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Seoul Destination Guide

Discover Seoul in South Korea. Seoul in the region of Seoul with it's 10,349,312 inhabitants is located in South Korea and is the capital of this country.

Considering your mobility, these larger cities could be interesting to check as well: Youido-dong, Daejeon, Daegu, Seoul, Busan or Sogong-dong. Since you are in the region already, consider visiting T'ojong-dong, Songang, Sinyong-dong, Yongsan, Myeongryun and Chong-dong. Map of the area of Seoul in South Korea

Local Time

Time in Seoul is now 01:33 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Seoul" with an UTC offset of 9 hours.


Weather Conditions & Forecast

Morning 3°C / 38 °F
Evening 15°C / 59 °F
Night 6°C / 42 °F
Rain 0 l/sq m
Air Humidity 52%
Air Pressure 1008.6 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear
19°C / 67 °F Sky is clear

Sunday, 22nd of October 2017
Light rain, gentle breeze, few clouds.
Light rain Day: 18°C (64 °F)
Night: 6°C (42 °F)
Monday, 23rd of October 2017
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 13°C (56 °F)
Night: 4°C (39 °F)
Tuesday, 24th of October 2017
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 12°C (54 °F)
Night: -0°C (32 °F)

Video Collection

Life in Korea - Seoul Restaurant Review!

Hello! I visited these two restaurants last week and I really wanna share it with you guys :) I hope this is helpful for people who are visiting seoul!! 1. Seoga & cook (Hongdae

40:10 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: April 20, 2014 by Alice Ng

Seoul Lantern Festival 2013

I went to the Seoul Lantern Festival with a bunch of my EPIK friends. We had a lot of fun even though it was freezing! Sorry if the video shakes at some parts I was either walking or shaking

31:53 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: November 14, 2013 by ShimmeringSeoul


Study Abroad: Korea University Business ...

Hey everyone, I am a third year international Business Student from Maastricht University, majoring in Management Information Systems. In this video I describe the semester abroad which I

41:55 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: March 06, 2015 by Paul Schraven

Street Food The Soul of Seoul

A culinary tour of street food in Seoul South Korea, including Spicy Rice Cakes tteokbokki, , Fried Snacks twigim, , Fish Cakes odeng, , Fish Cake Broth odeng gungmul,

05:01 min, rating: 4/5
Uploaded: November 17, 2013 by caribbeanpot


Seoul timelapses [ROK On!]

Http://www.ROK-On.net http://www.facebook.com/Rokonlifeinsk Spare timelapse's that will not be in my final project. They are just extras that were shot wrong, were shot when I was just learning,

00:38 min, rating: 4/5
Uploaded: November 12, 2013 by ROK On! Life and Foodspotting in South Korea

VLOG//KIKO GOES TO SEOUL~ ~~

54~,HEA HEA, ,SHOPPING,,XD ,

55:57 min, rating: 4/5
Uploaded: November 26, 2013 by kikolimakeup


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Interesting Events in the future

A short collection of upcomming events in Seoul during the next days, weeks and months.

21
Oct
2017

Grand Mint Festival 2017 - 2 Day

Starts: 02:00 pm (14:00)
More at eventful.com.

VIXX Fan Meeting Seoul

Starts: 07:00 pm (19:00)
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Grease, School Edition - October 21, 2017

Starts: 09:00 pm (21:00)
More at eventful.com.

22
Oct
2017

Db Artists

Starts: 02:00 am (02:00)
More at eventful.com.

23
Oct
2017

CloudxLab Premium Course On Big Data With Hadoop & Apache Spark | Seoul, Korea

Starts: 01:30 am (01:30)
More at eventful.com.

IFSCC - International Federation Of Societies Of Cosmetic Chemists

Starts: 02:00 am (02:00)
More at eventful.com.

24
Oct
2017

Korea Metal Week

Starts: 02:00 am (02:00)
More at eventful.com.

Tool Tech

Starts: 02:00 am (02:00)
More at eventful.com.

25
Oct
2017

Food Week Korea

Starts: 02:00 am (02:00)
More at eventful.com.

2nd Annual Smart Cities

Starts: 10:00 am (10:00)
More at eventful.com.


Interesting facts about this location

Bank of Korea

The Bank of Korea (BOK) is the central bank of South Korea and issuer of South Korean won. It was established on June 12, 1950 at Seoul, South Korea. The Bank's primary purpose is price stability. For that, the Bank targets inflation. The 2010–12 target is consumer price inflation of 3.0 ± 1%.

Tags: Central banks, Banks of South Korea, Banks established in 1950, 1950 establishments in South Korea
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Coordinates: 37.57, 126.98 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

City Hall Station (Seoul)

City Hall Station is a station on Seoul Subway lines 1 and 2. As its name suggests, Seoul City Hall is located right next to the station. Deoksugung, a historic palace of the Joseon dynasty, is on the other side of the boulevard named Taepyeongno.

Tags: Seoul subway stations, Railway stations opened in 1974, Jung District, Seoul
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Coordinates: 37.57, 126.98 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Deoksugung

Deoksugung, also known as Gyeongun-gung, Deoksugung Palace, or Deoksu Palace, is a walled compound of palaces in Seoul that was inhabited by various Korean royalties until the colonial period around the turn of the 20th century. It is one of the "Five Grand Palaces" built by the kings of the Joseon Dynasty. The buildings are of varying construction, including some of natural cryptomeria wood), painted wood, and stucco. Some buildings were built in Western style.

Tags: Visitor attractions in Seoul, Royal residences in South Korea, Palaces in South Korea, Jung District, Seoul, Buildings and structures in Seoul
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Coordinates: 37.57, 126.98 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Gwanghwamun Station

Gwanghwamun Station is a station on the Seoul Subway Line 5 in South Korea. It is not the closest subway station to the actual gate of Gwanghwamun, for which it is named. It is located next to the U.S. Embassy in Seoul. This station boasts the most traffic of all Line 5 stations.

Tags: Seoul subway stations, Railway stations opened in 1996, Railway stations in South Korea
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Coordinates: 37.57, 126.98 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Gyeongbokgung

Gyeongbokgung, also known as Gyeongbokgung Palace or Gyeongbok Palace -- is a royal palace located in northern Seoul, South Korea. First constructed in 1395, later burned and abandoned for almost three centuries, and then reconstructed in 1867, it was the main and largest palace of the Five Grand Palaces built by the Joseon Dynasty. The name means "Palace" [Gung Gung] "Greatly Blessed by Heaven" [Gyeongbok Gyeongbok].

Tags: Visitor attractions in Seoul, Royal residences in South Korea, Palaces in South Korea, Museums in Seoul, Jongno District, Historic house museums, Buildings and structures in Seoul
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Coordinates: 37.57, 126.98 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Hoehyeon Station

Hoehyeon Station is a station on the Seoul Subway Line 4. It is the closest station to the historical gate of Namdaemun, and also serves the major shopping district of Namdaemun Market. This station is located in Namchang-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul.

Tags: Seoul subway stations, Railway stations opened in 1985, Jung District, Seoul
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Coordinates: 37.57, 126.98 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Jogyesa

Jogyesa is the chief temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism, becoming so in 1936. It thus plays a leading role in the current state of Seon Buddhism in South Korea. The temple was first established in 1395, at the dawn of the Joseon Dynasty; the modern temple was founded in 1910 and initially called "Hwanggaksa. " The name was changed to "Taegosa" during the period of Japanese rule, and then to the present name in 1954. Jogyesa is located in Gyeonji-dong, Jongno-gu, in central Seoul.

Tags: Jongno District, Buddhist temples of the Jogye Order, Buddhist temples in Seoul, 1395 establishments
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Coordinates: 37.57, 126.98 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Jonggak Station

Jonggak Station is a station on the Line 1 of the Seoul Subway in South Korea. It is located on Jongno, central Seoul and comprises a large underground arcade. The second-largest book shop in South Korea, the Bandi & Luni's lying under the Jongno Tower, which in turn is just above this station, is directly accessible from the station. On every New Year's Day, the bell ceremony (Jeyaeui Jong Tajongsik) is held at Boshingak, the nearby bell pavilion.

Tags: Seoul subway stations, Railway stations opened in 1974, Railway stations in South Korea, Jongno District
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Coordinates: 37.57, 126.98 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Myeongdong Cathedral

The Cathedral Church of the Virgin Mary of the Immaculate Conception also known as Myeongdong Cathedral, is a prominent Latin-rite Roman Catholic church located in the Myeongdong neighborhood of Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea. It is the seat of the Archbishop of Seoul, Andrew Yeom Soo-jung, the highest Catholic prelate in the country.

Tags: Roman Catholic cathedrals in Asia, Roman Catholic Church in South Korea, Religious buildings completed in 1898, Jung District, Seoul, Churches in Seoul, Cathedrals in South Korea, 19th-century Roman Catholic church buildings
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Coordinates: 37.57, 126.98 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Namdaemun

Namdaemun, officially known as the Sungnyemun (literally Gate of Exalted Ceremonies), is one of the Eight Gates in the Fortress Wall of Seoul, South Korea, which surrounded the city in the Joseon Dynasty. The gate is located in Jung-gu between Seoul Station and Seoul City Plaza, with the historic 24-hour Namdaemun market is next to the gate. The gate, dating back to the 14th century, is a historic pagoda-style gateway, and is designated as the first National Treasure of South Korea.

Tags: Visitor attractions in Seoul, National Treasures of South Korea, History of Seoul, Gates in South Korea, Gates in Korea, Buildings and structures in Seoul, Buildings and structures destroyed by arson, 1390s architecture
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Coordinates: 37.57, 126.98 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.