Around the World: Seoul, South Korea

A city bounded by Mountains, Seoul comes in the middle as the capital of South Korea. Although the Han River once marked the southern boundary, the city has sprawled across to the southern side with more than 20 bridges crossing it and one subway tunnel underneath. As Korea’s capital and most populous city, Seoul represents the country’s center for business, education, and modern culture. It offers many activities for everyone, including museums and palaces, parks and mountains, and amusement parks and night clubs.

Landmarks of the one of the most prestigious cities in Asia include Seoul Foreigners’ Cemetery Park, Buddha temples such as Bongeun-sa, Bongwon-sa, Hwagye-sa, Jogye-sa, Historical Areas such as Bukchon Hanok Village, Dongnimmun (Independence Gate), Namsangol Traditional Folk Village, National Cemetery, Samneung Park, and Seodaemun Prison. Other location such as museums include Museums Agricultural Museum, Embroidery Museum, Heojun Museum, Kimchi Museum, King Sejong Great Memorial Hall, Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, National Folk Museum, National Museum of Korea, Seoul Historical Museum, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul Railway Museum, The Story of King Sejong, and the War Museum.

Seoul on the other hand also includes great shopping malls and areas such as Apgujeong-dong, Central City, Cheongdam-dong, COEX Mall, Dongdaemun Market, Gangnam (Shopping), Garak-dong Agricultural Market, Gyeong-dong Oriental Medicine Market, Hwanghak-dong Flea Market, Hyehwa Philippine Market, Insa-dong Shopping Area, Itaewon-dong Shopping Area, Janganpyeong Antique Market, Myeong-dong Shopping Area, Namdaemun Market, Nonhyeon Furniture Street, Noryangjin Fish Market, Sinchon-dong and Ahyon-dong, Wholesale Plant and Flower Market, Yangjae Flower Market, Yongsan Electronics Market.

Another great city covered by BeirutNightLife.com reporters from Around the World.

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