Seoul City Tour
Seoul City Tour
Around Seoul City Hall / 市庁周辺 / 市厅周边
Deoksugung Palace 덕수궁 / 徳寿宮(トクスグン) / 德寿宫
Originally built during the Joseon period, this historic palace played an important role in Korea’s modern and contemporary history. In fact, it served as the backdrop for the Daehanjeguk, or Great Korean Empire.The only palace among all the ancient palaces in Seoul to have a Westernstye garden, fountain, and modern royal palace, it stands as the bridge between the older and modern eras. The changing of the royal guards ceremony that takes place at the main gate (called Sumumjang) is one of the must-see sights of Seoul.
09:00-21:00 (Closed on Mondays) ※Permanent events : royal guard changing ceremony 11:00 14:00 15:30
Lines 1,2 City Hall Station(exit 2 or 12)
Stone-wall road that has been designated one of Korea’s 100 most beautiful roads. A beautiful place for a stroll with tall trees lining the street and an ancient stone wall.
被誉为 “100条韩国美丽街道” 之一，林荫路和石墙融为一体，营造出古色古香的韵味
Seoul Plaza 서울광장 / ソウル広場 / 首尔广场
This is a grass plaza in front of Seoul City Hall where various events including mini concerts, outdoor exhibitions and flea markets are held almost every day. During the winter, an ice skating link is set up for visitors to enjoy ice skating at a reasonable price.
The former Seoul City Hall, which was constructed in 1926 has been remodeled as the Seoul Metropolitan Library, which is open to everyone.
Weekdays 09:00-21:00 (Some reference rooms 09:00-18:00), Weekends 09:00-18:00 (Closed on Mondays)
Seoul Museum of Art 서울시립미술관 / ソウル市立美術館 / 首尔市立美术馆
Walk along the Doldam-gil near Deoksugung Palace and you will arrive at this museum where you can view works by Korean artists and world-famous masters such as Chagall, Matisse and Picasso in exhibitions throughout the year.
Weekdays 10:00-20:00, Mar.-Oct. Weekends 10:00-19:00 Nov.-Feb. Weekends 10:00-18:00 (Closed on Mondays)
Lines 1, 2 City Hall Station (exit 1, 10, 11 or 12) 5-minute walk
Seoul Museum of History 서울역사박물관 / ソウル歴史博物館 / 首尔历史博物馆
This is a museum where visitors can get a glimpse of life and culture in the early days of Seoul. The jewel in the crown of this museum collection is a scale model of the city.
Weekdays 09:00-20:00, Weekends Mar.-Oct. 09:00-
19:00, Nov.-Feb. 09:00-18:00 (Closed on Mondays)
Line 5 Gwanghwamun Station (exit 6, 7 or 8) Line 5 Seodaemun Station (exit 4) 7-minute walk