What to Do in South Korea

South Korea Attractions

South Korea is fourth largest economy in Asia and has a strong export-driven industry, primarily responsible for its wealth. It also has a very rich culture. The country isn't, however, all about industry or ancient traditions. It is also a remarkable tourist destination that has something for everyone -- be it those who love nature, visiting megacities, or those who are history buffs and love to explore the cultures of the world.

Whether it is sightseeing, shopping, eating and drinking, active pursuits, or relaxation you are looking for, South Korea will positively enthrall you. For those who are interested in outdoor activities, South Korea has a number of hiking destinations and many caves to explore. For shopping enthusiasts, the nation has traditional shopping markets and malls where you can purchase great souvenirs and other local stuff. South Korean cuisine is also something you should not miss out on when you are in the country. And if relaxation is what you are looking for, Korean bathhouses and temple stays are a must-visit.

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Busan Attractions

Busan Attractions

Being a sea port has forged a unique atmosphere in terms of ethnic and cultural diversity as the city sees cosmopolitan Read More...

Daegu Attraction

Daegu Attractions

Daegu is one of the largest cities in South Korea, and coupled with its rich and ancient culture, it also has a number Read More...

Gyeongju Attractions

Gyeongju Attractions

Gyeongju is representative of the rich history and culture of South Korea, which makes it one of the most prolific Read More...

Jeju Attractions

Jeju Attractions

Jeju offers its visitors a myriad of activities to indulge themselves into. The spectacular natural wonders of this Read More...

Seoul Attractions

Attractions include historic temples and palaces, theme parks, monuments, parks and gardens as well as natural and Read More...

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