Suwon Tourism

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Suwon (Hangul: 수원, Hanja: 水原, Korean pronunciation: [sʰuwʌn]) (known by its English name Suigen) is the capital and largest metropolis of Gyeonggi-do, South Korea's most populous province which surrounds Seoul, the national capital. Suwon lies about 30 kilometres (19 miles) south of Seoul. It is traditionally known as "The City of Filial Piety". With a population close to 1.2 million, it is larger than Ulsan, although it is not governed as a metropolitan city. Suwon has existed in various forms throughout Korea's history, growing from a small settlement to become a major industrial and cultural center. It is the only remaining completely walled city in South Korea. The city walls are one of the more popular tourist destinations in Gyeonggi Province. Samsung Electronics R&D center and headquarters are based in Suwon. The city is served by two motorways, the national railway network, and the Seoul Metropolitan Subway. Suwon is a major educational center, home to 11 universities. Suwon is home to football club Suwon Samsung Bluewings, which have won the K-league on four occasions and AFC Champions League twice. The KT Wiz of the Korea Baseball Organization also plays in Suwon.

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Find crucial information and trip planning details about Suwon, which is a city in South Korea. A gripping city on its own right, Seoul also deserves a visit. Attractions in Seoul include Gyeongbokgung Palace, The War Memorial Of Korea, Changdeokgung Palace. A vacation to Suwon can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Suwon*

  • Pollution Statistics in Suwon

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

    • Air Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 83.33 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 12.5 (Very Low)
  • Suwon: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 40.38 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 32.69 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 40.38 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 38.46 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 30.77 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 38.46 (Low)
    • Attacks 44.23 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 39.58 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 67.31 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 53.85 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 44.23 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 42.31 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 36.54 (Low)
  • Living in Suwon - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 59.18 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 45.11 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 88.89 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 25.74 (Very 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 Suwon

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.09 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.7 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.62 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 86.98 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 50.36 USD

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

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