Having been in this spirited and dynamic city for a number of years, I’ve almost forgotten what it feels like to be a visitor in Seoul. But each time I uncover just the tiniest little unknown corner, I feel like one again! The unrestrained joy of being in a city full of energy is nothing short of magic, which is why it is rapidly becoming a beacon on the horizon for tourists everywhere, but don’t think that means for one second that the city has nothing new to offer.
And within all this, there are hidden gems just waiting for you to uncover. As a visitor-gone-local, I’ve spent long hours exploring the city on the hunt for the hidden attractions in Seoul, the peace that is so rare a find, and the city’s best-kept secret treasures – all of which fall far off the beaten path. So if you’re looking for things to do in Seoul that mean an escape from the widely known attractions, here are my recommendations for the best 10 hidden gems in Seoul!