Korea’s “Special City.” Historical treasure & the world’s most wired metropolis. Seoul is often rated as one of the top tourist destinations in Asia and for good reason. With nearly 14 million international tourists in 2016, Seoul is ranked among the top 10 most visited cities. As one of the leading economic and technology centers, Seoul has undergone extensive development, even for those with disabilities. With a subway system and airport often proclaimed as the world’s best, public transportation for the disabled and wheelchair users makes the top tourist attractions easily accessible. Steeped in over 2,000 years of history, Seoul is a city all world travelers should visit at least once.

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Wheelchair assistance at Seoul Incheon Airport.

Airport Accessibility

Seoul’s Incheon International Airport is one of Asia’s best and the world’s 13th busiest.

Wheelchair accessible attractions in Seoul.

Attractions & Sights

Explore the wheelchair accessible 14th century Gyeongbokgung Palace and see the city from the towering Seoul Tower.

Wheelchair accessible hotels in Seoul.

Hotels & Accommodations

Select a place to stay from this list of wheelchair accessible hotels in Seoul.

Wheelchair accessible public transport in Seoul.

Public Transportation

The public transit system in Seoul is only partially wheelchair accessible.

Wheelchair taxis in Seoul.

Wheelchair Taxis

Wheelchair accessible vehicles are available, but only inside the City of Seoul.

Travel visa requirements for South Korea.

Visa Requirements & Safety

South Korea is among the world’s safest countries and offers visa-free entry to citizens of many foreign countries.