Category:Tourist attractions in Seoul

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The South Korean city of Seoul is home to many visitor attractions. Many are of historical importance, such as palaces and museums. Others showcase Korea's vibrant growth and rising place in the world.

Many places on this list are 3 syllables long, each syllable comes from one Hanja character. The syllable "gung" for example, means palace. So, the places ending in "gung" are palaces. "Cheon" means stream, such as Cheongyecheon. "Mun" means gate, and "daemun" means large (or great) gate. Gates such as Namdaemun (Great South Gate) are elaborate structures which served as important checkpoints on the edges of old Seoul. "Dong" is equivalent to "neighborhood", and represents a particular section of the city.