Travel, Teach, Live in Korea
Korea, an intriguing land of romantic legends, ancient ruins, breathtaking landscape, teeming modern cities and natural wonders, is regularly recording the appreciating number of tourists from all over the world every year. Tourists are discovering the hidden treasure with delight from this part of the peninsular region. It has become the mature and stable democracy since 1953. Though previously dubbed as ‘The hermit Kingdom’, it is now flaunting its bright plumage like a proud peacock.
People on Korea travel, most frequently visit the capital city, Seoul, the largest of the Korean metropolis and the tenth largest city in the world. There are many soaring skyscrapers in this seething city, ringed by mountains. It also offers myriad of attractions and thus, several experiences with vibrant nightlife and memorable dining. Travel Korea to enjoy all these along with some below mentioned places of interest for the tourists.
Some places of tourists’ interest in Korea
Andong- it has been the town of old culture and aristocrats. Andong folk museum and folk village display the relics of Korean culture. Traditional food is served in the restaurants. There is Hahoe Folk Village to its west, where the Mask Dance Festival is held in every autumn.
Jeju Island- it is entirely a different world as it has got fantastic infrastructure with regard to tourists’ facilities and accommodation. The place is also well known as honeymooner’s delight. Its golden beaches and brightened landscape are really alluring. Jeju museum along with National museum and Folkcraft museum are worth visiting. Mt. Hallasan, present on this island, is the tallest mountain of the country. There is a Crater Lake, which should never be missed.
Busan- it is the port city and the second largest metropolis in Korea. One can have a bird’s view of the city from the Busan tower. In its proximity, is the U.N. cemetery, famous burial ground for U.N. soldiers during Korean War, which attract lot of tourists.
Seoul- it is the capital city having strong political and economic influence in Korea. It is a wonderful city having modern architecture, blended with traditional one. Monuments and palaces of intricately designed stones and modern skyscraper made up of glass and steel had made Seoul a great city. The Summer Palace in Seoul is remarkably a great piece of art and architecture.
Haeinsa- it is the old Buddhist temples, built in ninth century. It is considered the holiest Korean shrine lying amidst eerie Gayasan National Park. The entire Buddhist scriptures are printed on thousands of wooden blocks.
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