Hongdae, Cheonggyecheon Stream and Myeongdong, are nearby areas which are also worth touring.
Samcheong-dong has a number of museums and theaters nearby that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. Book a tour, admire the architecture or simply enjoy the fascinating artworks at the Seoul Museum of History, the National Folk Museum and the Seodaemun Prison History Museum. Enjoy seeing the region’s best and brightest performing live at Chongdong Theater and the Sejong Cultural Center. Acclaimed art galleries, include the Seoul Museum of Art.
If the sun is shining get outdoors and enjoy the nearby parks and reserves. Head out to Mt. Inwang. Read a book or newspaper in one of the local parks and gardens, which include Tapgol Park.
Sights such as Korea House, Gwanghwamun and Jongmyo Shrine make great places to visit while you are in Samcheong-dong. Seoul features some evocative reminders of the past; be sure not to miss Deoksugung Palace, Gyeongbok Palace and Dongdaemun Gate.
If you are ready to grab a bargain, visit the many stores of Namdaemun Market, the Lotte Department Store and Doosan Tower.
To make sure you get the most out of this fascinating part of the world, think about booking your accommodation close by in one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. The Hotel Seven Street Seoul, the Sejong Hotel and the ibis Ambassador Seoul Myeongdong are just some of the best places to stay while you are enjoying this special area.