Exploring the Five Grand Palaces of Seoul

Five Grand Palaces of Seoul - Hyangwonjeong Pavilion and Chwihyanggyo Bridge

The city of Seoul is a culturally rich city filled with historic buildings and monuments. Even though the city has rapidly modernised itself, it managed to keep its heritage. Walking in the city, you see skyscrapers side by side with historic buildings; among them are the Five Grand Palaces of Seoul. All of them are […]

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Changdeokgung Palace and its Secret Garden: Huwon

Juhamnu Pavilion.Palace and its Secret Garden is one of the most well-preserved royal palaces from the Joseon Dynasty. The UNESCO World Heritage Site is a heaven of peace in buzzing Seoul.

Changdeokgung Palace and its Secret Garden is located in Jongno-gu district in Seoul. It is situated east of Gyeongbokgung Palace, about 20 minutes walk – so you can visit both palaces.  The palace was Joseon’s kings’ favourite and has many characteristics of the Three Kingdom of Korea. Its architecture is thought to be in perfect […]

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Ikseon-dong: Strolling Seoul’s offbeat neighbourhood

Ikseon-dong (in Korean, 익선동) is a trendy area for young Seoulite as well as international tourists. We were lucky to stumble into this arty portion of traditional Insadong. If you are looking for Instagram-able cafes and tea-houses, Ikseondong is for you. You might have to battle with tourists in some areas to take photos of […]

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What to do in Insadong: a little gem in Seoul

What to do in Insadong

This post may contain compensated links. Find more info in our disclosure policy. Insadong is home to Korean traditional culture. In this district located in the heart of Seoul, you will see handicrafts shops, hanok style tea houses and cafes, art galleries, ceramics shops and street vendors selling the best of Korean traditional snacks. The […]

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