Explore Creative Hongdae


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3 hours | from $47.50 pp
Busking musicians, a community of artists and an even bigger student population help make Hongdae one of Seoul’s most creative neighbourhoods, and you’ll soon discover that this is the district that sets the trends, not follows them! Explore progressive and spirited Hongdae with a local by your side to unlock its quirky personality as you stroll through alleyways decorated with street art, browse craft markets that pop up on the pavements and listen to street performances. Soak up the street style and enjoy the cheap eats at authentic local eateries - you’ll not want to leave!
3 hrs
Start when you want
Private & personalised

What you'll do

Join a like-minded local to explore creative Hongdae, a neighbourhood in Seoul’s university district that’s known for its artistic roots and student friendly shops and eateries.Read more +

Stroll through this alternative area and see expressive street art, browse flea markets, catch a street performance and see local artists at work.

Markets here pop up on the pavement on nothing more than blankets laid out on the ground, so keep an eye out for locally made crafts and jewellery or browse unique stores with student friendly prices.

Stop for some food at a themed cafe (this neighbourhood is renowned for them!) or pick up some street food from a local vendor to get an authentic taste of local life.

Get to know your local, who will give you tips and tricks for the best spots in the area to party - the area is renowned for its nightlife, from tiny bars where you can catch live music to underground clubs, you’re spoiled for choice!


What's Included

*   Private and personalised itinerary
*   3 hours with a Local Host 
*   Walking experience (other transport can be arranged at an additional cost)


What's Not Included

*   Food and drinks
*   Tickets to any attractions
*   Transportation costs
*   Gratuities (optional)


Meeting Point

To be agreed with your Local Host


Cancellation Policy

Cancel up to 7 days before your experience and get a full refund.  

Experience Highlights

* 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 to Seoul
* See unique street art and catch street performances
* Browse pop up sidewalk flea markets and clothing stores
* Visit one of the themed cafes that the area is renowned for
* Get tips and tricks from your local for the best nightlife spots in the city

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Start when you want

You can change your preferred start time after booking

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Experience type
Private and personalised to what you want to see and do.
Multiple languages available. Request at time of booking.
Kids go free
Kids up to 12 years old go free