Top 10 Attractions to Visit in South Korea

South Korea is located in the southern part of the Korean Peninsula in East Asia, and it is surrounded by the sea on three sides. The air in South Korea is very good, so most South Koreans have good skin. South Koreans are very keen on facial beauty, clothing matching and health care, so there are many different kinds of cosmetics, skin care products, clothing stores and health care products in South Korea, which are also selling well abroad. South Korea's cultural output is strong, and in recent years, K-pop is internationally famous and as a result, has attracted fans from all over the world. All in all, South Korea is a diverse country. Do you want to take a South Korea tour? Next, I'll introduce you to some of the famous attractions in South Korea.

If you go to Seoul, Myeong-dong is a place you can't miss, it is a very representative shopping street in South Korea. Myeong-dong has different kinds of cosmetic stores, various brands of clothing stores, and hundreds of South Korean cuisines, thus it has become a "paradise" for shoppers. The main street in Myeongdong is lined with food stalls with a wide variety of snacks. Korean-style fried rice cakes, swirled potatoes, fish cakes and meat skewers are particularly popular among the wide array of food. In addition, Korean dramas' standard fried chicken with beer and charcoal-grilled pig's feet are also a specialty of Myeongdong. Of course, fruit stalls and drink stalls are also essential. Because Koreans love coffee, there are many coffee shops in Myeongdong, so if you are tired of shopping, you can take a break at a coffee shop. Both the clothing store and the beauty store here offer very attentive services. The staff in the clothing store will select the right clothes for customers according to their body proportions, while the beauty store clerks will suggest the right makeup for them according to their skin type and facial features.

Address: Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Opening hours: Open all day

Namsan Tower, which is often seen in South Korean movies and TV shows, is a famous sightseeing spot in South Korea and an even better place for couples to go together. To get to Namsan Tower, you can take a bus or subway to Namsan and then take a cable car up. On the way to the cable car, you will see the view of Namsan and even Seoul, but if you are afraid of heights, it is better to close your eyes. When you get to the top of the tower, there are sightseeing telescopes so you can try to see the distant view below the tower. And the essential thing is the very famous wishing lock! That is where men and women in love must go, they write their heart's desire on the lock and lock it up and throw away the key, that will leave a great memory. In addition, the lights of Namsan Tower can change color with the seasons, and it is another scene at night.

Address: 105 Namsan Park Road, Namsan District, Seoul
Opening hours: 10:00 to 23:00 Monday to Friday and Sunday / 10:00 to 24:00 Saturday

Note: Admission is closed half an hour before closing

Gyeongbokgung Palace is an ancient palace located in Seoul with a history of more than 600 years. It is also called "Bukkyu" because it is located in the north of Seoul. Gyeongbokgung has four gates: Gwanghwamun is the main gate, Geumchunmun in the east, Yeongcheolmun in the west and Hyunmumun in the north. There are many halls inside the palace, such as the Hall of Qinjing, the Hall of Sijing, the Hall of Kangning and the Hall of Jiaotai. Each hall has its own special purpose, for example, the Hall of Qinzheng is where the king deals with state affairs, while the Hall of Jiaotai is the bedchamber where the king's concubines lived. Walking around Gyeongbokgung Palace, you can experience the ancient South Korean atmosphere that comes over you. Every year, many people will dress up in South Korean costumes and take pictures inside Gyeongbokgung Palace to give themselves a trip back in time.

Gyeongbokgung PalaceGyeongbokgung Palace

Address: 1 Sejong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Opening hours:
January to February 9:00 to 17:00
March to May 9:00 to 18:00
June to August 9:00 to 18:30
September to October 9:00 to 18:00
November to December 9:00 to 17:00

Note: Admission is closed one hour before the opening time deadline

Jeju Island is the largest island in South Korea and is also called the "Hawaii of South Korea" because of its beautiful scenery. It is also called the "Island of Romance" because it is the place where many couples get married and take wedding photos and have their honeymoon. Jeju Island was originally formed due to volcanic activity, so the landscape is very peculiar, and there are many beautiful natural landscapes. The island is a very famous tourist destination with its stunning scenery and fresh air. If you're traveling with children, you can also visit the island's water theme park, which is a great place to heal the soul by playing in the water and looking at the mountains in the distance. Jeju's oranges are a local specialty, and the flesh is full and sweet, so you can buy them to try.

Address: Jeju City, Jeju Province, South Korea
Opening hours: All day

Jeju IslandJeju Island

Lotte World is a very rich entertainment place and is called the "Disneyland" of South Korea. There are various amusement facilities, restaurants, swimming pools, ice rinks, and other amusement areas. This is a great place to eat, drink and be merry. Lotte World is divided into two parts, indoor and outdoor, all of which are places to play and are very large. Among them, the carousel and hot air balloon signs are particularly popular. If you are visiting South Korea with your kids, then coming to Lotte World is definitely a good choice.

Address: 40-1 Jamsil-dong, Songpa-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Opening hours: Monday to Thursday 9:00 to 22:00 / Friday to Thursday 9:30 to 23:00

Gamcheon Cultural Village is a small village near the sea. There are many murals and graffiti on the island, and many houses are made to look like a fairy tale kingdom from far away. On the high observation deck, there is also the famous "Little Prince" sculpture standing there. As if inviting you to enjoy the scenery with him. When you walk into Gancheon Cultural Village, you will feel a strong artistic atmosphere. The whole village seems like a huge work of art, therefore, it attracts many film crews to shoot scenes here. If you like watching South Korean dramas, you may have seen it on TV long ago.

Address: Shaha-gu, Busan, South Korea
Opening hours: Open all day

Gamcheon Cultural VillageGamcheon Cultural Village

Bukchon Hanok Village is home to traditional South Korean houses, which still retain their ancient architecture and are filled with cultural relics. When you walk into Hanok Village, you'll feel the ancient charm comes to you. The structure is very beautiful with green leaves, white walls, yellow bay windows and doors and many alleyways. Since there are residents living in the Hanok Village, visitors are advised to keep quiet, not to make loud noises during the tour and to experience it carefully. There are South Korean costume stores that rent South Korean costumes to tourists. If you are interested in it, you can rent a set and change into ancient clothes to feel the unique charm of ancient architecture.

Address: 105 Gyeon-dong Street, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Opening hours: All day

The Teddy Museum in South Korea is a large-scale museum about teddy bears. The museum has a collection of teddy bears that are rare in the world. The teddy bears are made into various characters and act in the museum. You may see the scene of the teddy bears getting married, eating, and even crossing the street. It is as if they are alive and living by the rules in their own world. Into the museum, there will be a teddy bear dressed as a robot to greet you and lead the way, it is very interesting. For those who love teddy bears, the Teddy Museum is sure to satisfy your love for teddies. The exquisite and lovely teddy bears are looking forward to your visit.

Address: 2889 Seoda-dong, Seogwipo-si, Jeju Special Self-Governing Province, South Korea
Opening hours: usually 9:00 to 18:00

Haeundae is a popular destination located in Busan, South Korea. White sand beach, Dongbaek Island, and hot springs are the must-see places when you come to Haeundae. In the morning, we can go to the beach of Haeundae and watch the sunrise while listening to the sound of the sea. A beautiful day starts at sunrise. By noon, the number of tourists gradually increased, they will play games, sing songs, have water fights on the beach, and enjoy the wonderful feeling of the sunny beach. At night, the lights of the whole city of Busan start to light up, reflecting the seawater in a romantic and charming way. Under the backdrop of the night, all the worries will be dissipated with the sea breeze.

Address: Haeundae District, Busan Metropolitan City, South Korea
Opening hours: All day

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Seoraksan has an attitude of 1708 meters, is called Seorak because the snow on the mountain does not melt all year round. If you want to go to the top of Seoraksan, you can either walk or take the cable car. And if you want to take the cable car, it is recommended that you line up in advance or you will be waiting in line for a very long time. While climbing by cable car, you can enjoy a variety of trees, strange rocks, steep peaks and waterfalls along the way. The top of the mountain is surrounded by clouds and there are several temples. Near the temples, there is a place that sells "wish-fulfillment tiles", and it is said that if you write your wishes on the tiles, they will come true. Seoraksan is also famous as a great place to see maple leaves in South Korea. Every year from the end of September to mid-November, the whole mountain will be dyed red with maple leaves, reflecting the beautiful sunlight.

Address: Southwest of Sokcho, Gangwon Province, South Korea
Opening hours: 9:00 to 17:00 (closed every Sunday)

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