Join us for a city tour of Seoul, South Korea! In this video we cover 50 things to do in Seoul including travel’ target=’_blank’> visit ing the royal palaces, going to themed cafes, eating at local restaurants, enjoying the parks, and going to the museums. We also explore some of the best markets for shopping and street food in Seoul, dabble in Korean nightlife, and sing our hearts out at a noraebang. A few other fun cultural experiences worth mentioning are: watching a Korean baseball game, going to a jjimjilbang, and dressing up in a hanbok.

Some of the neighbourhoods covered in this Seoul guide include: Hongdae, Gangnam, Itaewon, Insadong, Samcheongdong, Dongdaemun, Myeongdong and more where you’ll find major attractions, shopping, entertainment and dining experiences.

50 Things to do in Seoul Travel Guide – you can scroll to any of the items on the list by clicking on the timings!

1) Gwanghwamun Square (광화문광장) of King Sejong Statue (세종대왕 동상) and Admiral Yi Sun-Shin (충무공 이순신 동상) – 00:46
2) Gyeongbokgung Royal Guard Changing Ceremony – 01:14
3) Gyeongbokgung Palace (경복궁 – 景福宮) – 01:26
4) Bukchon Hanok Village (북촌한옥마을 – 北村韓屋) – 01:41
5) Galbi (갈비) Korean Barbecue – 02:26
6) Namsan Hiking in Seoul (남산) – 04:53
7) N Seoul Tower views of Seoul (N서울타워) – 05:24
8) Hongdae neighborhood for shopping and nightlife in Seoul (홍대 – 弘大) – 05:53
9) Noraebang Korean Singing Room (노래방) – 06:10
10) Jjimjilbang Korean Bathhouse and Sauna (찜질방) – 06:39
11) Insadong for souvenir shopping in Seoul (인사동 – 仁寺洞) – 07:35
12) Korean tea at traditional Teahouse (차) – 07:55
13) Samcheong-Dong for Hanok houses and shopping (삼청동 – 三淸洞) – 09:29
14) Samgyeopsal (삼겹살) Korean Barbecue – 09:44
15) Nightlife in Seoul, Korea (밤의 유흥) – 11:52
16) National Hangeul Museum (국립한글박물관) – 12:49
17) National Museum of Korea (국립중앙박물관) – 13:00
18) The War Memorial of Korea (전쟁기념관) – 13:10
19) Jogyesa Temple for Zen Buddhism (조계사) – 13:22
20) Korean Street Food in Seoul, South Korea (한국 거리 음식) – 13:46
21) Korean Baseball game at Jamsil Stadium (야구) – 14:26
22) Dongdaemun History & Culture Park (동대문역사문화공원) – 15:32
23) Dongdaemun Market (동대문시장 – 東大門市場) – 15:53
24) Gwangjang Market for Korean Street Food in Seoul (광장시장 – 廣藏市場) – 16:04
25) Bukhansan National Park for hiking in Seoul, South Korea (북한산국립공원 – 北漢山國立公園) – 16:20
26) Soondubu jjigae – Korean tofu stew (순두부찌개) – 16:39
27) Hanhwa 63 Building for views of Seoul on Yeouido island (63 빌딩 – 육삼 빌딩) – 17:25
28) Myeongdong for shopping and entertainment in Seoul (명동 – 明洞) – 17:38
29) Rent a Korean Hanbok to wear around the palaces in Seoul (한복 – 韓服) – 17:53
30) Changdeokgung Palace (창덕궁 – 昌德宮) – 19:07
31) Changgyeonggung Palace (창경궁 – 昌慶宮) – 19:24
32) Jongmyo Confucian Shrine (종묘 – 宗廟) – 19:27
33) Namsangol Hanok Village (남산골한옥마을) – 19:31
34) Cat Cafe in Seoul (고양이 카페) – 19:51
35) Dog Cafe in Seoul, Korea (개 카페) – 20:14
36) Raccoon Cafe in Seoul, South Korea (너구리 카페) – 20:50
37) Cheonggyecheon stream for walking and recreation (청계천 – 淸溪川) – 21:16
38) Namdaemun Market for shopping and street food in Seoul (남대문시장 – 南大門市場) – 21:33
39) National Folk Museum of Korea (국립민속박물관 – 國立民俗博物館) – 22:07
40) Ewha Womans University (이화여자대학교 – 梨花女子大學校) – 22:25
41) Han River Park for sports and recreation (한강) – 22:42
42) Seonyudo Park for walking in Seoul (선유도 공원) – 22:58
43) Seoul Forest for leisurely recreation (서울숲) – 23:07
44) Gangnam neighborhood for restaurants, shopping and nightlife in Seoul (강남 – 江南) – 23:15
45) Itaewon for international food, shopping and nightlife (이태원 – 梨泰院) – 23:28
46) Bulgogi – Korean grilled marinated beef (불고기) – 23:39
47) Olympic Park in Seoul for recreation and leisure (올림픽공원) – 24:08
48) Noryangjin Fish Market to eat Korean fish (노량진수산시장 – 鷺梁津水産市場) – 24:18
49) Lotte World indoor theme park for children (롯데월드) – 28:02
50) Korean Poop Cafe (또옹카페) – 28:15

50 Things to do in Seoul, Korea Travel Guide Video Transcript:

Welcome to Seoul, South Korea! With this video we wanted to take you on a tour of one of our favourite cities in Asia. Seoul is a place where street food abounds, where cafe culture is taken to a whole different level, where ancient palaces sit next to towering glass constructions, and where pockets of art and creativity give the city its pulse. In short, it’s a place you have to see for yourself!

In this video we’ll be showing you 50 things to do in Seoul. We realize this is a pretty long travel guide, so we’ve listed all of the sights, attractions, and foods to try in the description box. Enjoy this tour of Seoul!

And that’s a wrap for this massive video guide to Seoul. We hope that you enjoyed watching along and that you picked up a few ideas of things to do on your upcoming travel’ target=’_blank’> visit . As always, if you’ve been to Seoul before and are familiar with the city, we’d love to hear some of your suggestions of fun things to do, see, and eat around there, so feel free to share those in the comments below.

Music in this video courtesy of Audio Network.



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  1. 너무 길어서 좀 시간이 걸릴거예요 조금전에 봤는데 제가 요새 너무 피곤하거든요
    일요일인 오늘까지 올려드릴께요 다른 분이 해주심 더 좋겠지만요 ~ 없으면 제가..
    It was a long day for me so I am exhausted now. This video is so long that I can't handle it in a minute tonight . But I'll give you Korean subtitles tomorrow.

  2. May I know what is the month of this travel video? Thanks in advance!

  3. Great video! Thank you♥

  4. I'll visit Seoul tomorrow, thank you for your video 🙂

  5. Just discovered your channel. My gf and I needed some Seoul info, and this is the best. Subscribed 😁👍

  6. What about everland, is it nice?

  7. 오기전에 한국말부터 배워오고 한국에 대한 기본상식 좀 갖춰오기!! 그리고 남한이랑 그지같은 북한따위랑 구분못하는 외국인들 도대체 이해를 못하긋다

  8. All of tourists need to try a variety of Korean food. It’ll be awsome!!

  9. Thank you so much for including a text list of all the places here!

  10. Thank you very much. Preparing for y second trip and this video helped me alot in my planning as there are so many short videos. Thank you both for being so cheery and happy with your tour

  11. I’m traveling to Korea this upcoming summer and was wondering how much Korean you learned before going? Thank you! Thank you for such a great video! 🙂

  12. 「훅화 수소」는 팔아 주세요.
    일본 제품은 사지 않습니다.
    머리가 이상하다.

  13. 영상이 좋네요

  14. 정말 최고에 영상이네요.. 감사함을 전합니다..

  15. As a Korean this video is so informative and helpful
    Thank u so much making this kind of video

    And I recommend to go to Han river poor at summer
    That is not only the place to swim but also show off thier hot body

  16. How much money would you need to enjoy yourself for a month in Seoul?

  17. What nice people!

  18. 行かない。

  19. Going to Seoul with my hubby in a week! THanks for this video!! Btw, the raw fish with rice should be eaten with a lot more pepper paste sauce…to the point the whole dish is red.

  20. Pretty good video…and, I'm sure that I met you a while ago (I have lived in Seoul for more than 20 years), and Samuel looks familiar for sure…Were you ever in HBC or Kyungnidan?!
    Also. glad to see you're not vegans; I was salivating right along with you when you tucked into that Kalbi…!

  21. Whats the name of the no. 20 place please=]?

  22. K-pop random play dance?

  23. By watching this vid I really wanna go to Seoul

    Promoting Korean culture

  25. 👍👍👍👍😘

  26. what is the name of the restaurant you eat Kalbi? the thing I had a hard time when I was in Korea was looking for a BBQ place, I was unable to eat Kalbi ㅠㅠ

  27. Came across your video, THANK GOD. Korea trip Aug2k19…have 0 ideas, until now!!! 👍 now I just need to find hotel…1st week Hongdae or Myeoungdong? 2nd week Daegu…🤷🏼‍♀️ Love from Arizona USA!!!!!☺💜🐾🐕


  29. great video 🙂 In which area in Seoul do you recommend staying for a first time traveler to the city?


  30. 뭔가.. 여러 한국 여행기영상중에서 가장 한국을 잘 한국답게 잘 이해하고 만드신것같은 느낌이네요 좋았어요

  31. Samuel looks like Justine Timberlake's big brother….hahaha
    Thank you for the beautiful guiding video for about Korea
    This is awesome and you guys really nice worked!!!
    By the way i recommend to you guys Busan city…which locates southern Korea
    I am so sure you guys really like there too
    Good Luck guys!!!

  32. I like how your videos have the right balance of comedy and information. There are some "vlogs" in which the narrator spends all of the time making funny faces and doing something stupid. And there are other YouTube videos in which there is helpful information, but it's so dry and tedious. Fortunately, your videos are both funny and informative.

  33. Please visit us for a bike tour in Seoul. you will see so much more and at a more relaxed pace. Tour by bicycle with a local! We would love to ride with you.

  34. That is too cool that you get free admission to palaces when you wear a hanbok!

  35. 회덮밥 먹는 방법만 알았다면

  36. Seoul is my favorite city in the world, next to Busan.

  37. They often cook for foreigners because they think we don’t know How to do it lmao

  38. What camera and lenses were you using? Great camera work.

  39. I would love to visit the cat cafe but I’m allergic to cats so I’ll only be able to make it to the doggy cafe

  40. You both are great. Thanks

  41. Thank you for your helpful video, love all the details that you listed, would you tell me the name of the teahouse please.

  42. I really enjoy your video. Please let us know when it would be the good month to travel these places. Thanks

  43. Are you here to eat Korean food? Hahaha.😁

  44. 신촌이네 ㅎ

  45. 외국사람들은 대한민국엔 서울만 있줄 알아 지방의 대한 홍보는 많이없어 ?

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