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Seoul

Seoul, in old Silan language “Seorabeol” (Capital City), is and has been the capital of Korea.

The city is on Hangang River, with 10 million residents, and is dated back to 2000 years. It is true to say that Seoul is the heart of Korea’s culture and education as well as politics and economy.

Seoul is home to many historic sites and places of traditional culture, such as Gyeongbokgung Palace ve Changdeokgung Palace, which are included in UNESCO World Culture Heritage list. Beside these royal sites, traditional folk architecture like Bukchon Hanok Village is still alive.

The shopping and entertainment districts also draw a large number of tourists every year. The Hangang River, which runs through the center of the city, is a distinctive landscape of Seoul that offers a myriad of resting areas for citizens.

Sites to Visit

Bukhansan National Park, Gyeongbokgung Palace, Changdeokgung Palace, Bukchon Hanok Village, Insa-dong, Cheonggyecheon Stream, Korea National Museum, The War Memorial of Korea, Namdaemun Gate, Hwaseong Castle, Jongmyo Temple, Hangang Park, N Seul Tower, Myeongdong Shopping Street, Bongeunsa Temple, Namsan Park, Olimpiade Park, Deoksugung, Gwangjang Market