In the past two decades, South Korea transformed itself from a developing country to a First World Country. Today, Seoul, is one of the most wired and technologically savvy cities around the globe.
Seoul’s metropolitan area is home to more than 25 million people. Parallel to its continuous growth in population, Seoul became a powerhouse in terms of economy. Some of the world’s largest companies; such as Samsung Electronics, LG, Kia and Hyundai, just to name a few, are based in Seoul. Truly, Seoul is a rising global city!
With Seoul’s current economic achievements, its rich heritage and natural landscape can easily be overshadowed. Set between a mountain and a river, the capital of South Korea provides a wonderful experience for every traveler.
Emerging from the ruins of war in the 1950s, Seoul is now generally recognized as a center of Korean culture — the country’s window to its past, present, and future. From monuments, ancient palaces, temples, culinary delights, outdoor recreation, to ultimate metropolis leisure, Seoul has it all.
Here’s a list of the most interesting places to visit when you are in Seoul, South Korea: