Seoul City Tour Bus
There is a city bus stop just three to five minutes’ walk from LOTTE Hotel Seoul for easy access to various places. Tour the entire city of Seoul on this sightseeing bus.
The main entrance to Cheonggyecheon Stream is a five-minute walk away, heading in the direction of Seoul City Hall from LOTTE Hotel Seoul.
Various festivals, including the Lantern Festival and Gimjang Festival, are held at Cheonggyecheon Stream every season. Cheonggyecheon Stream stretches 5.84 km, from Cheonggye Plaza to Dongdaemun, and is an optimal place for a morning jog or to feel some nature in the city.
Estimated Time En Route : Within five minutes of walking in the direction of Seoul City Hall.
N Seoul Tower
Located behind LOTTE Hotel Seoul, the Namsan Tower (N Seoul Tower) is the highest observatory in Seoul where you can enjoy views overlooking the city.
It is easily accessible from LOTTE Hotel Seoul on foot, by cable car, by bus, and through various other means. It is adjacent to Namsan Park, where the trees are thick and the flowers bloom beautifully.
Culture Station Seoul 284 (Former Seoul Station)
A dynamic and open multi-disciplinary cultural space that is accessible to everyone. The former Seoul Station had been a major stage in modern and contemporary Korean history and a gateway for transportation and commerce for almost a century.
Hongdae is a hot spot in Seoul, most popular among the younger generation, and is only a 15-minute subway ride away from LOTTE Hotel Seoul. Its streets are lined with shops, restaurants, clubs, and mixed, cultural venues. In Hongdae, you can find peculiar cafes in Hapjeong and Sangsu, which lead to Yeonnam-dong and Mangridan-gil Road, making it a perfect way to enjoy Seoul. There are things to enjoy, eat, and see on the streets that lead from Hongik University Station on Line 2 to the main entrance of Hongik University.
Itaewon is located a 10 to 15 minute drive away from LOTTE Hotel Seoul and is full of restaurants that serve cuisines from around the world. Take a stroll through the unique and charming Itaewon streets, lined with jazz pubs, house clubs, and an Islamic mosque. The street leads to Gyeongridan-gil Road and Haebangchon, which also offer various things to see.
Shopping at Myeong-dong
Enjoy a wide variety of street food and purchase trendy products such as Korean cosmetics, clothes, shoes, and K-Pop souvenirs on Myeong-dong street, located opposite the LOTTE Hotel Seoul, just a three-minute walk away.
Estimated Time En Route : Within 3 minutes by walking of LOTTE Hotel Seoul
Namdaemun Market, where you can find a variety of products, is an iconic traditional market that can be reached within five to 10 minutes on foot from LOTTE Hotel Seoul. Take the free shuttle bus from LOTTE Hotel Seoul to conveniently visit Namdaemun Market.
Estimated Time En Route : Within 5-10 minutes of walking toward the Bank of Korea
The largest fashion market in Korea is just 10 minutes by taxi or three subway stops away. The market stays open at night, so you can buy Korean brand clothes at affordable prices 24 hours a day. In close proximity to both the Dongdaemun History & Culture Park and Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP), you can find a wide selection of food and entertainment.
Insa-dong, only five minutes away by taxi and a 15-minute walk, is a must-visit spot to purchase traditional Korean souvenirs. Take a stroll along Ssamzigil and look at traditional pottery, hahoetal masks, and paintings, or relax in a cozy traditional teahouse. Insadong Street is right by Jonggak Station (Line 1), Anguk Station (Line 3), and Nagwon Market.
Estimated Time En Route : Within 15 minutes of walking toward Jonggak Station
LOTTE TOWN(Duty Free Shop & Department Store & Cinema)
Located in the vicinity of Myeong-dong, LOTTE Hotel Seoul is connected to LOTTE Department Store, Avenuel, and Young Plaza by an indoor pathway. Shop high end labels, street brands, and select shops that are popular online or hit the LOTTE Cinema movie theater. The LOTTE Duty Free Shop Myeong-dong flagship store is open year-round and offers Hallyu star entertainment facilities at the Star Avenue.
At Kwangjang Market, there is a wide selection of traditional market foods, including mung-bean pancakes, mayak gimbap, japchae, live octopus, and marinated raw meat. And there’s more than just food – it was the first established market in Korea and sells various items such as vintage clothes and ceremonial costumes. You can get to the market by taxi or subway from LOTTE Hotel Seoul in under 10 minutes.
Estimated Time En Route : Within 10 minutes by car heading toward Dongdaemun
Yongsan Electronics Market
Yongsan Electronics Market, the largest electronic market in Korea, has been famous for years for its wide range of electronic products. Yongsan Electronics Market is close to Yongsan Station, where you can catch a KTX train. It is also in the vicinity of the Dragon Hill Spa, I’Park Mall, and other shopping and leisure facilities. The market can be reached in about 10 minutes by car or subway from LOTTE Hotel Seoul.
Sejong Center for the Performing Arts
You can reach the Sejong Center for the Performing Arts in Gwanghwamun on foot from LOTTE Hotel Seoul in about five to 10 minutes. The Sejong Center for the Performing Arts holds performances, exhibitions, and special exhibitions regularly, making the day even more fruitful.
The Nanta Theater is a theater in Myeong-dong, just a five minute walking distance away from LOTTE Hotel Seoul. Its’ unique performances are especially popular with foreign tourists.
Jump, Jeongdong Theater, Korea House
Cultural art venues where you can enjoy non-verbal performances like Jump and traditional Korean performances, as well as the Chongdong Theater and Korean House, can be reached by foot or car in under 10 minutes from LOTTE Hotel Seoul.