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The East Sections of Seoul City Wall

  A Brisk Walk Along the East Sections of SEOUL CITY WALL | 서울성곽 Written by Robert J. Fouser Photographed by Kim Sungjin   Seoul is not often thought of as a walking city. Traffic is heavy, sidewalks are crowded,…
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Hoegi Station

  Coping with Seoul’s winter, and visiting one of its lesser-known historical sites. Treatment, Prevention With the city now firmly nestled in the depths of winter, colds and flus lurk just a poorly aimed cough or sneeze…
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Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art

  Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art | 삼성미술관 리움 The Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art in Itaewon houses the personal collection of Samsung Group chairman Lee Kun-hee, making it one of the finest collections of Korean art…
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Times Square

  Times Square | 타임스퀘어 Yeongdeungpo’s Times Square shopping mall is one of Seoul’s more visually appealing shopping centers thanks to its futuristic design by Junglin Architecture. Like any proper Korean shopping…
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Unhyeongung Palace

  Unhyeongung Palace | 운현궁 Unhyeongung Palace is not, technically speaking, a palace at all, but rather a grand mansion that was originally the home of Heungseon Daewongun (1821–1898), the arch-conservative prince…
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Hangaram Art Museum

  Hangaram Art Museum | 한가람미술관 Founded in 1990, the Hangaram Art Museum—part of the larger Seoul Arts Center complex—hosts some of Seoul’s best exhibits. Through March 31, it will be hosting the Musei Vaticani…
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Dragon Hill Spa & Resort

  Dragon Hill Spa & Resort  | 드래곤힐스파 The Dragon Hill Spa may be Korea’s best-known jjimjilbang, or Korean spa. Essentially, it’s a seven-story relaxation center, with various hot tubs and pools, an assortment…
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10 Corso Como

  10 Corso Como | 10 꼬르소 꼬모 Located in the trendy Gangnam district in southern Seoul, 10 Corso Como is the brainchild of Italian gallerist and publisher Carla Sozzani. Part art and design gallery, part bookshop, part…
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Bugak Skyway

  Bugak Skyway | 북악스카이웨이 While hiking in Seoul’s mountains in winter can be quite rewarding, it’s not for everyone. The Bugak Skyway, on the other hand, offers windshield tourists lovely views of Seoul and…