To get a sense of what makes Seoul tick, spread your wings and discover nearby areas such as Hongdae, Cheonggyecheon Stream, and Myeongdong.
Holiday makers in Hyehwa, looking for something different, should make tracks to the cultural attractions nearby. Discover the interactive and traditional museums and exhibit spaces the National Folk Museum. To catch home-grown and touring acts, head to the Sejong Cultural Center, one of the area’s premier performing arts venues.
If you love nature and wildlife, go and check out the nearby parks and reserves. These are good spots to relax and unwind. Go for a walk in one of the local parks and gardens, which include Tapgol Park.
While you are here, stop at the nearby local attractions such as Korea House, Gwanghwamun and Jongmyo Shrine. These spots are much-loved by locals and tourists alike. Relive Seoul’s colorful past at Gyeongbok Palace, Dongdaemun Gate and Changgyeonggung Palace.
If you are looking to give your credit card a workout, visit Dongdaemun Market, the Lotte Department Store and the Seoul Folk Flea Market.
Finding somewhere convenient to base yourself in the Hyehwa area couldn’t be easier. Check out the rooms and rates at the Hotel Seven Street Seoul, the Sejong Hotel, or the ibis Ambassador Seoul Myeongdong.