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Seoul


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 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.

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)

Top 10 Seoul (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide)
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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.

1. South Korea & Seoul Travel Reference Map 1:550K/15K (International Travel Maps)

By International Travel maps

International Travel maps
Map (2 pages)

1. South Korea & Seoul Travel Reference Map 1:550K/15K (International Travel Maps)
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An easy-to-use road map of South Korea with a view of Seoul streets and its subway. The best way to plan your trip and to travel independently.

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!

Insight Guides South Korea

By Insight Guides

Insight Guides
Paperback (304 pages)

Insight Guides South Korea
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One of the world's most exciting and cutting-edge countries, South Korea is a fascinating East Asian powerhouse, where ancient temples rub up alongside dazzling technology. Be inspired to visit by the new edition of Insight Guide South Korea, a comprehensive full-colour guide to all that's weird and wonderful about the country.

Inside Insight Guide South Korea:
A new edition by expert authors.
Stunning photography that brings this fascinating country and its people to life.
Highlights of the country's top attractions, including captivating former capital Gyeongju, the Unesco World Heritage Site of Haein-sa Temple and the still-relevant DMZ in our Best of South Korea.
Descriptive region-by-region accounts cover the whole country, from pulsating Seoul to the remote islands of the Jeolla Provinces.
Detailed, high-quality maps throughout will help you get around and travel tips give you all the essential information for planning a memorable trip.

About Insight Guides: Insight Guides has over 40 years' experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides. We produce around 400 full-colour print guide books and maps as well as picture-packed eBooks to meet different travellers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture together create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure.

'Insight Guides has spawned many imitators but is still the best of its type.' - Wanderlust Magazine

Lonely Planet Seoul City Map (Lonely Planet City Map)

By Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet
Map (2 pages)

Lonely Planet Seoul City Map (Lonely Planet City Map)
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From Lonely Planet, the world's leading travel guide publisher

Durable and waterproof, with a handy slipcase and an easy-fold format, Lonely Planet Seoul City Map is your conveniently-sized passport to traveling with ease. Get more from your map and your trip with images and information about top city attractions, walking tour routes, transport maps, itinerary suggestions, extensive street and site index, and practical travel tips and directory. With this easy-to-use, full colour navigation tool in your back pocket, you can truly get to the heart of Seoul, so begin your journey now!

  • Durable and waterproof
  • Easy-fold format and convenient size
  • Handy slipcase
  • Full colour and easy-to-use
  • Extensive street and site index
  • Images and information about top city attractions
  • Handy transport maps
  • Walking tour routes
  • Practical travel tips and directory
  • Itinerary suggestions
  • Covers Gwanghwamun, Jongno-gu, Myeong-dong, Jung-gu, Western Seoul, Itaewon, Gangnam, Dongdaemun, Eastern Seoul, Northern Seoul

Check out Lonely Planet Seoul, our most comprehensive guidebook to the city, covering the top sights and most authentic off-beat experiences. Or check out Lonely Planet Pocket Seoul, a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss experiences for a quick trip.

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. The world awaits!

Lonely Planet guides have won the TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice Award in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016.

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'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times

MICHELIN Guide Seoul 2017: Restaurants & Hotels (Michelin Guide/Michelin)

By Michelin

Michelin
Paperback (268 pages)

MICHELIN Guide Seoul 2017: Restaurants & Hotels (Michelin Guide/Michelin)
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Discover some 140 tasty restaurants and 30+ delightful hotels in the brand-new MICHELIN Guide Seoul 2017 (in English and Korean.) Seoul, a world-class dining destination, offers eclectic choices ranging from popular traditional Korean dishes to international gourmet fare, and everything in between. Michelin’s anonymous inspectors objectively review all establishments before including them in the guide. You can feel confident relying upon Michelin for a business dinner, a welcome break while sightseeing, or a meal for a special occasion, since everything in the guide is recommended.

Recommendations to some 140 tasty restaurants and 30+ delightful hotels for business and leisure travel in Seoul, South Korea.

GREATER THAN A TOURIST - SEOUL SOUTH KOREA: 50 Travel Tips from a Local

By Yvonne Sewell

Independently published
Paperback (84 pages)

GREATER THAN A TOURIST - SEOUL SOUTH KOREA: 50 Travel Tips from a Local
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BOOK DESCRIPTION Are you excited about planning your next trip? Do you want to try something new while traveling? Would you like some guidance from a local? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this book is just for you. Greater Than A Tourist – Seoul, South Korea by Yvonne Sewell offers the inside scope on Seoul. Most travel books tell you how to travel like a tourist. Although there's nothing wrong with that, as a part of the Greater than a Tourist series this book will give you tips and a bunch of ideas from someone who lives at your next travel destination. In these pages you'll discover local advice that will help you throughout your stay. Greater than a tourist is a series of travel books written by locals. Travel like a local. Get the inside scope. Slow down, stay in one place, take your time, get to know the people and the culture of a place. Try some things off the beaten path with guidance. Patronize local business and vendors when you travel. Be willing to try something new and have the travel experience of a lifetime. By the time you finish this book, you will be excited to travel to your next destination. So grab YOUR copy today. You'll be glad you did. Ten cents of each book purchased is donated to teaching and learning.

Seoul: The Monocle Travel Guide Series

Gestalten
Released: 2018-05-22
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