Hadong and Gurye

  Countryside charms and nature's beauty await along the banks of the Seomjingang River   Gazing southeast, the sun rises slowly but surely over the horizon. The Seomjingang River’s pristine waters reflect the morning light…

Old Is New Again

Young entrepreneurs use old buildings to give Seoul new life   “Dull, inert cities, it is true, do contain the seeds of their own destruction and little else. But lively, diverse, intense cities contain the seeds of their own regeneration,…
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Seoul Global Culture and Tourism Center

  Seoul Global Culture and Tourism Center The Seoul Global Culture and Tourism Center has a multilingual staff to dispense tourism information, make reservations, and even suggest client-tailored travel itineraries. The center…
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Conrad Seoul

  Conrad Seoul | 콘래드 서울 Conveniently located in the heart of the Yeouido Business District, the Conrad Seoul is perfect for business travelers who travel in luxury and style. Rooms are spacious, well-designed,…
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Sangsu-dong Culture Street

[box_dark]Sangsu-dong Culture Street | 상수동 발전소 문화 거리 As rents in the popular Hongdae club district in front of Hongik University continue to increase, the arts, culture, and nightlife scene of this dynamic neighborhood…
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The East Sections of Seoul City Wall

  A Brisk Walk Along the East Sections of SEOUL CITY WALL | 서울성곽 Written by Robert J. Fouser Photographed by Kim Sungjin   Seoul is not often thought of as a walking city. Traffic is heavy, sidewalks are crowded,…
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Hoegi Station

  Coping with Seoul’s winter, and visiting one of its lesser-known historical sites. Treatment, Prevention With the city now firmly nestled in the depths of winter, colds and flus lurk just a poorly aimed cough or sneeze…
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Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art

  Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art | 삼성미술관 리움 The Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art in Itaewon houses the personal collection of Samsung Group chairman Lee Kun-hee, making it one of the finest collections of Korean art…
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Times Square

  Times Square | 타임스퀘어 Yeongdeungpo’s Times Square shopping mall is one of Seoul’s more visually appealing shopping centers thanks to its futuristic design by Junglin Architecture. Like any proper Korean shopping…
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Unhyeongung Palace

  Unhyeongung Palace | 운현궁 Unhyeongung Palace is not, technically speaking, a palace at all, but rather a grand mansion that was originally the home of Heungseon Daewongun (1821–1898), the arch-conservative prince…
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Hangaram Art Museum

  Hangaram Art Museum | 한가람미술관 Founded in 1990, the Hangaram Art Museum—part of the larger Seoul Arts Center complex—hosts some of Seoul’s best exhibits. Through March 31, it will be hosting the Musei Vaticani…