With its chaotic streets, 24/7 vibes, and eclectic mix of traditional and modern, Seoul is an Instagrammable dream! There are some incredible Instagram shots just waiting to be captured across the city. I’ve put together this list of our favorite Instagram-worthy spots in Seoul. From the colorful cafes, to the incredible palaces, and architectural wonders, I hope you have as much fun as I did visiting some of the best Instagram spots in Seoul!
Iwha Mural Village: Instagrammable Art
Firstly, we have Iwha Mural Village. The winding streets of this college neighborhood were transformed into a sea of street art and murals by a group of 70 artists. Of course, it’s one of the most popular neighborhoods on the Seoul tourist trail.
The quirky murals, which include an ‘I love Seoul’ and highly coveted angel wings, are the perfect spot for an Instagram shoot.
Iwha Mural Village, 6-18 Ihwa-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Lotte World Tower Seoul Sky: Insta-Worthy View
Seoul is incredible from the dizzying heights of its tallest building! The Lotte World Tower is the 5th tallest building in the world and dominates the city skyline. As well as the floor-to-ceiling windows and the endless skyline pics, the glass-bottomed observatory allows for some incredible Instagram shots with a birds-eye perspective on the city street
Lotte World, Olympic-ro, Songpa-gu, Seoul
Common Ground: Instagrammable Industrial
Thirdly, we have Common Ground. Seoul’s Common Ground ticks all the Instagram boxes: strong colors, food trucks, pop-up stores, and shipping containers! At Common Ground, you can find 200 shipping containers that were hauled in to create a unique experience. As a result of the unique architecture, you can enjoy a hip shopping and dining experience. If the day we visited is anything to go by, it’s a happening spot for edgy photo shoots and Instagram lovers!
Common Ground, 200, Achasan-ro, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul
Dore Dore Rainbow Cake: Insta-Worthy Dessert
Dore Dore’s Rainbow Cake, six brightly colored layers separated by cream. Isn’t it the prettiest cake we have ever set our eyes upon? Here, you can find two varieties of cake, Precious and Feel Good. Naturally, both are picture-perfect and fit beautifully with the cafe’s girly decor.
*Dore Dore is a chain! You can find various locations around Seoul.
Seoul City Hall and Plaza: Instagrammable by Design
Many describe the super-modern Seoul City Hall as a glass and steel masterpiece resembling a tidal wave. Inside, there are vertical gardens that are a treat. together with the quirky exhibitions, you can’t help but fall for the place. You can find it located in Seoul Plaza. Additionally, make sure to check out the I Seoul U sign, another great Instagram opportunity.
Seoul City Hall, 110, Sejong-daero, Jung-gu, Seoul
Jogyesa Temple: Traditionally Insta-Worthy
Finally, we haveJogyesa Temple. This temple is located in the heart of Seoul. As a result, the temple is known as the center of Korean Buddhism. The temple is colorful and beautiful and the grounds contain ancient trees which are 500 years old. In addition, there are fun statutes that won’t fail to bring a smile to your face.
I hope you enjoy your stay in Korea and that you can take amazing pictures at these instagrammable spots in Seoul. I will keep looking for new amazing places!