Tourism in South Korea
General information about South Korea
The name “Korea” is derived from the Koryo Kingdom, a dynasty that ruled in the Middle Ages. It is bordered by China to the west, Japan to the east, North Korea to the north, and the Korea Strait to the south.
South Korea is located in the northern region of the globe and is mostly mountainous. The total area of South Korea is 99.392 square kilometers.
It is also called the Northern Palace, and it can be said that it is the most beautiful and wonderful among the five palaces, and the meaning of the name of the palace in the Korean roll is “the bright palace of happiness”, it was burned at the time of the Japanese occupation, but all 7700 rooms in the palace were restored at a later time.
Find everything about fashion and fashion in Myeong-dong, Seoul’s main and most popular shopping district and the best too. It also houses a variety of family-friendly restaurants, fast food, and Korean, Western and Japanese food options.
N Seoul Tower
Located on the Namsan Mountain and offering great panoramic views of the city, N seoul tower has been the symbol of the city since it first opened to the public in 1980. It is a true cultural space for various shows, movies and exhibitions.
It is the largest wholesale and retail shopping district in Korea, with 26 shopping malls, 30,000 stores and 50,000 manufacturers. You can also shop at night.
It is the executive office and the official residence of the President of the Republic of Korea. The name in Korean means Cheong Wa Dae literally translating to “Blue Tile Pavilion”. Every corner of the presidential residence will dazzle you, in addition to the appearances of military parades and honor guards parades every week.
Bukchon Heritage Village
Bukchon Hanok Village is located between Jeong Palace to the west and Changdeok Palace to the east. The village houses the largest group of traditional Korean wooden houses known as hanok houses, dating back 600 years of history.
The second royal palace, after Gyeongbokgung, was built in the year 1405, and the buildings remained largely intact for six centuries, and the palace had a great influence on the development of Korean architecture, gardens, landscape planning, and related arts, for many centuries.
One of the most exclusive attractions in Seoul, it represents a focal point of Korean traditional culture and handicrafts. The stores here specialize in goods that can only be bought in Korea such as hanbok (traditional costume), hanji (traditional paper), traditional tea, pottery, and folk crafts.
It is the oldest Confucian royal shrine that has been preserved today, and you can see rituals that combine music, singing and dancing, traditions that have been going on there since the 14th century.
It is the largest amusement park in South Korea with an area of 100 hectares, and it ranks fourth among the most visited parks in the world with 8.6 million visitors annually, lured by the passion for entry to more than 40 amusement parks, safaris, the zoo, the flower garden and other masterpieces.