3 Places to Visit in Seoul During Autumn

Nami Island Autumn Photos
Sunlight amplifying the autumn hues

Autumn, the season of a year that is between summer and winter during which temperatures gradually decrease, where magic seems to be in the air when hues of yellow and orange seem to make every photo instantly magazine-worthy. There’s a certain charm to the way perfectly shaped red maple leaves spiral gently to the ground, or how the leaves on the trees turn a pretty autumn hue.


From September to November each year, South Korea magically transforms into a wonderland  of beautiful reds, orange and yellows.  If you’re looking to have a taste for yourself, here are 3 places you can visit when you are in Seoul to get the autumn feels. 
1. Garden of Morning Calm
Garden of Morning Calm
Perfect symphony of autumn
The Garden of Morning Calm is one of the largest botanical gardens located outside of Seoul. The flowers and plants turn into a beautiful blend of reds, yellows and orange, amidst the mountains and green foliage. 

[Garden of Morning Calm (아침고요수목원) Photologue]
[Seoul Vicinity: Nami Island and Garden of Morning Calm (Trazy)]

2. Nami Island
Nami Island Autumn Photos
Magnificent autumn hues

The half-moon shaped island is also known as Naminara Republic, a self-declared own governing micro-nation which issue stamps and visas that allow you to enter multiple times within a stipulated period of time. It is 63km away from Seoulin the direction of Chuncheon, about a 1 hour and 45 minute drive away. The island was formed from the results of the construction of the Cheongpyeong Damand is also famous for being the filming location for quite a few dramas: Love in the Moonlight (2016)Smile Again (2010)Winter Sonata (2003)Wanderer in Winter (1986) etc...

[Nami Island (남이섬) Autumn Photologue]
[Seoul Vicinity: Nami Island and Garden of Morning Calm (Trazy)]
[When's the best time to visit Namis Island?]

3. Changdeokgung Palace (창덕궁)
Changdeokgung Palace (창덕궁) and Secret Garden Tour in Autumn!
Buyongji Pond (부용지) area: Juhamnu Pavilion 주합루 - library and reading area
Located right in the heart of Seoul, Changdeokgung Palace’s Secret Garden offers visitors a glimpse into a whole new world. The Secret Garden was a place for royalty of the past to escape from their busy schedules. Shrouded in overhanging foliage, from the moment you enter this garden, it you are transported into your own little bubble of tranquility.

[Changdeokgung Palace (창덕궁) and Secret Garden Tour in Autumn!]
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