Places: Seoul, South Korea, 4th Richest City in the World

Places: Seoul, South Korea, 4th Richest City in the World


Richest City in the World – Top 10 List Based on GDP

The richest city in the world. In addition to this, let us see the top 10 cities which have  a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) higher than any other city in the world. Of all the cities on planet Earth, Tokyo tops the list with a GDP of $1,520 Billions while the city Shanghai ranks 10th with a GDP of $516.5 billion.

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Seoul, the capital of South Korea, is a sprawling metropolis where hyper-modern skyscrapers, high-tech subways and pop culture meet Buddhist temples, palaces and street markets. Notable attractions include futuristic Dongdaemun Design Plaza, a convention hall with curving architecture and a rooftop park; Gyeongbokgung Palace, which once had more than 7,000 rooms; and Jogyesa Temple, site of centuries-old locust and pine trees.

Seoul   – officially the Seoul Special City  – is the capital and largest metropolis of the Republic of Korea, forming the heart of the Seoul Capital Area, which includes the surrounding Incheon metropolis and Gyeonggi province, the world’s 14th largest city and second largest metropolitan area. It is home to over half of all South Koreans along with 678,102 international residents. (wikipedia)

Seoul is the largest city which is located in the country of South Korea. It is a place whose quality of life is of par excellence and comparable to global cities like London, New York and Tokyo. Majority of its population practice religions like Buddhism, Confucianism, Christianity and Korean Shamanism. The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Billions of US Dollar of Seoul is 773.9. Seoul is the financial capital of South Korea as it contributes nearly 51 percent to the nation’s GDP. On our top 10 richest cities list, it ranks fourth. Automobile, banking, construction and tourism form the backbone of Seoul’s economy and make it one of the wealthiest cities. (


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At the center of the master plan is a 640m tall landmark tower, which will become an inspiring 21st century symbol for the entire district and for Seoul itself.


Seoul Tower


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Cheongsam Bridge at night, Seoul, South Korea

Namsan Mountain or the South Mountain, is a glorious journey into South Korea’s grand past. Indeed some people term the mountain to be a natural museum without walls that is reminiscent of all that South Korea has witnessed over time.


Gyeongbok-gung palace – Seoul, South Korea

Gyeongbok Palace is one of the five largest palace built in the Joseon kingdom. This palace is located in the northern city of Gangbuk (Seoul), South Korea

Gwanghwamun (Southern Gate), Gyeongbokgung Palace, Seoul, South Korea | by iancowe 

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Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty are the tombs of many generation of Joseon royalty. The value of these uniquely historic sites is enhanced by the completeness of each individual royal tomb.

Banpo Girder bridge in Seoul, South Korea

Banpo Bridge, Seoul, South Korea (Rainbow fountain Seoul Gyo bok)

Cheonggyecheon river is a modern public recreation space in downtown Seoul, South Korea.

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Bongeunsa is a Buddhist temple in Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea. It was first founded in 794 during the reign of King Wonseong by the monk Yeon-hoe

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Entering Bongeusna Temple in Seoul from the front

Bongeunsa Temple, Seoul, SOUTH KOREA. Published August 5, 2012

Thousands of Buddhas in Bupwangroo (Bodhisattva of Compassion). Bongeunsa Temple, Seoul,Korea.

Hongdae, is well-known as the place where Hongik University is. It’s a university area close to other universities close such as Ehwa, Yonsei and Sogang too (all located around Sinchon station). Since the area is attractive for universities it’s also became an attractive area for shopping and nightlife. Hongdae is a good area for shopping for the people who want clothes which are cool and unique. Hongdae also is a good area to find clothes or accessories seen on your favourite kpop idols or on actors/actresses in dramas.

Seoul Land Amusement Park, Korea

Korean Sauna – Jim Jil Bang..A Jimjilbang is a kind of huge dry sauna facility, but it is different from typical saunas in that people absorb directly-radiated heat from rocks such as elvan, germanium, jade or yellow

A trip to Itaewon in Seoul will provide ambassadors with the opportunity to experience the vibrant colors and bustle of Korean city life.

Easily accessible via subway, Itaewon is a part of the greater Seoul area that is often described as a foreign country within Korea.

Islam is a small minority religion in South Korea. According to the Korea Muslim Federation, there are about 120,000 to 130,000 Muslims living in South Korea, both Koreans and foreigners.

Cheonggyecheon at night.

Vibrant and youthful streets of Daehangno in Seoul lined with theaters and restaurants

Namdaemun Market is a large traditional market in Seoul, South Korea. The market is located next to Namdaemun, the “Great South Gate,” which was the main southern gate to the old city. It is the oldest and largest market in Korea.

COEX Mall: Located in Samseong-dong, Seoul, COEX Mall covers a total floor area of 119,000 ㎡, making it the largest underground shopping complex in Asia.

Downtown Seoul, South Korea at Gwanghwamun Plaza




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