Whether you’re a shopaholic, a workaholic, a tech-savvy, a k-pop fanatic, a food lover, or just a traveller who is looking for new amazing destinations, then Seoul is one such great place to visit and enjoy a fantastic holiday trip. Not so many places in the world represent such a beautiful amalgamation of old and new where hundreds years old sitting next to huge modern urban skyscrapers, but Seoul has managed to make a perfect balance between ancient history and ultra modern development.
Seoul was named a UNESCO city of Design in 2010 and is a part of UNESCO’s Creative cities network. It is a bustling metropolis acting as a hub for political, economic, social and cultural matters. The Han River runs through the heart of the city and divides it into two. On a visit to the northern part of the city one is amazed to see its cultural diversity and historical background while the southern part is more business oriented and commercialized. Holidays in Seoul offer you an opportunity to explore both of them and for this catch flight tickets and enjoy a journey to the technology driven, dazzling capital city of South Korea.
Creative design and innovative technology:- One of the premier reasons one should go to Seoul is design and technology which go hand in hand over here. South Korea is a technology giant and one cannot deny the fact that where ever you go in the country you‘ll find the latest and greatest gadgets which are unbelievably fast and creative.
Dabble in the arts:- If you have a great fascination for art then don’t miss a visit to Gahoe Museum which holds over 1,500 traditional Korean art and craft pieces, paintings, amulets etc. It has two exhibition halls which mainly focus on beauty, religion and humble lifestyle. If you visit it then do try a complimentary cup of green tea, made from leaves grown in the south-western province of Jellanam.
Visit the world’s biggest theme park:- Lotte World is a colossal theme park which is one of the biggest indoor parks in the world with an outdoor section, Magic Island is connected to the indoor area by a monorail. Visitors can also enjoy activities such as ice -skating and bowling. If you are with your kids then don’t miss an opportunity to make them feel even happier.
Cultural delight Insadong:- If you really want to capture the culture of Korea then don’t miss a visit to Insadong, a neighborhood which is inhabited by poets, artists and liberal thinkers. It is a home to a multitude of traditional tea houses, dozens of art galleries and unique shops. You’ll stumble upon the Buckchon traditional village, a neighbourhood of old-style Korean houses which are still inhabited and offers amazing views and nice displays of what Seoul used to look like.
Cheonggyecheon River a great escape:- Like a narrow park that slithers through the city, do visit Cheonggyecheon River which offers a great escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. It is an awesome green space for Seoul’s inhabitants and visitors. It stretches 5.2 miles starting at Seoul’s City Hall and can be accessed at several points throughout the city. So make a plan and visit it now by booking Business Class flights to Seoul and enjoy a visit to this dazzling city.
Spectacular Gyeongbukgong Palace:- If you are a history buff then you just can’t afford to miss a visit to Gyeongbukgong Palace which is one of the renowned historical attractions of the city and one of the main palaces during the Korean Joseon Dynasty. Located in the center of the city close to Insadong it is easy to access and reach.