Located northwest and crossed by the Han River, the capital Seoul is South Korea’s largest metropolitan area (half of the national population lives here) and the nation’s economic, political, cultural and social hub. Being considered one of the most sustainable cities in the world, Seoul combines traditional street markets, palaces and Buddhist temples with modern skyscrapers and a high-tech transport network.
Population: over 25 million people live in the metro area
Main attractions: Myeongdong Cathedral, Gyeongbokgung, Gwanghwamun Square, Seoul Plaza, Changdeokgung, N Seoul Tower (Namsan), Namdaemun, Cheongyecheon, 63 Building, Dongdaemun Design Plaza, Jogyesa Temple
Nearest Airports: Incheon International Airport (ICN), the largest airport in South Korea, and Gimpo International Airport (GMP)
In Seoul, one of the world's most visited cities, the average winter temperatures range between -7 and 1°C (January), reaching 22 to 30°C during summer (August). You will find more information on the live streaming weather cams.