6 Must-See Spots for Young People in Seoul


Seoul, the capital of South Korea, is an attractive city that attracts tourists from all over the world. This time, we will introduce some of the most popular spots among young people.

■Hongdae - The city of art and youth culture

Hongdae is the center of Seoul's youth scene. Hongik University, a prestigious arts and fine arts university, is also known as Hongdae. It is popular as a place rich in cultural activities. It is also known as a place where street art and artists perform. There are also many restaurants where you can eat delicious food and drinks, and at night there are many clubs and bars.

■Myeongdong/Namdaemun - Seoul's most popular shopping district

Myeongdong, a popular tourist destination, is a shopping and gourmet district where you can see the latest trends in Seoul. You can also walk to Namdaemun Market from here, where you can enjoy eating your way through the many food stalls and street vendors in the evening. Namdaemun Market is home to about 10,000 shops, including many souvenir shops selling Korean seaweed, ginseng, and goods related to Korean stars. In the back alleys, you'll find restaurants with a down-to-earth atmosphere.

■ Gangnam - A luxurious city

Famous for Korean dramas and movies, Gangnam is also known as a high-end city. It has a particularly sophisticated atmosphere in Seoul and is a place that disseminates the latest trends in fashion and beauty. A recommended spot is "K-Star Road", where you may meet celebrities at major Korean entertainment agencies such as "SM Entertainment" and "FNC Entertainment" in the surrounding area.



■ Samseong-dong - An area where modern and traditional cultures blend together

Samseong-dong is known as an area where modern and traditional cultures blend together. Samneung Park is home to the Seolleung/Jeongneung Tombs, a registered World Heritage Site. In the same area, you can find Starfield COEX Mall, one of the largest underground shopping malls in Asia, as well as movie theaters, an aquarium, and duty-free shops, where you can experience Korean culture. It is an area where you can enjoy shopping regardless of the weather.

■Itaewon - An international area

Itaewon, located in Seoul, is known as an international area with many foreigners living there. As a result, it is a fresh and fun place for many young people because of the mix of diverse cultures and food cultures. It also has a rich nightlife, with many karaoke shops, clubs, and bars.

■ Gyeongbokgung Palace - A place where you can experience traditional culture

Gyeongbokgung in Seoul is a popular place to experience traditional culture. It was the palace of the Joseon Dynasty and has many historical buildings. There is also an experience program where you can wear the traditional Korean dress, Hanbok, and take photos, making it popular with young people.