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Seoul-The city of beautiful places

SOME FACTS ABOUT SEOUL

 

Seoul

 

Hangul translation:μ„œμšΈμ‹œ

 

Seoul population-around 17,000,000

 

 

Location in country-NorthWest seoul is situated on han river

 

 

Continent-Asia

 

 

 

 

brief history

Seoul was founded in 18 B.C/B.C.E the baekje kingdom founded Seoul, Seoul wasn't always the capital of south Korea it was believed a place called wriyeseong was the capital wriyeseong now is in modern day Seoul. the name seoul its self is believed to have originated from the Korean word for capital city.which is Seoraneol. it is kind of bizarre because their are no matching Chinese characters that match this word since most of the korean language came from Chinese.  

historic sites 

Gyeongbokgung

 

Deoksugung

 

Jogyesa

 

changdeokgung

 

Gwanghwamun

Normally less than  10 percent of the annual precipitation falls during winter. Frequently the weather is cloudless, clear and dry except for the southwestern region of the peninsula. The mean January temperature in Seoul is -2.4 degrees celsius (27 degrees Fahrenheit)

  January is the coldest month in Seoul.  

climate

Neighborhood

Gangnam

 

 

myeongdong

 

 

insadong

 

 

Apgujeong-dong

 

 

hongdae

in myopinion the subway is the best way to travel in Seoul

Transportation 

the biggest sport in seoul in general is baseball the biggest stadium in seoul is jamsil baseball stadium that held the 1988 olympics