Seoul : The Capital of South Korea
Seoul is the heart of Korea's Culture, Politic and Economy. Seoul is considered a rising global city, resulting from an economic boom called the Miracle on the Han River which transformed it to the world's 4th largest metropolitan economy.
1. Historical Attraction
The main palace of the Joseon Dynasty (Korea’s last royal dynasty) which is located in the center of Seoul. It was burnt down in 1592 during the Japanese invasions and remained in ruins until extensive reconstruction was undertaken in 1868.
Useful Link : Korea Tourism Organization-Gyeongbokgung
If you visit Seoul, I bet you will see the Han River on the way to destination, and it is almost guaranteed you will pass along the Han River by subway or bus. The Han River is popular for running, biking, and water sports during the summer. Many people also go here for picnics, dates, and to take the family out.
3. Traditional Markets(전통시장)
There are many places you would like to visit during your stay in Seoul, but what if you just have a half day left, where are you going to go? Someplace you can feel Seoul.
Gwangjang Market, one of traditional markets in Seoul, is popular with foreign visitors. If you go there, you can find out what the real Korean traditional Market is. It established in 1905,and the oldest remaining daily market in Korea.
Useful Link : Korea Tourism Organization-Gwangjang Market