For a real insiders view of Seoul, step out and discover surrounding areas like Hongdae, Cheonggyecheon Stream, and Myeongdong.
Vacationers in Daehangno, keen to deepen their appreciation of this area, should head to the cultural attractions nearby. Admire, learn and be amazed in the various museums which include the Seoul Museum of History, the National Folk Museum and the Seodaemun Prison History Museum. To experience Seoul’s vibrant arts scene, book a show at one of the much-loved cultural performance centers such as Chongdong Theater, the National Theater of Korea and the Sejong Cultural Center. If you love everything to do with art, visit the exhibits at the Seoul Museum of Art.
There are a number of natural gifts here as well, so make sure you enjoy the chance to get outdoors. Hit the trail and discover the popular nature parks for which this area is so renowned, such as Mt. Inwang. Leave the busy streets behind and see the locals at their relaxed best at local green spaces that are sure to delight such as Namsan Park, Tapgol Park and Sajik Park.
Sights such as Korea House, Gwanghwamun and the N Seoul Tower are great places to check out while you’re in Daehangno. For those who enjoy history, Seoul’s past comes vividly back to life at Deoksugung Palace, Gyeongbok Palace and Dongdaemun Gate.
If you are looking to buy souvenirs, fashion and food, amble through the various stores at Namdaemun Market, Dongdaemun Market and the Lotte Department Store.
After a long day seeing the sights around Daehangno, relax for the night in one of the area’s popular hotels or serviced apartments. Check out the rooms and rates at the Hotel Seven Street Seoul, the Sejong Hotel, or the ibis Ambassador Seoul Myeongdong.