Seoul Korea City Streets Push Pin Map Wall Art

$39.00

Map of Seoul

Known for being the largest city and capital of South Korea, Seoul is celebrated as the center of economy, culture, and politics. Bring the “Land of the morning calm” to life with our highly-detailed Map of Seoul. Choose between various frames, styles, and custom titles. The impressive details of roads, trails, railways, rivers, and more will give you a new perspective of your favorite city.

Map Details:  

At GeoJango, we are experts in GIS mapping and developing products of the highest quality display. We design each of our five unique styles by programming thousands of layers within each map. Each map art print is created using open street maps, a comprehensive world-wide database of roads, streets, and other features. In turn, our maps are the most accurate, high-quality, and stylish on the market.

Make the map your own:

Make the map genuinely unique to you by creating a custom title and subtitle. Be creative and write why Seoul is unique to you.

Applications: Decorate your home, office, apartment, or vacation rental with the city you live in, one you’ve traveled to, or as inspiration for your next adventure. This is the ideal custom hospitality wall art for hotels, vacation rentals, local businesses, and more!

A Perfect Gift for: Avid travelers, city lovers, geography enthusiasts, and realtors. This is the perfect wedding, graduation, or job promotion gift for everyone!

Stylistic Choices:

Our City Maps come in 5 styles: Toner, Pencil, Night, Retro, and Ganymede.

Toner - This map is our classic black and white style. It is crisp, clean, and the perfect addition to any space.

Pencil - Our etched, pencil design is a crowd favorite. The beautiful ocean pattern and neutral color palette complement any of your favorite cities.  

Night - This style will showcase the nightlife of your favorite city. The variation of grey tones will complement any home.

Retro - This option will add the perfect pop of color to any space. The retro map view makes water features, parks, and roadways pop.  

Ganymede - Named after Jupiter’s largest moon, this style is bound to make a statement in any spot. The muted blue and teal tones give this map a unique look that showcases the different streets, topography, and more.

Construction: Our Framed City Maps are printed on high-quality Photo Satin Paper and can be used with push pins. We mount the map on a high-quality pin board using heavy machinery for a lasting bound.

Guarantee of Quality

We stand behind our work and guarantee the highest level of construction and quality. Contact us if you have any problems with your map, and we will coordinate to ensure you are happy with your order.

History of the City

The history of Seoul, the capital city of South Korea, is a tale of resilience, transformation, and growth spanning over two thousand years. From its origins as a small settlement on the Han River to its current status as a bustling, modern metropolis, Seoul's history is a reflection of the enduring spirit and dynamism of the Korean people.

Ancient Origins: Seoul's history can be traced back to the founding of the Baekje Kingdom in the 18 BCE, which established its capital known as Wiryeseong in the present-day Seoul area. During the Three Kingdoms period (1st century BCE to 7th century CE), Seoul served as a center of political and cultural activity.

Goryeo Dynasty and the Rise of Hanyang: In the late 14th century, during the Goryeo Dynasty (918-1392), the city was renamed Hanyang and became the capital of the dynasty. It flourished as a center of Confucian scholarship and cultural achievement, hosting the world's first metal movable type printing press, invented by Jang Young-sil.

Joseon Dynasty and the Development of Hanseong: The Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910) continued the tradition of making Seoul its capital, and the city was renamed Hanseong. During this period, Seoul saw significant urban planning and architectural development, with the construction of Changdeokgung Palace and the city's city walls.

Japanese Occupation and Colonial Era: Seoul endured a tumultuous period during the early 20th century when Korea was under Japanese colonial rule from 1910 to 1945. The Japanese occupation brought numerous hardships and cultural suppression. However, it also spurred resistance movements and the emergence of Korean nationalism.

Korean War and Reconstruction: The Korean War (1950-1953) left Seoul devastated, with much of the city reduced to rubble. After the war, significant efforts were made to rebuild the city, resulting in the construction of modern infrastructure and the development of new neighborhoods.

Economic Boom and Modernization: South Korea's rapid economic growth, known as the "Miracle on the Han River," significantly transformed Seoul. The city's skyline began to change with the construction of skyscrapers, and it emerged as a global economic powerhouse.

Seoul Olympics and Democratization: The 1988 Seoul Olympics marked a turning point for South Korea, showcasing the nation's progress and development on the global stage. This period also saw the country's transition to democracy, with Seoul at the center of political change.

21st Century and Globalization: In the 21st century, Seoul continued to grow as a global city with a strong economy and a vibrant cultural scene. It became a hub for technology, finance, and entertainment. K-pop, Korean cinema, and cuisine gained international popularity, contributing to the city's cultural influence.

Historical Landmarks and Cultural Heritage: Seoul boasts a wealth of historical landmarks, including Gyeongbokgung Palace, Bukchon Hanok Village, and the Jongmyo Shrine, which are testament to its rich heritage. The city's modern developments, such as the Dongdaemun Design Plaza and Lotte World Tower, showcase its contemporary architectural prowess.

Today, Seoul stands as a symbol of South Korea's remarkable journey from a war-torn nation to a global leader in technology and culture. Its history, a fusion of ancient traditions and modernization, is reflected in its dynamic neighborhoods, diverse population, and thriving arts and entertainment scene. Seoul's story is one of resilience and progress, making it a captivating destination that bridges the past and the future.