Top Things To See When In South Korea

South Korea has become a dream destination for many because of its amazing K-Drama and a huge BTS fan following. There are so many amazing tourist attractions with excellent nightlife for everyone to enjoy. People from all over the world are flying to South Korea to witness their amazing culture, cuisine, and much more. If you are planning a trip to South Korea, you have come to the right place. Read along to know some of the top destinations you cannot miss here.

Top Things To See When In South Korea

Seoul

Anyone who is a fan of K-dram knows that Seoul is the largest city and the most amazing place to visit here. If you are someone who loves history and architecture, you will be happy to know that Seoul is also called the city of palaces with five huge palaces located in the city. One of the most visited places is the N Seoul observation tower which is 500 meters above the city. A cable car will take you up the mountain to the base of the tower where you can enjoy the stunning view of the city. You can also have a fine dining experience and purchase souvenirs to take back home.

Gyeongbokgung Palace

One of Seoul’s five palaces, Gyeongbokgung Palace is the top most visited place in South Korea. Built-in 1395, this palace has been destroyed and rebuilt many times over the centuries. You can also visit the National Palace Museum of Korea and National Folk Museum of Korea which are located on the same palace grounds. You can witness many artifacts and antiques which belonged to the Joseon Dynasty in these museums and learn about Korean history. Surely a must place to visit for history lovers. 

Jeju Island

One of the best ways to enjoy your vacation is to lie around the beach and sunbathe. Jeju island is one such place that provides many activities for its tourists.  There are many beautiful beaches here where you can relax and also indulge in some sports activities such as deep diving and massage therapy to relax your body. You can also explore Korean cuisine and try the famous Seaweed and Sea Urchin Soup.

Seoraksan National Park

For people who love wildlife, Seoraksan National Park is a haven you cannot miss. Located in Northeast Korea, Seoraksan National Park has some of the most stunning views in Korea. You can also enjoy trekking as this place has some amazing hiking trails for any level of expertise. You can also enjoy the Seoraksan Cable car which is the easiest way to enjoy the magnificent view from a height of 2300 feet above the ground. There is also a Sinheungsa temple which has a giant statue of Buddha. Another famous activity here is going on a hike to the Geumganggul cave to look at the most incredible view. This is one of the most difficult hikes and is not suitable for people who are afraid of heights.

Jeonju

One of the most popular cities in South Korea, Jeonju has excellent architecture and the city is also named a UNESCO City of Gastronomy. We are sure all of you have heard about the famous Korean dish, Bibimbap. Jeonju is the birthplace of this amazing dish and is the best city to explore traditional food and local delicacies. There are many guesthouses in Jeonju which are owned by the grandson of the last king of Korea. Their places have accommodation where you can sleep on a hanok during your time here. For adventure lovers, there are many mountains where you can hike and enjoy the beautiful view.

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