South Korea is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and sharing a land border with North Korea. With an interesting blend of traditional and modern attractions, South Korea become a great tourist destination. Korea is rich in culture, history, technology, and food.
Today we offer to your attention some of the best South Korea tourist attractions.
Jejudo or Jeju Island is a popular tourist attractions for Koreans and many international visitors. It is one of the top honeymoon destinations for Korean newlyweds. The island offers visitors a wide range of activities: hiking on Halla-san (South Korea’s highest peak), catching sunrises and sunsets over the ocean, viewing majestic waterfalls and lava tubes, Jeju Loveland, riding horses, or just lying around on the sandy beaches. There are also a lot of museums that can be found in the area like the Folklore and Natural History Museum, Jeju Independence Museum, Jeju Education Museum, Jeju Teddy Bear Museum and a lot more.
Seoul is the capital city of South Korea and is also the country’s political and economic center. This beautiful city has many historical and cultural landmarks. The Seoul metropolitan area contains four UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Changdeok Palace, Hwaseong Fortress, Jongmyo Shrine and the Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty. Major modern landmarks in Seoul include the Korea Finance Building, N Seoul Tower, the World Trade Center and the seven-skyscraper residence Tower Palace.
Haeundae beach – Busan
Busan is a seaport surrounded by several beaches. The most beautiful of them is the Haeundae-beach. You can visit it in the summer as well as the winter. During wintertime, it is a beautiful place to go for a walk, with packs of seagulls overhead. The beach is busy year round with several kinds of beach festivals and visitors from in and out from the country. Dongbaekseom (Dongbaek Island), located at the south end of the beach, offers a view of the sea by car and its coastline is famous for fishing. Haeundae beach is one of the most popular spots in Busan to view the first sunrise of the year on January 1, with around a thousand gathering before dawn.