Celebrate scoring cheap business class tickets with a trip to Seoul’s prime fashion, cosmetic and shopping district. The Myeong Dong district is the world’s ninth most expensive shopping street, abounding with luxury stores and plenty of fortifying restaurants. If you want to try out sophisticated skin care products and cosmetics, this is the place to be. You’ll find brands like Etude House, Innisfree and ARITAUM.
The street is an excellent place to take a break from business meetings too. Lunch in the Myeong Dong district is a buffet of Korean, Asian and international foods. Family restaurants are plentiful here, offering traditional specialties such as kimchi, bibimbap and kal-guksu noodles. You can walk off that lunch by exploring Myeong Dong Cathedral and the street’s history that dates back to the Joseon Dynasty.
Your discounted first class tickets ensure a tranquil flight to Seoul. By the time you land in the city, you may be ready for a little excitement. Lotte World is a great place to find those thrills, especially if you’ve brought your family along for the trip. Lotte World is an immense theme park, mostly contained indoors so you rarely have to worry about the weather cooperating. It is, in fact, the world’s largest indoor amusement park. You’ll find water rides, roller coasters, interactive rides, kiddie activities and spinning, swooping and elevated rides here. If you prefer your entertainment with water, the site’s water park or aquarium may be more to your liking. The aquarium exhibits beautiful beluga whales, while the water park is known for its Polynesian island theme. Next door, the Lotte World Tower also offers a few thrills. The skyscraper boasts 123 floors, a height of 1,821 feet and a place in the record books as the world’s fifth tallest building. If you’re really seeking and adrenaline rush, you can take a skywalk on the tower.
Colorful, majestic and reverent, Gyeongbokgung Palace is one of Seoul’s most fascinating sites. Built in 1395, the palace was the first of five palaces built during the Joseon Dynasty, and it remains the largest of the group. Boasting vibrantly painted fretwork and curved roofs, the palace is a great place to experience traditional Korean architecture. The complex itself teems with other interesting sights, including a changing of the guard ceremony with guards sporting vividly hued attire. While on the grounds, be sure to visit the National Palace Museum of Korea near the south gate and the National Folk Museum. After you’ve booked our discounted first class tickets to Seoul, be sure to add at least a few hours to your trip itinerary for Gyeongbokgung Palace. To avoid crowds, get to the palace before it opens, and use the main south gate ticket office.
Travelers to Seoul often don’t take the time to venture outside the city to explore surrounding villages. Luckily, our cheap business class tickets to Seoul give you the freedom to indulge in new adventures. Exploring the country’s 18 Joseon Dynasty burial sites is one such adventure. The Donggureung Tomb Cluster in Guri northeast of Seoul is set in the beautiful forested Gwangju mountains. It’s the largest collection of royal burial sites, encompassing 17 royal tombs spanning the dynasty’s 500 years. King Taejo, the dynasty founder, is memorialized in the Geonwolleung tomb at the top of a peaceful, verdant hill. A number of other kings and queens are buried nearby, with traditional Korean Neung royal tombs marking their interment sites. After wandering through the magnificent burial grounds, be sure to explore the city of Guri itself. It’s the site of the Acha Mountain Fortress, excellent hiking trails and a captivating traditional market.