The Asian nation of South Korea is rich and diverse gem of the continent. Travel South Korea for its varied terrain, fascinating architecture, culturally inimitable and friendly people. Picturesque villages, lush wildlife, numerous temples and shrines of this nation all make it very unique destination.
Korea has many UNESCO world heritage sites and a pristine coastline offering engaging activities for the tourists. In Seoul the Changdeokung, a Joseon palace is exquisite and Jongmyo shrine belonging to this dynasty is home to very ancestral tablets. National Museum is a spectacular architectural marvel and has interesting cultural display.
Haeinsa has the best temple of the nation that is part of UNESCO world heritage site. It has Tripitaka Koreana: the 80,000 engraved wooden blocks consisting entire Buddhist scriptures. Gayasan National Park is located close to this site. Taekwondo is a well known form of martial art practiced here. Watch a match or try it yourself at the Seoul Gyeonghuingung Palace. Jeju-do atoll is popular as Honeymoon Island; it has the highest mountain peak of this nation.
Haeinsa Temple belonging to ancient period was established during the reign of King Aejang in the 802 AD.
Meditate or understand the teachings of Buddha in any of the 10,000 temples, under the guidance of one of the thousands of monks living here. Alps Ski Resorts form the major attractions for winter sports among tourists. Enjoy in theme parks, hike in Hallyeo Maritime National Park or Seoraksan National Park for some nature watching or leisure camping activity.
Busan is the bustling port with a metropolitan touch. Gyeongju is the special museum without walls; a must visit UNESCO heritage site. On top of the Namsan Mountain is the N-Seoul tower that allows bird’s eye view of the scenic beauty of this nation. Shopping in the malls of the capital or wandering along the numerous markets to purchase some duty free items and souvenirs is enjoyable.
Enjoy lavish cuisines or mouthwatering regional specialties at copious restaurants and resorts in this country. Travel South Korea for an enthralling, revitalizing and soul stirring holiday experience.