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Travel Guide to Seoul

Seoul is the capital of South Korea, and with a population in the region of 11 million it is also one of the world’s busiest, especially considering the relatively small space it occupies. The city dominates the economy of the country, with all the running of the country coming from here.

The city is a mix of the traditional temples and modern architecture that reflects the economy of the city, creating a sharp contrast between the old style cultural values and the new finance-driven global environment.

Attractions in Seoul

Try to make sure that you have time in Seoul in order to see some of the sights. The Seoul top attractions include the Namdaemun Gate is one of the best. Other popular sights like the Gyeongbokgung Palace are definitely worth exploring! Seoul’s history provides lots for visitors to enjoy.

You can book a Seoul city tour before you travel and allow our expert Seoul based guides to show you some of Seoul’s hidden treasures.

Overview of Sport in Seoul

As everyone knows, Seoul’s favourite pastime is Baseball. The best-known team is Doosan Bears who play at Jamsil Stadium. Every year, the biggest event for Seoul sporting calendar is undoubtedly the WTA Tennis Open Championship, which you can see at the Olympic Park.

Attractions in Seoul

Try to make sure that you have time in Seoul in order to see some of the sights. The Seoul top attractions include the Namdaemun Gate is one of the best. Other popular sights like the Gyeongbokgung Palace are definitely worth exploring! Seoul’s history provides lots for visitors to enjoy.

You can book a Seoul city tour before you travel and allow our expert Seoul based guides to show you some of Seoul’s hidden treasures.

Climate Guide to Seoul

It is simple to find the best weather in Seoul thanks to our simple guide to the climate in Seoul. The table below shows the average temperatures in Seoul over twelve months, giving a guide to the climate of Seoul, so you can plan the best time to go!

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Tips For Driving in Seoul

To drive a car legally, all you need in Seoul is your regular UK license. For trouble free motoring in South Korea, ensure that your license is valid before you leave for Seoul.
On the road in Seoul, as with the rest of South Korea, you need to drive on the right.

Unfortunately, we do not offer car hire in Seoul online, there is still plenty to enjoy in Seoul, so try and see as much as you can!

Information About Seoul Airport

Gimpo International Airport is around 11 miles west of Seoul. The international IATA code for the airport is SEL is only about 13 hours from the UK approximately. Getting into Seoul, and taxis are also available. Gimpo International Airport has many shops to browse before you fly, offering souvenirs from your time in Seoul.

Seoul UK Consulate Details

If you get into trouble in Seoul, or just need some advice, the Seoul British Consulate is the place to go.

British Embassy
Taepyeongno 40
4 Jeong-dong
Jung-gu
Seoul 100-120

Telephone: (82) (2) 3210 5500

Quick Guide to Seoul

City Name: Seoul
Country: South Korea
Language: Korean
Currency: South Korean Won
Time Difference: GMT + 9
Electricity Supply: 110/220V AC 60Hz

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