The sites are divided into areas. Areas are in bold. Things we haven’t done are in blue.
Recent interest: the Bug Festival at Sindang Subway stop, CoEx Aquarium, Yongin (?). the beach Anja told me about, Seoul Land or Ever Land for the kids, the awesome water park Devon & Shelby went to, Hwaseong Fortress in Suwon (shoot longbows), Seoul fortress in spring, Buddha’s birthday lantern parade, mud festival
Changdeokgung Palace (“best palace”) go on a Thursday so we can explore the Biwon (secret garden)
- Cheonggyecheon 강 at night
Dongdaemun Market(fried silk worms, clothing carts, biggest Alpha)
- Gwangjang Market (“one of the best places to eat in Seoul”) try bindaetteok
Jongyesa Temple (center of Zen Buddhism in Korea–beautiful lanterns in courtyard) Samcheong-dong Bukchon (“old Seoul”; traditional Hanok homes) Insa-dong Check out Skarbarn– we could never find it. Bummer!
Gyeongbok Gung Folk Museum
- Deoksugung changing of the guards
Myeongdong Market(free make-up samples, night life)
- Can-more Cafe (cafe decorated like a garden with swings)
Namdaemun Market Seoul Tower at night(bring a tripod and a padlock) Namsan Park(pretty walks & Fall Colors)
- Bau House Cafe (a dog cafe)
- Banpo Bridge at night (this is the moonlit rainbow one.) Operates Apr to Oct.
Leeum Samsung Museum of Art
- Wang Thai (restaurant)
The War Memorial of Korea(tanks and aircraft to climb on)
Children’s Grand Park
- The Zoo!
- Battle in those giant balls
DONGJAK Boramae Parkagain! GANGNAM Seoulleung (ancient ruins) in Samreung Park Seoulleung Subway Station for the World’s 1st Virtual Supermarket
- Samsung Children’s Museum (just past Jamsil)
- OUTSIDE SEOUL
- Bukhansan National Park (borders Seoul to the north)
- ***Korean Independence Hall Museum***
- NOT LOCATION-SPECIFIC
- cherry blossoms!
- get scrubbed in a traditional bath
wear hanbok(traditional clothing)
- eat fried silk worms
- Temple Stay–Tongdosa Temple