Seoul Tourism, South Korea

Visit Seoul - Best of Seoul

Seoul is South Korea's biggest city as well as one among East Asia's fiscal and civilizing epicenters. The destination is a charming blend of antique customs in addition to advanced digital technology. It also houses never-ending street food traffickers as well as infinite nightlife activities. You will also find quite a lot of Buddhist temples in the metropolitan. From a scintillating food menu to a drinks pallet that will blow you away the city has everything you need to make your trip a success. When talking about food the street vendors has to be taken as there are many street food vendors that will give you the real taste of the city. Visit the destination and indulge in sightseeing and attractions that range from picturesque natural ones to wonder of architecture and technology.

The city is also one of the best places to experience history of the destination as it dates back to ancient times and hence you can spend your time here witnessing the glorious history of the nation. There is evidence for settlement in this area as far as 18 BC and so sees a lot of travellers every here coming to get a bite of the history of the destination. Seoul is also known and known well for its beautiful and magnificent Buddhist temples that are simply magnificent.

If you are thinking of visiting the place then do enjoy the various pubs and have a taste of the city’s nightlife and you will not be disappointed. So take out some time and visit the destination with your friends and family and make some memories in this great metropolitan. A modern municipal with a base of ancient history is the best way to describe the city. The place offers a mix of natural and man-made attractions that are sure to mesmerize you by their charm, grandeur and beauty. Each one of you should visit Seoul at least once and experience all that it has to offer considering the best time to visit Seoul.

Seoul Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Seoul tips for your visit

  • Time Zone- Korea Time Zone UTC+09:00
  • Currency- Korean won
  • Electricity and Internet- 220 Volts is the standard voltage and internet is available in the destination
  • Languages- Gyeonggi or Seoul dialect and KaesÃ…ng in North Korea.
  • Security- Fire, Emergency and Ambulance-119, Police- 112
  • Off-beaten Path- NA
  • Tipping- Tipping is appreciated but not mandatory
  • Tourist Traps- beware of pickpockets and avoid dark alleys at night
  • Customs- NA

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Facts and Stats for Seoul*

  • Pollution Statistics in Seoul

    Know the pollution level of Seoul before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 48.88 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 26.45 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 36.35 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 27.78 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 21.75 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 26.57 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 39.74 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 28.75 (Low)
  • Seoul: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Seoul for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Seoul.

    • Burglary and Theft 34.32 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 34.81 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 35.88 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 40.84 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 31.6 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 33.91 (Low)
    • Attacks 38.02 (Low)
    • Drug offense 32.09 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 68.85 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 61.7 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 40.28 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 36.54 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 36.64 (Low)
  • Living in Seoul - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Seoul is 153.5 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 63.04 (High)
    • Climate Index 68.39 (High)
    • Pollution Index 43.96 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 39.47 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 87.42 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 84.45 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 18.79 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 104.94 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Seoul

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Seoul

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.15 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.35 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 48.19 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 99.08 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 74.01 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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