We recommend some famous spots in Seoul where you can make special memories with your family. Do you feel bad that you can’t spend more time with your children out of your busy day? Make precious memories that your whole family will never forget!
Recommended Tourist Attractions
Gyeongbokgung Palace, Korea’s most iconic ancient palace, is only a 10 minute walk away from LOTTE HOTEL SEOUL. Gyeongbokgung Palace is the first and largest palace built during the Joseon Dynasty. It houses a political affairs facility, royal living space, and a garden. Make your time productive by sharing stories with your children at this historical space!
• Opening Hours January - February: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Last admissions at 4:00 PM) March - May: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM (Last admissions at 5:00 PM) June - August: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM (Last admissions at 5:30 PM) September - October: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM (Last admissions at 5:00 PM) November - December: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Last admissions at 4:00 PM) ※ Closed on Tuesdays
Wear hanbok and enter the palace for free! Did you know? We recommend that you wear Hanbok for an ultimate royal palace experience. Try on traditional or contemporary everyday hanbok and enjoy a stroll around the royal palace with your children to feel like you’re experiencing what it was like in ancient times.
※ We recommend that you wear hanbok suited to the dignity of the palace
Tongin Market, a traditional market located in Seochon Village, is located within 15-minute walking distance from Gyeongbokgung Palace. It is famous for oil ddeokbokki (spicy rice cake), “drug” gimbap, grilled short rib patties, and other delicious foods. Another unique and fun activity at Tongin Market is the “brass coin box lunch box.” You can exchange cash for brass coins to purchase foods at the market. Use the brass coins to enjoy traditional market foods and create unique memories.
• Brass Coin Lunch Box Hours: Weekdays 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM / Weekends 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM ※ Recommended for use during lunch hours • Hours: Daily 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM (varies by store)