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South Korea

Korea, which is boldly oriental, is close to two major cultures Japan and China. This beautiful country is now becoming the destination of many tourists. The beautiful scenery and nature are carefully guarded. The delicious food, good service and more especially the friendly and hospitable people of this beautiful kimchi are the attractions of Korea. “Korean beauty shine” is the affirmation of many people travels in this country. From the game park, Jeju Island and mud festival to the bamboo forest, Korea has countless fascinating experiences for you to explore. Let’s discover top famous places, fun, cool & top things to do in South Korea to enjoy the joy and beauty of Korea with Living Nomads below.

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Seoul city. Image by: Korea points of interest.

1. Seoul palace tour

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Gyeongbokgung Palace, one of the most famous places for you to visit when you come to Korea. Image by: fun things to do in Korea blog.

The Korean capital is a city of palaces with five ancient royal relics. Gyeongbokgung is the largest palace. The name of this Palace means the Palace with the bless of the gold. Gyeongbokgung is a complex place which is easy to make the visitors think of the image of the Chinese Forbidden City but smaller and quiet. The four Changdeokgung, Changgyeonggun, Deoksugung and Gyeonhuigung palaces are enough to satisfy your voyage and explore your history.

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Gyeongbokgung is easy to make the visitors think of the image of the Chinese Forbidden City but smaller and quiet. Photo by: top things to do in South Korea blog.
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The four Changdeokgung, Changgyeonggun, Deoksugung and Gyeonhuigung palaces are enough to satisfy your voyage and explore your history. Credit: South Korea points of interest blog.

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2. Going shopping in Namdaemun and Dongdaemun Market

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Namdaemun Market, one of the most famous markets for you to visit in Korea. Foto: Korea tourist attractions blog.

Instead of joining the crowd of modern shopping malls, you will definitely want to experience a memorable experience in traditional Seoul’s famous bazaars like Namdaemun and Dongdaemun Markets. Both of them are home to a wealth of souvenirs, jewelry, shopping centers and street food. Previously, Namdaemun was a day market, while Dongdaemun was a night market. But recently, two markets have more flexible schedules.

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Both of them are home to a wealth of souvenirs, jewelry, shopping centers and street food. Image: fun things to do in South Korea blog.
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Dongdaemun Market is also a perfect choice for you to g shopping when you come to Korea. Image by: Korea points of interest.
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The seafood in Namdaemun Market is always available for you to enjoy. Photo by: top things to do in South Korea blog.

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3. Boryeong Mud Festival

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Mud Festival has become a prominent event for foreigners living and working in Korea. Picture: South Korea tourist attractions blog.

Mud Festival has become a prominent event for foreigners living and working in Korea. If you are young, you should not ignore the July event. It was a lively and wild party combining with beer, beautiful beach, therapeutic mud and the crowd searching for fun hours to enjoy the festival. The festival also organizes children’s entertainment areas and markets

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It was a lively and wild party combining with beer, beautiful beach, therapeutic mud and the crowd searching for fun hours to enjoy the festival.
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Photo by: top things to do in South Korea blog.

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4. Jinhae cherry blossom festival

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Jinhae cherry blossom festival, one of the most interesting festivals in Korea.

Each year in the spring, Jinhae (Changwon city) celebrates the cherry blossom festival, attracting a large number of tourists who love cherry blossoms.

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Each year in the spring, Jinhae (Changwon city) celebrates the cherry blossom festival. Photo by: top things to do in South Korea blog.
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Photo by: top things to do in South Korea blog.

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5. Seoul Tower (N Tower)

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Namsan Tower, one of the best places in Seoul for you to visit the whole city. Photo by: top things to do in South Korea blog.

Namsan Tower, one of the best places in Seoul to see the whole city. Seoul Tower attracts the visitors to visit, have fun with restaurants, shops, and museums. Another highlight at the foot of the tower is the Love Locks area, which hangs thousands of keys that symbolize love. Whether you want to manually lock a lock to leave this place or not, you should also visit to capture some special memories.

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Seoul Tower attracts the visitors to visit, have fun with restaurants, shops, and museums. Photo by: top things to do in South Korea blog.
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Another highlight at the foot of the tower is the Love Locks area, which hangs thousands of keys that symbolize love. Photo by: top things to do in South Korea blog.

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6. Visiting DMZ

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You are not considered to come to Korea unless you visit the DMZ border area that divides South Korea and Korea. Photo by: top things to do in South Korea blog.

You are not considered to come to Korea unless you visit the DMZ border area that divides South Korea and Korea. The well-guarded border is often the focus of the world. A trip to this tense security zone is undoubtedly an unforgettable experience in life. You should choose a tour that allows you to visit the famous Green Room in the Common Security Area (JSA). The Green Room is home to diplomatic meetings and talks, where both Korean and Korean soldiers are present. Set foot in the Green Room, you can think of being in Korea and Korea at the same time. Each year, the JSA receives about 100,000 visitors.

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A trip to this tense security zone is undoubtedly an unforgettable experience in life. Photo by: top things to do in South Korea blog.
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The Green Room is home to diplomatic meetings and talks, where both Korean and Korean soldiers are present.

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7. Lotte World and Everland

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Everland, one of the most attractive places for you to visit and enjoy your life in Korea

Two huge amusement parks are wonderful places for you to visit in Seoul. Whether you choose Lotte World which is the world’s largest indoor amusement park or Everland, where intense outdoor activities are concentrated, you’ll find fun for both children and adults. Lotte World is a complex with parks, shopping centers, luxury hotels, museums and entertainment venues. Meanwhile, Everland is in Disney color, about 30 to 60 minutes drive from Seoul. If you are passionate about strong feelings, you should try T-Express – the world’s fourth fastest roller coaster, and rank top 10 in speed.

 

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Everland is in Disney color, about 30 to 60 minutes drive from Seoul. Image by: fun things to do in Korea blog.
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Lotte World is a complex with parks, shopping centers, luxury hotels, museums and entertainment venues. Photo by: top things to do in South Korea blog.

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8. Discovering a unique Seoul

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The capital of Korea is not only the palace and the park, but it also has countless new things to spend your time. Photo by: top things to do in South Korea blog.

The capital of Korea is not only the palace and the park, but it also has countless new things to spend your time such as the Racoon Cafe, where you can have a coffee and play with the cute bear. You can also visit the Owl Museum, where you can watch the art of the subject from the owl. The Seoul Trick Eye Museum can be a fun option to spend a rainy afternoon recording funny pictures with friends.

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Racoon Cafe, where you can have a coffee and play with the cute bear. Image: fun things to do in South Korea blog.
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You can also visit the Owl Museum, where you can watch the art of the subject from the owl. Picture: South Korea tourist attractions blog.
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he Seoul Trick Eye Museum can be a fun option to spend a rainy afternoon recording funny pictures with friends. Photo by: top things to do in South Korea blog.

9. Playing with Gangnam Style

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Gangnam, one of the most attractive places for you to visit in Korea. Image: fun things to do in South Korea blog.

After the fever of Gangnam Style (Psy), the Gangnam area became the new tourist attraction of Korea.

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After the fever of Gangnam Style (Psy), the Gangnam area became the new tourist attraction of Korea. Foto: Korea tourist attractions blog.
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After the fever of Gangnam Style (Psy), the Gangnam area became the new tourist attraction of Korea. Foto: Korea tourist attractions blog.
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Picture: South Korea tourist attractions blog.

10. Jinju Lantern Festival

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Every October, Jinju (Gyeongnam Province) turns into a city of light as thousands of lanterns float along the Namgan River. Credit: top things to do in Korea blog.

Every October, Jinju (Gyeongnam Province) turns into a city of light as thousands of lanterns float along the Namgan River. The largest lantern festival in Korea is considered an occasion to commemorate those killed in the Korean War – Japan before.

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The largest lantern festival in Korea is considered an occasion to commemorate those killed in the Korean War – Japan before. Image by: fun things to do in Korea blog.
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inju (Gyeongnam Province) turns into a city of light as thousands of lanterns float along the Namgan River. Foto: Korea tourist attractions blog.

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11. Korean sauna

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Jjimjilbang is a great cultural experience worth a try in Korea, especially if you are with friends and family. Image: fun things to do in South Korea blog.

Jjimjilbang is a great cultural experience worth a try in Korea, especially if you are with friends and family. The public sauna has a male and female section, 24-hour room service, sauna, lockers, public baths, bedrooms, and even some other recreational activities.

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he public sauna has a male and female section, 24-hour room service, sauna, lockers, public baths, bedrooms. Picture: South Korea tourist attractions blog.

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12. Watching a K-pop concert

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Kpop is a prominent feature that can not be ignored when referring to Korean culture. Photo by: top things to do in South Korea blog.

Kpop is a prominent feature that can not be ignored when referring to Korean culture. Korean pop music is a mix of market music, fashion, sexy visuals, adorable, and a little R & B. Although you do not love, you should try once to witness the scene, feeling spectacular there. The dance routines, screams of fans and catchy tunes will bring an unforgettable evening.

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Korean pop music is a mix of market music, fashion, sexy visuals, adorable, and a little R & B. Image by: fun things to do in Korea blog.
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The dance routines, screams of fans and catchy tunes will bring an unforgettable evening. Image: fun things to do in South Korea blog.

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13. Loveland Museum

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Loveland on Jeju Island is one of the surreal and quirky attractions in Korea. Image: fun things to do in South Korea blog.

Loveland on Jeju Island is one of the surreal and quirky attractions in Korea. There, you can enjoy from the garden the statues which are sexual organs and sexual behaviors, to the detailed discoveries of the intimate life of Koreans.

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You can enjoy from the garden the statues which are sexual organs and sexual behaviors. Photo by: top things to do in South Korea blog.
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you can enjoy from the garden the statues which are sexual organs and sexual behaviors. Foto: Korea tourist attractions blog.

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14. Tasting fresh seafood at Jagalchi Fish Market

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he largest seafood market in the country is Jagalchi in Busan, where you must surely visit if seafood is your favorite. Photo by: top things to do in South Korea blog.

The largest seafood market in the country is Jagalchi in Busan, where you must surely visit if seafood is your favorite. How fresh fish here? You can pick fish from any stall, and watch the seller cook it right before your eyes.

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You can pick fish from any stall, and watch the seller cook it right before your eyes. Foto: Korea tourist attractions blog.

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15. Eating Bibimbap in Jeonju

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Bibimbap rice is on the list of outstanding dishes from Korea, combining vegetables, fried eggs, and Gochungjang sauce. Image by: Korea points of interest.

Bibimbap rice is on the list of outstanding dishes from Korea, combining vegetables, fried eggs, and Gochungjang sauce. You can easily find a bibimbap shop anywhere in Korea. Even in the hometown of the food, Jeonju, people also celebrate the bibimbap festival

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Even in the hometown of the food, Jeonju, people also celebrate the bibimbap festival. Image by: Korea points of interest.
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You can easily find a bibimbap shop anywhere in Korea. Photo by: top things to do in South Korea blog.

16. Drinking soju, eating Twigim and singing Noraebang

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It seems that anyone in Korea knows how to turn a normal evening into joy with friends. Credit: South Korea points of interest blog.

It seems that anyone in Korea knows how to turn a normal evening into joy with friends. The recipe sometimes is simply eating, drinking, and singing Noraebang (karaoke singing in Korean) until hoarse voice. Having taste like light vodka, soju is very suitable to combine with many dishes, like the pot with Twigim (fried flour), Tteokbokki (spicy rice cake).

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The recipe sometimes is simply eating, drinking, and singing Noraebang (karaoke singing in Korean) until hoarse voice. Credit: South Korea points of interest blog.
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Having taste like light vodka, soju is very suitable to combine with many dishes, like the pot with Tteokbokki. Photo by: top things to do in South Korea blog.

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17. Visiting Jeju Island

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Certainly the most popular tourist destination after Seoul, Jeju is also known as Hawaii of Korea. Photo by: top things to do in South Korea blog.

Certainly the most popular tourist destination after Seoul, Jeju is also known as Hawaii of Korea. Jeju conquers the visitor’s heart due to its beautiful scenery, from the Hallasan shield volcano, Manjanggul cave and Sangumburi volcanic crater to impressive beaches and waterfalls.

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Jeju conquers the visitor’s heart due to its beautiful scenery. Foto: Korea tourist attractions blog.
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Manjanggul Cave, one of the most beautiful places for you to visit in Jeju Island. Image by: fun things to do in Korea blog.

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18. Bulguksa Temple

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Bulguksa Temple is a World Heritage Site which is considered one of Korea’s most important historical sites. Image: fun things to do in South Korea blog.

Bulguksa Temple is a World Heritage Site which is considered one of Korea’s most important historical sites. The ancient temple preserved much national security such as Dabotap tower, Seokgatap tower and gilded bronze Buddha statue

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Image: fun things to do in South Korea blog.

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19. Hanok Village (Jeonju)

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You should come here if you want to retreat into the past to look at a Korean before the modern technology and factory. Credit: South Korea points of interest blog.

You should come here if you want to retreat into the past to look at a Korean before the modern technology and factory. The village has more than 800 houses built in traditional Hanok style.

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The village has more than 800 houses built in traditional Hanok style. Image by: Korea points of interest.

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20. Damyang Bamboo Forest (Jeollanamdo Province)

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You will get lost in the world of tranquility, surrounded by the cool blue of the bamboo forest. Credit: South Korea points of interest blog.

You will get lost in the world of tranquility, surrounded by the cool blue of the bamboo forest. Besides, you also have the opportunity to visit some of the traditional Hanok architecture here.

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you also have the opportunity to visit some of the traditional Hanok architecture here. Image by: fun things to do in Korea blog.

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