Korea s capital for the last 600 years, Seoul is an energetic, pulsating city where the ancient and modern coexist in dramatic contrast. With its grand royal palaces, quaint old alleyways, ancient temples, colorful markets, neon shopping districts and verdant mountains, you ll never run out of things to see and do. This guide will get you started. Comprehensive and detailed neighborhood-by-neighborhood descriptions of one of Asia s most dynamic cities Beautiful photos bring alive Seoul s scenic charms Helpful tips ensure you make the most of your visit Detailed maps and transportation information help you get where you want to go Culture and history notes provide background information and stories to enrich your traveling experience Information on day trips to interesting locales outside of Seoul, including the DMZ and Korea s royal tombs.
With 5,000 years of history and culture packed into one very tight package, Korea is a fascinating travel destination that both compares and contrasts favorably with its larger neighbors. From the pulsating streets of Seoul to the peaceful temples and gardens of the Korean countryside, Korea is a study in contrasts one foot in the future, the other firmly rooted in one of the world's richest cultural heritages. Comprehensive and detailed descriptions of one of Asia s most fascinating countries Beautiful photos bring alive Korea s scenic charms Helpful tips ensure you make the most of your visit Detailed maps and transportation information help you get where you want to go History and culture notes provide background information and stories to enrich your traveling experience Information on "Off the Beaten Track" destinations for the adventurous traveler
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Book Description Seoul Selection, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M8997639269