Seoul is one of the fastest growing cities in the world today. In just 50 years, South Korea transformed itself almost miraculously into a vibrant, modern country that is making it big in word economics, entertainment, music and tourism, while maintaining its rich traditional culture. Seoul, the capital, is truly a fascinating city; more and more tourists from around the world are packing their bags and getting to Seoul.
Where is Seoul exactly? Seoul (coordinates: 37°34’08”N 126°58’36”E) is a new modern metropolis located in the north-western part of South Korea, about 40 kilometers from the Yellow Sea and 60 kilometers from the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ). Pronounced as “soul” and inhabited by 10.5 million people, Seoul is South Korea’s largest and most important city. The popular Han River runs through it. Below are a few recommendations on how to get to the capital city. [Read more…]