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  • Political marches and strikes are common in South Korea which occurs after any major change has occurred in the society. Foreigners must not attend these demonstrations as they could become violent.
  • Theft and robberies are crimes which are prevalent. Thus, tourists must exercise caution and keep all important documents and valuables safely.
  • For transport, use taxis which are certified safe only. As an alternative, public transport can also be used.


Emergency contact numbers in South Korea:

  • Police contact number in South Korea: 112
  • Ambulance number in South Korea: 112
  • Fire brigade number in South Korea: 112


NOTE: Please refer to trusted sources of news in South Korea and consult travel agents for latest and updated information before visiting South Korea.

Also Read: Health tips to consider while visiting South Korea

Last update on February 2, 1:23 pm by Nidhi S.