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Seoul

Asia
25+

Rank in South Korea

1

Rank in Asia

160+

World Rank

Currency
South Korean Won(KRW)
Weather
A shower 25.5℃
Time
20:51 PM (GMT +09:00)
Electric Socket
Type C ( 220 V 50 Hz)... Read more


About Seoul

Seoul is a city of skyscrapers, high-tech subways, Buddhist temples, palaces, and street markets. It's one of the rare cities in the world where pop culture mingles with Buddhism. There are many attractions in this busy capital of South Korea. The futuristic Dongdaemun Design Plaza, a convention hall with curving architecture and a rooftop park; Gyeongbokgung Palace and Jogyesa Temple, the site of ancient locust and pine trees are among its top attractions. Moreover, Seoul is a city with extraordinary dining places with a variety of mouthwatering dishes. It is a safe destination for tourists of all genders. The city offers many other cultural and artistic attractions, such as the Museum of Art, which features traditional porcelain, textile, and jewelry exhibits. Besides, cultural events are held throughout the year. It's a city full of life and entertainment.

Continent Country
Asia South Korea
Airport Name / IATA Code
Incheon International Airport ICN
Alternate Airport Name / IATA Code
GMP Gimpo International Airport


Seoul
  • Time To Visit

Best time to visit
March, April, May, June: The city erupts with budding trees and blooming cherry and other flowers.
Moderate time to visit
October, November, December, January, February: It's cold but sunny in winter. Warm and moist air sweeps Seoul during these months.
Worst time to visit
July, August, September: This is the worst season of the year as there are oppressive humidity and long torrential downpours.
Weather
Month January February March April May June July August September October November December
Minimum temprature (℃) -9 -7 -2 5 11 16 20 20 14 1 -1 -7
Maximum temprature (℃) 1 4 9 17 22 26 27 28 24 18 10 3
Rain fall (mm) 21 25 47 65 106 133 395 364 169 52 52 22
Population
10.29 (Millions)
Official Language
Korean
Spoken Language
Korean is widely spo... Read more
Other Language
Gyeongsang, English,... Read more
Police
112
Ambulance
119
Taxi
Start Tariff: KRW 30... Read more

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Public Transport
Basic Items And Cost
Name Price
Water Bottle USD 1.19
Cup of Coffee USD 3.96
Milk Carton Pack USD 2.08
Rice/Kg USD 3.78
White Bread USD 2.95
Eggs (12) USD 3.04
Combo Meal USD 5.31
Fine Dining USD 40.11
Bottle of Coke or Pepsi USD 1.44
Domestic Beer USD 3.34
Imported Beer USD 4.18
Bottle of Wine USD 16.71
Cigarettes (20 Pack) USD 3.76
Taxi ( 1 km ) USD 0.67
Ticket in local transport (Single way). USD 1.04
Rent ( One Bed Room) USD 674.19
Do's And Don'ts
Night Life
Must See
Experiences
  • Take photos at the common ground 
  • Have fun at Lotte World
  • If you love Korean snacks, then go to Lotte Mart
  • Explore Bukchon Hanok Village
  • Buy cosmetics at Myeongdong
  • Be a part of the guard-changing ceremony at Gyeongbokgung Palace
  • Ride the world’s steepest wooden roller coaster at Everland
  • Trek to Mount Namsan
  • Enjoy a hilarious non-verbal performance at Nanta Theater
  • Go shopping in Seoul's massive underground shopping paradise
Shopping
Seoul Flea Market
21 Cheonho-daero 4-gil, Sinseol-dong, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Distance From City Center
5.8 Kms
Dongmyo Outdoor Market
240-1 Sungin 2(i)-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Distance From City Center
650m
Hongdae Free Market
19-3 Wausan-ro 21-gil, Seogyo-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Distance From City Center
9.3 Kms
Gwangjang Market
88 Changgyeonggung-ro, Jongno 4(sa)-ga, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Distance From City Center
2.3 Kms
Itaewon Antique Furniture Street
Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Distance From City Center
5.5 Kms
Souvenir Suggestions
  • Korean Beauty Face Masks
  • Traditional Korean Tea
  • Korean Cosmetics
  • Gim - Packed and Roasted Seaweed
  • Cute Socks
  • Korean Ginseng
  • Original Artwork by Korean Young Artists
  • Cute Phone Cases
  • TEOKBOKKI Snack

Tourist attractions in Seoul

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