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Seoul Week on ExploreMetro

This week we’re celebrating all things Korean! ExploreMetro’s newest iPhone/iPad app is Explore Seoul, which helps you navigate the complex metro system in one of Asia’s most vibrant cities. We’ve teamed up with Seoul Sub→urban, an awesome blog which covers things to do and see around Seoul’s subway stations. Every day this week we’ll be featuring a Seoul subway station, with stories and pictures from Seoul Sub->urban.

What’s more, all this week Explore Seoul for iPhone will be available for just $0.99, 50% off the usual price!

To follow along with Seoul Week, subscribe to our blog, or follow our Facebook, Twitter or Weibo feeds! We’ll have other giveaways and surprises throughout the week!

Seoul Week. Like Shark Week, but with more kimchi.

Explore Seoul Subway Map, now in the App Store

We’re delighted to announce that Explore Seoul Subway Map is now available on the iTunes App Store! It’s the seventh ExploreMetro app, and our first in Korea! The Seoul Subway is one of the biggest and busiest metro systems in the world. Now you can have an easy-to-use map with all 15 lines and 463 stations in your pocket, in English and Korean.

Fully up-to-date for 2011
Accurate subway map, includes every station on every line of the Seoul Subway. Free updates for future station openings and timetable changes.

Retina display and iPad support
Gorgeous maps which look great on the iPhone 4 and iPod touch (4th generation) high-resolution display.

Ready for iPad and iPad 2
Specially redesigned interface for the larger iPad screen. Flip the map over to see stations on a Google Map. View the video.

Google Maps for every station
Need to get your bearings at a station? Integrated Google Maps show you metro exits and nearby streets for every station.

A really easy route-planner. Get route, time and price information for any journey with just three taps.

“Find my nearest station”
Using your iPhone’s GPS, see a list of the closest metro stations to your current location.

Works offline
Everything works without an Internet connection. Search stations and plan routes on the go. Yes, even offline street maps!


We’re really keen to hear your feedback and suggestions about how to make Explore Seoul better. If you’re a fan of our other apps, updates to version 5 will be available very soon.