The 11 best Instagram spots in Seoul

Modern skyscrapers, Buddhist temples and imposing palaces make the South Korean capital a popular tourist destination.

We have summarized the 11 most popular Instagram spots in the city for you below:

1. Jogyesa Temple

The Jogyesa Temple was built in the second half of the 14th century and is located in the Jongno-gu district. Since 1936, the temple complex, which is a spectacular photo motif due to the special construction, is the main temple of the Jogye school.

Info: Every day at 6 pm there is a service with spectacular lighting and bell music.

2. Bukchon Hanok Village

A traditional Korean village is Bukchon Hanok Village. The village, which is made up of about 900 hanok houses, has a history dating back centuries.

3. Changdeokgung Palace

Changdeokgung Palace is one of a total of five preserved royal palaces in the South Korean capital. Since 1997, the palace complex has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Due to its unique architecture and construction, Changdeokgung Palace, built in the first half of the 15th century, is a popular Instagram motif.

4. Gyeongbokgung Palace

One of the most famous sights in the South Korean capital is Gyeongbokgung Palace. The palace was built in the second half of the 14th century. The building construction makes the palace complex a popular Instagram spot.

5. DDP 동대문디자인플라자 Dongdaemoon Design Plaza

The park, which was opened in 2009, is located not far from the Dongdaemun city gate. The modern design of the park makes it an excellent photo opportunity.

6. Ihwa Mural Village

The Ihwa Mural Village, located near the Naksan Park, was designed by about 70 artists. Due to the modern art elements you will find several unique photo motifs on site.

8. Starfield Library

The Starfield Library is located in Asia’s largest underground department store, the Starfield COEX Mall. The two-story building covers an area of around 2,500 square meters. The wooden look and special ceramic surfaces make the bookstore a popular Instagram spot.

10. Stylenanda Harajuku

A well-known women’s fashion store in the South Korean capital is Stylenanda Harajuku. A popular photo motif awaits you on site.

11. Line Friends Flagship Store

A special store in the capital of South Korea is the Line Friends Flagship Store. In the store you can find several unique Instagram motifs.

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