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Best Concerts in Seoul

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The National Theater of Korea

This theater is conveniently located on the northeastern part of Mt. Namsan, within walking distance of Seoul Tower, which overlooks the city, and Namsangol Traditional Folk Village. Come here to enjoy a variety of shows, including music, dance, and drama performances. There is a main hall and small performance halls in addition to an open-air theater (Nori-Madang). Visitors can enjoy performances all year round. You can also enjoy Pansori Seoul'd traditional singing.

Seoul, South Korea
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All That Jazz

The city of Seoul has a burgeoning and vibrant jazz scene, with several jazz clubs and venues, spread across the city, playing host to some of the biggest names in contemporary jazz scene. One such hot spot is All That Jazz. An iconic venue that has been a part of this scene for several decades, All That Jazz hosts the creme-de-la-creme of the local jazz scene on its stage. See the website or call to know more.

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K-live

K-live takes virtual reality to another level. It is among the top theaters in the city known for its virtual live concerts. Opened in 2014, it was the first of its kind in the world to make its debut. This hologram theater is for those who are into K-pop and want a feel of a real concert. The illusion set up replete with fantasy and the latest digital technology is state-of-the-art. With shows happening throughout the week barring Mondays, you can be a part of this latest trend when in town. Get a digital photo with your preferred star at the Star Photo Box, get on the elevator with a star in the AR Elevator. Try the Secret Window to catch the K-pop stars on-screen or call out to your favorite artist in the Star Lounge. Check out their gift shop for some unique K-pop merchandise. Head to the terrace for a magnificent vista of the surrounding area. Truly, K-live is unlike other concert halls.

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Sejong Center for the Performing Arts

Located in the heart of Seoul, this center ranks among the top ten performing arts centers in the world. It stands six stories high with three basement levels. This performing arts center offers a place to enjoy top-quality performances at an international level. At night, floodlights illuminate the building, giving it a sense of beauty, romance and mystique. It is a popular venue for symphonies, concerts, operas, ballet, and Korean traditional folk performances. Exhibitions and international conventions are held here, too.

서울, South Korea
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Seoul Olympic Stadium

Considered to be among the finest Olympic stadiums to be ever built, Seoul Olympic Stadium or the Jamsil Olympic Stadium as it is also known is the crowing glory of the Jamsil Sports Complex. The foundation for this arena was laid down in 1977 in preparation for the 1988 Summer Olympics and the 1986 10th Asian Games. It opened its doors in 1984 and is a much coveted venue for sports, festivals and concerts. Its graceful curvaceous facade is reminiscent of a Joseon Dynasty porcelain. Football matches and other major sporting events such as the Seoul Design Olympics were held here. The stadium has also hosted musicians such as Michael Jackson, Lady Gaga, Elton John, Sir Paul McCartney and Coldplay. It is the largest stadium in the country.

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Jamsil Arena

Jamsil Arena is an indoor sporting venue located in Seoul. The stadium is a part of the Jamsil Sports Complex and is mainly used for basketball tournaments. Inaugurated in 1979, the stadium has a total capacity of 11,069. The arena also has been known to host major events such as concerts and award shows.

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Seoul Arts Center

Founded in 1987, the Seoul Arts Center offers a host of facilities all housed in one functional complex. There is an opera house, music hall, art gallery, arts library, and a calligraphy hall. Performers and artists come from around the world to perform here. So, if highbrow culture is your cup of tea, then this would certainly be a good place to visit. A nearby park is a good place to sit down and relax either before or after a performance.

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Seoul World Cup Stadium

Considered to be the continent's largest stadium for football, the Seoul World Cup Stadium is an architectural beauty when it comes to football stadiums throughout Asia or the world. Its unusual roof reminiscent of a Korean kite with 16 poles is clothed in fiberglass and polycarbonate glazing. This makes it look like its made from Korean paper. It covers a major part of the stadium's seating. Used only for football matches, it is also among the largest stadiums in the country. Opened for the 2002 FIFA World Cup, it has hosted major football matches. It is the home ground of the FC Seoul and South Korea National Football Team.

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Gocheok Sky Dome

It took seven years to build this baseball stadium. Gocheok Sky Dome opened its doors in 2015 and is an attractive stadium. Its dome is reminiscent of a baseball ball and is eye catching. The stadium also features a soccer field, basketball court and a baseball themed area. Besides sporting events and matches, it also hosts concerts and festivals. It has hosted the Super Seoul Concert, 2016 Melon Music Awards and Metallica: WorldWired Tour in the past. It is among the biggest indoor concert spaces in the country.

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