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Exploring KOREA

Seoul, the designated host city for 37th ARC, is a true international city where contemporary lifestyle meets long-standing history. Home to 10 million national and foreign residents, Seoul is a proud epicenter of the Korean Wave and one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Whatever you would expect, Seoul is beyond your imagination. For more information, please click here.

Cultural & Historical City

  • Seoul is a city that embraces the beauty of both tradition and modernity. With five ancient palaces and five World Heritage Sites designated by UNESCO, Seoul is living history of 600 years as the capital of the Joseon Dynasty.

Entertainment & Shopping City

  • Seoul is a shopper's heaven. The city has numerous shopping malls, department stores, duty free shops, and traditional markets, making shopping available 24/7 all year-round. Seoul also offers a variety of cultural entertainment such as performances, movies, plays, and musicals that run until late in the evening.

Eco-friendly & Future-oriented City

  • Seoul is a modern metropolis surrounded by mountains and divided by the River Han. The city has several parks and trails, and pursues various policies to preserve the environment such as using eco-friendly fuel and vehicles, hosting green international conferences, and operating environmentally-friendly convention centers. Seoul also boasts a strong foundation for information technology, providing access to the Internet from any location and various applications in Seoulites' daily lives. The city features ubiquitous-based services and digital pavilions, offering new and futuristic experiences in high-tech IT.