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Seoul
Seoul, the capital of the Republic, is located in the western center of the Korean peninsula. With the Han River running across the city and magnificent and splendid mountains surrounding it,it is indeed the center of the peninsula, boastful of scenery rivaling that any city in the world.
In addition, Seoul is a business center of Northeast Asia and acts as a hub for business in the region and for the international consumption market and distribution based on a highly efficient finance and distribution system, highly competitive advanced digital industry and knowledge industry, and excellent traffic system from the airports to high-speed rail, moter-way, and port facilities.
At the same time, Seoul is embracing the cultural heritages of Korea with 5 ancient well-preserved palaces and 5 World Heritage Sites designated by UNESCO. There is no exaggeration to say that Seoul the most traditional but modern city which makes it definitely attractive to the visitors from overseas.
Culture & K-Wave
Visitors will discover its rich natural beauty combined with a unique cultural and historical heritage. Korea's Cultural Heritage conveys a genuine sentiment of simplicity and peacefulness. The historical Background of the heritage is driverse, encompassing the history of Korea from ancient times to the Joseon Dynasty.
Hallyu, also known as Korean Wave, refers to the Korean pop culture phenomenon that is gaining great popularity around the world. It began with Korean dramas and movies garnering popularity in Asia, but in recent years, Korean pop music has become popular around the World. If in Korea, be sure to visit filming locations or fantastic cultural performances and experience diverse aspects of the Korean pop culture.
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. Seoul also has several large parks and mountains with walking trails. If you wish to know the closest park from you and have relaxing time, please visit here.
FOOD
Korean food contains less meat than traditional Western or Chinese cuisine 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 or the world recently. Characterized with the usage of garlic, fresh vegetables and rice, the world began paying attention to Korea's culinary culture.
Also, you will be able to find some large traditional market in Seoul including Dongdaemun/Namdaemun Market and Gwangjang Market.
Seoul City Tour
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