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Very easy to get around. Would be better to have escalators instead of just stairs........Dont forget to collect the refund on your single trip ticket.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Very easy to get around. Would be better to have escalators instead of just stairs........Dont forget to collect the refund on your single trip ticket.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

You can go anywhere. Is fast, safe, clean and the best way of public transportation. The only thing that would make this be perfect would be if it worked 24/7 buuut life is not perfect...

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Annandale, Virginia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Clean, safe, quiet. Buses and trains run frequently. Stop announcements are in Korean, English and Chinese, so you can get around well even without much knowledge of Korean. Find a station where you can get a subway system map -- it's large, confusing and somewhat intimidating, but with a map you can figure it out. Buses from the airport to... More 

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Seville, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I have used many subway systems across the world and haven't been as impressed as what I've experienced in Seoul. With over 400 stations this is by far the most convenient (and economical) way to commute in Seoul.... each ride is only a dollar! Download the metro app to get updated schedules on trains and info on connections etc.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Very easy to get around with signage in English and map which is colour coded. during peak hour traffic I would recommend taking the Subway.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Great, the best, extensive, clean, cheap, convenient, easy in English, mandarin and Japanese. Staff is always helpful, interesting that young people take seats and ignore needs of older folks coming on train

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Seoul, South Korea
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

So you'll get where you need to go at a good price but it might take you a long time and you might not have a place to sit. My comments are in reference to the subway trains and not the bus system... Pros: it gets you where you need to go, always feel safe on the trains as well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Reliable, state of the art system with safety gates and that futuristic look. All at a very reasonable price! I think Toronto could take some tips from Seoul

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Linyi, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Clean, efficient, cheap, and overall a great way to get around. You can easily purchase tickets, and many of the staff speak English. Feels very safe as well.

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Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

more than 10 lines. the first line you could try is Airport line. its fastest way to get into the city. clean, air conditioned, easy to transit. some lines are not quite clean. line 1 not really my favourite. but the rest good.

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Address: Seoul, South Korea
Location: Asia  >  South Korea  >  Seoul>  > Hongdae

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Hongdae
Carefree enthusiasm is everywhere in this energetic neighborhood centered on Hongik University, Korea’s top art school. From its assortment of murals to the occasional amateur street performances, creativity and expression make up the wild and beating heart of vibrant Hongdae. At the Free and Hope Market (weekends at the Hongdae Children’s Playground) you'll find one of Seoul’s most popular handmade and creative markets drawing consistent crowds. At Hongdae, there’s never a shortage of things to do and see; food and drink options are nearly endless as are shops and noraebang (karaoke) rooms. Hongdae is also one of Seoul’s top party and club scenes catering to a younger demographic; if a packed club isn’t your scene, you'll also find a range of music venues and bars offering live music in all genres. Although Hongdae has lost much of its unique appeal and undergone rapid commercialization in recent years, be sure to explore Hongdae’s edges in areas such as Sangsu-dong and Yeonnam-dong where Hongdae’s fiercely independent streak still runs freely.
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