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Money and costs

Daily Costs
Budget (up to)
₩100,000
  • Dorm bed ₩20,000
  • Street food ₩1000–5000
  • Local beer per bottle ₩3000
  • Hiking up Namsan: free
  • Entry to National Museum of Korea: free
  • Subway ticket ₩1400
Midrange
₩100,000–300,000
  • Hanok guesthouse ₩70,000
  • Food walking tour ₩60,000
  • Entry to Gyeongbokgung ₩3000
  • Galbi (barbecued meat) meal ₩50,000
  • Theatre ticket ₩40,000
Top end (more than)
₩300,000
  • Hotel ₩200,000
  • Royal Korean banquet ₩70,000
  • Scrub and massage at top-notch spa ₩60,000
  • DMZ tour ₩100,000

ATMs widely available. Credit cards accepted by most businesses, but some smaller food places and markets are cash only.