About Seoul

Seoul Special City – is the capital and largest metropolis of South Korea, forming the heart of the Seoul, sits on the Han River. Political, commercial, industrial, and cultural centre of the nation. Temples, palaces and pagodas, Seoul is a fascinating mix of old and new. A hub of technology, business, culture and finance all within South Korea and internationally, it also has one of the world's best subway systems, the easiest way to get around in this densely populated area. For the best view of the city, go to the Seoul Tower and visit lots more attractions in Seoul city.

Drinking alcohol in public is 100% legal. You can sit in the park, by the river or in a University campus and just have a drink with your friends.

Drinking and partying is such a staple of Korean culture that an entire cuisine has sprung up around curing the hangover. If a steaming bowl of haejangguk (spicy beef broth with congealed cow blood and bean sprouts) doesn’t put you right, you’re probably getting wheeled to the morgue. Get the authentic taste at ultra-casual Chungjinok restaurant. Cafés, PC bangs, restaurants, spas, shopping centers and fast food chains are open any hour of any night. The streets of Gangnam, Hongdae or Dongdaemun offer countless anytime venues for drinking, eating and all kinds of play.

Seoul is home for many International brands, as well as Korean technology companies such as Samsung, LG, and Hyundai, Daewoo, Kia.

Useful Information about Seoul

What does Seoul cost?


Restaurant Prices in Seoul are 37.26% lower than in Sydney


Groceries prices in Seoul are 28.71% higher than in Melbourne


Take a taxi from 1.39 AUD per kilometre
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One way ticket in local transport is 1.45 AUD

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