Hotel → Cheongwadae Sarangchae (Insadong Arts and Crafts Market on Monday only) → Namsan Hanok Village (Bukchon Hanok Village on Monday only) → N Seoul Tower → Shopping Center → City Hall or Itaewon
The unique buildings Cheongwadae are unique and beautifully designed, built in the Korean traditional style. The blue tiles and the smooth curve shape of the main office roofs are elegantly built. Approximately 150 thousand tiles compose the roof of the Blue House. A walk around the paths just outside the Blue House grounds is a pleasure as the surroundings are peaceful and beautiful.
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N Seoul Tower
Opened to the public on October 15, 1980, Seoul Tower has been designated as a major tourist attraction where the beautiful panoramic view of Seoul can been seen. The 236.7 meter high Seoul Tower built on the 243m Mt. Namsan has been known as the best tower in Asia. After 30 years of devoted support from tourists, it was remodeled on December 9, 2005 with a magnificent new look. The letter N signifies a ‘new’ look, and a total construction cost of 15 billion won was invested in to giving Seoul Tower its new look.
Namsan Hanok Village
Namsan Hanok Village has restored five traditional Korean houses, with a pavilion, a pond and a time capsule, which makes it a nice place for a promenade. When you enter the front gate, you will see the vast valley and the Chunugak to the left of the pond. It Built without any decorations; the pond contains only schools of carp that swim back and forth. Along with the pond, it is a splendid place where performances are held. On the side you will see five traditional houses. These houses belong to various social ranks of the society from the common peasant to the king.
The newly opened Cheongwadae Sarangchae, which opened to the public on January 5th, 2010, is a history center that gives visitors a chance to follow in the footsteps of presidents of Korea and gain insight into the history of Seoul. It encompasses the past, present and even the future of Seoul as well as the entire nation. It serves as a tourist information center that offers detailed information on World Cultural Heritage sites and assets.