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The Republic of Korea, once known as the "Land of the Morning Calm," is now the world's 11th largest economy and the gateway to Northeast Asia. Its natural beauty, combined with unique cultural heritage preserved for thousands of years and amiable people, attracts visitors from all over the world.

Weather



Korea has four seasons with a wet monsoon/summer season in the middle of the year, and a cold winter from November to March.

Culture

Hangeul

Korean alphabet , A very scientific writing system that has been designated by UNESCO as an important part of the Memory of the World Heritage. As a result of the Korean Wave and Korean economic prosperity, the desire to learn hangeul and the Korean language is exploding.

Hanbok

Traditional Korean clothing. In traditional hanbok design, curved features are important. As they are not meant to be tight fitting, the inherent beauty of hanbok is apparent in its elegance and style created by the abundance of material. The curves and vibrant colors of hanbok have had a significant impact on the Korean fashion industry. By combining traditional dress with modern fashion, a series of fusion hanbok designs were introduced. Designs and patterns of hanbok have even been applied to architecture.

Hansik

Korean food, contains less meat and features a wide variety of fermented foods, assorted vegetable dishes, and rice. It is very nutritious and is becoming more and more popular around the world for its health benefits. Traditionally, Korean table settings are comprised of a number of side dishes. Family and friends gather around the table and share between themselves, sampling every dish. Only boiled rice and guk (soup) are two items that are not shared. These customs represent the true character of Koreans as being people who prefer to do everything together.

Hanok

Traditional Korean houses . Many international visitors are showing interest in the traditional Korean home, hanok as they want to experience ondol, the Korean floor heating system very effective in the cold winter. ondol is an important aspect of unique architectural style in Korea and brought floor heating into vogue globally.

Seoul



The center of Korea, Seoul offers everything to delight its visitors. From cutting edge technology and trend-setting culture to remarkable history and traditions, from shopping centers to beautiful nature, Seoul's attractions colorfully come together to engage all five senses.
Seoul is an ancient city where history and traditions live on, and meet the modern in unusal scenery. The city abounds with superb destinations that offer novel experiences as well as leisure. To those visitors who wish to get to know the real Seoul, this guide will provide an unforgettable tour of the city.