City Tours

Dongdaemun

Dongdaemun Market or Tongdaemun (abbreviated DDM) is a large commercial district in Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea. With traditional markets and shopping centres, it is a popular shopping and tourist destination that has been designated a ‘Special Tourism Zone’ since 2002.

Itinerary:
Dongdaemun Design Plaza -> Gwangjang Market -> Cheongyechun

Gwanghwamun

Gwanghwamun was first constructed in 1395 as the main and largest gate to Gyeongbokgung Palace, in Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea. It is an important royal palace and symbolizes Seoul’s long history as the capital city during the Joseon Dynasty.

Itinerary:
Kyungbok Palace -> Bukchon Traditional Village -> Insadong

Myeongdong

Myeongdong, which means ‘bright cave’ or ‘bright tunnel’, is a neighbourhood in Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea. It is Seoul’s main shopping district featuring mid-to-high priced retail stores and international brand outlets as well as popular Korean cosmetics brands. The area is also known for its two historically significant sites, namely the Myeongdong Cathedral and the Myeongdong Nanta Theatre

Itinerary A:
Namdaemun Market -> Deoksu Palace -> Jeongdong -> Gwanghwamun

Itinerary B:
Namsan Traditional Village -> N Tower -> Itaewon

Gangnam

Gangnam-gu is Seoul’s upscale, modern center, home to gleaming skyscrapers and designer brands. Dining options span high-end restaurants to bars serving fried chicken and soju rice wine. Starfield COEX Mall draws visitors to its aquarium, while Seoul Arts Center has a design museum and a theatre. Buddhist temple Bongeunsa dates back to the 8th century.

Itinerary:
Coex Mall -> Bongeun Temple