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Seoul is a metropolis, which is Korea’s capital city, where over 10,000,000 people live. The city has been Korea’s center in politics, economy and culture for more than 600 years and continued to transform itself swiftly reflecting global changes.

Nestled around the Hangang River is the Korean capital Seoul, a city of old and new. With thousands of years of history, Seoul has both well preserved royal palaces, historical relics, and cultural treasures as well as state-of-the-art facilities and infrastructures.

Seoul offers a unique urban culture that combines trendy contemporary culture, state-of-the-art technologies and a long history.

Easy Access and Convenient Transportation
More than 70 international airlines operate flights to Seoul from more than 170 cities in 60 countries. Transportation network includes domestic airlines, highways and rail services that ensure on-time arrival.
Korean Delicacies: Delicious and Healthy Food
You can enjoy various Korean cuisine at Seoul. Korean cuisine provides unique aromas and tastes. Meals are nutritiously balanced and very low in fat, being made chiefly from a wide variety of vegetables. Seasonings include garlic, red pepper,
scallions, soy sauce, fermented bean paste, ginger and sesame oil. Kimchi and Bulgogi are perhaps best known to foreigners. Kimchi is a fermented vegetable dish that is a staple of the Korean diet. Bulgogi consists of tender cuts of meat marinated and broiled. Another popular Korean dish is Bibimbap, a mixture of rice, vegetables, egg and chili sauce.
Shopping & Entertainment
Seoul offers a wide variety of shopping opportunities: arcades, department stores, duty-free shops, districts specialized in shopping,
and outdoor markets. At the country’s many shopping centers, visitors can shop late into the night and get a feel for the latest fashion trends. The number of integrated shopping, leisure, and dining areas have increased in recent years, so shoppers can now enjoy both shopping and entertainment.

Starfield COEX Mall and Hyundai Department Store are located in the APCCMI 2023 congress venue, COEX. Combining fashion, food, culture and entertainment, the mall provides everything the visitors need.
Inspiring Pre & Post Tours
Temple Stay Seoul offers visitors a number of opportunities to experience its traditional culture. One of the most popular programs include the temple stay which provides a unique opportunity to learn about the Korean Buddhist culture and find inner peace. Bongeunsa, the millennial Buddhist temple with a long history of over more than 1,200 years old is located right next to congress venue COEX.
City Tour: Gwanghwamun Square Gwanghwamun Square is one of the most historic, artistic, and beautiful place of Seoul. The square harmonizes with the beautiful scenery of Gyeongbokgung Palace and Bukaksan Mountain. By visiting Gwanghwamun square will give you a better understanding of the city and an idea of the layout, history, and future of Seoul.

For more information, please visit Korea Tourism Organization Official Go to KTO Website

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APCCMI 2023 Secretariat
The Korean Society of Clinical Microbiology
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  • Chairperson of the Board: Mi-Na Kim
Asia Pacific Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infection

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