The Seoul City Tour Bus affords you the opportunity to see all of the city's best. With just one ticket, you can hop-on and hop-off at all of Seoul's major destinations. Included on the Seoul City Tour Bus are the Traditional Culture Course, and the various City Courses (Downtown·Royal Palaces Course／ Seoul Panorama Course／ Nighttime Course), Gangnam City Tour Course. What exactly can you look forwrd to during this course? In this article highting the Seoul City Tour Bus' Top 10, we give you an in-depth look.
1. Namdaemun Market
Namdaemun Market is a bustling marketplace full of clothes, food and that traditional Korean atmosphere. Located right in the heart of the city, Namdaemun Market combines a long history of the marketplace in Korea with modern consumerism and present-day products.
Address: 21, Namdaemunsijang 4-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul
→Line 4 Hoehyeon Stn. Exit 7. Walk 400 m.
2. Gwangjang Market
Gwangjang Market hits you with the fragrance of food as soon as you walk into the market. A large dining hall with food and a variety of traditional Korean goods, this place will leave you wanting for nothing.
Address: 88, Changgyeonggung-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
→Line 1 Jongno 5(o)-ga Stn. Exit 7. Walk 15 m.
→Line 2 Euljiro 4(sa)-ga Stn. Exit 4. Walk 150 m
Gwanghwamun stands proudly with Admiral Yi Sunshin and King Sejong greeting you right at the center. Here you can see Korean culture with its' proudest moments. Come say a little hello to them and take a peek at Gyeongbokgung Palace!
Address: 58, Teheran-ro 87-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
→Line 5 Gwanghwamun Stn. Exit 1, 2, 8
Insadong is one of the most popular tourist streets for tourists as they get to explore the cute alleyways filled with cafes and delicious restaurants. Store windows are adorned with souvenirs that will forever remind you of Korea.
Address: Insa-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul
→Line 1 Jongno 3(sam)-ga Stn. Exit 4 or 5. Walk 10 minutes.
→Line 3 Anguk Stn. Exit 1 or 6. Walk 5 minutes.
Myeongdong bubbles over with people and shops as you get to jump from store to store searching for that trending Korean item or sample the latest food item.
Address: 27, Myeongdong 8-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul
→Line 4 Myeong-dong Stn. Exits 5 to 10 .
6. Seoul Animation Center
Seoul Animation Center has all the cartoons and animations that you love all in one place. Korea has some of the greatest illustrators out there, so make sure to check them out while you're here!
Address: 126, Sopa-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul
→Line 4 Myeong-dong Stn. Exit 1. Walk 7 minutes towards Namsan Park
Yeouido shines brightly against the hum of the Hangang River. Home to the National Assembly and other tall financial buildings, there is also a sprawling park in the center. Here is THE home of picnics on sunny days and romantic walks in the fall.
Address: 13 Yeouigonwon-ro, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul
→Exit 4, National Assembly Station (Line 9)
8. Namsan Seoul Tower
Namsan Seoul Tower is where to be if you want to get the best panoramic view of the city. Clear and sunny during the day and romantically lit during the night, it's a stop you can't miss on the tour course.
Address: 105, Namsangongwon-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
→Line 3 Chungmuro Stn. Exit 2
→Line 4 Chungmuro Stn. Exit 2
9. Gangnam City Tour - K-Star Road
10. Gangnam City Tour - Coex
Coex is the largest underground shopping mall in Asia and is connected to several exhibition halls, a convention center, a hotel, a department store and an office building. The mall houses around 260 stores and leisure facilities including fashion, beauty, entertainment and cultural spaces, and offers a pleasurable one-stop shopping experience, regardless of the weather.
Address: 524, Bongeunsa-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
→Line 2 Samseong Stn. Exit 6
[Nov. 20, 2014 16:39 Input / Jun. 29, 2015 00:00 Publish]