The interesting places in South Korea

The interesting places in South Korea

Visitors so excited to be exploring the bustling capital, unleash a dip in the cool blue waters Busan or enjoy the beautiful island of Jeju.

1 Seoul, the bustling capital

Since prehistoric times, this is an area of ​​strategic importance, especially in the fields of politics, economics, society and culture. During the Three Kingdoms period (from the 4th century to the mid-7th century), this area is often used as a battle between the kingdom’s rulers of ancient Goguryeo, Baekje and Silla, and is recognized as the city the capital of South Korea under the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910).

Since then, the city continues to grow to become the largest city in the country. After escaping from Korea’s colonial rule of Japan in 1945, the city was named Seoul which means ‘outreach.’ In 1949, Seoul was recognized as the capital.
interesting places in South Korea

The traditional Korean house with cool green space created poetic landscapes. Photo: KTO

Seoul is home to more than 10 million people from all over the country and the world to live and work in the modern skyscraper. The city also attracts tourists by a mix of traditional and modern, technology and nature.

Guests will be visiting the royal palace is a UNESCO world cultural heritage, high technology buildings where activities of the organization or the global shopping center Europe’s largest underground street Asia, a calm look Hangang river flows through the city. Here, the subway system wide is ready to shuttle tourists to the important points in the city.

2 Busan, a beautiful port city

Busan is the second largest city and is the commercial port of one of South Korea. The city lies geopolitical position adjacent to the Korean Straits and Japan, which have the advantage of Busan trade and tourism.

Shopping in this port city has also become quite popular. Many Lotte department stores, arcades Choryang for foreigners, Nampo streets, markets and market Gukje Seomyeon located in the city center is the location of foreign tourists looking for.
Busan

A unique angle on the beaches of Busan city. Photo: KTO

Certainly the most attractive tourist sites of Busan’s beautiful beach scene with rocks and islands with marvelous shapes. The famous beaches such as Haeundae, Gwangalli and Songjeong a lot of tourists preferred. Here, visitors can paddle, surfing and banana boat racing and other fun activities. Guests also can feel the natural beauty of Busan by rambling on yachts in the harbor.

On the season, Busan also has the attractive activities. The summer, a series of festivals are held in most of the beach, while in the fall, they held Jagalchi fish market, a cultural festival for foreign tourists. In addition, there are many eating places in Busan so you can explore the cuisine of Korea.

3 Jeju Island – the island volcano voluptuous

Located in the southwest of the Korean peninsula, Jeju Island is a volcanic island oval length 73 km. The weather is much warmer here than on the mainland, even in the cold winter months. Jeju Island is sometimes referred to as “Samdado Island” (meaning “three many”) because of the rocky island, wind and women. The wind from the sea blows in continuous operation throughout the year and the volcanic eruption of previously spread over numerous islands of the beautiful black stone and shaped weird. This island is also famous for many women since fishing is the main livelihood and many men were lost at sea.

Each tourists to Jeju Island can certainly see Dolhareubang (stone statues old man). The statues look very serious, it looks funny statues, these statues are scattered all over the island and became one of the distinctive symbol of the island.

Cute souvenir from Jeju Island

Cute souvenir from Jeju Island .

5 places you shoud visit in Ulsan city

70 km from north of Busan, Ulsan is the seventh largest city in Korea with highly developed industry, and owns 12 mountains with unique natural wonders.

Ulsan city
Park Taehwagang
Ulsan City welcome by a green bamboo forest 4 km long river bank Taehwagang. This is the green lung of the city, where there are a lot of people come every day to practice sports and walk. Taehwagang River that used to be heavily polluted due to new industry development in Ulsan. In recreating the whole city, the river has been dredged and cleaned. Trees are planted all over the place with the desire to revive the city.

Stone carving Museum Bangudae

Museum shows the history of a long development of Ulsan. These petroglyphs were discovered 12 / 1970s. Along the stream Deagokcheon, people have found many petroglyphs carved describes the life and flora and fauna of ancient human Ulsan, especially images depicting dolphins are so many everywhere in the city.
Whale Museum Jangsaengpo

This is where the description of the most powerful reasons why there Ulsan city icon image as whales and dolphins. From many years ago, whales at sea appeared Ulsan area. In the museum displays many pictures whales, from the giant skeleton, the products made from whales to the previous image, the time period is allowed to whale hunting sea around Ulsan. Pictures of whales are portrayed on every street of Ulsan: signposted from the plate, the seats coastal resorts, the sewer lid or embossed on the statue.

Pottery Village Onggi

The village producing traditional ceramic largest in Korea. Onggi product is made of earthenware jars relatively well known in Korean food culture. The color of the ceramic remains of terracotta color, the other product of the soil brought such beauty, this traditional product already exists in Korean history from 5,000 years ago and is the pride of the people the kimchi. The terracotta pots with similar, kimchi types are present across the country and South Korea have long become special subculture in this country only.

Hyundai Industrial Park

Shipyard located coastal Ulsan was founded in 1972 and is the largest shipyard in the world. Hyundai to visit, you are only allowed to sit in the car to go a full round but overwhelmed by the orchestra of cranes, crane, pillar, the container of the entire industry. Hyundai is one of Korea’s legendary road confirms the strong industry in the international arena.