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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.

Woo Rae Ok

Woo Rae Ok

Locals' Pick For the nostalgia and noodles

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JinJoo Lee

Korean Foodie

Open since 1946, original owner was my father’s friend and have sister restaurants in New York and Washington DC. I have been going to this place since I was a little girl in the 70’s and the place was and still is simply the best place to have North Korean style Bulgogi and Naegmyeon (cold noodles in soup) in Seoul.

For the nostalgia and noodles

Stay.com Editors' Note

Woo Rae Ok is another popular older restaurant where Mool Naeng Myun (Cold buckwheat noodle with broth) is the traditional favorite. The restaurant is also one of the most famous in the city for the celebrity connoisseurs who love old generation Korean.

For a bit of beefy, salty and generous helping of old time favorites, this is maybe the best such restaurant in the city. The prices are not bad either, considering the quality and mystique of past greatness.

Woo Rae Ok
983-13 Daechi-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
Phone
82 2-561-6121
Hours
11:30 am – 3:00 pm 5:30 – 9:30 pm