Seoul, South Korea is one of the top lists when it comes to dazzling city around the world. It has various skylines with impressive height. There is a wide range of contemporary and modern architecture. Also, it is hard to get bored when you visit Seoul. Through Seoul, you can actually feel the culture of South Korea. Seoul is where nature and tradition is still embraced strongly while letting the futuristic elements blend into the landscape.
Where to go when you visit Seoul
There are many things to see when you visit Seoul. Of course, you are not going to just see but fully enjoy the experience of visiting various landmarks and attractions if you come to Seoul. K-pop or K-drama are not the only things you get to explore when it comes to Seoul because the city is beyond. And here are several amazing places worth traveling for:
N Seoul Tower is said to be the place for romance. This iconic landmark is like a must-visit place. It stands atop the scenic Nam Mountain. It was originally built for broadcasting tower but then opened for public too. On the tower, you will get to see the mountain and clouds in 360 degree view. It is highly recommended to come to this tower towards late afternoon to catch beautiful sunset.
Lotte World Tower is the tallest building in South Korea while fifth place in the world. It stands on 1,800 feet with 123 floors. The most interesting part about its design is that it looks like a rocket ready to launch to the sky. The inside is like the embodiment of paradise. There are many things such as apartments, five start hotel, corporate offices, mall complex, museum, and many more. There is also Seoul Sky, the observation deck of the building where you get to see the best panorama on a glass skywalk.
Seocho Garak Tower East has one of the most impressive design. When you look at it during the day, it looks like wave of liquid metal dancing towards the blue sky. It is a very eye-catching tower located in Gangnam district. It is said that the design was inspired by the delicate shape prevalent in Korean pottery. The glass panels themselves provide solar electricity and insulation.
Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art is also an urban landmark you should not miss when visit Seoul. It is located in Itaewon neighborhood. There are three building complex. The first one is museum full of traditional Korean art, the second is for contemporary and modern art, and the third is for education centre. The spiral staircase in the Museum 1 catches the eye the most.
Dongdaemun Design Plaza is a cultural complex featuring Neo-futuristic style with sleek aluminum facade and eccentric shape. The interiors are experimental and diverse. More interestingly, the building transform into an animated light show at night. This building serves various purpose such as conferences, exhibitions, and fashion shows. The retail stores open for 24 hours and you can also explore design-centric museums and rooftop parks.