Seoul has been a capital city of the Republic of Korea and the Joseon Dynasty for over 600 years. The epicentre of the economy and culturer in South Korea, it is a must-see city when you travel to Korea, whether for business or leisure. Seoul lay in ruins after the Korean War ended in 1953, but now Seoul is a bustling and vibrant city, with about 14 million people. Exploring Seoul is easy, there are over nine lines of subways connecting every corner of the city at about KRW1,100 (less than US$1) per way. With restaurants in Seoul serving delicious Korean cuisine, an upbeat nightlife, and superb Seoul hotels, the capital city offers an excellent start for a Korean holiday.
Seoul is very safe city with excellent security and friendly people. There are 24-hour open markets and malls all over the city for those who want to do some shopping in Korea. Visit Insadong for a traditional Korean souvenir and to try some local cuisine. Itaewon Street, Hongik University Zone, Shinchon Street are the best places for those seeking to experience the animated Seoul nightlife.
Make sure you visit the Changdeok Royal Palace and its Secret Garden, a UNESCO World Heritage Site right in the centre of Seoul City. For those wanting to get out of the city for the day, Mt. Bukhan National Park is just a 20 minutes drive from the downtown area, where hiking makes a popular weekend activity among Seoul locals. For a unique experience in Seoul, we offer the Seoul Temple Stay program, where travellers can stay overnight in a Buddhist temple and learn about Buddhist culture.
If you are seeking accommodation in Seoul, we recommend Seoul hotels in the City Hall area, as you can walk to the royal palaces, museums and markets nearby. We offer a wide range of hotels in Seoul, whether you are seeking cheap Seoul hotels, Seoul hostels, or Seoul luxury hotels. Our team will be happy to offer our best rate and service as a local specialist for your stay in Seoul. Please contact us for any information as you plan your your travel to Seoul.
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