About Seoul

Seoul

Seoul is the capital and largest metropolis in South Korea, and has been the capital for more than 600 years. With a municipal population over 11.8 million, Seoul is one of the largest financial and cultural centers in East Asia. Situated on the Han River, Seoul is considered a leading and rising global city, filled with a fascinating blend of ancient traditions and cutting-edge digital technology, home to endless street food vendors, and noble palaces and serene Buddhist temples. As the birthplace of K-pop and Korean Wave, Seoul receives over 10 million international visitors every year, making it one of the world’s most visited cities. For more information, please visit the website at www.visitseoul.net/index.

Nature

Korea has four distinct seasons and offers assorted natural beauty. Colorful flowers embroider the country in spring and mountains and seas are lively during summer. Autumn is decorated with fall foliage and winter sports are offered on white snow. Any season is the best season for your trip.

Culture & K-Wave

Korea has four distinct seasons and offers assorted natural beauty. Colorful flowers embroider the country in spring and mountains and seas are lively during summer. Autumn is decorated with fall foliage and winter sports are offered on white snow. Any season is the best season for your trip.

Food

Korean food contains less meat than traditional Western or Chinese cuisine and features a wide variety of fermented foods, assorted vegetable dishes and rice. As the culinary trend has shifted towards the healthy food, Korean food has begun gaining the attention of the world recently. Characterized with the usage of garlic, fresh vegetables and rice, the world began paying attention to Korea’s culinary culture.

Shopping, Best Shopping District

Seoul is truly a shopping paradise with a wide range of items from the latest fashion and luxury brands to traditional Korean antiques such as handmade crafts. As the capital’s representative shopping area, Myeong-dong is a shopping destination filled with inexpensive cosmetic boutiques and specialty apparel boutiques, while Insa-dong is a shopping area full of Korean antiques such as old furniture, antiquarian books and handmade crafts. Above this, Seoul brims with various shopping districts satisfying visitors’ taste.







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