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Major cities and airports in South Korea

  1. Seoul – Incheon International Airport (ICN)
  2. Busan – Gimhae International Airport (PUS)
  3. Incheon – Incheon International Airport (ICN)
  4. Daegu – Daegu International Airport (TAE)
  5. Daejeon – Cheongju International Airport (CJJ)
  6. Gwangju – Gwangju Airport (KWJ)
  7. Jeju City – Jeju International Airport (CJU)
  8. Yeosu – Yeosu Airport (RSU)
  9. Ulsan – Ulsan Airport (USN)
  10. Sokcho – Yangyang International Airport (YNY)

Time and Communication

South Korea operates on Korean Standard Time (KST, UTC+9) and does not observe daylight saving time. The main mobile operators in the country are SK Telecom, KT, and LG Uplus. The country has near-universal mobile coverage, including widespread 5G networks.

Money and shopping

The official currency of South Korea is the South Korean won (KRW). The exchange rate to the US dollar varies. Credit and debit cards are widely accepted across the country, with Visa and Mastercard being the most commonly accepted. Working hours of currency exchange offices typically coincide with regular business hours.


South Korea offers a comprehensive transportation system which includes buses, trains, and the subway for city travel. Domestic flights and high-speed trains (KTX) are available for long-distance travel. Taxis are also widely available and affordable.

Touristic attractions

  • Gyeongbokgung Palace – A stunning royal palace from the Joseon Dynasty, located in the heart of Seoul.
  • N Seoul Tower – A communication and observation tower located on Namsan Mountain, offering panoramic views of Seoul.
  • Jeju Island – Known for its beach resorts, volcanic landscape, and extensive network of lava tubes.
  • Busan – Haeundae Beach and Jagalchi Fish Market are must-see attractions in South Korea’s second-largest city.
  • DMZ – The Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea offers a unique, if somber, tourist experience.
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