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Seoul Destination Guide

Explore 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.

Map of the area of Seoul in South Korea

Time in Seoul is now 05:57 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Seoul" with an UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Youido-dong, Daejeon, Daegu, Seoul, Busan or Sogong-dong. Since you are here already, consider visiting . We saw some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

2°C / 35 °F Snow
Morning Temperature 2°C / 35 °F
Evening Temperature 1°C / 34 °F
Night Temperature -3°C / 26 °F
Chance of rainfall 3%
Air Humidity 94%
Air Pressure 1006 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 92% of sky
General Conditions Snow

Thursday, 23rd of February 2017
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: -4°C (25 °F)
Night: -8°C (17 °F)
Friday, 24th of February 2017
Light snow, light breeze, clear sky.
Light snow Day: -2°C (29 °F)
Night: -4°C (24 °F)
Saturday, 25th of February 2017
Light snow, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.
Light snow Day: 3°C (38 °F)
Night: -5°C (23 °F)


KOREA Seoul by Rail by Taxi

00:49 min ( April 28, 2012 by Imperatore Fernandes)
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The beautiful MEGACITY Seoul Special City is a world top travel destination. Millenarian past and future to visit. It is a City of happy people. The world's second largest metropolitan area with over ...

C-Sharp Sound Check in Seoul South Korea

01:34 min ( May 27, 2012 by CSharpBand)
Views: 782 - Rating: 5/5

Fans streaming in 3 Hours before the showtime. Contact details. 1-876-424-1094 The Invitation album available on iTunes and...

Seoul 5

03:40 min ( December 10, 2009 by Teankun)
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Mom and I take the bus home from the Korea War Museum

2 Hours 10 Cups - The 2012 Seoul Coffee...

05:06 min ( May 07, 2012 by Steve Miller)
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Read about the Expo here: The last weekend in April saw Korea hosting the first Coffee Expo. Come along as I make my way through the venue sampling the best coffees from around the world. -= WEB...

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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Seoul during the next days.


6th Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards Seoul

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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SWEET KOREA (Dessert & Cafe Festival)

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Carly Rae Jepsen Seoul

Beginning: 06:30 pm (18:30).
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2PM Seoul

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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Boys Over Flower Seoul

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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Answer Code Request At Vurt

Beginning: 10:00 pm (22:00).
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Andrea Ferlin

Beginning: 11:59 pm (23:59).
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"THAT" Moment: My Escape From North Korea

Beginning: 02:00 pm (14:00).
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Bish Bash Bosh

Beginning: 10:00 pm (22:00).
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Interesting facts about this location


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.

More reading: Deoksugung homepage
Located at 37.57, 126.98 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Seoul, Jung District, Seoul, Palaces in South Korea, Royal residences in South Korea, Visitor attractions in Seoul

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 37.57, 126.98 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Jung District, Seoul, Railway stations opened in 1974, Seoul subway stations

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%.

More reading: Bank of Korea homepage
Located at 37.57, 126.98 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1950 establishments in South Korea, Banks established in 1950, Banks of South Korea, Central banks


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].

More reading: Gyeongbokgung homepage
Located at 37.57, 126.98 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Seoul, Historic house museums, Jongno District, Museums in Seoul, Palaces in South Korea, Royal residences in South Korea, Visitor attractions in Seoul


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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 37.57, 126.98 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1390s architecture, Buildings and structures destroyed by arson, Buildings and structures in Seoul, Gates in Korea, Gates in South Korea, History of Seoul, National Treasures of South Korea, Visitor attractions in Seoul

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