Here are 10 reasons on to why you should go to South Korea

Here are 10 reasons on to why you should go to South Korea

15 February 2018 Thursday 14:42
Here are 10 reasons on to why you should go to South Korea

The Far East, a blend of high technology and tradition, is not just because South Korea hosts the 2018 Winter Olympics, it has many elements that are worth seeing. Here are 10 reasons to travel to South Korea ...

1- PYEONGCHANG

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There are many skiing and snowboard tracks on the east coast of the country. The 2018 Winter Olympic Games began on February 9th in Pyeongchang, and will last until February 25th. South Korea hosts the Olympics for the second time after the 1988 Summer Games.


2-SEUL

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The country's living and futuristic capital, Seoul, has a population of 10 million. The Hig Line Park is an old overpass equipped with restaurants, cafes and exhibitions. Seoul has 7017. However, there are many historic sites in Seoul where Hanok, the traditional houses and palaces of the Joseon Dynasty, will be discovered.


3- BULGUKSA TEMPLE (BULGUKSA TEMPLE)

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Buddhist architecture is manifested in many temples. The temple center in Gyeongju, Bulguksa, has been with the pagodas since 1995 in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Those who want to meet and meditate with the monks also include this region in their excursion programs.


4- BUSAN

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South Korea's port city is South Korea's most populous city after Seoul. The beaches and the annual Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) are very popular.


5- SEYRACSAN NATIONAL PARK (SEYLAKSAN NATİONAL PARK)

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In the national park on the northeastern coast of the country, the South Koreans like to walk. It is a center of attraction for tourists with its beautiful waterfalls, temples and rock formations. Many hiking trails await their interest, such as the beautiful route that stretches from the summit of Daecheongbong, which is the highest mountain in the National Park by 708 meters.


6- PANMUNJEOM STABLE (UNSWITTED ZONE)

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To better understand the complex history of South Korea and North Korea, you can visit the Panmunjeom Base in the Civil Defense Area between the two countries. The Boundary Line passes through the middle of the blue base. The blue bar is alternately visited by the citizens of the two countries.


7- JEJU ADASI (JEJU ISLAND)

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There are thousands of islands on the South Korean coast. The volcanic island Jeju, located at the UNESCO World Heritage List, is the largest of these.

Female divers called Haenyeo hunt calamari, sea chestnuts and other shellfish for tourists. Specially trained divers do not use dive tubes or diving equipment.


8- HONGDAE MARKET (HONGDAE MARKET)

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Most shopping districts in Seoul offer a wide range of electronics, clothing and cosmetic products. There are many markets. In the Hogdae market, art students sell their products every week.

Shopping enthusiasts must see the 14-story Shinsegae Centrum in Busan, one of the world's largest shopping centers.


9- HAMAMLAR (JJIMJILBANG)

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The traditional baths, called Jjimjilbang, are popular places that Koreans prefer to stress. Baths with different saunas, steam baths and pools are open 24 hours a day. The hammam offers massage and peeling as well as accommodation services.


10- KIMCHI AND OTHER TESTS

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Korean food is kind and rich in variety. The most commonly served dishes on street benches or at restaurants are kimchi, rice and soup made with fermented Chinese cabbage.

Besides, it is necessary to cook meat, fish and seafood on a table-top grill in South Korea. And back "Jal meokkesseumnida"! (Bon appétit).

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Updated: 15.02.2018 18:55
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