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Korea | A modern country with timeless beauty

The Republic of Korea (herein after Korea) is a country visited by approximately ten million international travelers every year.
With its long history in culture and tradition, the country has a lot to offer to travelers.
Continue reading to learn general information about Korea before visiting.

Country Name Republic of Korea
Capital Seoul
Area 100,339.4 km2
Language Korean (Hangeul)
Currency Won (KRW)
Tip & Tax Service charges are included in your bill
Time Difference GMT + 9 hours*
Electricity 220 volt

※ 16:00 in Korea = 02:00 in US (-13 hours), = 15:00 in China (-1 hour), = 16:00 in Japan (-0 hour)

SEOUL | A city full of novelty and tradition

A city full of novelty and tradition of 2,000 years Seoul used to be synonymous with rapid change and trendiness.
Reviving and recreating old things, it has seen the winds of urban change, regeneration and modernization making Hanok and Hanbok hot attractions in the city. Tradition does not disappear but is born again in today’s Seoul. Discover the amazing harmony of the old and the new.

Related Websites

  • Korea Tourism Organization Korea Tourism Organization
  • Seoul Metropolitan Government Seoul Metropolitan Government