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    Contemporary Apartments in Namdaemun

    Insadong-gil

    Explore the street which connects you to a network of alleys with galleries, tea shops, shopping malls, bookstores and handicraft shops, or simply stop by to enjoy the street performances.

    Seoul Metropolitan Library

    Built in 1926, the former Seoul City Hall reopened its doors as the city’s main public library following a restoration which brought the building’s facade back to glory.

    N Seoul Tower

    Surrounded by mountains, N Seoul Tower is a much-loved landmark for its multi-colored digital art projection, digital observatory, roof terrace and great restaurants.

    Gyeongbokgung Palace

    Located at the heart of Seoul and being its first royal palace, Gyeongbokgung represented the sovereignty of the Joseon Dynasty.

    Changing of the Royal Guards at Deoksugung Palace

    The traditional ceremony takes place three times a day in front of Daehanmun, the main gate of Deoksugung Palace at 10:30, 14:00 and 15:30 hours (except Mondays).

    Namsan Park

    At 480 metres above sea level, the South Mountain peak is a popular spot for hiking, recreation and to capture an aerial view of Seoul.

    Hanok Village

    Capture a glimpse of the Korean traditional houses or spend a night in one of the hanok villages, as you relive the elegance of ancient Korean charm with modern amenities.

    Mount Bukhansan

    At 836 metres above sea level, the highest mountain in Seoul is home to granite peaks and the Bukhansanseong Fortress – a must-see for the mountain tours.

    Dragon Hill Spa

    Relax and rejuvenate in typical Korean style here in this large and extravagant bathhouse.

    Itaewon Street

    Besides a great variety of shops, entertainment and dining options, the 1.4km-long street is an international hub with exotic fashion, bars and clubs that come alive when night falls.

    Namdaemun Market

    With over 10,000 stores, the Namdaemun market is a mega marketplace for interesting finds, whether these are local or imported, traditional or modern.

    Dongdaemun Shopping Complex

    This major trading centre to Korea’s fabric industry promises finds of various fabric types, fashion materials and accessories at reasonable prices.

    Fraser Place Namdaemun Seoul

    Walk through the Namdaemun Gate and appreciate its full grandeur right at the doorstep of Fraser Place Namdaemun and get fully immersed in the rich history of Seoul’s national treasures that date back centuries ago.  Within the vicinity of our central Seoul hotel is the famous Namdaemun market, one of the oldest and largest retail markets, where you can relish the unique Korean shopping experience.

    Fraser Place Namdaemun, Seoul

    Address: #58, Sejong-Daero, Jung-Gu, Seoul, Korea 100-094

    프레이져 플레이스 남대문 서울

    서울특별시 중구 세종대로 58번지 (100-094)

    • Facilities, Amenities and Services within the vicinity

      • 24/7 convenience stores (3 minutes by foot)
      • Railway Station (5 minutes by car)
      • Coffee Shops in every corner (3 minutes by foot)
      • Restaurant street (5 minutes by foot)
      • Extensive Shuttle Bus Service
      • Pick-up service from Travel Agents for local day excursions
      • Namdaemun market just across the street
      • Gwanghwamun & Gyeongbok Palace (20 minutes by foot)
      • Deoksu Palace (5minutes by foot)
      • Meyongdong (10 minutes by foot)
    • Nearest Transportation

      Subway City Hall Station (Line 1*2, Exit 7) is just 5 minutes away from Fraser Place Namdaemun.

    • Getting to Fraser Place Namdaemun Seoul

      From Incheon International Airport,

      • 6005 Limousine Bus
      • Fraser Place Limousine Service Transfer (one-way)
        -Arrival/departure fare: KRW 120,000 + 10% VAT
        -Reservation: 02-2098-0800

      From Gimpo Airport,

      • Fraser Place Limousine Service Transfer (one-way)
        -Arrival/departure fare: KRW 70,000 + 10% VAT
        -Reservation: 02-2098-0800
    • About Seoul

      Situated on the Han River, Seoul is the capital city and the largest metropolis of South Korea.  With more than 9 UNESCO sites under its belt as of 2010, Seoul has a distinctive culture and heritage associated with a history of more than 2,000 years.  

      Seoul is well-loved among tourists in particular for its multi-faceted appeal.  By day, it is a city calmed by its many shrines, palaces and scenic mountain views on one hand, and on the other, vibrant and buoyant with events, shopping and gastronomic delights.  By night, the city is equally exciting and dynamic with karaoke bars, nightclubs, night markets, night parks and performances.  Indeed, Seoul is a culturally rich modern metropolis that will delight visitors of any age. 

    • Essential Facts of Seoul

      Weather

      Seoul has four distinctive seasons; spring, summer, autumn and winter. The annual average temperature is 12.2 degrees Celsius.

      Dec, Jan, Feb : -15-5 degrees Celsius
      Mar, Apr, May :  5-20 degrees Celsius
      Jun, July  Aug :  25-37 degrees Celsius
      Sep, Oct, Nov  :  5-25 degrees Celsius

      Language

      Korean

      Time Difference

      GMT + 9 hours

      Visa

      Yes, for stays beyond 15 days.  Countries with visa exemption can be found http://english.tour2korea.com/.

      Currency

      Won (KRW).  Major credit cards are accepted at large establishments.

      Value-Added Tax

      VAT is levied on most goods and services at a standard rate of 10% and is always included in the retail price or the bill.

      Gratuity

      Tipping is not customary in Korea.  High-end restaurants and luxury hotels may include a 10% service charge onto the bill.

      Business Hours

      Banks and Government offices:
      Mondays to Fridays, 09:00 to 17:00 hours (banks)
      Mondays to Fridays, 09:00 to 18:00 hours (government offices)

      Offices:
      Mondays to Fridays, 09:00 to 18:00 hours, and
      Saturdays, 09:00 to 13:00 hours

      Shops (hours vary):
      Mondays to Sundays, 10:30 to 20:00 hours

      Telephone Network

      • IDD is available in Seoul and other major cities. The country code is 82, while outgoing international code is either 001 or 002.
      • GSM 1800 and 900 cellular networks are also in use. SK Telecom is the main network provider (website: http://www.sktelecom.com/).

      Health

      There are many hospitals where basic English is spoken. If medical attention is required, international clinics at large general hospitals like Severance Hospital, Asan Medical Centre or Samsung Medical Centre are recommended.

      Electricity

      In Korea, 220 volt outlets are most common.

      Public Holidays

      New Year’s Day; Seollal (Lunar New Year), Independence Movement Day; Buddha’s Birthday; Children’s Day; Memorial Day; Liberation Day; National Foundation Day; Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving Day) and Christmas.