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Seoul World Cup Stadium

Seoul World Cup Stadium

The Seoul World Cup Stadium was constructed between 1998 and 2001 to host the 2002 World Cup. It was inaugurated on November 10, 2001. Besides the opening match between France and Senegal (0-1), the stadium also hosted the semi-final between Germany and South Korea (1-0). In 2003, the stadium was chosen as one of the(…)

Deoksugung Palace, Seoul

Deoksugung Palace, Seoul

Deoksugung Palace was initially the seat of Wolsandaegun, the elder brother of King Seongjong.  It is the only palace sited amid modern buildings. It shows a perfect blend of the traditional and the modern culture. The Deoksugung Palace is the result of the Imjin War, which left all the palaces in Korea in a devastated(…)

National Folk Museum of Korea, Seoul

National Folk Museum of Korea, Seoul

The National Folk Museum is a depiction of the culture and folk history of the Korean people, beginning from the prehistoric times to the culmination of the Joseon Dynasty. The museum has both temporary and permanent displays. The museum is devoted to the study and research of the folk history of Korea. It collects artifacts(…)

Lotte World, Seoul

Lotte World, Seoul

Lotte World Korea is a Brobdingnagian park sited in the heart of Seoul. It is a doozie of an amusement park as it consists of not just the rides, but has a department store, a folk museum, a hotel, an ice-skating rink, a duty-free shop, a cinema multiplex, restaurants, and a big discount store, all(…)

Incheon Asiad Main Stadium

Incheon Asiad Main Stadium

The Incheon Asiad Main Stadium is one of the venues of the 17th Asian Games Incheon aka XVII Asiad, 2014 scheduled to be held in and around the metropolitan city of Incheon from September 19, 2014 to October 4, 2014. Along with opening and closing ceremonies, the venue will host athletics. The Asiad is managed by(…)

Namdaemun Market, Seoul

Namdaemun Market, Seoul

The Namdaemun Market is located in South Korea’s Seoul district. It is one of the largest markets in South Korea that sells an assorted range of products, including men and women’s apparel, children’s clothes, kitchenware, accessories, and other products. The market is also known as Sungnyemun. Almost all of these shops have their own manufacturing(…)

Coex Mall, Seoul

Coex Mall, Seoul

Coex is identified as the business and cultural hub of Seoul. This huge underground mall is visited by over 150,000 people per day. With the floor space of more than 450,000 meters square, it is South Korea’s top business events venue. Over 200 exhibitions and 2,000 conferences are conducted annually in this four-floor meetings venue.(…)

N Seoul Tower (Namsan Tower)

N Seoul Tower (Namsan Tower)

Namsan Tower, aka N Seoul Tower became Seoul’s No. 1 attraction in 2012. This stunning tower was renovated in December 2005 and was christened as N Seoul Tower (N referring to the ‘new’ look). The tower is frequented by the lovers for their ceremonial confession of foolproof love with padlocks. Surprisingly, the observation deck is(…)

Gyeongbokgung Palace, Seoul

Gyeongbokgung Palace, Seoul

When King Taejo (Yi Seong-gye) established the Joseon Dynasty, the capital of the new dynasty was shifted from Gaeseong to Seoul and the Gyeongbokgung Palace was built in the center of Seoul. The soothsayer’s predictions suggested that Seoul was the auspicious place for the construction of the Palace. The area in front of the chief(…)

Myeongdong, Seoul

Myeongdong, Seoul

Myeongdong is one of the prime shopping destinations in South Korea. Whether you are an elite shopper or a street shopper, the shopping district of Myeongdong has something for everyone. It is one of the fussiest places located in the heart of the Korean city of Seoul. This shopping district has a number of shops and(…)

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