About Seoul


Let's have a look around into background of Seoul

County: Independent City
State: Seoul Special City
Country: South Korea
Latitude: 37.5658333333
Longitude: 126.9788888889
Time zone: Korea Time Zone
Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +9 hours
 

Weather in Seoul

Climate:  Humid Subtropical/Humid Continental Climate
Best Time to Visit: March to May and September to November
 

Location

 It is officially called the Seoul Special City. It is the capital and largest metropolis of the Republic of Korea, with a population of about 10,290,000(2016 Census). 
 

Distance from Seoul center to Airport

The nearest major airport is Gimpo International Airport (GMP / RKSS). Another major airport is Incheon International Airport (ICN / RKSI).
Driving Distance: 15 miles / 24 km
Driving Time: 58 Minutes
Languages: Korean followed by Gyeonggi and Incheon.
 

Modes of transport

Airport: Gimpo International Airport 
Rail:  KTX high-speed train.
Road: Bus: City Bus.
 

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars: 
Waitress and Bartender – 5-10% billing only in Western Style Restaurants.
For Hotels:
Room Service: Don't Tip
Housekeeper: Don't Tip
Concierge: Not Required
Valet Parking: 
Parking or Returning Car: Don't Tip

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Gapyeong,
  • Gyeongju Historical Areas,
  • Donggureung
     

Emergency Contact Numbers in Seoul city

Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 112/119
Railroad: +82 1544-7788 (Seoul Station)
Airport: +82 1661-2626 (Gimpo International Airport)
Hospital: +82-2-2072-0505 (Seoul National University Hospital)
 

Events

Jinhae Gunhangje Festival
Herb Island Light Festival 
Hwagae Cherry Blossom Festival
 

Tourist Attractions

Gyeongbokgung
Myeongdong
N Seoul Tower
 

Theatre & Concerts

Myeongdong NANTA Theater
Seoul Arts Center
Hongdae NANTA Theatre

Visit Top Restaurants in Seoul

Jungsik
JW's Grill
Tavolo 24
 

Top Shopping Centers in Seoul

Ewha Woman’s University Shopping Street
Namdaemun market
Goto mall 
 

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

National Museum of Korea
Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art
Seoul Iris Garden
 

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

Tteokbokki – Sindang-Dong
Naengmyun – Ojang-Dong
Gogi-Gui – Majang meat market
 

Sports Club

FC Seoul – Football
Seoul SK Knights – Basket
LG Twins – Baseball
 

Shelling Out Dollars

Imported beer: ? 5,000.00    
Taxi: ? 3,000.00 (base price)
3 BHK (Downtown): ?    2,386,006.25
Cheap meal: ? 7,000.00
Gasoline: ? 1,493.04/ litre
3 course meal: ? 40,000.00    
 

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