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Seoul Travel - A perfect blend of rich cultural heritage, dynamic present & eternal beauty of nature - Walking Sites

Walking Sites

In addition to its brilliant skyscrapers, Seoul has many mountains, parks and other scenic areas that are perfect for both walking and sightseeing. For instance, Bugaksan Mountain Fortress and Namsan Park offer great hiking trails with a view of Seoul, while Seoul palaces and surrounding old towns provide a glimpse of Korea’s past. With little effort, visitors will be able to find and enjoy many more walking sites throughout the city.

Related column: Take a walk down 'Seoul-gil,' pathways full of living, breathing history!

Bukchon Hanok-gil

Special Features : Korean traditional houses called ‘hanok’ and traditional craft workshops


Special Features : Deoksugung Palace stonewalls and old trees


Special Features : Alleyways lined with cafés and galleries


Special Features : This artificial stream in the heart of the city serves as an oasis for urban dwellers and visitors alike


Special Features : Home to more than a hundred theatres

Bugaksan Seonggwak-gil

Special Features : A well-preserved fortress with a great view of Seoul

Namsan Park-gil

Special Features : Hiking trail to Namsan Mountain

Namdaemun & Myeongdong-gil

Special Features : Pathway between Namdaemun Market and Myeong-dong, lined with trendy shops


Date 09/14/2011

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