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Seoul hosted two first round matches and one Semi-final game.

Capacity: 66,800.

2002 World Cup Match Reports.

Seoul Stadium

Seoul Stadium - Korea 2002
Seoul Stadium

Friday, 31st May:

Group A:
France vs Senegal (0:1)

Thursday, 13th June:

Group C:
Turkey vs China (3:0)

Tuesday, 25th June:

Semi Final Game 1
Germany vs South Korea (1:0)

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.

Seoul Tourism

Bus tours of Seoul begin every 30 minutes; from the bus terminal in front of the Dong Wha Duty Free Shop, at Gwanghwamun Gate.

Outside Seoul

There's plenty of interest for visitors looking for side trips out of Seoul.

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.

Rural Markets

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.

Seoul Transportation

By Bus

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 Korea.

The journey to Busan takes around 5hrs 20mins, Daejeon (1hr 50 mins), Daegu (3hrs 50 mins) and Gwangju (4hrs).

By Train

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

Seoul Subway

Eight subway lines and a surface line of the government-run Korean National Railroad (KNR) merging with them serve Seoulites and visitors most effectively.

By Air

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.

Domestic Flights

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).

By Sea

There are ferry services between Busan and Japan and Incheon and China.

Seoul Accommodation

Seoul Hotels:
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Seoul Budget Accommodation:
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.

Airport Hotel:
500 meters from Gimpo Airport, this hotel is handy if you've got an early flight or arrive in Seoul late at night.

Seoul Palace Hotel:
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.

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Jeonju:
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Seogwipo:
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Seoul:
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Suwon:
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Second Round

Ulsan:
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