Contemporary Apartments in Namdaemun
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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)
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
From Gimpo Airport,
- Fraser Place Limousine Service Transfer (one-way)
-Arrival/departure fare: KRW 70,000 + 10% VAT
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
GMT + 9 hours
Yes, for stays beyond 15 days. Countries with visa exemption can be found http://english.tour2korea.com/.
Won (KRW). Major credit cards are accepted at large establishments.
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.
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
- 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/).
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.
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.