Seoul is the capital of Korea with over 600 years of history. It is the heart of Korea’s culture and education as well as politics and economics. Seoul is unique in that historical sites such as Gyeongbokgung Palace and modern cultural facilities coexist in harmony. Seoul is a world-class city with numerous amenities and shopping districts such as Myeong-dong and Apgujeong and is one of the world’s largest cities with gleaming skyscrapers, inspired temples and grand palaces. Seoul’s effective subway is a traveller’s dream with well marked English signs at every station, the city offers outstanding museums, striking galleries and the rich diversity of Korean cuisine.