Travel, Teach, Live in Korea

Ten Things You Can Do in Korea
By:B H Yao

In Korea, the seat of the government is in Seoul. In this city you would notice a great mixture of culture and tradition. Of course, in this article, when we say visit Korea, it would automatically mean South Korea for North Korea is a little bit difficult to get into.

Below is a list of the favourites that people who already went to South Korea listed to help you in deciding which places to visit.

Top one in your to visit list is the Gyeongbok Palace

This is difficult to miss given that it is located at the northern end of the main boulevard in Seoul which is Sejongro. This is the most famous royal palace in Korea.

Next thing to do when in South Korea is to experience the yore living in Bukchon Village

This village of old is surrounded by the Gyeongbok Palace on the west and Changdeok Palace on the east. It houses the largest group of privately owned hanok (traditional Korean homes) in Seoul.

Then you should experience shopping in Shinsegae Department Store

Being one of the biggest department stores in the city, Shinsegae offers staples such as prepared food at the base, expensive shoes and bags at the next level and the rooftop offers a beautiful garden where the shopper can relax after a tiring day of walking and shopping.

You should also experience mountain climbing in Bugaksan

Seoul's ancient fortress walls and its 15th century gates await hikers who would take any of the numerous trailheads here in Bugaksan.

Visit Itaewon neighborhood

This is located near the former U.S. army base. Here bars, clubs, restaurants and shops are what attract tourists.

Another market is the Namdaemun Market

This serves as a 24/7 market for those who are searching for less expensive clothing, accessories and almost everything a tourist could possibly want to buy.

Then you should experience walking along the Cheonggyecheon Stream

Quiet and beautiful, this place is located 15ft below street level. It is best for strolls and relaxation.

The War Memorial of Korea

No trip to Korea is complete without learning about their history in the War Memorial of Korea

Here you would learn about the history in relationships of Korea.

The Seoul City Tour Bus

A less expensive way to touring the city.

Visit Baedongbaji

Lastly, you should experience full Korean cuisine for about 15usd. This is in Baedongbaji, Samcheong-dong.

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