The Capital City of South Korea, 'Seoul'
Seoul has been the capital of Korea for about 600 years, since the time of the Joseon Dynasty(1392-1910). Seoul was referred to as “Han
Yang” during the Joseon Dynasty, but after the liberation from Japan,in 1945, the newly founded Republic of Korea officially changed its
capital city’s name to Seoul.
In Seoul you can find ancient palaces and Royal Shrines of the Joseon Dynasty, as well as Seoul World Cup
Stadium, 63 CITY 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, Suwon Hwaseong Fortress, and Namhansan Mountain Fortress.