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Korean Road and Info signs

Posted: 19 September 2016 - 10:18 PM
Seoul City is seeking the help of its residents - Koreans and foreigners - to note errors in street signs written in foreign languages.

Signs in English, Chinese and Japanese in public places such as subway stations, bus stops, tourist information centers and historic sites are the target.

The city government will start taking details of errors from Sept. 21 to Oct. 4. Reports can be made by email ( or or with a picture of the sign and details of its location.

Seoul City will review errors with experts to determine the signs to be corrected. Anyone confused about the names of Korea's traditional or popular places, streets and so forth, should go to, Seoul's official reference website.

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Posted: 27 September 2016 - 08:49 PM
Reader nails misspelling of Korea's No. 1 national treasure. After Seoul began a project to track down mistakes in English-language signs, a foreign reader crucially pointed out the confusion in the naming of Sungnyemun Gate, South Korea's No. 1 national treasure, on maps displayed at Hoehyeon station. One map shows "Sungryemun" while the other has "Sungnyemun." The correct name is Sungnyemun according to Cultural Heritage Administration (CHA)

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