An amazing place for me, my dream destinations, and a dream heaven of course for K-Popers, Seoul.
Seoul is the capital of South Korea more than 600 years and up to 1945, the capital of the whole of Korea. This city is a Korean Special Town. Since the founding of the Republic of Korea-better known by the name of South Korea-in 1948, he became the nation's capital, except for some time during the Korean War.
Seoul is located in the northwest of the country, in the southern part of DMZ Korea, on the Han River. The city is the political, cultural, social and economic center of South Korea and East Asia. He is also a business center, finance, multinational corporation, and global organization. Until now, he is considered a ray of East Asian economics, a symbol of the Korean economic miracle.
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Interesting Facts about Seoul.
Seoul is home to the world's fastest internet connection, reaching speeds up to 1 GBPS. By 2015, the city also plans to offer free Wi-Fi in parks, streets and other public places.
Seoul became the first city in East Asia during the late 19th century to use electricity in the royal place, built by the Edison Illuminating Company.
It is an important economic part of the country since it headquarters some Fortune 500 companies such as Samsung, LG Group and Hyundai.
The population has proved to be the second densest in the world, next to Paris. The population is almost eight times as much as Rome.
Lotte World, a recreation complex in Seoul, beat a Guinness World Record by housing the world's largest indoor theme park. It has also has an outdoor park, hotels, shopping malls and more.
The city originally had a fortress stone wall built around it in 1397 as protection from invaders like wild animals and thieves.
The city's tallest mountain and national park, Bukhansan, also holds a Guinness World Record for the most visitors per square foot.
It is one of the eight first-level cities of South Korea and became a 'special city' as of 1949.
The city holds a "Hi! Seoul Festival" four times a year, each seasons, since 2003. It is based on 'Seoul Citizen's Day', which has been celebrated every October since 1994 to commemorate the 600 years of Seoul as the capital.
There have been a number of games hosted there, including the 1988 Summer Olympics, the 2002 FIFA World Cup and the 1986 Asian Games.
Seoul is often used as a place to shoot a drama
Korean Cultural Sensation in Bukchon Hanok Village
Bukchon which means "Small Village" so one of the places you should not miss when visiting Korea. Being here you can feel Korean culture during the Joseon dynasty. You could say this place so one place that is instagrammable abis.
Location: 37, Gyedong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Access to it: Subway: Line 3 to Anguk, Exit 3
Feeling So King and Queen a Day at Gyeongbokgung Palace
Built in 1395, Gyeongbokgung Palace is also called the northern palace because of its northern-inclined position compared to the other two palaces of Changdeokgung (East Palace) and Gyeonghuigung (Western Palace).
Gyeongbokgung Palace is claimed as the most beautiful and largest palace among the five other palaces in Korea.
Formerly in 1592-1598 this palace was destroyed during the Japanese invasion of Korea, however, all the palace buildings were later restored under the leadership of Heungseondaewongun during the reign of King Gojong in 1852-1919. You could say this palace became one of the symbols of the majesty of the Kingdom and people of Korea.
Location: 161, Sajik-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Opening hours :
November February: 09: 00-17: 00
March-May: 09: 00-18: 00
June-August: 09: 00-18: 30
September-October: 09: 00-18: 00
Close every Tuesday
Adults (ages 19-64): ₩ 3,000 / Groups (10 people or more): 2,400 won
Children (ages 7-18): 1,500 won / Group (10 people or more): 1,200 won
Don't forget! Taste the Food at Pojangmacha
In Korean dramas or movies you must have seen a small tent selling a variety of foods.
At nightfall you can feel the sensation of tasting food in a small tent (Pojangmacha) located on the roadside, usually this tent will sell a variety of Korean food.
Usually at night you can find Pojangmacha along the road in Jongno, Hongdae, and Namdaemun areas.000
So, that's enough for Seoul. I hope you who read this article, and me holiday to Seoul.