Seoul, which was called “Hanyang” during the Choseon dynasty and “Gyeongseongbu” during the Japanese Imperialism was referred back to as “Seoul” after Korean’s independence on August 15th of 1945. In 1946, Seoul became a “do” a reference to a specific type of region, and was chosen as the capital with the establishment of the Korean government.
Seoul is a city of various culture and variation. The city has over 700 museums, including the National Museum and the National Folk Museum, which all contain countless number of articles, a number of performance centers, such as the Sejong Center for Performing Arts, National Theater and more, and has over 400 galleries which all the people to see various art works
Seoul, the Icon of Korean Cult