Muslim Travel

MUSLIM FOOD

MUSLIM FRIENDLY RESTAURANTS

 *Note : Kindly make a reservation first before visiting.

Region

Restaurant Name

Classification

Type of Food

Seoul

 

Yang Good Korean BBQ Lamb Restaurant 

Halal Meat  Lamb BBQ 

Seoul

Hangwachae

Vegetarian

Vegetable Buffet
(Fish, Vegetable, Rice cake etc.)

Seoul

Chunja Daegutang

Seafood

Cod fish soup

Seoul

Hangari Sujebi Restaurant

Seafood

Korean

Paste Soup

Seoul

EID (NEW!)

Halal Authentic Korean Food

Beef bulgogi

Bibimbap

Grilled fish

Samgyetang 

Seoul 

BoA Travel House (NEW!) 

Halal Authentic Korean Food

Doshirak meal (One day in advance order is needed)

Bulgogi doshirak

Chicken doshirak

Gimbap & tteokbokki doshirak

Kimchi fried rice & tteokboki doshirak

Japchae doshirak

Chilli shrimp doshirak

Bibimbap doshirak

Jajangmyeon doshirak

Gyeonggi-do

NAMIOK

Halal

Halal dakgalbi
(spicy stir-fried chicken),
Chuncheon dakgalbi,

Yachae bokkeumbap
(vegetable fried rice)

Gyeonggi-do

Bugyeongjeong

seafood

Frozen pollack hot pot

Gangwon-do

Dong Moon Asian Cuisine Restaurant

Halal 

All variety of Asian meals 

Gangwon-do

Seunghwa Sikdang

Vegetable, Seafood

Angler Fish, Haemuljjim, Haemultang, Agwijjim, Agwitang , Bok tang, Bokjjim

Gangwon-do

Dubumaeul (Chodangsundubu)

Vegetarian

Sundubu(Soft tofu),

Dubu Jjigae(totu soup), Modubu

Gangwon-do

Odaesan Gamasot Sikdang

Vegetarian

Rice and soup with mountain Vegetable side dishes

Gangwon-do

Dongmyeonghang Saengseon Sutbulgogi

Seafood

grilled fish

Gangwon-do

Yongbawi Sikdang

Korean food

grilled winter-dried pollack set menu comes with milky hwangtae haejangguk

Busan

Namsae Buffet

Vegetarian

Seafood Buffet (Textured vegetable protein)

Busan

Hajinine

Seafood

Seafood

Busan

Sokssiwonhan
Daegutang

Seafood

Seafood soup such as Daegutang

Jeju

Babiboyak

Vegetarian

Soft tofu, Short-necked clam

Jeju

Hwanggane

Seafood

Spicy seafood soup

Jeju

Mulmoegol

Vegetarian

Temple food

Jeju

Seopjihaenyeouijip

Seafood

abalone

Jeju

Uribong Sikdang

Seafood

Hamul ttukbaggi, Hanchi mulhoe, obunjak ttukbaggi

Gyeongju

Dubu Village (Tofu Mushroom Steamboat)

Address: Ma-dong, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea (Muslim Friendly)

Seafood

Tofu, Steamboat

Gyeongju

Seonkumteo (Grilled Mackerel)

Address: Dongcheon-dong, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea (Muslim Friendly)

Seafood  Grilled Fish 
Daegu

Samsoo Jangeo (Grilled Eel)

Address: 1190-3, Suseongdong4-ga, Daegu, South Korea (Muslim Friendly)

Seafood Grilled Eel 
Daegu

Bap Doduk (Seasoned Raw Crab) 

Address: 3-3 Dusan-dong, Suseong-gu, Daegu (Muslim Friendly)

Seafood  Seasoned Raw Crab 
Andong

Andong Myeongga Jjimdak (Braised Chicken)

Address: 184-4, Seobu-dong,  Andong-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do (Muslim -Friendly) 

Chicken 

 Chicken 

*Halal chicken upon advance request

Mungyeong

Mosimjeong (Traditional Food) 

Address: 13, Bongsaeng 1gil, Maseongmyeon, Mungyeong, Gyeongsangbuk-do (Muslim Friendly)

Vegetables and Seafood  Bibimbap, Soybean Paste Stew, Glass Noodles (Japchae) 

 

Bukchon Bajirak Kalguksu Restaurant
Main dish served is Clam Soup Noodle.

Address: Bukchon Bajirak Kalguksu (북촌 바지 락칼국수),  Bukchon-ro-2-gil,  Jongno-gu, Seoul
Direction: Anguk Station Exit 2. Walk straight for about 10 steps from the exit. Turn into the alley on the left side. Walk until you see the restaurant’s signboard. 
 
 

 

Dongdaemun Grilled Fish Market

Popular place to eat grilled fish while you are in Dongdaemun area. Located at the back alley of shops.


Address: Dongdaemu, Jongno-gu 6ga, Seoul, South Korea

Directions:

- Take subway to Dongdaemun station (Line 1 or 4) Exit #8. Walk straight then turn right.
- Walk towards the stream (You can see how the stream looks like by scrolling up).
- Once you reach the stream, turn right (the stream will be on your left). Walk straight.
- You can see ‘PyeongHwa Clothing Market’ on your left.
- After the second bridge (to cross the stream), turn right and go into the small lane.
- Take the left lane. There will be a lot of shops selling this.


*PS: They grill the fish outside the shop so it would be very easy to spot the shops. Just choose any shop.

 

  

Insa-dong Sujebi Restaurant

It is a claypot Sujebi and is a traditional Korean noodle soup. The noodles are made with homemade dough, and while noodles are usually cut with a knife.

Address: Insa-dong, Jongno 1,2,3,4ga, Jongno-gu, Seoul Jongno-gu

Direction:
- After Anguk Station, Exit 6, walk towards Insadong and walk past Ssamziegil. 
- You will see sudoyakguk pharmacy and walk into the alley next to it - Insadong-10-gil. Walk straight you will see the sign board “Insadong Sujebi - 인사동 수제비” at the end on your right. Walk into the alley and you will see the shop on your left.


TASTY STREET FOODS


There are many tasty street foods and snacks you can find out in any market like Dongdaemun, Myeongdong, Insa-dong and more. Some of the food are suitable for Muslim:





 *CLICK HERE to know more about Streets Foods

 

SNACK FOOD FROM CONVENIENT STORE

There are many types of brand of snack suitable for Muslim and you may refer below brand as reference for you:


MASJID IN KOREA

*Refer HERE for Muslim Prayer Time reference

 

 

Seoul Central Masjid

Opened in 1976, Seoul Central Masjid is located between the Han River and Namsan Mountain. On the first floor are the Korean Muslim Federation and a conference room. A prayer hall for men is located on the second floor, and one provided for women can be found on the third floor. Worship services are held five times a day, and the schedules vary depending on the time of sunrise and sunset.
The Islamic Center, located in an attached building, houses a place to educate Muslim children and offices for related organizations, including the Korea Institute of Islamic Culture and the Student Association.

Address : 732-21, Hannam-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul 
Tel : +82-2-793-6908 ( Main )/+82-2-793-3156 (Missionary Bureau) 
Directions : Take Seoul Subway Line 6 and get off at Itaewon Station (Exit 3). Go straight and you will find Itaewon Fire Station. Turn right and go uphill about 100 meters. At the three-way intersection, turn left and walk about 200 meters.

Gyeonggi-do/ Paju Masjid

Located near the Imjin River , the Paju Masjid is mostly frequented by Bangladeshi and Pakistani Muslims in the vicinity.

Address : 421-9, Yeongtae-ri, Wonreung-myeon, Paju-si, Gyeonggi-do 
Tel : +82-31-946-2110 

Bupyeong Masjid

Located in the east end of Incheon, Bupyeong Masjid is a place of worship for immigrant Muslim workers in nearby areas, including Namdong Industrial Complex in Incheon.

Address : 574-19, Sipjeong-dong, Bupyeong-gu, Incheon 
Tel : +82-32-512-2612

Anyang Masjid

Anyang Masjid, not far from Seoul, is operated independently by Muslim immigrants from Bangladesh and Pakistan.

Address : 618-132, Anyang 5-dong, Anyang-si, Gyeonggi-do 
Tel : +82-31-444-7757

Ansan Masjid

An imam from Bangladesh serves at the Ansan Masjid, which is operated independently by immigrant Muslims from Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Indonesia working at the nearby Ansan Industrial Complex.

Address : 741-5, Wongok-dong, Danwon-gu, Ansan-si, Gyeonggi-do 
Tel : +82-31-492-1948

Gwangju Masjid

In Gwangju (Gyeonggi-do), which is adjacent to Seongnam, Icheon and Namyangju, Gwangju Masjid, Korea 's third masjid, was opened in 1981.

Address : 48-9, Yeok-dong, Danwon-gu, ansan, Gyeonggi-do
Tel : +82- 31- 761-3424

Jeolla-do/Jeonju Masjid

Matching Jeonju's reputation as a city of tradition and art, Jeonju Masjid shows the harmony between Korean and Islamic architecture. Traditional Korean roof tiles adorn the Islamic dome.

Address : 1562-10, Inhu-dong 2-ga, Deokjin-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do 
Tel : +82- 63- 243-1483

Busan/Busan Masjid

Busan Masjid was the second masjid to open in Korea. It was built in 1980 with financial support from Ali Fellaq, the former minister of finance of Libya .

Address : 30-1, Namsan-dong, Geumjeong-gu, Busan 
Tel : +82- 51- 518-9991
Website: www.busanislam.or.kr

Islamic Centers/Macheon-Geoyeo Center

Address : 186-26, Geoyeo-dong, Songpa-gu, Seoul 
Tel : +82-2- 431-6850

Suwon Center

Address : 320-15, Dangsu-dong, Gwonseon-gu, Suwon , Gyeonggi-do 
Tel : +82- 31- 295-2956

Jeju Center

Address :17-2, Wonnohyeong 6-gil, Jeju-si, Jeju-do, Korea
Tel : +82- 64- 712-1215
Website: www.islamjeju.or.kr 

Daegu Center

Address : 202-6, Jukjeon-dong, Dalseo-gu, Daegu 
Tel : +82-53- 523-2171

Gwangju Center

Address :7-17, Cheomdanjungang-ro 67beon-gil, Gwangsan-gu, Gwangju
Tel : +82-62- 972-5136

*P/S: Website of Korea Muslim Foundation: http://www.koreaislam.org (Korean, English) 


PRAYER ROOM IN KOREA

*Refer HERE for Muslim Prayer Time reference 

Korea Tourism Organization

Location : 2nd floor, Korea Tourism Organization Seoul Center, 40, Cheonggyecheon-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul
Tel : +82-(0)2-729-9497~9
Website : www.visitkorea.or.kr

COEX Mall

Location : 58, Teheran-ro 87-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
Tel. : 
+82 2-6002-5300
Website :
COEX Mall

Incheon International Airport

Location : Passenger Terminal Boarding Gate 24 on the 4th Floor of the Incheon International Airport
Tel : +82-1577-2600
Website : www.airport.kr

*Note : It is used together with other religions. Marks the direction toward Mecca and Qurans are available.

Everland

Location : Mystery Mansion Bldg., 199, Everland-ro, Pogok-eup, Cheoin-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do
Tel. : +82-(0)31-320-5000 >> #8 >> Foreign language service
Website : www.everland.com

Skinanniversary Beauty Town

Location : B1, 219, Munbal-ro, Paju-si, Gyeonggi-do
Tel : +82-(0)31-955-1688
Website : www.skinanniversary.co.kr

Woongjin Playdoci

Location : 2, Jomaru-ro, Wonmi-gu, Bucheon-si, Gyeonggi-do
Tel. : 
+82-2-1330
Website : 
Woongjin Playdoci

Korean Folk Village

Location : 90, Minsokchon-ro, Guheung-gu, Yongin, Gyeonggi-do
Tel. : 
+82-2-1330
Website : 
http://www.koreanfolk.co.kr/multi/english/

Location : 2F, H dong, 1063, Hoban-ro, Cheongpyeong-myeon, Gapyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do
Tel : +82-(0)31-584-8200
Website : www.pfcamp.com

Namiseom Island

Location : Inside of N Gallery (2F), Bobplex Bldg., 1, Namisum-gil, Namsan-myeon, Chuncheon-si, Gangwon-do
Tel : +82-(0)31-580-8114
Website : www.namisum.com

Nami-Ok Halal Dakgalbi Restaurant

Location : 86-2, Eupnae-ro, Gapyeong-eup, Gapyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do
Tel. :
+82-(0)31-581-1686
Website :
Nami Ok 

Daegu Inter-Burgo Hotel 

Location: Ground Floor, 212 Palhyeon-gil, Suseong-gu, Daegu, South Korea.

Tel.: +82 53-602-7114 


ATTRACTIONS IN SEOUL

Changdeokgung Palace
(UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997)

Changdeokgung Palace was the second royal villa built following the construction of Gyeongbukgung Palace in 1405. It was the principal palace for many of the Joseon kings and is the most well-preserved of the five remaining royal Joseon palaces. Changdeokgung’s rear garden was constructed during the reign of King Taejong and served as a resting place for the royal family members. The most beautiful time to see the garden is during the fall when the autumn foliage is at its peak and the leaves have just started to fall. 

Closed: Every Monday
Address: 99, Yulgok-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Website: http://eng.cdg.go.kr/main/main.htm (English, Chinese) http://english.visitkorea.or.kr/enu/SI/SI_EN_3_1_1_1.jsp?cid=264348

N Seoul Tower

N Seoul Tower located on Mt. Namsan offers great panoramic views of the city, and has been a symbol of Seoul since it first opened to the public in 1980. The 236.7m Seoul Tower sits atop Namsan Mountain (243m), Seoul Tower offers panoramic views of Seoul and the surrounding areas. The view is so stunning that many consider Seoul Tower the best tower in Asia. It is now a true cultural space with various performances, movies, exhibitions as well as upscale restaurants and snack bars. Topping the list of best sites according to tourists, N Seoul Tower draws a large number of visitors every day.

 *Operation Hour:

Sunday-Thursday: 10:00-23:00
Friday-Saturday: 10:00-24:00

Address: 105, Namsangongwon-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul 
Website: 
http://nseoultower.co.kr/ (Korean, English) http://english.visitkorea.or.kr/enu/SI/SI_EN_3_1_1_1.jsp?cid=264550

 

Bukchon Hanok Village

Surrounded by Gyeongbokgung Palace, Changdeokgung Palace and Jongmyo Shrine, Bukchon Hanok Village is home to hundreds of traditional houses called 'hanok' that date back to the Joseon Dynasty. The name, 'Bukchon,' which literally translates to 'northern village,' came about as the neighborhoods that the village covers lie to the north of the two significant Seoul landmarks, Cheonggyecheon Stream and Jongno. Today, many of these hanoks operate as cultural centers, guesthouses, restaurants and tea houses, providing an opportunity to experience, learn and immerse in Korean traditional culture

Address: 37, Gyedong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul 
Website: http://bukchon.seoul.go.kr/ (English, Chinese) http://english.visitkorea.or.kr/enu/SI/SI_EN_3_1_1_1.jsp?cid=561382

 

Itaewon Street 

Itaewon is a unique place in Seoul where one can meet people of diverse nationalities and cultures. There is a popular joke saying that international residents may not know Seoul, but they know Itaewon. Seoul even designated Itaewon as its first ‘Special Tourism District’, to highlight it as a destination for internationals to enjoy a diversity of culture, shopping, and entertainment experiences.

Address: Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
Website: http://english.visitkorea.or.kr/enu/SH/SH_EN_7_2.jsp?cid=273721

 

Dongdaemun Shopping Complex · Dongdaemun Shopping Town 

The Dongdaemun Shopping Complex is one of Korea’s most representative markets and was founded on December 23, 1970 as the largest of its kind in Asia. In December of 1985, the Dongdaemun Shopping Town was established, and now the area encompasses five buildings in total (A, B, C, D, and the Shopping Town). There are over 5,000 shops located in this district, selling various fabrics, materials, accessories, wedding products, and more. 

Address: 266, Jongno-6 ga, Jongno-gu, Seoul-si
Website: http://english.visitkorea.or.kr/enu/SH/SH_EN_7_2.jsp?cid=273734

  

Myeong-dong

Myeong-dong (명동) is one of the primary shopping districts in Seoul. The two main drags meet in the center of the block with one beginning from Myeong-dong Subway Station (Seoul Subway Line No. 4) and the other from Lotte Department Store at Euljiro. Many brand name shops and department stores line the streets and alleys. Common products for sale include clothes, shoes, and accessories.In addition, several major department stores include Lotte Department Store, Shinsegae Department Store and more.

Address: 30, Eulji-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul-si 
Website: http://english.visitkorea.or.kr/enu/SI/SI_EN_3_1_1_1.jsp?cid=264312


 KOREAN DRAMA AND VARIETY SHOW SHOOTING LOCATION

Namiseom Island
(Drama: Winter Sonata)


Namiseom Island is the foodmark and the first kissed scene of Winter Sonata drama featured by 
Bae Yong-joon and Choi Jiwoo. Namiseom Island was formed as a result of the construction of the Cheongpyeong Dam. It is a half moon shaped (462,809§³) isle, and on it is the grave of General Nami, who led a great victory against the rebels in the 13th year of the 7th king of the Joseon Dynasty, King Sejo (reign 1455 ~ 1468). Namiseom Island is 63 km away from Seoul in the direction of Chuncheon, and is famous for its beautiful tree lined roads. The island is 30 minutes away from Chuncheon and an hour away from suburbs of Seoul. 

Address: 1024, Bukhangangbyeon-ro, Gapyeong-eup, Gapyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do 
Website:http://english.visitkorea.or.kr/enu/SI/SI_EN_3_1_1_1.jsp?cid=264244

 

Petite France
(Drama: My Love From the Stars)


The memorable Professor Do Min-joon and Cheon Song-yi kissed scene of the drama “My Love From the Stars” shooting venue. Petite France serves as both a French cultural village and a youth training facility (Goseong Youth Training Center), and consists of 16 French-style buildings where visitors can lodge and experience French food, clothing, and household culture. The concept of Petite France encapsulates ‘flowers, stars, and the Little Prince.’ The village contains a memorial hall dedicated to Saint-Exupery, the author of the celebrated French novel, Le Petit Prince (1943) and as such it is called the Little Prince theme park.

Address: 1063, Hoban-ro, Cheongpyeong-myeon, Gapyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do 
Website:http://english.visitkorea.or.kr/enu/SI/SI_EN_3_1_1_1.jsp?cid=815994

 

Everland
(Variety Show: Runningman)

Everland Resort opened in 1976 as the first family amusement park in Korea. Though originally called ‘Yongin Jayeon Nongwon,’ the company changed its name to ‘Everland’ to make the name more recognizable to international audiences. The park is home to over 40 heart-pounding rides and attractions. In addition to ‘Safari World’ featuring white tigers, tigers, lions and bears, ‘Lost Valley’ opened in April 2013, letting visitors get up close and personal with the wild safari’s giraffes, elephants and white lions riding on unique amphibious vehicles. 

Address: 199, Everland-ro, Pogok-eup, Cheoin-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do 
Website:

http://www.everland.com/web/multi/english/everland/main.html
http://english.visitkorea.or.kr/enu/SI/SI_EN_3_1_1_1.jsp?cid=264235

 

90, Minsokchon-ro, Guheung-gu, Yongin, Gyeonggi-do


KTO
Seoul Tourism
Busan Tourism
GTO
Gangwon-do
Gyeongsangbuk-do
Gyeongsangnam-do
Jeollabuk-do
Jeollanam-do
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