With more than 25 million people, Seoul is the second largest metropolitan in the world. It accounts for half of the population of the entire country! So we understand that first-time visitors could find it a bit overwhelming, even with a map. But we don't want you to miss out on what Seoul has to offer! Don't just stick to the tourist traps; trust us, Seoul has a lot of hidden gems. Avoid getting lost by downloading Subway Korea (available on the App Store and Google Play) before your trip. You should be able to fly back here with a gallery full of Instagram-worthy shots if you visit these spots:
1. Ihwa Mural Village
Nearest station: Hyehwa Station (Line 4)
Nearest station: City Hall (Line 1, 2); Gwanghwamun (Line 5)
3. Bukchon Hanok Village
Nearest station: Anguk (Line 3)
4. Dongdaemun Design Plaza
Nearest station: Dongdaemun History and Culture Park Station (Line 2, 4, 5)
5. Ewha Womans University
Nearest station: Ewha Womans University (Line 2)
6. Common Ground
Nearest station: Konkuk University (Line 2, 7)
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