|At a Glance|
|South Korea’s capital, SEOUL, is a designated UNESCO city of design, one of the most renowned capitals for design and service in the world. The versatile capital, Seoul, with more than ten million residents, is the center of S. Korea’s politics and economy. Within its modern city design, it is also a place of history and traditions, and an international attraction for its Hanryu culture and fashion.|
|South Korea’s currency is the WON.
Credit cards are accepted at most hotel restaurants and shops.
Enter the amount below to see the current WON exchange rate.
|Most banks are open from 9 am to 4pm, Monday through Friday.
Shopping centers are open mostly from10:30 am to 8 pm.
Local stores are mostly open from 10 am to 9 pm and beyond, and are also open on weekends.
|South Korea’s public water is safe and sanitary for drinking.
However, for your convenience, we provide free bottled water in every guest room.
|Seoul’s summer is hot with occasional storms. During the winter, it is cold and dry.
From the end of June to the beginning of July, it rains often and is known for high humidity.
|S Korea has 4 distinct seasons with hot summers and cool winters. Appropriate clothing is required for each season.
You will need suits and business attires for meetings and conferences, but casual clothing is the norm for visiting theatres, restaurants, and hotels.
|Plug Type||Voltage||Time Zone||Measures|
|220 volts||GMT + 9 hours||Metric System|