South Korea has a lot of amazing tourist spots to go to. If you are visiting South Korea, then exploring the attractions of this country is going to be a unique experience. A fascinating combination of modern and traditional attractions makes South Korea a perfect place to visit. So check out some of the famous spots.
Though it is only about 85 km off the coast of the mainland, Jeju Island or to Jeju-do has its own architecture, traditional dress, linguistics traditions, and history. Its climate is moderate compared to the mainland. The island was recently voted as one of the new seven wonders of nature, has beautiful botanical gardens, a fold village, lava caves, sandy beaches and the O’Sulloc Tea Museum where visitors learn about the known traditional tea culture of South Korea.
Korean Folk Village
Considered as a living museum, the Korean Folk Village has an area of over 243 acres and is situated at Yongin-si, Gyeonggi Province. The village has about 260 houses remaking traditional Korean homes since the late Joseon Dynasty. There a lot of various types of buildings, showing all the different social classes and various South Korean regions. Inside the village are traditional markets, different workshops and traditional restaurants exhibiting various traditional Korean trades such as fans, wood works, musical instruments, metalwork and a lot more. The Korean Folk Village also has an Art Museum, traditional dance shows, a Folk Museum, and also an amusement park that has games, rides, and fun activities for the entire family.
Seoraksan National Park
Seoraksan is the considered the highest mountain along the Taibaek mountain range located in Gangwon Province in South Korea’s eastern region. The park lures hundreds of local and international visitors all year; however, the best part to visit the part is during autumn. The colours of autumn are known to be the best in Korea. The mixture of red and yellow in the forest is broken up by small mountain stream flows and rocks. The park also has temples like the famous Baekdam-sa. The mountain’s inner par is named Inner Seorak. Other parts are the South Seorak and the Outer Seorak. All of the three regions are divided by the main peak of Seorak-San, which is Daecheon-bong.
The Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
The Korean Demilitarized Zone is the buffer zone in the middle of North and South Korea. It was established in 1953 after the end of the Korean War. The DMZ is one of the world’s most militarised area. The MDL or Military Demarcation Line runs into the centre of the DMZ, pinpointing the area where the front lines were before the agreement between the Soviet Union, The People’s Republic of China and North Korea, and the UN and South Korea.
Though there is still tension between North and South Korea, there are amazing tours in the DMZ, which allows tourists to get to know all the events that led to the division of Korea and a sneak peak of North Korea. Visitors can check out the ImjingakPark, which honours all of those that lost their homes and parted from their families during the division of South Korea. Tourists can also see the 3rd North Korean Infiltration Tunnel, revealed by a defector from North Korea in 1978, which was made to permit a surprise attack by the North Koreans.
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