Top 10 Destinations Worth Exploring in Korea

When I say Korea, know that I am referring to South Korea by default. Of course, there would have been no confusion if there was no recent friendly meeting between North and South Korean leaders. True that the two places are now on excellent terms but South Korea is still the undisputed tourism hub. In recent years, the country has attracted special attention. This maybe solely because of social media sites and concentrated efforts by the Korean government to improve infrastructure as well as tourism.

A vacation in Korea is truly magical and diverse in every sense. Like every holiday trip, a Korean holiday demands a considerable amount of money so you better start saving up immediately. Buy points for Korea’s national flag carrier airline, Korean Air and embark on an adventure that you will cherish for life.

1. N Seoul Tower
Scrumptious dinner at a revolving restaurant and panoramic views of the city from the top, the Seoul Tower is one of the most iconic places in the country.

2. Everland
Everland Resort is the biggest and most popular amusement park in South Korea, featuring zoo animals, eateries, themed zones and special shows. It is one of the most visited destinations in the world and receives visitors in millions annually.

3. Seoraksan
This is the highest peak in the beautiful Taebaek Mountain range. Now part of a national park, the area all around the mountains is lush green and extremely serene. Hiking on the range and exploring the surroundings is very popular among tourists.

4. Haeundae Beach
What is a vacation without a visit to the Beach? The Haeundae Beach is one of the most popular and beautiful beaches in South Korea. The hustle and bustle around here add an element of fun and excitement.

5. Myeong-dong
Visit Myeong-dong for casual walking, dining and shopping. It is one of the busiest areas in the country. Don’t forget to buy the famous Korean beauty products from here.

6. Gyeongbokgung
This royal palace’s history dates back to the 13th century. Its architecture and museum within is a great source of attraction for all visitors.

7.Korean Folk Village
This is an ideal destination to experience Korea’s religion, culture, cuisine, customs and traditions. It will give you a real insight of the country.

8. Seokguram
This UNESCO world heritage site is considered a national treasure of Korea. The place overlooks the sea. It features some of the best Buddhist sculptures and statues.

9.Namiseom
This island has gained fame due to its half-moon shape as well as lush green surroundings. It offers a break from the urban side of the country and commercialized locations. The island hosts multiple festivals and cultural events all year round.

10. Bulguksa
Since Buddhism is largely followed in Korea, it is home to numerous temples. Bulguksa stands out due to its cultural and religious importance.

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