Things To Do In Seoul

Top 4 Things To Do In Seoul This Korean Lunar New Year 2019!

Planning to visit South Korea this coming “Seollal” (Korean Lunar New Year)? Well, you’ve reached the right place! We will let you in on the best things to do in Seoul that you can include in your South Korea travel guide. Plus, we’ll point you to the right places to visit in South Korea and two of the most stylish hotels in Seoul to book this coming season. With that, here’s a list of our top four things to do in Seoul during Seollal.

 

GET A DOSE OF KOREAN CULTURE

Things To Do In Seoul

Things To Do In Seoul

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Things To Do In Seoul

Now is the right time to experience authentic Korean culture! Royal palaces (Gyeongbokgung, Changdeokgung, Changgyenggung, and Deoksugung), Museums and Folk Villages in Seoul are open during Seollal. During the season of Seollal, each place showcases different programs and performances for visitors. Moreover, they have interactive games and activities wherein guests are encouraged to participate in. Therefore, it is truly a staple to include these places to your South Korea travel plan because visiting cultural sites has never been this exciting.

 

VISIT THEME PARKS

Things To Do In Seoul

For adrenaline junkies, it will be smart to take this opportunity to visit theme parks, since most locals go back to their hometown for Seollal, meaning crowds will be smaller in Seoul. Additionally, theme parks will not only have their usual rides open, but they’ll be also showcasing Seollal-themed events like sledding, light shows, and parades during South Korea New Year season.

 

ENJOY A FERRY CRUISE AT HAN RIVER

Things To Do In Seoul

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Things To Do In Seoul

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Nevertheless, the best way possible to enjoy the scenery and sight-see the famous landmarks in the city is to spend a day or night on a luxurious ferry cruise at Han River. You can also go for a luxurious buffet cruise recommended for couples and families. On top of that, you’ll be lucky to enjoy live music performances and fireworks at night this season. Hence, there is no doubt why you must add this to your list of things to do in Seoul during Seollal.

 

A RELAXING ONE-DAY-STAYCATION IN SOME OF THE CHIC HOTELS IN SEOUL

We all know that a week of sight-seeing around a foreign city can be too much for the body to cope with. With this, it is advisable to unwind at a hotel and rest even just for a day.

Don’t know which hotel to book for your Seollal visit? We have curated two architectural beauties in Seoul, just for you!

HOTEL KARASHY

To begin with, we introduce to you Hotel Karashy that will give you a mixture of a sophisticated and modern take on hotel accommodation. The hotel’s masculine and industrial design will make you think like you are inside of an English movie. Far from any luxury hotels, the spotlight of the rooms is the minimalist. Besides, the intimate bathroom setting that will have you wanting to soak in their stunning bathtubs for the whole day. In addition to that, the boutique hotel also has its own restaurant and rooftop bar that is perfect for just relaxing and staying in your hotel for the Korean Lunar New Year.

Things To Do In Seoul

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hotel 3 - Top 4 Things To Do In Seoul This Korean Lunar New Year 2019!

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Address: 15, Dongjak-daero 1-gil, Dongjak-gu, Seoul, 07025, Rep. of KOREA

Contact number: +82 2 588 2000

Check-In Time: 15:00 | Check-Out Time: 12:00

HOTEL THE DESIGNERS

Meanwhile, Hotel The Designers will transport you to different worlds with a variety of uniquely designed rooms. Yes, you read that right! In addition to the excitement, none of the room interiors in this hotel are the same. From Alice in Wonderland-themed to retro-themed rooms, these rooms can be found in one hotel. Also, the convenient location situates you minutes away from food places and shopping districts. Thus, it is truly perfect when you just feel like taking a break from exploring the city.

Things To Do In Seoul

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Things To Do In Seoul

Photo courtesy: Hotel The Designers

Things To Do In Seoul

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Address: 14-1, Gwansu-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Korea

Contact number: +82-2-2267-7474

 

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