Describing Places - Seoul

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Describing Places: Seoul

Being the capital of Korea since the 14th century, Seoul (서울) is one of the most popular tourist destinations located in the west of its country. Packed with countless sights and places to visit, ranging from royal palaces to trendy shopping centre, Seoul is a city with so much to offer that tourists might not know where to begin. The streets of Seoul are always jammed with people as there are endless varieties of restaurants, cafes, shopping centres, discos available at any time of day. Bright neon lights and catchy songs coming out from nightclubs attract young people and there are plenty of karaoke bar where one can have a great time singing and dancing. The mayor tourist attractions of Seoul are “Seoul Tower” (남산타워) and “63 Building” (육삼빌딩). The 236.7m Seoul Tower sits atop Namsan Mountain, offering a breathtaking panoramic view of the city and the surrounding areas. It is so stunning that many visitors consider Seoul Tower the best tower in Asia. As far 63 building, it is said to be one of the tallest buildings in the world. It is a skyscraper situated on Yeouldo (여의도), overlooking the Han river (한강). 63 represents the number of floors it has and it mainly comprises financial offices, entertainment attractions, observatory, restaurants which cater for all ages, the wax museum, a trendy shipping mall packed with brand shops, and a huge aquarium with all kinds of fish. Seoul provides entertainment and an unforgettably unique experience. Unless you witness it for yourself, you will never know the excitement it brings you, try Seoul.
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