Destination guide

Travel to culturally rich Jongno

Take a vacation to Jongno and enjoy the area's museums, culture and temples. Renowned for its shopping, restaurants and monuments, this city welcomes all visitors. Take in top local attractions like Gyeongbok Palace and Dongdaemun Market. 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.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Jongno

Are you searching for things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Jongno a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Supsok Hanbang Land (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Namsan Cable Car (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Children's Grand Park (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Ttukseom Hangang Park (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • SeaLaLa Spa & Water Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • COEX Aquarium (7 mi / 11.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Jongno

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Jongno is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Namsan Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Seonjeongneung Royal Tombs (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Samcheong Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Waryong Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Baeksasil Valley (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Mt. Inwang (1.2 mi / 2 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Jongno

The nearest airport is in Seoul (GMP-Gimpo Intl.), located 9.9 mi (15.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Seoul (ICN-Incheon Intl.), which is 30.6 mi (49.2 km) away.

It's easy to get around Jongno by catching a ride on the metro at Anguk Station, Gyeongbokgung Station or Gangwhamun Station.

Where to stay around Jongno-gu?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 53 vacation rentals near Jongno-gu. From 14 Houses to 38 Studios, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Jongno-gu for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Jongno-gu?

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

  • The Blue House: 251 vacation rentals
  • Beautiful Tea Museum: 251 vacation rentals
  • Alive Museum Insadong: 253 vacation rentals
  • Sungkyunkwan University: 252 vacation rentals
  • Tteok Museum: 253 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 14 Houses in Jongno-gu. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Jongno-gu include:

  • Studios: 38 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 22 rentals available

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

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 48 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Jongno-gu. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.