Seoul Itinerary 2 Days

Things to See in Seoul in 2 days

If you are looking for the best things to see in Seoul in 2 days, these are the attractions you must include in your Seoul itinerary for 2 days. Explore further to plan a perfect trip of 2 days in Seoul.

This Plan is Good for You if You Are:

  • Visiting Seoul for the first time and have 2 days in hand
  • Looking for places to visit in 2 days in Seoul
  • Staying in Seoul and wondering how to spend 2 days in Seoul with family and kids
  • Backpacker planning to spend 48 hours in Seoul
  • Want to create Seoul itinerary on your own
  • Planning weekend vacation of 2 days in Seoul

Recommended Itineraries for Spending 2 Days

Recent Itineraries for 2 Days in Seoul

Here are the recent itineraries by tourists who have visited Seoul. Stop wondering what to do for 2 days in Seoul as these trip plans will help you decide easily. Select any of the customised itineraries and modify it according to your preference to have a great weekend in Seoul.

2 Days in Seoul - Weekend Itinerary

With high-rise buildings and skyscrapers contrasting with colorful pagodas and spiritual places, Seoul is a hub of business as well as an ethos. Featuring a captivating blend of traditions and modernity, this largest city of South Korea welcomes visitors with open arms. One of East Asia’s cultural epicenter, Seoul has so much to offer to tourists and so it is very difficult to make the most of this fascinating city in just 2 days! However, if that much time is all that you can spare, look at this Seoul Itinerary 2 Days to know about the best way to spend 48 hours in Seoul.

Things to do in Seoul for 2 Days

Day 1 in Seoul, South Korea

N Seoul Tower

An observation tower located on Namsan Mountain in central Seoul, N Seoul Tower is the second highest point in Seoul. Begin your day by hopping into the Namsan Cable Car that runs from the base of Namsan Mountain up to Namsan Seoul Tower. Enjoy the splendid views of the picturesque city from the top of this tower to kickstart your morning!

Changdeokgung Palace

Nestled within a large park in Jongno-gu, Seoul, the beautifully royal Changdeokgung Palace is the best preserved of the remaining Joseon palaces. The pretty courtyard, the open corridors, and the terraced garden is sure to transport you back in time! Opt for a guided tour of this grand structure to know more about its interesting history and architecture.

Cheongwadae Or Blue House

The official residence of the President of the Republic of Korea, Cheongwadae Or Blue House which is located right next to the Changdeokgung Palace should be the next stop on your itinerary. This place derives its name from the blue tiles on the roof which contrast gorgeously with the Bugaksan Mountain in the backdrop.

Bukchon Hanok Village

A historic village which reflects 600 years of Seoul's history, Bukchon Hanok Village is considered to be South Korea’s best-kept secret! This Korean traditional village in Seoul is located next to the Changdeokgung Palace and is the best place to experience the old hanok atmosphere.

Day 2 in Seoul, South Korea

Myeong Dong

Begin the second day of your trip to Seoul with a stroll in Myeong Dong. This primary shopping district in the city is the best place to meet locals and absorb the essence of South Korea. With street vendors selling traditional Korean snacks, this is also the perfect place to sample some delicious food. Catch a show at the Myeongdong Nanta Theatre and visit the 19th-century Myeong-Dong Cathedral if you have some time on your hands.

Gyeongbokgung Palace

Owing to its fascinating history, Gyeongbokgung Palace is one of the most iconic landmarks in South Korea. The largest of the Five Grand Palaces built by the Joseon dynasty, this palace was built in 1395 and is housed in the heart of Seoul surrounded by Mount Bugaksan and Mount Namsan. Spend your afternoon on the second day in Seoul touring this charming palace.

Insadong

A popular tourist-friendly neighborhood in Seoul, Insadong consists of streets and alleys that are dotted with quirky art galleries, food joints, wooden tea houses, and shops selling arts and crafts. Treat your taste buds with delicious Korean dumplings and eclectic ice-creams and visit the Kyung-in Museum of Fine Arts and the Alive Trick-eye Museum.

Dongdaemun Market

End your day with a shopping spree at one of the oldest and largest markets in South Korea. With Dongdaemun being Seoul's busiest street, your time here is sure to be a lively and fun-filled one.

Tours and Activities in Seoul for 2 Days

Booking tours and tickets for popular attractions saves a lot of your time spent in a queue. Below are some of the tours and tickets recommended for 2 days in Seoul

Best Hotels in Seoul for 2 Day Trip

These are some of the hotels added in the past by our travelers to their Seoul itinerary 2 days. Check out the hotels that suit you and add them to your trip plan.

With Less Days in Hand

With limited time in hand, explore our travel ideas for 1 day in Seoul. During a short day trip you may visit the important attractions in Seoul.

With More Days in Hand

With more than 2 days in hand, you can comfortably spend more time at famous attractions in Seoul. Plan lunch or dinner at the best restaurants, enjoy night-outs, indulge in adventure activites. Explore 3 days and 4 days trip ideas for Seoul.

What Next?

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