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Seoul World Cup Stadium tour guide

2018-01-07 01:36:00

The Seoul World Cup Stadium was built for the 17th Korea-Japan World Cup in 2002 and opened in December 2001. With a capacity of 67,000, it is the largest soccer-specific sports venue in Asia. Seoul World Cup Stadium was the venue for the opening ceremony and first match of the 2002 World Cup between France and Senegal, as well as the semi-final between South Korea and Germany.

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Address: 515 Seongsan-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul 서울특별시 마포구 성산동 515

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Business hours: non-competition training

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Access: World Cup Stadium Station on Metro Line 6

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The Seoul World Cup Stadium was built for the 17th Korea-Japan World Cup in 2002 and opened in December 2001. With a capacity of 67,000, it is the largest soccer-specific sports venue in Asia. Seoul World Cup Stadium was the venue for the opening ceremony and first match of the 2002 World Cup between France and Senegal, as well as the semi-final between South Korea and Germany.

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Outside the stadium, there are shopping facilities such as World Cup shopping, theaters, large discounts, cinemas, and World Cup memorial Hall. It is currently used by the Korean Football League "K-League" and the Seoul area "HOMECAMP FC Seoul". If there is no competition, the general public can also enter.

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The design of the Seoul World Cup Stadium is based on the traditional Korean kite, which looks like a kite floating in the air from the top (without a hole in the middle). The design, symbolized by flying kites toward victory, combines traditional Korean culture with the World Cup.

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The first impression of the stadium is the momentum of the grand, both in terms of scale and facilities, are world-class, can accommodate more than 60,000 people to watch the game at the same time. There are large screens on both sides of the arena, which can simultaneously broadcast the picture of the live game. The green grass inside the stadium does not change color even in winter. The stadium has 66,806 general seats; 916 VIP seats; Media seats 754.

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Surrounding environment There are also five theme parks in the vicinity of the course, including the park, Lanjicheon Park, Sungha Park, with a total area of 1.05 million pyeong, which is a good place for tourists to walk. Dense trees, modern street lights and dancing fountains are interwoven to provide a beautiful rest space for visitors who like to walk. In the evening, many roller enthusiasts will gather here to show another dynamic picture for tourists. The football field is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and simultaneous translation is available in all languages.

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"The 17th Korea-Japan World Cup 2002" has a profound meaning for the Korean people, and the atmosphere of public support for the team has been unprecedented. After the successful hosting of the World Cup, Seoul World Cup Stadium seems to be even busier. The football stadium has 66,806 seats, and all kinds of games are hot, and it is not only a sports venue, but also a performance venue for various cultural activities. A variety of large-scale concerts are held in the main stadium, and small cultural and artistic events such as exhibitions and Korean folk games are also held in the north square. The detailed schedule and contents can be found on the website. There is also a reception hall and members' room for small events, as well as VIP rooms.

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Access by Metro Line 6, World Cup Stadium Station in front of exit 1 or 2. The picture on the right shows the inside of the World Cup Stadium Station on Line 6

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