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Seoul Fall Foliage Attractions : Seoul Autumn tour

Autumn is coming, Starting every year around October, royal palaces located in Seoul and the surrounding vicinity become more beautiful, pigmented with the bright reds, oranges and yellows of autumn leaves. Ginkgo trees and maple trees throughout Korea change their hues to yellow and red. The best places to enjoy Korea’s autumn colors are often found not too far away. Let’s check out the best fall foliage location in Seoul as below.


Deoksugung Palace & Jeongdong observatory

Deoksugung Palace located in the middle of Seoul. This is famous for its elegant stone-wall road about 900 meters long. Stone wall road named Deoksugung Doldam-gil in Korea, also known as Jeongdong-gil. There are numerous traditional and modern structures along the way. The yellow ginkgo trees which is beside the palace will change color from middle of October. Also you can appreciate colorful autumn scenery from observatory run by Seoul city hall. From 13th floor of the building, admire the beautiful Palace in a glace.

Direction : 13th floor, Seoul city hall , Seosomun annex ,15, Deoksugung-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul, Korea .

Hours: 09:00~18:00 (opens every day)

Deoksugung Palace

Read more about palace in Seoul: The five grand palaces in Seoul



Olympic Park Garden & Alone Tree

Olympic Park is a legacy of the 1988 Seoul Olympics. This is an leisure facility in which historic remains from the Baekje Era share space with modern state-of-the-art sports stadiums, approximately 1.45 million ㎡ with natural environment – cultural art park, Eco-park, history experience Park, largest sports arena and numerous rest areas. This is one of the beautiful park located in Seoul that not many foreigners know, especially who is first visit to Korea. Do not miss out this beautiful place, visit here in autumn to explore the green grass field, ginkgo tree road and flowers, etc. Especially Alone tree is best spot for photo shooting. Tree with Green hill boast its exotic beauty.

Olympic Park Garden

Do you like hiking at the mountian? Bukhansan mountain is one of the best mountain for fall foliage and hiking experience in Korea, check-out Bukhansan National Park, the Big Mountain to the North.




Haneul Park

It may be surprising but in the past this area was a massive disposal site. In fact, Seoul decided to transform it into a beautiful green space when they got designated as hosts for the 2002 World Cup. In this way, a network of six large parks has been created on the mounds around the World Cup Stadium, remodeling it into a much more welcoming area. The Sky Park (or Haneul Park in Korean) is the highest one among them, with good observatory points enabling visitors to take in the fantastic views of surrounding mountains and rivers. Also it enables us to enjoy fantastic nightscape of Seoul. Silver grass Festival, held every October when the grass is bloom.

 Sky Park Seoul

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In Korea, the beautiful autumn leaves begin to change color in late September. This is the best season to visit Korea until early November. OnedayKorea offer private autumn tour, travelers can choose the destination flexibly. We also provide Autumn tours outside Seoul, you can choose the places as you want, enjoy Korean foliage in Seoul & Gyeonggi province with us!

Check our Seoul Autumn Tour  and more Autumn tours.


Read our blog about fall foliage in Korea:

8 Secret Places to see Fall Foliage in Korea
10 Best Things to Do in Korea in Autumn


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