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Explore Creative Hongdae

Student-y vibes (and prices), street art, a creative buzz and pop-up pavement markets.

  • (1 review)
  • Private &
    personalized
  • 3 hours
  •  From $47.50 USD per person
  • Walking
  • Multiple languages available. Request at time of booking.

What you’ll do

Being so close to a university, you can imagine that whether it be day or night, Hongdae hums!

You’ll join one of our Seoul hosts as they show you this exciting pocket of Seoul, filled with explosive street art, quirky flea markets and street performers aplenty!

You never know when a sneaky pop-up market will literally pop up on the pavement in front of you - on nothing more than a blanket laid on the ground, then disappear just as quickly. The student-friendly prices are an obvious win, so keep your eyes peeled for hand-made crafts and jewelry.

Your host will lead you to themed cafes (a major attraction in these parts) as well as tiny sidewalk cafes, serving up delicious street food and soju (a vodka-like drink).

Renowned for its nightlife, you might choose to visit Hongdae in evening, in which case your host will take you to their favourite karaoke bar, where you can sing your heart out to some old-school tunes, or alternatively, hit up an underground club where you can show off your moves (after a few rounds, called cha, no doubt). 

From silly antics at the Trick Eye Museum to comedy shows at the NANTA Theatre, we’ll give you a thousand reasons to love Hondae!

Our Picks

  • Visit one of Seoul’s most expressive and trendy local neighbourhoods that’s popular with students and artists

  • Get off the beaten path and explore an alternative side of Seoul, from optical illusion exhibitions to pop up flea markets

  • See unique street art and catch street performances

  • Browse quirky boutiques and hand-made crafts stalls

  • Visit one of the themed cafes that the area is renowned for, or try your vocals out in a karaoke bar

  • Get tips offs from your host on the best nightlife spots in the city

Good to know

What’s included
  • Private and personalised itinerary
  • 3 hours with a host
  • Walking experience (other transport can be arranged at an additional cost)
What’s not included
  • Food and drink
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Transportation costs
  • Gratuities (optional)
Cancellation Policy

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This experience’s reviews

SEOUL, EXPLORE CREATIVE HONGDAEYujin

4.9 average | 7 reviews

December 2018

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Review by Alberto M

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