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The Miracle on the Han

A modern city, Seoul boasts over 10 million inhabitants, and is considered one of East Asia’s financial and cultural epicenters. Amongst the modern skyscrapers, Korea’s royal palaces stand carefully preserved, like precious relics of the past. There is a wealth of breathtaking architectural gems just waiting to be discovered. Add them to your Seoul travel guide, along with other attractions like Seoul’s mountains, its green parks, the temples and shrines, and the city’s amazing amusement parks. Shopping here is a rewarding experience, and when it comes to the performing arts, this is where Seoul’s heart beats loud.




Locals' Pick Food poetry, eating art

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JinJoo Lee

Korean Foodie

A lovely literary interpretation of Korean food with a modern twist. Quite upscale and expensive but you will be transported to a world of poems, stories and picturesque foods that are also very delicious. Located in Insadong and Itaewon, which are great area for tourists.

Food poetry, eating art Editors' Note

Sihwadam is part of the global fellowship Relais & Châteaux, a fine dining spot located on the hills of Kyungnidan in Itaewon. The name is symbolic of the dining experience, a three syllable word meaning; poetry, painting and story. The tailored, crisp ambiance, blend with the food art creations.

Expect a set menu for lunch and dinner, the latest variant consisting of three course in the evening of; A Beautiful Painting, A Pleasant Story, and A Banquet for Gourmets. Reservations are a must for dinner, lunch is a less busy affair.

5 Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
82 2-798-3311