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South Korea’s Top 8 Tourist Attractions To Not Miss!

South Korea is becoming more and more popular as a tourist destination. When it comes to shortlisting, South Korea has so many beautiful places that you’ll be spoiled for options. There’s a lot to discover, from undiscovered natural wonders to urban delights.

The only question is where to begin, with its wealth of history, culture, and delectable cuisine, as well as breathtaking scenery. We’ve chosen the eight most beautiful towns in South Korea.

The beauty of rural villages, grand Buddhist temples, ancient fortresses, and high-tech modern cities can all be seen

The following are the top eight places to visit in South Korea!

1. Seoul

Seoul is enthralling in every way. Seoul can steal your heart with its busy high-tech city life and stunning parks, as well as panoramic views and party culture.

2. Jeju Island

Jeju is a semi-tropical island off the coast of South Korea’s mainland, just off the coast of the country’s southernmost point. It is just 85 kilometers from the coast and has been called one of nature’s seven wonders.

3. The Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)

Visit this zone to get a glimpse into the past of the war between North and South Korea. It’s also one of the most well-known destinations in South Korea for those looking to stand out from the crowd.

4. Busan

Busan is a popular tourist destination because it has a combination of beautiful beaches, bustling city life, and historic buildings. Enjoy the seafood buffets at fine dining establishments and local delicacies at street stalls.

5. Seoraksan National Park

A day hike through the jungles of Seoraksan National Park will lead you to the popular Ulsan Rock. If adventure isn’t your thing, simply take a gondola trip up the mountain for some breathtaking views. 

6. Gyeongju

Gyeongju, on South Korea’s eastern coast, is one of the best towns to visit if you want to learn about traditional architecture and the past of the country’s previous ruling dynasty.

To get a sense of authentic Korean culture, go to Anapji Pond, Tumuli Park, and the magnificent Seokguram Grotto in Gyron.

7. Pyeongchang County

This is one of the best places in South Korea to visit if you want to experience harmony and breathtaking scenery. This picturesque county, 180 kilometers from Seoul, is located in the Taebaek Mountains and hosted the Winter Olympics in February 2018.

8. Suwon   

Hwaseong Fortress, a UNESCO world heritage site with four pagoda-style gates, artillery towers, and observation decks, was built by the Joseon dynasty. It’s a sight to see.