A walkable neighborhood, Yeouido is known for being business-friendly and upscale, while offering convenient options for restaurants and bars. Part of the neighborhood's charm is its college atmosphere. Many visitors come to bask in its beautiful outdoor settings, namely the riverfront and parks. Yeouido is a great home base for exploring the greater Seoul area, especially with so much hotel accommodation to choose from.
Sightseeing around Yeouido
The area's storied past is told through its monuments and churches, while the museums provide some cultural flavor. Sights like Jeoldusan Martyrs Shrine, KT&G Sangsangmadang Hongdae, and YG Entertainment Building offer insight into the local culture. Yoido Full Gospel Church, 63 Building, and Culture Station Seoul 284 are some local landmarks. Bring the family to SeaLaLa Spa & Water Park, Namsan Cable Car, and Namsan Botanical Garden.
Shopping and being pampered at a spa are a couple of popular activities in the area. Yeouido Park, Yeouido Hangang Park, or Yeouido Saetgang Ecological Park are ideal spots to enjoy the outdoors. At Bucheon Botanical Garden, Gwanak Arboretum, and Anyang Art Park, take some time to really appreciate nature. Plan to do some shopping while in town? Consider IFC Seoul, Noryangjin Fish Market, and Times Square Shopping Mall. Yongsan Electronics Market, I’Park Mall, and Sonin Plaza are other spots for some local fun.
Don't miss some of the area's most popular attractions, such as National Museum of Korea, Gyeongbok Palace, and Dongdaemun Market. You can also head to KBS Exhibition Hall, Sayookshin Park, and Seonyudo Park.
Getting around Yeouido
If you want to get around the city, Yeouido Station is the closest metro stop. Others nearby include Yeouinaru Station and National Assembly Station.
Seoul (GMP-Gimpo Intl.) is the closest major airport, 7.1 miles (11.4 km) from Yeouido. Seoul (ICN-Incheon Intl.) is the next closest airport, 26.6 miles (42.8 km) away.