Seoul
in Seoul, South Korea

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
Location Summary
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: 12:40 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Asia/Seoul
UTC/GMT offset: 9 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:16 am and 7:56 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-34.663 and -54.165 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
La Paloma
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for South Korea in Eastern Asia

Safety Score: 3,3 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: 2020-07-04 07:21:21

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 12:40 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: 29°C / 84 °F

Morning Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Night Temperature 23°C / 74 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 40%
Air Pressure 1004 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 92% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Monday, 6th of July 2020

29°C (84 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 7th of July 2020

24°C (75 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 8th of July 2020

30°C (86 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

THE PLAZA Seoul Autograph Collection

Address
0,4 mi
119 Sogong-ro, Jung-gu
04525 Seoul
South Korea

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


The Westin Chosun Seoul

Address
0,1 mi
106 SOGONG-RO JUNG-GU
100070 Seoul
South Korea

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Lotte Hotel Seoul

Address
0,2 mi
30, Eulji-ro
04533 Seoul
South Korea

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Four Seasons Hotel Seoul

Address
0,5 mi
97 Saemunan-ro
03183 Jongro-gu
South Korea

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Golden Tulip M Seoul Hotel

Address
0,3 mi
15, Namdaemun-ro 5-gil
04526 Seoul
South Korea

Time Information

Checkout: 23:59 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


LOTTE HOTEL L7 MYEONGDONG

Address
0,0 mi
137 TOEGYE-RO JUNG-GU
100861 SEOUL
South Korea

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Loisir Hotel MyungDong MyungDong

Address
0,5 mi
115, Toegye-ro
04536 Seoul
South Korea

Time Information

Checkout: 00:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Solaria Nishitetsu Hotel Seoul Myeongdong

Address
0,4 mi
27 Myeongdong 8-gil
100-809 Seoul
South Korea

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


DAYS HOTEL SEOUL MYEONGDONG

Address
0,5 mi
107 TOEGYE-RO
100011 Seoul
South Korea

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Shilla Stay GwangHwaMun

Address
0,5 mi
71, Sambong-ro
03150 Seoul
South Korea

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


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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

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.

Located at 37.5662, 126.975 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Jung District, Seoul, Palaces in South Korea, Royal residences in South Korea, Buildings and structures in Seoul, Visitor attractions in Seoul

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%.

Located at 37.562, 126.981 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Banks of South Korea, Central banks, 1950 establishments in South Korea, Banks established in 1950

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.

Located at 37.5647, 126.977 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Seoul subway stations, Jung District, Seoul, Railway stations opened in 1974

Myeongdong Cathedral

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.

Located at 37.5669, 126.976 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cathedrals in South Korea, Jung District, Seoul, Roman Catholic Church in South Korea, Roman Catholic cathedrals in Asia, Religious buildings completed in 1898, 19th-century Roman Catholic church buildings, Churches in Seoul

Wongudan

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.

Located at 37.5651, 126.98 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Jung District, Seoul, Buildings and structures in Seoul, Visitor attractions in Seoul, Korean Confucianism, Korean Empire, Confucianism

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.

Located at 37.5661, 126.982 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Jung District, Seoul, Seoul subway stations, Railway stations opened in 1983

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.

Located at 37.5664, 126.978 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Seoul, Government of Seoul, Destroyed landmarks, Seats of local government

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.

Located at 37.5699, 126.978 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Jongno District, Art museums and galleries in Seoul, Art museums established in 1996, 1996 establishments in South Korea

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.

Located at 37.5641, 126.974 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Jung District, Seoul, Art museums and galleries in Seoul, Art museums established in 1988, 1988 establishments in South Korea

Seoul Plaza

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.

Located at 37.5656, 126.978 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Jung District, Seoul, Squares in South Korea

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.

Located at 37.5689, 126.977 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1951 in Korea, Battles of the Korean War, Battles of the Korean War involving Australia, Battles of the Korean War involving China, Battles of the Korean War involving Thailand, Battles of the Korean War involving the United Kingdom, Battles of the Korean War involving the United States, Conflicts in 1951

Climate of Seoul

The climate of Seoul features either a humid subtropical or a humid continental climate (depending on whether the 0 °C or -3 °C isotherm is used), see. Seoul is classed as having a temperate climate with four distinct seasons, but temperature differences between the hottest part of summer and the depths of winter are extreme. In summer the influence of the North Pacific high-pressure system brings hot, humid weather with temperatures soaring as high as 35 °C (95 °F) on occasion.

Located at 37.5689, 126.977 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of Seoul, Climate of Korea, Climate by city

Districts of the same city

These districts belong to Seoul.

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Seoul: Namsan Seoul Tower, Seoul (source)

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05 Jul
2020

Greenplugged Seoul 2020 - Sunday
Starting at: 09:00 pm (21:00).
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06 Jul
2020

KISS 2020
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SECON - International Security Exhibition & Conference
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11 Jul
2020

DongdaemunSalon
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17 Jul
2020

KOFISH - Korea Int'l Fishing Show
Starting at: 09:00 am (09:00).
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19 Jul
2020

DMZ Peace Train Music Festival 2020 - Saturday
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20 Jul
2020

DMZ Peace Train Music Festival 2020 - Sunday
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23 Jul
2020

KITAS 2020 Korea Smart Device Trade Show
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24 Jul
2020

WATERBOMB SEOUL 2020 - Friday
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25 Jul
2020

WATERBOMB SEOUL 2020 - Saturday
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26 Jul
2020

WATERBOMB SEOUL 2020 - Sunday
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03 Aug
2020

Mr. Trot Uijeongbu
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06 Aug
2020

Organic & Natural Week Trade Fair
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07 Aug
2020

Youth@GCFL
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15 Aug
2020

2 Day Pass - EDC KOREA 2020
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