Seoul will entice you with its lively culture, vibrant atmosphere and its energetic pace. Sitting on the Han River with an impressive skyline, this metropolis is considered one of the most densely populated cities in the world. Easily accessible, the capital city is made up of 25 districts, further sub-divided into smaller neighbourhoods – areas and attractions of notable interest include Jongno, home to Seoul’s five palaces including Gyeongbokgung and Bukchon Hanok Village, a collection of traditional Korean houses; Myeongdong, a shoppers paradise; Dongdaemun, where Heunginjimun Gate can be admired; Hongdae, with its quirky themed cafes; and the newer and wealthier quarters of Gangnam.
|Currency||South Korean Won|
|Population||9.776 million (2017)|