travel in Seoul | 서울 여행

Some tips for the travelers in Seoul
2016.11

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1. MONEY
1 Euro = 1300 won(KRW)

2. TRANSPORT
a/ T money card (Octopus card in HK or Oyster card in London) for transportation and convenience store
b/ Seoul Bike Ttareungyi (public share bike similar to Velib in Paris)
c/ Cycling along the Han River is nice (bike map in Korean)

3. MUSEUM/GALLERIES
a/ National Contemporary art museum MMCA
b/ Seoul Museum of Art, SeMA
c/ Dongdaemun Design Plaza, designed by Zaha Hadid architects
d/ Museum of Samsung, Leeum,  3 buildings designed by Jean Nouvel + OMA + Mario Botta
e/ D museum

4. NEIGHBORHOOD
a/ Old village Bukchon (literally Northen village, located East side of Gyeongbokgung Palace)
b/ Old village Seochon (literally West village, located West side of Gyeongbokgung Palace)
c/ Old village Ikseondong , one of the most trendy neighborhoods in Seoul
d/ Itaewon & Hannamdong
e/ Hongdae area
f/ Gangnam Garosugil
g/ Gangnam Cheongdamdong

5. OVERVIEW OF SEOUL
N Seoul Tower

6. TRADITIONAL ARCHITECTURE & GARDEN
a/ Changdeokgung palace and Secret garden. Regulary organized Moonlight tour.
b/ Jongmyo shirine
c/ Traditional teahouse Suyeonsanbang

7. KOREAN SAUNA (JJIMJILBANG)
Spalei, women only

8. HIKING
a/ Seoul citywall hiking
b/ Bukhansan

9. ARCHITECTURE
a/ Ewha women university campus
b/ Gallery Arario Seoul
c/ Kkummaru
d/ Kukje Gallery
e/ Accidentally shop
f/ Seonyudo Park
g/ Arumjigi
h/ Maison Labeige
i/ SNU MoA (museum of art of Seoul National University)
j/ Galleria Seoul

10.CITYSCAPE
a/ 01 general
b/ 02 shops
c/ 03 riverside

11.  VIDEOS