Seoul hosted two first round matches and one
2002 World Cup Match Reports.
Friday, 31st May:
France vs Senegal (0:1)
Thursday, 13th June:
Turkey vs China (3:0)
Tuesday, 25th June:
Semi Final Game
Germany vs South Korea
Getting To Seoul Stadium
You can get to Seoul World Cup Stadium, from Downtown, by taking
subway line no.6 or bus #361 from Hyundai Department Store Sinchon Branch.
Bus tours of Seoul begin every 30 minutes; from the bus terminal in
front of the Dong Wha Duty Free Shop, at Gwanghwamun Gate.
There's plenty of interest for visitors looking for side trips out of
DMZ and the Vicinity
The Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), 2 kilometers wide on either side of the
Military Demarcation Line, winds about 241 kilometers from the East Sea to the Yellow Sea.
Incheon and the West Coast
It's definitely worth making a trip out to the coast.
Korean style country markets operate every five days. Moran and
Icheonjang markets are easy to get to and provide an unforgettable experience.
Korean Folk Village
Set in 243 acres, visitors can experience the authentic atmosphere of
a Korean Folk Village;
with over 260 traditional houses reminiscent of the late Choson Dynasty, including various
household goods from the different regions.
North Hangang River Resorts
Leading along the North Hangang River, from Seoul to Chuncheon City,
Gangwon-do, the KNR Gyeongchunseon Railroad and the Gyeongchun Highway offer a fine view
of the Hangang river and lakes.
Numerous resortsin the area make this a pleasant escape from the city.
Two express bus terminals serve Seoul: the Seoul Express Bus Terminal
and the Dong Seoul Bus Terminal.
Long Distance Buses
Fast and reliable highway buses operate on expressways throughout
The journey to Busan takes around 5hrs 20mins,
Daejeon (1hr 50 mins), Daegu (3hrs 50
mins) and Gwangju (4hrs).
There are three classes of trains in Korea: the super-express
Saemaeul-ho, the express Mugunghwa-ho and the limited express Tongil-ho.
An extensive rail network covers most of the country. Trains can get
crowded on weekends so a reservation is advisable.
South Korea Train Information and Reservations
Busan Station: 82-51-463-5783
Daejeon Station: 82-42-253-0087
Dongdaegu Station: 82-53-954-7788
Gyeongju Station: 82-54-743-8052
Seoul Station: 82-2-393-7008
Eight subway lines and a surface line of the government-run Korean
National Railroad (KNR) merging with them serve Seoulites and visitors most effectively.
With the opening of Incheon International Airport, Gimpo Airport
primarily serves as the domestic airport.
Subway Line 5 links Gimpo Airport with central and southeastern Seoul.
Visitors can fly to 13 major cities in Korea, from Seoul, through a
well-developed domestic flight network served by Korean
Air and Asiana Airlines (no flight is longer
than one hour).
There are ferry services between Busan and Japan and Incheon and China.
Find hotels in Seoul with special online rates.
From guesthouses and backpacker hostels, to apartments and inns, there's a wide variety of
accommodation options in Seoul for those who travel on a budget.
500 meters from Gimpo Airport, this hotel is handy if you've got an early flight or arrive
in Seoul late at night.
Located near the Seoul Express Bus Terminal, the Seoul Palace Hotel has 283 rooms,
Japanese and Chinese restaurants, a wide range of international dishes in the Buffet
Romantica, an elegant bar, sauna and health club.
Matches in Korea.
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