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Seoul (Seoul Selection Guides)

Publisher description:

Korea’s capital for the last 600 years, Seoul is an energetic, pulsating city where the ancient and modern coexist in dramatic contrast. With its grand royal palaces, quaint old alleyways, ancient temples, colorful markets, neon shopping districts, and verdant mountains, you’ll never run out of things to see and do.

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.

LKL says:

Beautifully produced, with some lovely photographs. Contains ideas for trips from Seoul as well as sections on each of Seoul’s major areas, plus a chapter on hiking the mountains around Seoul.

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