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- Item/ISBN: 9788991913585
- Publisher: Seoul Selection
- Year: 2009
- Cover: Softcover
- Pages: 465
- Language: English
- Class: Book
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The most comprehensive guidebook to the city of Seoul ever released, SEOUL contains 464 pages of in-depth travel information, helpful tips, background information on culture and history, detailed maps and beautiful photographs. Making full use of Seoul Selection�s vast knowledge of the city, the guidebook is perfect not only for tourists visiting Seoul on holiday, but also for veterans of the metropolis looking for a deeper understanding of its history and culture.
� Comprehensive and detailed NEIGHBORHOOD-BY-NEIGHBORHOOD DESCRIPTIONS of one of Asia�s most dynamic cities
� BEAUTIFUL PHOTOGRAPHS that bring alive Seoul�s scenic charms
� HELPFUL TIPS to ensure you make the most of your visit
� DETAILED MAPS and TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION
� CULTURE AND HISTORY NOTES that provide background information and stories to enrich your traveling experience
� Information on DAY TRIPS TO INTERESTING LOCALES outside of Seoul, including the DMZ and Korea�s royal tombs
� Text provided in FUN-TO-READ AND EASY-TO-USE manner
About the Book
Seoul Selection Guides: Seoul aims to be the definitive guide to Korea�s historic capitals. For reader convenience, it is divided into two sections: Part 1 introduces things to do and see in Seoul, while Part 2 covers basic tourist information.
� Seoul�s Best 7: A photographic guide to the city�s highlights.
� History of Seoul: 600 years of Seoul history, put in compact and easy-to-read form.
� Maps: Illustrated and coordinated maps to help you get around.
� Travel Tips: Helpful advice on tourist destinations.
� History and Culture Notes: Interesting stories and background information to enrich your travel experience.
About the Author
A native of Long Island, New York, Robert Koehler has lived in Korea since 1997. Readers of this magazine know him best as the editor-in-chief of SEOUL, Seoul Selection�s monthly travel magazine. Prior to joining Seoul Selection, he worked as a translator for a major Korean newspaper and, before that, an English teacher in the Korean countryside. In addition to this guidebook, he has also co-authored the best-selling walking guide "Seoul�s Historic Walks."