Seoul: 10 Things to Do

10. Korean Feasts

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For an excellent full-course Korean lunch, hit the quaint Baedongbaji in Samcheong-dong. For about $15 per person, you can sample many popular dishes like japchae (cellophane noodles stir-fried with sliced beef and veggies), doenjang jjigae (stew made with bean paste, tofu and veggies or meat) and sengsun ya-chae jeon (fried fish with vegetables). The restaurant is inside a hanok, or a small traditional wooden home, and is just a hop, skip and a jump from the three-way junction on the main road. Take subway line 3 to Anguk Station and take Exit 1.

For a great place to try the Korean specialty, kalbi, grilled marinated beef, check out Arirang Folk Restaurant directly behind the Westin Chosun Hotel. Take subway line 2 to Ulchiro 1-ga Station and get out at Exit 7.

  • 1. Baedongbaji
    27-3 Samcheong-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea; 82-(0)2-720-9644 More Info
  • 2. Arirang Folk Restaurant
    2-2 Kwanhun-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea; 82-(0)2-737-2371
  • 3. Westin Chosun Hotel
    87 Sogong-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea 100-070; 82-(0)2-771 0500 More Info

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