Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively Mapo

Take a holiday to Mapo and enjoy the area's museums, live music and theatre scene. Renowned for its restaurants, shopping and university setting, this city welcomes all visitors. Gyeongbok Palace and National Museum of Korea are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Mapo

Do you want to find attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Mapo has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Supsok Hanbang Land (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • SeaLaLa Spa & Water Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Namsan Cable Car (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Haengjusanseong Fortress (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Badagol Theme Park (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Goyang Eoullimnuri Arts Center (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Mapo

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Mapo is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Namsan Park (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Seonjeongneung Royal Tombs (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Gyeongui Line Forest Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Mangwon Riverside Terrace (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Seonyudo Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Haneul Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Mapo

The nearest airport is in Seoul (GMP-Gimpo Intl.), located 6 mi (9.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Seoul (ICN-Incheon Intl.), which is 26.4 mi (42.6 km) away.

You can see more of Mapo by catching a ride on the metro at Mangwon Station, Hapjeong Station or Hongik University Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Mapo-gu?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 113 holiday lettings around Mapo-gu. From 35 houses to 78 flats & apartments, 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 Mapo-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 Mapo-gu:

  • Yongsan-gu: 104 holiday homes
  • Songpa-gu: 36 holiday homes
  • Yeongdeungpo-dong: 25 holiday homes
  • Myeong-dong: 52 holiday homes
  • Yeongdeungpo-gu: 29 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 Mapo-gu? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Mapo-gu. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Mapo Station: 388 holiday lettings
  • B-Boy city in Seoul - Kung, Hongdae Theatre: 388 holiday lettings
  • Gyeongui Line Forest Park: 388 holiday lettings
  • Inha University Hospital: 129 holiday lettings
  • Korea House: 385 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Mapo-gu listed on 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 Mapo-gu?

Yes, of course. offers 35 Houses in Mapo-gu. Our other popular types of Mapo-gu holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 78 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 78 self catering accommodations

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 104 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Mapo-gu. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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