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Dynamic Korea

Korea is a nation that boasts a fast growing economy and a lifestyle that brings together the old and the new. Once known simply as a quiet nation in the East, the peninsula now hardly sleeps as it pulsates with life and commerce.

Numerous branch offices of international corporations and businesses as well as most western franchises can be found throughout the country. In the face of modernity, Koreans still greatly value their 5 millennia of culture and history and the Confucian philosophy that has governed the lives of their ancestors.

Many global events take place here annually, with the 2002 FIFA World Cup Soccer Games being the most recent. The peninsula features so many scenic mountains and rivers that Koreans have often likened their country to beautifully embroidered brocade.
 
 

Hi Seoul

Seoul has been the capital of Korea for about 600 years, since the time of the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910). Seoul has developed into a bustling metropolis, acting as the hub for political, economic, social, and cultural matters.

The Han River runs through the heart of the city. The river divides the city in two; the northern part of the city is a focal point for culture and history, while the southern part is well known for its business district. Seoul has hosted many international events including: 1986 Asian Games, 1988 Olympic Games and 2002 Korea/Japan FIFA World Cup. The success of these events has shown people that Korea is truly an international city.

In Seoul you can find ancient palaces and Royal Shrines of the Joseon Dynasty, as well as Seoul World Cup Stadium, 63 Building, Lotte World, Han River, Namsan, Bukhansan Mountain National Park, Daehangno, Insa-dong, Itaewon, Myeong-dong, Apgujeong, Namdaemun and Dongdaemun Markets. On the outskirts of Seoul you can find Seoul Land, Everland, Caribbean Bay, The Korean Folk Village, Suwo Hwaseong Fortress, and Namhansan Mountain Fortress.
 
 
If you would like to know more information about Korea or Seoul, we recommend the following sites:
Tour in Korea
http://english.tour2korea.com/
Tour in Seoul
http://english.seoul.go.kr/
korea.net
http://www.korea.net/