Hongdae Tour: The Old, The New and The Retro

Cultural & Theme Tours in Seoul

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This tour ends with a Korean BBQ!!Come and hang out with the Students and hipsters in Hongdae and Mangwon. Hongdae gets its name from the areas Art university however has become known for much more than just studying and the surrounding area has a diversity of old and new offerings to explore. Mangwon is Known as the Brooklyn of Seoul.. come and find out why. And there will be some pleasant river riding too! Hongik uni, Yonnamdong, Hongjae river, Han River, World Cup Park, YG entertainment, Local Markets, Han river hotspots!FAQ:- What should I wear?Please wear socks over the ankles and flat sturdy shoes. Gloves are recommended. Helmets will be provided.- Can I make special lunch requests?Yes, Please just let us know soon after booking.
We will start by heading away from the main area through a quaint and recently popular spot with the park and boutiques of Yonnamdong, lets find out why it is so popular! We will then meander with Hongjae river to join the grand Han river that bisects Modern Seoul. But not before stopping at the world cup stadium park for a 2002 throw back and the story of the Sky garden/park. Then back into a fun residential neighborhood where the everyday retro meets the hipster crowd at the local market.We will then make our way back to the Han river for some spectacular views of the south side of Seoul and the impressive underbelly of the the han river bridges  . Finally back through another hot hang out zone to the heart of this neighborhood . We will go with the flow through the crowds, take in the sights and mingle with the street performers and fun culture that spills before us, and ofcourse take a quick look at the campus,  and check out some hot shops and street performance areas. Finally we will end Back in the thick of youth culture of Hongdae for some Korean BBQ!.

What’s included

  • Korean BBQ
  • Snacks
  • Use of helmet
  • Use of bicycle
  • Driver/guide
  • Food tasting
  • Bottled water

What’s not included

  • Hotel pickup
  • Gratuities
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)