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With several beautiful rivers coursing through its heart, not to mention the area’s verdant forest, its high-tech industrial district, and its scores of included historical attractions, Seongdong blends nature, history, and the future into a one-of-a-kind whole. This district is one of several fascinating gu that constitute the sprawling city of Seoul. This area’s world-famous moniker translates in English to “the east of a castle town,” referring to the city's location vis-à-vis the castle walls that once surrounded what is now bustling Seoul. In ancient times, the site of Seongdong was an open field, referred to as Donggyo, but it eventually developed into a vibrant farming and trading centre.

  • Walk along Seongdong's Cheonggye Stream to find the Gwangtong Bridge, the only ancient structure of its kind that is built upside down.
  • Learn about the area's ecology at the Natural Hands-on Experience Learning Garden, which is located inside Seoul Forest, home to a variety of plant and animal species.
  • For a taste of Seoul's past and culture, visit the Cheonggyecheon Museum, a building featuring two levels underground, and two above—home to a number of exhibition halls, restaurants, and gardens.

Seongdong is located east of Seoul City, with the Cheonggye-cheon, Jungrang-cheon, and Han Rivers winding gently through the district. The area features a superb transportation system, providing visitors with a variety of options for accessing this suburb. Visitors travelling along the subway should get off at Wang Shim Ni Station Line Two and take Exit Three or, from the same station, take Line Five and use Exit Four then walk for three minutes toward the destination. Holidaymakers travelling along Blue Buses should use lines 110, 141, or 145, whilst passengers on Green Buses should use numbers 0013, 1216, and 1411.

Hotels in Seongdong

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From US$57

1 Amourex Hotel Seoul

3 stars
3.6 / 5

19, Wangsimni-ro 20-gil, Map

FREE Internet Access & Wi-Fi

The Amourex Hotel Seoul features 10 floors and 70 rooms with very eclectic and interesting room decor. The rooms have large flat screen TVs and computer terminal in each room. They also have a... More

From US$12

2 Philstay Hostel Dongdaemun Seoul

2 stars
Not yet reviewed

23, Eulji-ro 44-gil, Jung-gu Map

Philstay DDP hostel Seoul is in Seoul. It is within about a 5-minute walk from Dongdaemun History & Culture Park subway station (Line 4 and 5). Guests can access free Wi-Fi throughout the... More

From US$61

3 The Summit Hotel Dongdaemun Seoul

3 stars
4.7 / 5 3 reviews

31-7, 1ga, Jangchung-dong, Jung-gu Map

The Summit Hotel Dongdaemun Seoul welcomes discerning travellers in a leisure or business trip to plush accommodations set in a central location in the South Korea capital. After minding corporate... More

wonderful trip
the location is just 2 minutes walk from metro station. Nice service and overall experience was quite satisfaction. will visit again
13 Apr 2015
From US$139

Grand Ambassador Seoul Associated Pullman Hotel creates a lavish retreat for discerning travellers through top-of-the-line facilities and inviting spaces set within convenient distance from... More

From US$244

5 The Shilla Seoul

5 stars
5.0 / 5 1 reviews

202, Jangchung-dong 2ga Map

The Shilla Seoul makes for an ideal urban retreat with top-notch amenities and luxurious accommodations fit for sophisticated business and leisure travellers exploring the capital city of South... More

Seoul Shilla
traffic jam for wedding ( 1,500 guests ) people jam for urban island ( we coudn't accept there ) I think there's too rooms and convention to accept the facilities it's not appropiate to vacation
18 Aug 2015
From US$46

6 Uljiro CO-OP Residence Seoul

3 stars
4.1 / 5 39 reviews

32, Uljiro 6ga Map

The Uljiro CO OP Residence Seoul offers 250 modern self-catering units, each equipped with a small kitchen. This residence hotel is located in an area that is home to several universities, giving... More

good location
airport bus stops in front of hotel. easy food access. subway nearby. rooms are small... small bathroom.... no space for baggage.
15 Jun 2015
From US$78

7 Hotel Skypark Dongdaemun I Seoul

4 stars
4.1 / 5 12 reviews

335, Dongho-ro, Map

Savvy travellers looking for comfort and convenience when spending time in the vibrant South Korea capital book a stay at the centrally set Hotel Skypark Dongdaemun I Seoul. This plush Seoul hotel... More

A short 2 nights in Seoul
First of all, if you have luggage, take the limo bus from the airport. The subway station near the hotel has too many stairs and too few escalators. If I had known better, I would have reserved the...
6 Aug 2015
From US$12

8 Kimchee Dongdaemun Guesthouse Seoul

2 stars
4.0 / 5

Hyoje-Dong 233-3, Jongno-gu Map

FREE Internet Access & Wi-Fi

Kimchee Dongdaemun Guesthouse Seoul invites backpackers and vacationers to simply appointed accommodations located within convenient access to local points of interests and entertainment venues in... More

From US$55

9 Western CO-OP Residence Seoul

3 stars
4.3 / 5 8 reviews

77-2, Uljiro 5ga Map

Business and leisure travellers looking for affordable self-contained accommodations in Jung-gu book a stay at Western CO-OP Residence Seoul. This value-for-money hotel places guests close to the... More

Budget service apartment
The hotel is easily accessed from airport as the airport limousine bus has the stop right outside the hotel door! Cleanliness is ok. It's much spacious than the ordinary hotel as you actually have...
15 Mar 2015
From US$11

10 YaKorea Hostel Dongdaemun

2 stars
5.0 / 5

308-5, Sindangdong, Map

Free Wi-Fi

Located in the bustling shopping district of Dongdaemun. Surround by all the shops you could ever need and will all the amazing delicacies of Seoul. Rooms range from private to dorms. All of the... More

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