What is Seoul known for?

event location

in Seoul, South Korea. The city was supposed to host the 1970 games, but it received security threats from neighboring North Korea, forcing it to give up hosting the games to previous 1966 host Bangkok, Thailand. The venues and facilities of the 10th Asiad were the same venues (Venues of the 1988 Summer Olympics) and facilities used in the 1988 Summer Olympics because this was considered a test event.


in the 1984 Little League World Series, leading his Altamonte Springs team to victory in the United States Championship bracket in a 4–2 victory over Southport, Indiana. His team then fell in the world championship game (Little League World Series#Little League World Series champions) to the international champion from Seoul, South Korea, by a score of 6–2. Varitek

career singles

;FI" New services in 2010 will include full charter flight service between Denpasar and Seoul, a 6:45 hrs direct flight and hopefully the Denpasar and Kiev charter flight will start by the end of August or early September 2010. He won two tour singles titles, the 1987 Seoul and the 1992 Taipei Grand Prix events. His best showing in a Grand Slam event was 4th round appearance in the 1989 U.S. Open. He had career singles wins over Michael Chang, Andre

. There here reached the semi finals of the men's doubles competition, partnering Miloslav Mečíř. The pair was defeated by America (United States)'s eventual winners Ken Flach and Robert Seguso, but still won the bronze medal. The right-hander won one career singles title (Rye Brook (ATP Rye Brook), 1988), and reached his highest singles ATP (Association of Tennis Professionals)-ranking on 13 October 1986, when he became the number 23 of the world. '''José Esteban de Palma''' (born

period education

, and the ''hyanggyo'', schools supported by each of the Eight Provinces (Eight Provinces of Korea). The ''hyanggyo'' soon fell into neglect, and for most of the Joseon period education was dominated by the private schools, ''seowon'' and ''seodang''. - 1997 For Life on Earth Seoul, Republic of Korea - The art of '''Korean animation''', or '''Han-guk Manhwa Aenimeisyeon (Manhwa)''' (한국 만화 애니메이션), has gone from hand-held flip books in early times to studios

culture site

, Sinchon Railway Station (the oldest train station in Seoul) and Seodaemun Prison History Hall (Seodaemun Prison). Also it has a historic culture site "Seodaemun Independence Park." This place located at Dongnimmun station, allows people to learn about history through 3.1 independence memorial statue, Independence Gate and more. This educational park is a major tourist attraction of Seodaemun-gu that provides a comfortable place of culture and leisure. Seodaemun-gu is a Rest Place


) is an annual showcase (Variety show) festival of animation, cartoon and related art genres held in Seoul, South Korea since 1995. It is sponsored by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, and the city of Seoul. The main mascots are "Bummy" (버미) the tiger (after the original Korean word "bum(범)", which means tiger), and "Tanko" (땡고추, very hot chili pepper). Although South Korea did not have an 80,000 capacity stadium, it planned to upgrade

video international

arrived in Iraq on June 15, 2003, working for Gana General Trading Company, a South Korean company under contract to the United States military (Military of the United States). *PKFHSPKFHS video international 2009 11 30 Aubrey de Grey appears on CNN, 2009 * The Seoul Digital Forum 2008: Biotechnology (01:24:16) -- Presentation at the Seoul Digital Forum, held May 6

single service

hop, there is also an underground scene that has developed throughout South Korea. Online webzines like Hiphop Playa have contributed to spreading the culture. At one revival in Seoul, South Korea, Graham attracted more than one million people to a single service. He appeared in China in 1988—for Ruth, this was a homecoming, since she had been born in China to missionary parents. He appeared in North Korea

speaking member

be spotted on post office signs.Some post offices are open on Saturdays, Sundays and other holidays (postal service only). Most post offices sell boxes and packing materials. Even the smaller offices typically have at least one English-speaking member of staff. *

record performances

in Milan, Italy; "CDOM" in Mexico City, Mexico; and "Velodrom" in Berlin, Germany. They designed the track for the World-Training-Center CMC of the Union Cycliste Internationale in Aigle, Switzerland, a 200-meter wooden indoor track. Schuermann also designed the "Viking Ship" (Vikingskipet Olympic Arena), the speed skating venue for the 1994 Winter Olympics, which can also be used as a velodrome, and has seen record performances


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'''Seoul''' ( With a population of over 10 million, the megacity is the largest city proper (List of cities proper by population) in the OECD.

Situated on the Han River (Han River (Korea)), Seoul's history stretches back more than two thousand years when it was founded in 18 BCE by Baekje, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea. It continued as the capital of Korea under the Joseon Dynasty. The Seoul Capital Area contains five UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Changdeok Palace (Changdeokgung), Hwaseong Fortress, Jongmyo Shrine (Jongmyo), Namhansanseong and the Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty. with over 12 million international visitors in 2013, Seoul Statistics making it the world's 10th most visited city (Tourism#MasterCard_Global_Destination_Cities_Index) and 6th largest earner in tourism (Tourism#MasterCard_Global_Destination_Cities_Index). MasterCard-Global Destination Cities index

Today, Seoul is considered a leading and rising global city, resulting from an economic boom called the Miracle on the Han River which transformed it from the damage of the Korean War to the world's 4th largest metropolitan economy (List of cities by GDP) with a GDP of US$774 billion At purchasing power parity, see List of cities by GDP. in 2012 after Tokyo, New York City and Los Angeles. A world leading technology hub centered on Gangnam (Gangnam (3 Districts)) and Digital Media City, the Seoul Capital Area boasts 15 http: global500 samsung-electronics-13 Fortune Global 500 companies such as Samsung, the world's largest technology company (List of the largest technology companies), as well as LG and Hyundai-Kia (Hyundai Kia Automotive Group). In 2013, the city's GDP per capita (PPP) (List of South Korean regions by GDP) of $39,448 was comparable to that of France and Finland. Ranked sixth in the Global Power City Index (Global city) and eighth in the Global Financial Centres Index, the metropolis exerts a major influence in global affairs as one of the five leading hosts of global conferences (Union of International Associations). http: sites files documents statistics press press12.pdf It also hosts the world's most art openings per square mile. http: seoul life 50-reasons-why-seoul-worlds-greatest-city-534720

Seoul is the world's most wired city http: seoul life 50-reasons-why-seoul-worlds-greatest-city-534720 and ranked first in technology readiness by PwC's ''Cities of Opportunity'' report. http: us en cities-of-opportunity 2014 assets cities-of-opportunity-2014.pdf Seoul Station is the main terminal of the KTX (Korea Train Express) high-speed rail and the Seoul Subway is the world's largest subway (Rapid transit) network, http: introduce tour Its Lotte Cinema houses the world's largest cinema screen. http: records-4000 largest-permanent-35mm-cinema-screen Seoul's COEX Mall is the world's largest underground shopping mall. http: ar_detail view.html?ar_id NISX20141201_0013328698&cID 10402&pID 10400 Emporis ranked Seoul's skyline having the world's fourth highest visual impact among major cities. http: statistics skyline-ranking

Seoul hosted the 1986 Asian Games, 1988 Summer Olympics, 2002 FIFA World Cup and the 2010 G-20 Seoul summit. A UNESCO City of Design (Creative Cities Network), Seoul was named the 2010 World Design Capital (World Design Capital).

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