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Fashion- and technology-forward but also deeply traditional, this dynamic city mashes up palaces, temples, cutting-edge design and mountain trails, all to a nonstop K-Pop beat.


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Things to Know

If you’re planning a trip to Seoul, follow these solid tips to guide you through everything you need to know, from etiquette to transportation.

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Best Neighborhoods

Get to know exciting Seoul by exploring the South Korean capital’s neighborhoods, from happening hot spots to quiet backstreets.

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Day Trips

So over Seoul? Delve deeper into South Korea's history and culture with these day trips from the capital.

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Money and Costs

Stretch your budget in Seoul with these top money-saving tips and a guide to daily costs.

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Make the most of Seoul's incredible public transport but don't miss out exploring on foot.

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Free Things to Do

Visiting Seoul on a budget? These temples, parks and viewpoints offer the best of the South Korean capital – for free.

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