As SNU is located in Seoul, the heart of Korea, it is able to offer its students with a wide range of outstanding cultural, religious and recreational opportunities. Seoul, the capital of Republic of Korea, is a safe, exciting, and attractive city, packed with countless sights to see and places to visit – from traditional royal palaces to trendy shopping districts.
UNESCO World Heritage sites
The Seoul metropolitan area contains four UNESCO World Heritage sites including Changdeok Palace and the Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty.
Birthplace of K-pop and the Korean Wave
Seoul has been voted as one of the most popular destinations by Asian tourists.
Host city of international sporting events
Seoul has a legacy of hosting various international sporting events such as the 2018 Winter Olympics, 2014 Asian Games, 2002 FIFA World Cup and 1988 Summer Olympics.