of Korea in 2001. Its address is 39, Namdaemunno, Jung-gu, Seoul.

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14 - Seoullo 7017

Seoullo 7017, also known as the Seoul Skygarden or Skypark, is an elevated, linear park in Seoul, built atop a former highway overpass. The path, which is about one kilometer in length and lined with 24,000 plants, is similar to New York City's High Line. Skygarden was designed by MVRDV, a Dutch firm, and opened in May 2017. In the future, the park may become an urban nursery, growing trees and plants for replanting elsewhere in the city. The path also improves walking times around the city's Central Station. The disused overpass closed in 2015 and cuts diagonally across Seoul Station at 17m above street level.

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15 - Safaris in Seoul

Everland Theme Park + Panda World + Safari Everland Resort entertains visitors all year long with various rides, festivals, theme areas, and Zootopia, perfect for a great amusement park. It houses diverse attractions which are available to enjoy with no age limits, different themed festivals including Tulip Festival, Rose Festival, Summer Splash, Halloween Festival, Romantic Illumination, and other festivals all year long. Driver will pickup you up at the hotel and bring you to Everland in Private Group. the driver who can speak English will give you Everland Free pass tickets,too. After Enjoying it, you can meet the driver and come back to Everland. If you come out too early, you can stop by some of places around or in Seoul.

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16 - Myeong-dong

Myeongdong is a dong in Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea between Chungmu-ro, Eulji-ro, and Namdaemun-ro. It covers 0.99km² with a population of 3,409 and is mostly a commercial area, being one of Seoul's main shopping, parade route and tourism districts.

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17 - Myeongdong Cathedral

The Cathedral Church of Virgin Mary of the Immaculate Conception, informally known as Myeongdong Cathedral, is the national cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Seoul.

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18 - Seoul Tower

The N Seoul Tower, officially the YTN Seoul Tower and commonly known as Namsan Tower or Seoul Tower, is a communication and observation tower located on Namsan Mountain in central Seoul, South Korea.

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19 - Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art

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20 - Cheonggyecheon

Cheonggyecheon is a 10.9-kilometre-long, modern public recreation space in downtown Seoul, South Korea. The massive urban renewal project is on the site of a stream that flowed before the rapid post-war economic development caused it to be covered by transportation infrastructure.

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21 - Dongdaemun Design Plaza

The Dongdaemun Design Plaza, also called the DDP, is a major urban development landmark in Seoul, South Korea designed by Zaha Hadid and Samoo, with a distinctively neofuturistic design characterized by the "powerful, curving forms of elongated structures".

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22 - Gyeonghuigung

Gyeonghui Palace was a palace located in Seoul, South Korea. It was one of the "Five Grand Palaces" built by the Joseon Dynasty.

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23 - Seoul

Seoul, officially the Seoul Special City, is the capital and largest metropolis of South Korea. With the surrounding Incheon metropolis and Gyeonggi province, Seoul forms the heart of the Seoul Capital Area.

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24 - Banpo Hangang Park

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25 - Heunginjimun

Heunginjimun, literally "Gate of Rising Benevolence" or more commonly known as Dongdaemun, is one of The Eight Gates of Seoul in the Fortress Wall of Seoul, a prominent landmark in central Seoul, South Korea.

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