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Seoul, South Korea
Located on the Han River, Seoul is the capital city of, and largest city in, the South Korea. As of 2006, Seoul had an estimated population of 10,356,000. The metropolitan area is the second largest in the world after that of Tokyo, Japan, and has almost 23 million inhabitants.

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Lonely Planet Seoul (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet & Simon Richmond

Lonely Planet
Paperback (232 pages)

Lonely Planet Seoul (Travel Guide)
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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Seoul is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Walk along the long-buried Cheong-gye-cheon stream, wander the labyrinthine streets of Bukchon Hanok Village, or try some Korean cuisine at Gwangjang Market; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Seoul and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Seoul Travel Guide:

  • Full-colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - including customs, history, religion, art, literature, cinema, music, dance, architecture, politics, and cuisine
  • Free, convenient pull-out Seoul map (included in print version), plus over 28 colour maps
  • Covers Myeong-dong, Gangnam, Apgujeong, Dongdaemum, Itaewon, Insa-dong, Yongsan-gu, Jung-gu, Hongdae, Sinchon, Edae, Yeouido, Namsan, Gwanghwamun, Jongno-gu, Jamsil, Daehangno, Seongbuk-dong, and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Seoul, our most comprehensive guide to Seoul, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled.

  • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out our Lonely Planet Korea Guide for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

Top 10 Seoul (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide)

By DK Travel

EYEWITNESS
Released: 2017-06-20
Paperback (128 pages)

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True to its name, this Seoul travel guide covers all the region's major sights and attractions in easy-to-use top 10 lists that help you plan the vacation that's right for you.

This newly updated pocket travel guide for Seoul will lead you straight to the best attractions this city has to offer, from Changdeokgung to shopping to museums to parks.

Expert travel writers have fully revised this edition of DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Seoul.

   • Brand-new itineraries help you plan your trip to Seoul.
   • Expanded and far more comprehensive, new laminated pull-out map now includes color-coded design, public transportation maps, and street indexes to make it even easier to use.
   • Maps of walking routes show you the best ways to maximize your time.
   • New Top 10 lists feature off-the-beaten-track ideas, along with standbys like the top attractions, shopping, dining options, and more.
   • Additional maps marked with sights from the guidebook are shown on inside cover flaps, with selected street index and metro map.
   • New typography and fresh layout throughout.

You'll still find DK's famous full-color photography and museum floor plans, along with just the right amount of coverage of history and culture. A free pull-out map is marked with sights from the guidebook and includes a street index and a metro map.

The perfect pocket-size travel companion: DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Seoul.

Series Overview: DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Top 10 are handy travel guides that take the work out of planning a trip. Packed with amazing ideas, informative maps, insider tips, and useful advice, DK's Top 10 guides lead you to the very best your destination has to offer. The pocket size make these the perfect guide to take on vacation. Discover the history, art, architecture, and culture of your destination through Top 10 lists, from the best museums, bars, and sights to the places to avoid. Visit TravelDK.com to learn more.

Lonely Planet Pocket Seoul (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet

LONELY PLANET PUBLICATIONS
Paperback (168 pages)

Lonely Planet Pocket Seoul (Travel Guide)
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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Pocket Seoul is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Wander the labyrinthine streets of Bukchon Hanok Village, explore the grand Gyeongbokgung and Changdeokgung palaces and try some Korean cuisine at Namdaemun Market; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the best of Seoul and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Pocket Seoul:

  • Full-colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Free, convenient pull-out Seoul map (included in print version), plus 17 colour neighbourhood maps
  • User-friendly layout with helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time
  • Covers Gwanghwamun, Myeong-Dong, Hongdae, Yeouido, Itaewon, Yongsan-gu, Apgujeong, Gangnam, Dongaemun and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Pocket Seoul, a colorful, easy-to-use and handy guide that literally fits in your pocket, provides on-the-go assistance for those seeking only the can't-miss experiences to maximise a quick-trip experience.

  • Looking for a comprehensive guide that recommends both popular and offbeat experiences, and extensively covers all of Seoul's neighbourhoods? Check out our Lonely Planet Seoul guide.
  • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out our Lonely Planet Korea guide for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

Seoul: The Monocle Travel Guide Series

Gestalten
Released: 2018-05-22
Hardcover (148 pages)

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The definitive travel guides that make you feel like a local wherever you go.

Monocle reports from around the globe. As its editors and correspondents dart from city to city, they get to know the best places to rest their heads, stretch their limbs, and kick back with a contact in a hard-to-find cocktail bar. That information is now available in The Monocle Travel Guide Series: a line-up of titles that speaks to readers in an informed but informal way about everything from architecture to art, late-night bars to early-morning markets. Designed to be compact and collectable, these books go beyond the traditional tourist beats to make sure visitors get the best out of a city - no matter how short their stay. The guides are also discerning: they will not list a hundred places to eat, but they will focus on what is best for any occasion.

Korea & Seoul Travel Map (Periplus Travel Maps)

Periplus Editions
Released: 2013-11-12
Map

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The Korea & Seoul Travel Map from Periplus is designed as a convenient, easy-to-use tool for travelers. This map is created using durable coated paper and is made to open and fold multiple times, whether it's the entire map that you want to view or one panel at a time.

Following highways and byways, this map will show you how to maneuver your way to banks, gardens, hotels, golf courses, museums, monuments, restaurants, churches and temples, movie theaters, shopping centers and more!

This 2nd edition includes maps and plans that are scaled to:

Area Maps:
  • South Korea 1:1,000,000
  • Jeju Island 1:600,000
City Plans:
  • Seoul 1:30,000
  • Central Seoul 1:10,000
Periplus Travel Maps cover most of the major cities and travel destinations in the Asia-Pacific region. The series includes an amazing variety of fascinating destinations, from the multifaceted subcontinent of India to the bustling city-state of Singapore and the 'western style' metropolis of Sydney to the Asian charms of Bali. All titles are continuously updated, ensuring they keep up with the considerable changes in this fast-developing part of the world. This extensive geographical reach and attention to detail mean that Periplus Travel Maps are the natural first choice for anyone traveling in the region.

Seoul: A Travel Guide for Your Perfect Seoul Adventure!: Written by Local Korean Travel Expert (Booklet)

By Project Nomad

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Paperback (42 pages)

Seoul: A Travel Guide for Your Perfect Seoul Adventure!: Written by Local Korean Travel Expert (Booklet)
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Do you have Wander Lust? Really want to see something different?
Imagine how Cool it would be if you know exactly the BEST places to go in Seoul?

This guide will be YOUR passport to the most up to day and relevant advice on where to go, what to see, what to do Seoul, Korea! I want YOU to really Absorb Seoul at its Fullest. With the help of this guide I Promise this Seoul Trip will be one you will remember with Nostalgia and a big Grin!

Don’t waste your time on free Internet Seoul travel guides that lead nowhere expect a headache. Sure they are Free, but is it worth the hassle? Save yourself the time and effort and get a REAL Seoul travel guide that will HELP YOU, and make YOUR Korean vacation PERFECT!

IF YOU ARE READY TO HAVE THE MOST MEMORABLE TRIP TO SEOUL… SCROLL UP, GRAB THIS BOOK, AND TAKE YOUR FIRST STEP TO A PERFECT TRIP!

The Rough Guide to Seoul (Rough Guides)

By Rough Guides

imusti
Released: 2015-11-03
Paperback (208 pages)

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Now in full colour throughout, The Rough Guide to Seoul is the ultimate travel companion to the Korean capital, one of Asia's most intriguing and energetic cities. Comprehensive listings sections detail the very best places to eat, drink, shop and unwind in Seoul; includes everything from the luxurious cafes, restaurants and clothing boutiques of Apgujeong to Hongdae's snack stands, barbecue halls and hole-in-the wall bars, all shown on detailed maps. The Rough Guide to Seoul enables readers to dive into modern art, live music and other lesser-known facets of this fascinating city's culture. In addition, royal fortresses, secluded temples, enchanting islands and the world's most visited national park all lie within day-trip distance of Seoul - The Rough Guide to Seoul contains all the information a traveller could possibly need to reach all these, and more.

Seoul (Seoul Selection Guides)

By Robert Koehler

Brand: Seoul Selection
Released: 2011-09-30
Paperback (464 pages)

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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.

The most comprehensive guidebook to the city of Seoul ever released, “SEOUL” contains 464 pages of in-depth travel information, helpful tips, background information on culture and history, detailed maps, and beautiful photographs. Making full use of Seoul Selection’s vast knowledge of the city, the guidebook is perfect not only for tourists visiting Seoul on holiday, but also for veterans of the metropolis looking for a deeper understanding of its history and culture.
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Seoul - The MICHELIN Guide 2018 2018 (Michelin Hotel & Restaurant Guides)

Michelin Editions des Voyages
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Seoul Travel Guide: The Best Of Seoul For Short Stay Travel

By Gary Jones

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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Seoul Travel Guide: The Best Of Seoul For Short Stay Travel
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Seoul Travel Guide!!!
Seoul is probably the most dynamic city in the world today!!

Seoul is a unique city.In some ways, Seoul is very traditional Asian City, but in other ways its one of the most modern and cutting edge places in the world.Seoul is a city of contrasts.

You will see beautiful people everywhere since Korea is at the center of the fashion trends in the world.You will eat and drink traditional food and at the same time experience the incredible technological advances that Korea offer.

Korea is a country that was ravaged by war, but managed to rebuild itself into an economic powerhouse that influences the world in many incredible ways.Experience ancient universities to modern Korean Pop Culture, this is the unique mix of modern and old that Korea offers.

Going to Korea is an experience that will change how you view the world.In many ways South Korea is a story of hope and courage, and a country that rebuild itself from nothing.Seoul is a symbol of the incredible spirit of the Korean people.

If you are looking for a long academic text describing everything in Seoul, then don't buy this book.This book is for the short stay traveler looking for the best in Seoul.

Here Is A Preview Of What You'll Learn...
  • The History of Seoul
  • When To Visit Seoul
  • Learn about Seoul’s Neighborhoods
  • The Best Places To Visit
  • Transportation in Seoul
  • Where to Eat in Seoul
  • Safety In The City
  • Accommodation around Seoul
  • Much, much more!
(Please note that paperback version of this book only has black and white pictures.If you prefer color pictures, then I recommend you buy the Kindle edition of this book.)



 
 
 

 
 
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