Destination guide

Scenic Dongdaemun will entice you

Enjoy the architecture and other features of Dongdaemun. This scenic city is known for its shopping, university setting and forests. Dongdaemun Market and Gyeongbok Palace are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Dongdaemun

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Dongdaemun a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Children's Grand Park (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Goguryeo Blacksmith Town (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Ttukseom Hangang Park (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Namsan Cable Car (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Jangja Lake Park (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • COEX Aquarium (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Dongdaemun

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Dongdaemun is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Namsan Park (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Seonjeongneung Royal Tombs (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Hongneung Arboretum (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Cheonggyecheon (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Dream Forest (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Naksan Park (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Dongdaemun

The nearest airport is in Seoul (GMP-Gimpo Intl.), located 13.9 mi (22.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Seoul (ICN-Incheon Intl.), which is 34.4 mi (55.4 km) away.

You can get around Dongdaemun by jumping on the metro at Hoegi Station, Cheongnyangni Station or Hankuk University of Foreign Studies Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Dongdaemun-gu?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 8 holiday lettings around Dongdaemun-gu. From 4 Houses to 4 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Dongdaemun-gu?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Dongdaemun-gu:

  • Yeongdeungpo-dong: 24 holiday homes
  • Gangnam-gu: 42 holiday homes
  • Seocho-gu: 22 holiday homes
  • Jongno-gu: 70 holiday homes
  • Mapo-gu: 109 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Dongdaemun-gu?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Dongdaemun-gu. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Cheongnyangni Station: 327 holiday lettings
  • Seoul Folk Flea Market: 336 holiday lettings
  • King Sejong The Great Memorial Hall: 326 holiday lettings
  • Hoegi Station: 327 holiday lettings
  • Hongneung Arboretum: 331 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Dongdaemun-gu listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Dongdaemun-gu?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 4 Houses in Dongdaemun-gu. Our other popular types of Dongdaemun-gu holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 4 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Dongdaemun-gu?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 7 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Dongdaemun-gu. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.