Shopping in Seoul

South Korea is known as a shoppers’ paradise, offering a great variety of items at reasonable prices. Tourists may purchase many necessities and souvenir items at any of the hundreds of shops in department stores and shopping arcades in Seoul as well as major cities throughout the country. Popular shopping items include jewelry, ginseng, furs,…

Exploring Korea – Seoul

Located along the Hangang River, Seoul has grown into a teeming metropolis with a population of more than 10 million. Over the years, the capital city has greatly expanded in the process of urbanization and industrialization and continues to grow as the thriving center of the country’s political, economic, cultural and educational activities.

Tourist Attractions and Shopping Centers

Insa-dong is a district in downtown Seoul that is packed with antique shops, antiquarian booksellers, art galleries, scroll mounters, craft workshops, brush shops, traditional teahouses, restaurants and bars that provide tourists with ample opportunities for an exciting cultural experience.

SEOUL, THE CAPITAL CITY

For at least two millennia, Seoul has served as a capital for various kingdoms on the Korean Peninsula. It first became a capital during the Baekje era (18 BC-660) and was reinstated as the capital in 1394 during the Joseon period. Against this background, Seoul has grown into Korea’s capital and largest city. Today, Seoul…

Historical Heritage of Seoul

Seoul, the capital of the Republic of Korea, is itself an important part of Korea’s cultural heritage and the most popular attraction among overseas visitors to Korea. Although it is now one of the very largest modern metropolises in the world, its downtown area is enclosed by historic walls that were originally built over 600…

Arrival procedures at Incheon Air port

Arrival Procedures at Incheon Airport   Please take the Shuttle Train to passenger Terminal if you arrive at the gate 101 to 132 of the Concourse. 1.pass a quarantine if nessesary. 2. Immigration 3. Baggage Claim 4.Customs Inspection 5.Arrival Hall going through the embarkation procedure Going through passport control. Be in line in front of…

All about Seoul subway

Seoul subway All About Seoul Subway Seoul subway Seoul subway The Seoul subway system consists of lines 1 through 9 plus the Jungang Line, Bundang Line, and Gyeongui Line. Each line can be distinguished by its representative color as well as signs and maps found throughout each station so that native Koreans and foreigners alike…

Historic Places-Palaces in Seoul Korea

Historic Places-Palaces  Palace preserved its history Recommended to stay in Seoul – Seoul will provide you the greatest experience of Korea since past, present and future of Korea is coexisting in Seoul. There are 5 palaces; Gyeongbok palace, Changdeok palace, Changyeong palace, Deoksu palace and Gyeonghui palace. Gyeonghui palace is not existing today but there are…