South Korea is probably one of the few countries in Asia that has a lot to offer tourists regardless of their interests and personalities whether one is looking for adventure, a tourist hungry for historical knowledge, a foodie looking to indulge in the different foods Korea has to offer, or simply someone who just wants to travel and experience a different culture, Korea has it all covered for you.
For those who are very much interested to learn new information about the history of Korea, going around temples will definitely be a treat because of the imperial sites that are available for sightseeing. The most popular among all the temples available is the Gyeongbukgung Palace, which is a majestic structure that can remind visitors of the Forbidden City in Beijing. This palace is basically a cultural park and museum rolled into one which will require at least half a day for tourists to be able to enjoy all of the activities that it has to offer.
South Korea is also known as one of the best places to shop in because of the diverse selection of items that can be bought; and the best places to shop are the night markets that Seoul has to offer. Among the most popular market is the one located in Dongdaemun which offers from a wide variety of boutiques, souvenirs, and of course street food. The most enjoyable part about these markets is that they also allow tourists to immerse in the culture that they have just by simply going around the streets.
To be able to fully enjoy the cityscape of South Korea, N Seoul Tower should be included in the itinerary since a trip to the overlooking deck will give a breathtaking view of city lights. The topmost spot of the tower can be reached through 2 different ways – the first is through cable car, the other option is by hiking through the mountain; reaching the top is truly rewarding because aside from the lovely view, there are also different amenities such as museums, stores, and restaurants. Of course, the Lock of Love shouldn’t be missed as well when going to N Seoul Tower, especially for couples who will travel together, but even for those single travelers, this attraction will definitely look good in photo opportunities.
Tourists who are looking to learn more about the history of South Korea will truly enjoy visiting the demarcation line that separates North and South Korea, also known as DMZ or Demilitarized Zone. There are different types of tours that can be chosen from depending on the level of experience that the tourists want to have; the most famous one is a trip inside as the ‘Blue Room’ where visitors can stand in North and South Korea simultaneously.
South Korea is also offering attractions fit for tourists that are looking to experience the theme parks that Seoul has to offer – Everland and Lotte World. The difference of the two theme parks is that Everland is a traditional outdoor one, while Lotte World is an indoor one, but other than that both have rides to offer that surely old and young alike will be able to enjoy.
Truly, all these options for tourist attractions will be able to satisfy everyone no matter what the interests and personalities are.…