July 20, 2012
N Seoul Tower is the most popular hallyu attraction in Seoul according to Korean and foreign residents, the city government said Friday.
The survey, “Seoul Hallyu story” was conducted on 2,800 people consisting of 2,474 foreign residents and 326 Korean citizens. According to the survey, N Seoul Tower was the best hallyu attraction, followed by Myeongong, Bukchon Hanok village, Gwanghwamun square, Seoul square and Gyeongbokgung.
Among various genres of television entertainment series, romance was selected as the best hallyu genre. The survey also found that foreign residents favor Park Yoo-chun, Lee Min-ho and Kim Soo-hyun as hallyu actors for their “good looks, acting and singing talents.”
For Korean citizens, Girls’ Generation, Lee Byung-hun and Kim Jeong-hoon were the top picks, famous for their successful acting or music careers.
The survey ran from June 20 to July 3 on the Seoul Metropolitan government website.