Seoul is one of the most important cities in Asia today; a non-stop metropolis of more than 10 million people. It’s a place where ancient cultures collide with modern technology; Walking through the ultra modern skyscrapers of Gangnam district, it can be easy to forget that this city has more than 2000 years of history behind it; until you turn a corner and are greeted by an ancient.
In the past 50 years Seoul has seen an unprecedented economic boom, known as the ‘miracle on the Han River’, placing it among the world’s most prosperous cities.
- The city has an all night culture, with shops, markets and more that almost never close.
- Seoul is located just 50km from the border with North Korea, the most heavily fortified in the world.