Namdaemun Gate

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    Contemporary Apartments in Namdaemun

    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

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    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


      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



      Time Difference

      GMT + 9 hours


      Yes, for stays beyond 15 days.  Countries with visa exemption can be found


      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.


      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)

      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:


      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.


      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.