Seoul is Lonely Planet #7 travel cities in 2017

Seoul has been picked by popular travel guide publisher Lonely Planet as the number seventh city in its Best in Travel 2017 list. The Korean capital city was picked for it’s many modern urban ideas; quoted from Lonely Planet

For over a decade Seoul has been striving to become a greener, more attractive and user-friendly metropolis.

Following on from successful projects such as the Cheonggyecheon, where an aging elevated highway was torn down and replaced with a central park and waterway, the city will unveil in the latter part of 2017 the Seoul Skygarden.

This time, the old highway in question – a 938m-long, 17m-tall overpass next to transport hub Seoul Station – will become the platform on which trees, shrubs and flowers will be planted to create an arboretum of local species.

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