Destination guide

Beautiful 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-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, 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 vacation home and check out everything that makes Dongdaemun a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 center:

  • 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

Traveling to and around Dongdaemun

The nearest airport is in Seoul (GMP-Gimpo Intl.), located 13.9 mi (22.4 km) from the city center. 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 vacation rentals are available around Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 8 vacation rentals around Dongdaemun-gu. From 4 house rentals to 4 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Dongdaemun-gu:

  • Gangnam-gu: 42 vacation rentals
  • Jongno- ga-dong: 56 vacation rentals
  • Myeong-dong: 35 vacation rentals
  • Itaewon-dong: 19 vacation rentals
  • Mapo-gu: 110 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Dongdaemun-gu?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Dongdaemun-gu. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Kyunghee University: 330 vacation rentals
  • Seoul Folk Flea Market: 336 vacation rentals
  • King Sejong The Great Memorial Hall: 330 vacation rentals
  • Hoegi Station: 329 vacation rentals
  • Hongneung Arboretum: 330 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Dongdaemun-gu?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 4 Houses in Dongdaemun-gu. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Dongdaemun-gu include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 4 rentals available
  • Studios: 4 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Dongdaemun-gu?

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

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