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Top 05 Fun Activities to do in Seoul – Enjoy the Incredible City

A marvellous city of a thousand experiences, Seoul will keep you busy from start to end. Enjoy fabulous shopping, gourmet dining and exploring attractions, which will do more than mesmerize.

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Treat yourself to the Trick-Eye Museum

Certainly one to trick more than your eyes, this museum will turn out to be loads of fun. Located just 3kms from the Citadines Han River Seoul, this complex is located in the district of Hongdae, which is considered Seoul's centre for Indie arts and culture, and is therefore, the perfect area for finding the best serviced apartment Seoul Korea has to offer. There are various exhibits there to enjoy, check out the Ice Museum made from real ice, the Trick Adventure which is a virtual reality zone, the Love Museum and the Trick-Eye museum. You can use the Trick-eye app to enhance your realistic experience while the mirror maze and getting lost in it is quite the adventure. At the end of your tour, you can decide to dress up in traditional Hanbok costumes and pose for photographs.

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Check out the Bukchon Hanok Village

Don't forget the cameras when visiting this charming masterpiece of a village. Culture buffs and lovers of vintage treasures will adore exploring this quintessential Korean village. The place is home to traditional Hanok houses, which proudly boast their origins to the Joseon Dynasty; best part is these houses are still occupied. The village sits in the middle of the city centre, between Changdeokgung Palace and Gyeongbokgung Palace. It sits on a picturesque little hill, which offers one stunning vistas of the valley below, punctuated by modern buildings, which in turn offer a surreal atmosphere to the vintage surroundings of Buckchon Village.

3

Buy Korean Cosmetics at Myeongdong

Considered a cosmetic lovers paradise, this district is home to the best Korean cosmetic brands. There you can buy stocks of your favourite brand such as, Etude House, Innisfree, MISSHA and Tony Moly. Make sure to look out for the fabulous buy one get one free offers, and to also collect your free samples. You could go online and check out the list of best Myeongdong shops before setting off.

4

Catch the Change of Guard at Gyeongbokgung Castle

Gyeongbokgung Castle is well worth a visit, but make sure you get there in time to catch the ceremonial change of guard ritual. The Royal Guard Changing Ceremony, as well as, the Gwanghwamun Gate Duty Guard Changing ritual is well worth observing. These ceremonies take place every day, exempting Sundays, from 10 am to 4 pm at Gyeongbokgung Palace.

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