Séoul The Essential
Seoul, capital of South Korea, is emblematic of the country's incredible economic growth since the 1970s and is home to nearly half its population. It is easy to view it as a magnified snapshot of the country as a whole, but the visitor should not be misled by the initial image of concrete and tarmac, and it is well worth venturing out to its parks, inhabitants and countless layers of history that have placed it at the forefront of history since Antiquity.
Gwanghwamun is the historical, political
Bukchon, on the doorstep of
The secret garden of Changdeok Palace -