4D3N in Seoul – Itinerary Day 4

Day 4: Shop till you drop.

On your last day, it’s time to fill up your luggage on some good stuff from Seoul. First, head to Namdaemun market.

Photo Credits: Korea Tourism Organisation

You can purchase loads of Korean souvenirs like purses, pouches, kitchen ultensils, socks and so much more at a fraction of the price compared to streets like Insadong or Myeongdong.

Photo Credits: Korea Tourism Organisation

For those Kimchi lovers, you can purchase fresh kimchi as well as ingredients and korean cooking condiments and even red ginseng products

Make sure you try one of the best hottdeok in Seoul at this small store at the end of Namdaemun market. Join the queue and you won’t go wrong

How to get here : Hoehyeon Station (Seoul Subway Line 4), Exit 5

Namsan

Catch the view of Seoul for 1 last time or wear the Hanbok one more time.


Namsan Seoul Tower was the first tower-type tourism spot in Korea. The top of the tower is at almost 480m above sea level. You can see the bridge of love locks, panoramic view of Seoul city, experience Hanbok in the Cultural center and go up the Namsan tower

Check out the cultural performances at the central square every day. They do say Namsan area has one of the best Tonkatsu in Seoul as well.

How to get here:

Cable car – Get off at Myeong-dong Station (Seoul Subway Line 4) and Exit 3. Walk for about 15 minutes following the street on the right side of the Pacific Hotel. The cable car boarding place will be seen ahead.

Namsan circular Bus 3 – Take the bus from the closest subway station: Seoul Station (Seoul Subway Line 1, 4), Exit 9

Hongdae

Hang out at the Hongdae nature cafe where you can play with 2 cute sheeps

The sheep are very well maintained and cared for so there is absolutely no smell. The sheep are also very mild and you can pet them and take pictures while they are roaming.

Do your last min shopping after having your coffee fix at the cafe

Or check out Running Man Star HAHA’s barbeque restaurant for some affordable and good korean bbq

Don’t forget the favourite chi-maek which is fried chicken with beer as your supper before leaving Seoul the next day.

How to get here: Hongik University Station (Subway Line 2, Gyeongui-Jungang, AREX), Exit 9. Turn left, and go 500m straight towards Hongik University. Turn right to arrive at Hongik Children’s Park.

Another alternative to Hongdae will be to hang out at the Jimjilbang

Jimjilbang is a large, gender-segregated public bathhouse in Korea, furnished with hot tubs, showers, Korean traditional kiln saunas and massage tables. Experience how the locals hang out and rest while getting that special sheep towel hat you see so often in dramas.

Reccomended : Dragon Hill Spa

From Yongsan Station. Take the Exit No.1 from KTX Station or Yongsan Subway Station (Line No.1) and walk for about one minute

Head back to your hotels to pack you bags!

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