Seoul Gimpo International Airport (GMP)
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(Seoul, Republic of Korea)
Capital city of the Republic of Korea, also known as South Korea, Seoul has an interesting past and covers a vast area, with a population of more than ten million people. Seoul is one of the most densely populated cities on the planet and is an important centre for the country's politics, commerce and tourism. Without doubt one of the highlights in the centre of Seoul is the renovated Cheonggyecheon Stream, which flows through the downtown district for around 10 km / 6 miles and is lined either side by waterfront pathways and a long area of parkland.
To the west of Seoul city centre, Gimpo International Airport (GMP) is one of Korea's premier gateways, second only to the nearby Incheon International Airport (ICN). Situated to the west of central Seoul and close to the Han River, Gimpo Airport dates back to 1951 and has grown tremendously over the latter part of the 20th century. Gimpo Airport is now connected to the city centre by a popular subway line, together with plenty of buses.
Seoul Gimpo International Airport (GMP) Maps: Important City Districts
Full of high-rise buildings and modern structures, there is much more than first meets to eye when you arrive in Seoul. Delve a little deeper and you will discover the plentiful historic gems. A prominent point of reference around central Seoul is the Han River, which heads in an east - west direction and is lined by many points of interest.
To the north, the Chongno area is popular with tourists and contains many restaurants, shops and sights to see. Around this area of Seoul you will find a number of spectacular palaces, teahouses, shrines and also department stores. Highlights include the National Museum, the Millennium Plaza and the Chogyesa Temple. Head south to discover the Namdaemun district, where the colourful local market is not to be missed.
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