in Seoul, South Korea
- Jongmyo Shrine (Unesco heritage, 1 mi)
- Changdeokgung Palace Complex (Unesco heritage, 1 mi)
- Namhansanseong (Unesco heritage, 13 mi)
- Hwaseong Fortress (Unesco heritage, 20 mi)
- Historic Monuments and Sites in Kaesong (Unesco heritage, 39 mi)
- Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty (Unesco heritage, 85 mi)
- Historic Villages of Korea: Hahoe and Yangdong (Unesco heritage, 111 mi)
- Complex of Koguryo Tombs (Unesco heritage, 123 mi)
- Eorini-dongmurwon (zoo, (10 mi)
- Seouldaegongwon-dongmurwon (zoo, (10 mi)
- Everland (amusement park, (23 mi)
- Tongiljeonmangdae (observation point, (22 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 37.566 and 126.978 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 37° 33' 57" and E 126° 58' 42"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Won - KRW
- Spoken languages:
- Korean, English
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 03:10 PM (Sunday)
- Timezone: Asia/Seoul
- UTC/GMT offset: 9 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:48 am and 5:43 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -34.663 and -54.165 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- La Paloma
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Safety Score: 3,2 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to South Korea.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning South Korea. Last Update: 2021-06-16 08:28:49
Delve into Seoul
Seoul in Seoul with it's 10,349,312 habitants is a town located in South Korea. It's the capital of this country.
Time in Seoul is now 03:10 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Asia / Seoul with an UTC offset of 9 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Seoul, of which 3 are larger airports. The closest airport in South Korea is Gimpo International Airport in a distance of 10 mi (or 17 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in South Korea is Jongmyo Shrine in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 km), South. We saw 4 points of interest near this location. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Jangheung, Gwangtan, Gwangjeok, Bupyeong and Onam. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 16°C / 61 °F
|Morning Temperature||10°C / 51 °F|
|Evening Temperature||15°C / 59 °F|
|Night Temperature||13°C / 55 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1027 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from East|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 0% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Monday, 25th of October 2021
16°C (61 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Tuesday, 26th of October 2021
17°C (62 °F)
15°C (60 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.
Wednesday, 27th of October 2021
19°C (65 °F)
15°C (58 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Hotels and Places to Stay
THE PLAZA Seoul Autograph Collection
The Westin Chosun Seoul
Lotte Hotel Seoul
Four Seasons Hotel Seoul
Golden Tulip M Seoul Hotel
LOTTE HOTEL L7 MYEONGDONG
Loisir Hotel MyungDong MyungDong
Solaria Nishitetsu Hotel Seoul Myeongdong
DAYS HOTEL SEOUL MYEONGDONG
Shilla Stay GwangHwaMun
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Deoksugung, also known as Gyeongun-gung, Deoksugung Palace, or Deoksu Palace, is a walled compound of palaces in Seoul that was inhabited by various Korean royalties until the colonial period around the turn of the 20th century. It is one of the "Five Grand Palaces" built by the kings of the Joseon Dynasty. The buildings are of varying construction, including some of natural cryptomeria wood), painted wood, and stucco. Some buildings were built in Western style.
Bank of Korea
The Bank of Korea (BOK) is the central bank of South Korea and issuer of South Korean won. It was established on June 12, 1950 at Seoul, South Korea. The Bank's primary purpose is price stability. For that, the Bank targets inflation. The 2010–12 target is consumer price inflation of 3.0 ± 1%.
City Hall Station (Seoul)
City Hall Station is a station on Seoul Subway lines 1 and 2. As its name suggests, Seoul City Hall is located right next to the station. Deoksugung, a historic palace of the Joseon dynasty, is on the other side of the boulevard named Taepyeongno.
The Cathedral Church of the Virgin Mary of the Immaculate Conception also known as Myeongdong Cathedral, is a prominent Latin-rite Roman Catholic church located in the Myeongdong neighborhood of Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea. It is the seat of the Archbishop of Seoul, Andrew Yeom Soo-jung, the highest Catholic prelate in the country.
Wongudan Altar, located in Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea, was built in 1897 to serve as a site for the performance of the rite of heaven. The site was also known by other names, such as Hwangudan (환구단, 圜丘壇), Jecheondan and Wondan (원단, 圜壇). Wongudan was designated South Korea's Historic Site No. 157 on July 15, 1967. The rite of Heaven was performed during the pre-Three Kingdoms period.
Euljiro 1-ga Station
Euljiro 1-ga Station (을지로입구역) is a station on the Seoul Subway Line 2. The station is located on the north end of the Myeongdong shopping district and is the station closest to the main branch of the Lotte Department Store.
Seoul City Hall
Seoul City Hall is a governmental building for the Seoul Metropolitan Government in South Korea, in charge of the administrative affairs of Seoul. It is located in Taepyeongno, Jung-gu, the heart of Seoul. It's located next to City Hall Station (Seoul) on Seoul Subway Line 1. In front of the city hall is Seoul Plaza.
Ilmin Museum of Art
Ilmin Museum of Art is a private art museum of South Korea, located on Sejongno street in Jongno-gu, a central district of Seoul, known for exhibiting mainly Korean art. The museum was established and run by the Ilmin Cultural Foundation, a non-profit organization founded in 1994 in memory of Kim Sang-man, former president of Dong-A Ilbo, one of the major newspaper companies of South Korea. Kim devoted his entire life to developing Korean journalism and promoting Korean culture.
Seoul Museum of Art
The Seoul Museum of Art is an art museum operated by Seoul City Council and located in central of Seoul, South Korea. It was opened in the Gyeonghuigung Palace area, a royal palace of Joseon dynasty, with six exhibition rooms and an outdoor sculpture park. However, in 2002 a larger main branch was opened behind Deoksugung Palace, replacing the Gyeonguigung Branch as the main branch.
Seoul Plaza is a central plaza located in front of Seoul City Hall at Taepyeongno, Jung-gu in Seoul, South Korea. It was reopened on May 1, 2004, by Seoul Metropolitan Government with the purpose of providing the public an open space. It is part of the City's plans for environmentally friendly renovation projects such as the Cheonggye Stream and Gwanghwamun Plaza.
Third Battle of Seoul
The Third Battle of Seoul, also known as the Chinese New Year's Offensive, the January–Fourth Retreat or the Third Phase Campaign Western Sector (Chinese: 第三次战役西线; pinyin: Dì Sān Cì Zhàn Yì Xī Xiàn), was a battle of the Korean War, which took place from December 31, 1950 to January 7, 1951 around the South Korean capital of Seoul.
Climate of Seoul
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Myeong-dong: Myeongdong Cathedral, Myeong-dong (source)
Tohwai-dong: traffic webcams, Tohwai-dong (source)
Seoul: Namsan Seoul Tower, Seoul (source)
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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