Located in the western-central part of the Korea, Seoul, the capital city of Korea, has been the center of the country throughout its long history from the prehistoric era to the present day. Ancient palaces and modern skyscrapers coexist harmoniously, making Seoul an attractive city where one can experience the present and the past simultaneously. Now the city is considered as a global city and performs as a gateway to Asia and Europe, reaching out to 43 cities in just 3 hours. With the proximity to two International Airports (Gimpo & Incheon), world-class convention facilities of COEX and nearby shopping centers, amusement parks, and variety of sightseeing attractions, Seoul is the ideal city for international convention and tourism.
Seoul is surrounded by Bukhansan Mountain in east and Han River in west. A variety of cultural ruins and remains is still remained in Seoul because it was a capital city during Goryeo, Shilla, and Joseon era; its typical examples are Sungnyemun Gate, Gyeongbokgung Palace, Changdeokgung Palace.
Today, with Korea’s largest tourism attractions and the prominent exhibition convention centers, Seoul will continue to grow as a world class MICE hub city.