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South Korea is a country with a depth history, unique ancient and popu cultures that attract tourists from different corners of the world.

1. Gyeongbokgung Palace

Gyeongbokgung Palace

Gyeongbokgung Palace is one of the largest palaces in Korea. Built in 1395, this palace is one of Seoul’s most popular tourist attractions partly due to it’s being featured in many Korean drama series. Here, visitors can admire the monumental architecture and beautiful statues. In addition, you can also participate in traditional Korean activities here, such as watching drum dance and trying on traditional costumes.

2. Jeju Island

Jeju Island

Jeju Island is an island located in the south of Korea, famous for its beautiful scenery, pristine white beaches and waterfalls from the top of the mountain. It is also home to many rare plants and animal species. In addition, you can enjoy a culinary feast at Jeju Island with typical dishes of this island such as lobster, mackerel and traditional wines.

3. Namsan Tower

Namsan Tower

Namsan Tower, also known as Seoul Tower, is one of the tallest observation towers in Seoul. This is a great place for you to enjoy the panoramic view of Seoul city and enjoy the cool air from a height of 236 meters. There are also shops and eateries where you can enjoy traditional Korean food and shop for souvenirs.

4. Hwaseong Fortress

Hwaseong Fortress is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Korea. Built in the 18th century, it is one of Korea’s largest and most beautiful structures. Here, you can visit the observatory and gates of the castle, and experience the historical beauty of Korea.

5. Bukchon Hanok Village

Bukchon Hanok Village

Bukchon Hanok Village is an old town located in the center of Seoul. This neighborhood is surrounded by traditional Korean-style houses that have been preserved for several hundred years. Take your time to admire its unique architecture, visit the museums, and learn how to make kimchi and knitting mats.

6. Gwangjang Market

Gwangjang Market is one of the oldest traditional markets in Korea. It is the heart of traditional Korean food products and where you can find the best of Korean dishes such as cold noodles, kimchi, tteokbokki, and rice paper rolls. You can also buy traditional Korean crafts such as ba ba shirts and beautiful hand-embroidered fabrics.

7. Seoraksan National Park

Seoraksan National Park

Seoraksan National Park is a national park in Korea with high mountains, huge waterfalls and green pine forests. It is an ideal place for you to participate in outdoor activities such as hiking, climbing, visiting caves and enjoy fresh air.

Korea is also a paradise for ladies who love beauty products and fashion. You can head straight to Myeongdong shopping district to shop until you drop for famous Korean beauty products i.e., sleeping masks, moisturizers, lotions, lipsticks, powders. For trendy fashion, make sure you swing by Gangnam-gu and Dongdaemun districts.

With its unique natural beauty, history and culture, Korea is an ideal destination for those who want to discover the beauty of Asia. Let AV Travel be your travel companion to Korea.