Joy of Museums

Museums, Art Galleries and Historical Sites

Seoul Museums

Namdaemun Buildings

Seoul is the capital and largest metropolis of South Korea and one of Asia’s major centres of culture, entertainment, and research. Situated on the Han River, Seoul’s history stretches back over two thousand years, when it was founded in 18 BC.

With a long history and unique cultural traditions, Seoul has many world-class museums of interest.

Seoul Korean Museums:


  • City:                                  Seoul
  • Korean:                            서울시
  • Country:                          Republic of Korea
  • Population:                     51 million

South Korea Map:


“Even monkeys fall from trees.”
원숭이도 나무에서 떨어진다 Korean Proverb



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