Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively Mapo

Take a vacation to Mapo and enjoy the area's museums, live music and theater scene. Renowned for its restaurants, shopping and university setting, this city welcomes all visitors. Gyeongbok Palace and National Museum of Korea are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Mapo

Do you want to find attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Mapo has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Supsok Hanbang Land (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • SeaLaLa Spa & Water Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Namsan Cable Car (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Haengjusanseong Fortress (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Badagol Theme Park (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Goyang Eoullimnuri Arts Center (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Mapo

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Mapo is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Namsan Park (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Seonjeongneung Royal Tombs (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Gyeongui Line Forest Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Mangwon Riverside Terrace (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Seonyudo Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Haneul Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Mapo

The nearest airport is in Seoul (GMP-Gimpo Intl.), located 6 mi (9.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Seoul (ICN-Incheon Intl.), which is 26.4 mi (42.6 km) away.

You can see more of Mapo by catching a ride on the metro at Mangwon Station, Hapjeong Station or Hongik University Station.

Where to stay near Mapo-gu?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 110 house rentals near Mapo-gu. From 26 Houses to 84 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Mapo-gu for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Mapo-gu?

Whether you're travelling 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 Mapo-gu:

  • Gangnam-gu: 41 vacation rentals
  • Myeong-dong: 32 vacation rentals
  • Sinchon-dong: 40 vacation rentals
  • Itaewon-dong: 21 vacation rentals
  • Yongsan-gu: 93 vacation rentals

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

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

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

  • Sinchon Station: 332 home rentals
  • Daeheung Station: 332 home rentals
  • Gongdeok Station: 332 home rentals
  • Aeogae Station: 332 home rentals
  • Hope Market: 333 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Mapo-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 Mapo-gu?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 26 Houses in Mapo-gu. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Mapo-gu include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 84 lodging choices
  • Studios: 84 lodging choices

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

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 100 vacation homes with internet/wifi available in Mapo-gu.