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In addition to the architectural sights and museums of the capital, Seoul guests are encouraged to visit the Botanical garden and zoo. Music lovers can enjoy concerts of two city Symphony orchestras, with high professionalism. In addition, the repertoire of the Opera theatre of Seoul — more than 40 works of European (mainly Italian) and Korean authors.In town visitors will be able to make a choice from a rich assortment of Oriental meals, not only Korean, but Chinese, Japanese. When visiting Seoul restaurant, it should be remembered that the usual European chicken meat in Korea is considered a delicacy and is quite expensive, and the dishes of beef, pork, fish everyday, included in the regular diet of the local people.The monetary unit circulating in Seoul is the won. Currency exchange is performed mainly in banks and hotels.
The traditional system of hierarchy and respect for elders still holds great importance in all spheres of life. Direct questions about age and marital status are considered to be commonplace, as they allow the Koreans Continue reading
Official name: The Republic Of Korea
Voltage: in South Korea, two types of voltage — 110V and 220V. Therefore, before taking the device into the network, check what the voltage is indicated on the outlet.
How to get there: Airlines «Aeroflot» and Korean Air do direct daily flights from Moscow to Seoul. A number of airlines offering flights with transfer in various European cities and Asia. Incheon international airport is located 52 km from Seoul and is connected with the highway. It is a multipurpose facility that is used not only for transport purposes but also as an entertainment and shopping centre. To Seoul can be reached by buses-trains and taxis.
Geography. The Korean Peninsula is situated in northeast Asia. From the North-Western side boundary between the Korean Peninsula and China passes through the river Amnok river (chin. Yalu), and the North-Eastern side of the Tumen river (chin. Dominican) separates the Peninsula from China and the Russian Federation.
The Korean Peninsula bordering the Yellow sea on the West side and the East sea to the East. On all sides it is surrounded by numerous Islands, the largest of which are the jejudo and Ulleungdo.
From North to South the Peninsula stretches for 1,030 Continue reading
Holidays: Japan ranks first in the world in the number nominalnych holidays. 1 January (New year), January 15th (adult Day) 11 February (national Foundation Day), April 29 (Day of spring), may 3 (Constitution Day), may 4 (declared holiday), 5 may (children’s Day – very interesting to Europeans. On this day the streets are filled with children from 3 to 6 years in a bright kimono), September 15 (respect for elders Day), October 10 (health Day), November 3 (culture Day), November 23 (labor Day), December 23 (Emperor’s birthday).
National characteristics: the characteristic Japanese courtesy and friendliness. They appreciate tradition and ceremony.
In Japanese homes, in restaurants floors are covered with tatami (straw). Razivaetsya be taken before you step on them.
Japanese bath (“furo”) is created not for washing, but for rest and relaxation. Before zalest to the bathroom to take a shower. After relaxing in the bath should be drained from hot water, because the water heats up for several people.
Business meetings need to have a business card. People without them, the Japanese Continue reading