Frommer's Seoul Day by Day

Frommer's Seoul Day by Day

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Map your own adventure. "Seoul Day by Day" is the perfect answer for travelers who want to know the best places to visit and the best way to see the city.Packed with color photos, this bestselling guide offers dozens of itineraries that show you how to see the best of Seoul in a short time--with bulleted maps that lead the way from sight to sight. Featuring a full range of thematic and neighborhood tours, plus dining, lodging, shopping, nightlife, and practical visitor info, "Seoul Day by Day" is the only guide that helps travelers organize their time to get the most out of a trip. Inside this book you'll find: Full color throughout with hundreds of photos and dozens of mapsSample one- to three-day itineraries that include gastronomic and historic tours, a Seoul with Kids tour, and more. Neighborhood walks take you from the galleries of Insadong to the indie scene around Hongdae. Side trips include the DMZ and the ceramics village of Icheon.Star ratings for all hotels, restaurants, and attractions clue readers in on great finds and valuesTear-resistant foldout map in a handy, reclosable plastic walletFoldout front cover, with at-a-glance maps and quick-reference info
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Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 104.14 x 182.88 x 15.24mm | 226.8g
  • John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • Chichester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1st Edition
  • col. Illustrations, maps
  • 0470931442
  • 9780470931448
  • 487,912

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17 Self-guided Tours. 40 Maps. One Great Trip.At last, a travel guide that tells you how to see the best of everything--in the smartest, most time-efficient way.The best of Seoul in one, two, or three days Thematic tours for every interest, schedule, and taste Walking tours of the city's best-loved neighborhoodsHundreds of evocative color photosBulleted maps that show you how to get from place to placeHotels, restaurants, shopping, and nightlife for all budgetsA tear-resistant foldout map--enclosed in a handy plastic wallet you can also use for tickets and souvenirsFind news, deals, apps, and expert advice, plus connect with other travelers at
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About Cecilia Hae-Jin Lee

Cecilia Hae-Jin Lee was born in Seoul and is the author of several popular books on Korea, including "Quick & Easy Korean Cooking" and "Eating Korean: From Barbeque to Kimchi Recipes from My Home." She is the author of "Frommer's South Korea." She is also a conceptual and installation artist, a designer, an illustrator, and a photographer. Her first and third language is Korean.
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Table of contents

10 Favorite Moments.

1 The Best Full-Day Tours.

The Best in One Day.

The Best in Two Days.

The Best in Three Days.

2 The Best Special Interest Tours.

Historic Seoul.

Seoul with Kids.

Relax & Rejuvenate in Seoul.

Gastronomic Seoul.

3 The Best Neighborhood Walks.


Samcheong-dong and Bukchon.




4 The Best Shopping.

Shopping Best Bets.

Shopping A to Z.

5 The Great Outdoors.

Seoul Parks & Outdoor Spaces.

Biking Along the Han River.

6 The Best Dining.

Dining Best Bets.

Dining A to Z.

7 The Best Nightlife.

Nightlife Best Bets.

Nightlife A to Z.

8 The Best Arts & Entertainment.

Arts & Entertainment Best Bets.

Arts & Entertainment A to Z.

9 The Best Lodging.

Lodging Best Bets.

Seoul Hotels A to Z.

10 The Best Day Trips & Excursions.

The DMZ.




The Savvy Traveler.

Before You Go.

Getting There.

Getting Around.

Fast Facts.

A Brief History.

Etiquette & Customs.

Religion in Seoul.

Recommended Books, Films & Music.

Korean Alphabet Guide.

Korean Language Guide.

Seoul Menu Reader.

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