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Seoul is the capital of South Korea and is the largest city and one of the East Asia’s financial and cultural epicentres. Filled with ancient traditions and cutting-edge digital technology (one of the most high-tech cities in the world), endless street food vendors, bustling markets, tranquil Buddhist temples and extraordinary architecture, Seoul is full of varied contrasts.

The city of Seoul surrounded by steel and concrete skyscrapers tower over traditional wooden houses with tiled roofs and a maze of cobbled alleys allows you to wander this dynamic city. Explore the grand palaces of Seoul, including Gyeongbokgung – a palace built in 1395 which now contains the National Museum of Korea and National Folk Museum of Korea featuring Royal apartments and staterooms, gardens and elegant lotus ponds, Changdeokgung – one of the ‘Five Grand Palaces’ at least 600-years-old and is one of Seoul’s historic site, Jongmyo Shrine – built in 1394 and is the oldest royal Confucian shrine in the world and ceremonies, rituals and traditional dance performances are often held here. All are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Discover Seoul capital’s heart and artistic soul of the Insadong district. Known as ‘Mary’s Alley’ filled with more than 100 antique shops and art galleries, quaint stores, traditional teahouse, restaurants, and taverns. From books, jewellery, ancient Chinese pottery you will be sure to find a treasured souvenir to take home. 

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Things To See In Seoul

No trip to Seoul would be complete without seeing one of the wonders listed below.

Popular Holidays to Seoul

Seoul offers a wealth of wonderful sights and experiences. What better way to explore them than on a Wendy Wu tour?

Seoul at a Glance

We all enjoy a good fact or two - here are a few useful ones about Seoul:

Approx. Flight Time - 20 Hours Population - 3.18 Million Landmark - Jokhang
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Local Food - Goat
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Best Time to go? - Spring

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