Glimpses

National Museum of Korea

Myeongdong

Seoul’s trendiest shopping area

Bukchon Village Seoul

This village has the largest cluster of privately owned traditional Korean wooden homes or hanok in Seoul. There are half-dozen or so alleys that have beautifully restored architectural features like small courtyards, decorative outer walls and dark tiled roofs.

Namdaemun Market
Namdaemun Market is a large traditional market in Seoul, South Korea. The market is located next to Namdaemun, the “Great South Gate,” which was the main southern gate to the old city. It is the oldest and largest market in Korea.

Changdeokgung Palace

Changdeokgung was built in 1405 as a secondary palace, but it served as the residence for many kings. After both Gyeongbokgung and Chandeokgung were destroyed in 1592, Changdeokgung was restored in 1610 and it became the main palace for the next 258 years