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  • Korea's capital city is a dynamic metropolitan combining traditional Korean historical sites with modern architecture and a young neighborhood.

  • Take a nice stroll in Seoul's main business and financial district and you can get a good sense of the fast-paced lifestyle.

  • During lunch hours, cafes and restaurants are packed with staff from banks and business firms.

  • Good morning, my beautiful friends.

  • Good morning.

  • So it's our day 2 in the beautiful capital city of South Korea.

  • Our second stop is the Namsan Park, a huge green oasis on the outskirts of the city center.

  • It features an aerial tramway, botanic flower displays, historical landmarks, and the iconic Seoul Tower.

  • It is also a very popular hiking trail for locals.

  • Some of the most spectacular panoramic views of downtown Seoul and the surrounding area can be seen at the peak of an Namsan Park.

  • Seoul tower is a landmark of the skyline of downtown.

  • Our next stop is the 63 square skyscraper, a landmark for the 1988 Olympics commanding spectacular views of the city.

  • It is one of Korea's tallest and most recognized buildings.

  • 63 squares iconic gold color is the real thing each of the 14,000 panes of glass was coated with a thin film of 24 karat gold which catches the sunshine reflecting gold, red, and silver as the Sun sets giving the tower its stunning multi-colored sheen.

  • Crossing the bridge to the other side of the city is the Gangnam district, the Beverly Hills of South Korea and the home to the country's biggest celebrities.

  • Psy's international hit song "Gangnam Style" famously portrays the wealthy district which has an outsized reputation in Korean culture.

  • Property in Gangnam is three and a half times as expensive as the average real estate in Korea.

  • Living in Gangnam is a status symbol that many Koreans aspire to.

  • Our final stop of the modern city tour of Seoul is visiting the Hongdae district, including Hongik University and Itaewon.

  • It is the global community in Seoul where international expats live.

  • Here you can enjoy a diversity of culture, shopping and entertainment experiences.

  • Fashion shops specialize in various imported clothes, leather goods, handbags and shoes.

  • You can spend multiple days exploring the area and it's a great place to go whether you are visiting or living in Seoul

  • Remember to check out the k-pop street performances near Hongik University.

  • Imagine a street full of different groups of people putting on a great show for the public.

  • They are quite spectacular.

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  • In the second part of the sightseeing tour in Seoul, we're going to explore the traditional Korean culture and top historical sites.

  • Until next time.

Korea's capital city is a dynamic metropolitan combining traditional Korean historical sites with modern architecture and a young neighborhood.

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