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 Seoul - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Seoul, capital of South Korea (Republic of Korea), located in the northwestern part of the country on the Han River.
Seoul is 31 km (19 mi) from the...
Because the 1980 Games in Moscow and the 1984 Games in Los Angeles were affected by large boycotts, the team from the host nation was able to claim...
ca.encarta.msn.com /Seoul.html   (106 words)

  
 Seoul. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Seoul is linked by rail, expressway, and subway with Incheon (Inchon), its port, and there are airports there and at Gimpo (Kimpo).
Seoul was an early fortress and trade center, and the modern city was established in 1394 as the capital of the Choson (or Yi) dynasty, which ruled Korea until the country became (1910) a colony of Japan.
Seoul retains three gates of the ancient wall that once surrounded it and three imperial palaces—the Gyeongbok Palace, built in 1394 by the first monarch of the Choson dynasty; the Changdeok Palace, containing many valuable relics; and the Deoksu Palace (1593), which houses the National Museum and Art Gallery.
www.bartleby.com /65/se/Seoul.html   (459 words)

  
 Seoul, South Korea
Seoul is the capital of South Korea with an ever-growing population of nearly 10 million people, making it the fifth largest city in the world.
Seoul is located in the northwest corner of the country; the border with North Korea is only about 40km from the city centre.
Seoul was given its present name in 1945, and was chosen to be the capital of the Republic of Korea in 1948.
www.wessex.ac.uk /conferences/locations/seoul/info/index.html   (1351 words)

  
 Worldworx Travel - Features - South Korea - Information - Seoul
Most of what was old Seoul was destroyed during the Korean War, though important palaces/shrines at that time have been preserved in all their former splendour.
Visiting Seoul’s major attractions is not an issue as the Seoul subway network is one of the cleanest, most efficient public transport systems in the world.
Seoul tower is not that tall but it does rate as one of the great towers of the world at a height of 240m (add to that the actual height of Namsan and you have a height of 483m).
www.worldworx.tv /s-korea/dc/information/seoul.htm   (967 words)

  
 SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Seoul Tower is one of the must see places in Seoul to visit.
The tower was built in 1975 on the top of Mt. Namsan where the entire Seoul can be seen in one view.
Nearby the tower are other cultural vestiges and superb natural settings, including the Palgakjeong, or the octagonal pavilion, and Bongsudae, the beacon tower.
english.seoul.go.kr.cob-web.org:8888 /today/about/about_02top_4501.htm   (367 words)

  
 Seoul - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Residents of Seoul are referred to as "Seoulites".
In common with the rest of South Korea, Seoul's climate is temperate and continental, despite the fact that South Korea is surrounded on three sides by water.
Seoul is also linked to several other major South Korean cities by the KTX bullet train which features a top speed of 300 km/h, making commuting between cities extremely convenient for commuters and domestic tourists.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Seoul   (2484 words)

  
 Seoul Tower Hostel - Seoul, South Korea
Seoul Tower Hostel is located in the downtown area around Seoul Tower and Itaewon shopping street.
Seoul Tower Hostel offers cheap rates, clean, safe, friendly environment, easy access to downtown and friendly staff to help you with any needs.
With all these services and more I am sure that Seoul Tower Hostel is the best and an ideal place for any foreign backpackers, individual tourists or business travelers who wants visit and enjoy their stay here in Seoul.
www.hostelz.com /hostel/37810-Seoul-Tower-Hostel   (543 words)

  
 South Korea Hotels - Tower Hotel Seoul South Korea
TOWER HOTEL is the location for meetings, speciaI functions and relaxations in the fresh air as well as the high level health facilities, situated amidst 8 landscaped acres on the foot of Mt. Namsan in the center of Seoul Capital City.
Arisoo of Tower Hotel is famous for its delicious fresh and seasoned ribs, made from carefully selected meat, and Tower Woodong noodles known for their long history.
Tower Hotel's banquet halls are perfectly equipped with illumination and sound facilities necessary for all kinds of international events and conventions to be held in the new millennium.
www.southtravels.com /asia/southkorea/towerhotel/index.html   (688 words)

  
 USC Asia Conference: Visiting Seoul
The COEX Seoul, the state-of-the-art complex for international conferences, is located in Samsung-dong, Gangnam-gu.
The restaurant was built into the tower in 1975, but only opened to the public ten years later.
Situated in a pristine natural setting, yet only minutes from downtown Seoul, SamcheongGak is part of a major cultural corridor that includes Gyeongbokgung, the National Folk Museum, the traditional Korean home preservation district of Gahoe-dong, the world famous "antique" street of Insa-dong, numerous private art museums, and the Bear House Restaurant with its spectacular views.
www.usc.edu /programs/asia/seoul.html   (1904 words)

  
 Serviced offices Seoul - The Executive Centre
Serviced offices Seoul: The Executive Centre's core business at any of 400 locations the world over is our fully operational serviced offices that let you step off your commercial or corporate jet and straight into your readymade work environment.
Seoul is no different from any of the other major business city hubs in the world and because we know how busy it gets, we have a range of offices sizes for you right in the heart of the Korean capital.
Whether you're in Seoul or at any of the other major cities in the Asia-Pacific region we provide serviced offices like no other because we practise the art of corporate quality at all of our 19 locations in 10 cities.
www.executivecentre.com /exeen/serviced_offices_seoul.html   (880 words)

  
 Namsan (South Mountain) and Seoul Tower- Seoul, South Korea - VirtualTourist.com
The 360 degree view of Seoul from the observation deck of the tower is superb.
The observation deck of Seoul Tower is closed from March 1 to October 31, 2005.
Namsan Tower underwent a major renovation and re-opened to the public on December 9, 2005 as N Seoul Tower.
www.virtualtourist.com /travel/Asia/South_Korea/Soul_tukpyolsi/Seoul-1058426/Things_To_Do-Seoul-Namsan_South_Mountain_and_Seoul_Tower-BR-1.html   (2087 words)

  
 Digital Chosunilbo (English Edition) : Daily News in English About Korea (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
N Seoul Tower boasts beautiful lighting, to which CJ N City has paid special attention, pouring 10 percent (W1.5 billion) of the project's total budget into their improvement.
The lobby in the tower has been equipped with a "Media Zone" in which visitors can view movie previews and recent music videos for free and a space has been set aside for children's hands-on experience and various exhibitions and performances.
Visitors with admission tickets (W7,000) for the tower can enjoy themselves in the media zone while waiting for their turn to go up the tower because their boarding time will show up on a notice board in the zone.
english.chosun.com.cob-web.org:8888 /w21data/html/news/200512/200512080020.html   (432 words)

  
 Tower Hotel Seoul - Special Internet Rates at HotelClub
Tower Hotel is located on Namsan Mountain, providing a view of the entire downtown area of Seoul.
The Tower Hotel offers 218 guest rooms that are well decorated and equipped with the necessary amenities to make your stay comfortable.
Providing a relaxing and pleasant atmosphere, Tower Hotel's sauna is the perfect place to melt away the stress and fatigue of everyday life.
www.hotelclub.net /hotel.reservations/Tower_Hotel_Seoul.htm   (309 words)

  
 Korea Travel: Seoul City
Approximately 45 minutes from downtown Seoul, you can get there by subway (line 5), taxi, or bus (regular city bus, special airport bus, and limousine bus).
However, in March 2001, the new Incheon International Airport opened to handle the international traffic for the Seoul area.
Train: Seoul Station, located near the downtown area, has trains for destinations south of Seoul.
www.lifeinkorea.com /Travel2/seoul   (285 words)

  
 N Seoul Tower - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
N Seoul Tower is a communication tower in Seoul, Korea.
Built in 1975, and opened to the public in 1980, the tower measures 236.7 m (777 ft) in height (from the base) and tops out at 479.7 m (1,574 ft) above sea level.
In the past it was called the Namsan Tower, because it sits atop Namsan.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Seoul_Tower   (215 words)

  
 Tower Hotel
Tower Hotel’s fitness club has the finest fitness facilities among all major hotels in Seoul, including the latest machines, professionally trained fitness experts, and state-of-the-art training rooms.
The jogging course that extends from the hotel to nearby areas and Mt. Namsan is yet another advantage Tower Hotel’s fitness club offers for our club guests as an out-of-the-norm experience in the city.
Located mid-slope of Namsan Mt., Tower Hotel boasts the greatest view in the city, which comprises of sweeping scenery of Seoul’s skyline and the deep blues of Han River.
www.hotels-rates.com /hotels_reservations/property/33978   (495 words)

  
 Seoul Tower   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Seoul Tower sits atop Mount Namsan, the highest point in the city.
This broadcasting tower stands 236 meters tall (approximately 779 feet).
From there you can see just how massive and sprawling the city is. If you look in the foreground of the photo on the left, you can see the ancient fortifing wall laced along the mountain to protect Seoul from its enemies.
web.utk.edu /~srsutton/trip/korea/tower.html   (79 words)

  
 My trip to Korea May
Fortunately we were able to arrive in Seoul a couple days prior to the conference and spend a few days afterwards.
Meanwhile in Seoul, all the 3 story apartment buildings have been torn down to put up 10 story apartment buildings, and those buildings have been torn down and now everyone lives in 30 story apartment buildings.
Out of the 7 days we were in Seoul, there was only one day that I'd consider light smog.
mywebpages.comcast.net /joelcool/korea/seoul.htm   (2001 words)

  
 Korea Travel: Seoul Tower (Seoul City)
Viewable from almost anywhere in Seoul, Seoul Tower serves as an excellent landmark.
Built on a 262 meter peak in Namsan Park, the tower reaches to 480 meters above sea level.
When the weather and pollution levels cooperate, visiting the observation tower (370 meters above sea level) allows you to view the entire city and surrounding areas.
www.lifeinkorea.com /Travel2/seoul/124   (268 words)

  
 The Seoul Times   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
One of the Seoul's land marks "N Seoul Tower," formerly Namsan Tower, will turn into a gigantic Santa Clause as it will be decorated with millions of light bulbs in this Yuletide season.
A huge Santa Clause's image, about 4.5 meters high, will be set up right by the N Seoul Tower and it will be lit from 6 p.m.
For details or inquiries visit the N Seoul Tower's official website www.nseoultower.com.
theseoultimes.com /ST/photo_gallery/photo_gallery.php?name=Photo_News   (115 words)

  
 Tower Hotel in Seoul, Korea, Republic Of
Tower Hotel in Seoul, Korea, Republic Of 5-5 San 2 Ga Jang Chung-Dong Jung-Gu, Seoul, KR 100-392
The Su-Geun-Kim-designed building is both inimitable and symbolic: each story of the modernist structure represents a member-nation of the southern allied campaign during the Korean War.
Chinese cuisine is also acclaimed at the Tower Hotel in Manboklim, which fuses Sichuan, Beijing and Guangdong traditions.
www.hotel-rates.com /kr/seoul/tower-hotel.html   (584 words)

  
 Architecture of Seoul Tower - Seoul, South Korea
Visitors are prepared for this view through the trip to the tower.
Like other towers, it has had to diversify in order to continue attracting people, so not everything to see here is involved in height.
You can plunge to the depths of the ocean by exploring the tower’s underground aquarium as well as the complex’s other museums.
www.glasssteelandstone.com /KS/SeoulTower.html   (179 words)

  
 N Seoul Tower at AllExperts (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
In the past it had been called the Namsan Tower, because it sits atop Namsan.
N Seoul Tower located on the top of Namsan.It was built for broadcasting.It has been started in 1969, in 1975 was completed, and in 1980 was open to the public.It reaches up to 236.7 m (777 ft).
From ground to top of tower reaches up 479.7m(1,574ft).In the past it was called 'Namsan Tower', nowadays it is called by 'N Seoul Tower'.Actually its real name is 'YTN Seoul Tower', because 'YTN'(Korean broadcast center) was undertaked in 2000.
experts.about.com.cob-web.org:8888 /e/n/n/n_seoul_tower.htm   (281 words)

  
 Jobs at Intel - Korea, Seoul
Seoul is a land of both modern and ancient wonders.
All of Seoul is connected by a solid public transportation system to get you wherever you need to go.
Namsan Park, the remainder of what was once royal Seoul, now contains Seoul Tower, one of the tallest towers in the world, along with restaurants and plenty of other tourist attractions.
www.intel.com /jobs/korea/sites/seoul.htm   (306 words)

  
 The Executive Centre | Seoul - Seoul Finance Center | Serviced Offices, Virtual Offices, Conference Rooms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
As a client of The Executive Centre in Seoul, you can enjoy the city's most exclusive business address.
Strategically located behind City Hall in the core of Seoul's premier business district, the Centre is minutes from a number of high-end hotels, world-renowned retail districts and restaurants.
It is well serviced by two levels of restaurants, ample parking and modern conference facilities.
www.executivecentre.com /en/locations/seoul.html   (248 words)

  
 Seoul Tower   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
After the DMZ experience, we decided to do something a little more safe, so we traveled to the top of Seoul Tower.
It made Steve & Betsy woozy (they could swear that they felt the tower swaying in the wind -- safe indeed!), so we only stayed long enough to see the sunset over Seoul.
A lot of Koreans have embraced the Westernization of Seoul, but there are many who are perfectly happy to continue to eat their boiled silkworm larvae from the many food carts on the street and never set foot into Kentucky Fried Chicken.
www.singintomymouth.com /korea/pg10.html   (323 words)

  
 Seoul, South Korea Hotel and Resort Travel Deals
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 Tower Hotel Seoul, South Korea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Now there is a Tower Hotel in Mountain Namsan where once was such arbour.
The main building of the Tower Hotel is located on Namsan Mountain, giving a view of the entire downtown area of Seoul.
The Tower Hotel offers 218 guest rooms equipped with the necessary amenities to make your stay comfortable.
www.ebookers.com /cheap_hotels/south_korea/tower_hotel_seoul.html   (149 words)

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