*11 Itaewon

Most Interesting Districts
Sixteen of Seoul's Most Interesting Districts

*To experience the city's ancient history, traditions, cuisine and trendy culture, a visit to these 16 areas is a good place to start.

[ Authorship-Korea Tourism Organization ]

1 Itaewon Street

Signs in foreign languages, and English spoken by many of the merchants and restaurants and cafes based on the cuisine of diverse foreign countries: these make one feel as if itaewon Street is located in another country. It has been popular among foreign tourists for a long time, but now Koreans who appreciate unique customs such as brunch and the party culture frequent the street, too.

1-1 Ice Rink

Grand Hyatt Seoul Hotel operates an ice rink that presents a romantic mood exclusively during winter. It is a famous filming location for TV dramas and movies, and is also a popular spot for marriage proposals.

2 Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art

This art museum was established with the art collection of the founder of the Samsung Group. Permanent exhibits include old Korean artwork and works by renowned global artists including Andy Warhol and Nam June Paik. 10:30-18:00 (Closed on Mondays)

3 Gyeongridan-gil

This is a unique street in a residential area lined with restaurants and cafes based in foreign countries such as Japan, Thailand, Turkey and Mexico. Exotic dishes whose flavors are recreated by foreign chefs and Korean cooks who have worked abroad are highly popular.

4 Itaewon Antique Street

There are more than 100 antique shops on this street. They are filled with items from Korea, Chinese furniture and good from Europe. Visitors can browse through Antique goods that show the trace of time and purchase vintage interior items.
[Popular nearby attractions you can visit along with Itaewon]

National Museum of Korea

The most representative museum in Korea praised as one of the six major museums of the world.
Line 4-Jungang Line Ichon Station, exit no.2.
Tues, Thus, Fris: 09:00-18:00, Weds, Sats: 09:00-21:00, Suns/amp;holidays: 09:00-19:00.

The War Memorial of Korea

A museum based on the theme of the wars that occurred on the Korean Peninsula
Line 4-Samgakji Station, exit no.1 / Line 6-Samgakji Station, Exit no.l2.
09:00-18:00 (Closed on Mondays)

- Buy special items brought from countries all over the world, high-quality leather goods and large-sized clothing.
- Sample various dishes from around the world prepared by international chefs.

< Recommendation of Accommodations nearby >

@. Hamilton Hotel - www.hamilton.co.kr
@. IP Boutique Hotel - www.ipboutiquehotel.com
@. Crown Hotel - www.hotelcrown.com
@. Capital Hotel - www.hotelcapital.co.kr

IS@K Guesthouse - www.istayseoul.com
Sloth Guesthouse - www.slothguesthouse.com
Pop@Itaewon Guesthouse - www.guesthouseseoul.net
Doo Guesthouse - www.doobackpackers.com