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Places to go in Jeollabukdo province

JeonjuHanokVillage 700 Hanoks, Korean traditional houses, are gathered in Jeonju Hanok Village. You can experience the living styles in Hanok as well as various Korean traditional cultures such as Pansori (Korean Opera), Korean dance and musical performances, and Korean paper art. Gochang Dolmen Museum Forty percent of world’s Dolmen is distributed throughout Korean peninsula; Among [...]

Places to go in Gyeongsangnamdo province

Goseong Dinosaur Museum Goseong Dinosaur Museum is built in Sangjogam County Park in Goseong, worldwide site of fossil remains of dinosaur footprints. Museum displays the copy of dinosaur bones as well as Sangjogam, where dinosaur footprint remains along the coastline. Haeinsa Temple Haeinsa Temple, located in Gaya Mountain, Hapcheon, is known for preserving Goryeo Palman [...]

Places to go in Gyeongsangbukdo province

Bulguksa Temple Bulguksa Temple, constructed during Silla Kingdom (57 B.C. – A.D. 935) in 8th century, is internationally recognized masterpiece of Buddhist arts. This temple keeps the national asserts including Buddhist monuments and images, and the unique Buddhist temple buildings. Buseoksa Temple Buseoksa Temple, one of the most famous Buddhist temples, was built by Priest [...]

Places to go in Chungcheongbukdo province

Suanbo Hot spring Suanbo Hot Spring is Korea’s first naturally erupted hot spring. Its history dates back to Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910), when the kings enjoyed spahere. Many hotels and condos located nearby, and festivals like Hot Spring Festival provide convenience and entertainment. Cheongju Early Printing Museum Jikji is the oldest extant movable metal type printed [...]

Places to go in Chungcheongnamdo province

Seosan maae samjon bulsang(Rock-carved triad buddha in Seosan) Seosan maae samjon bulsang is the three Buddhist statues carved in the cliff of Gaya Mountain in Seosan. It is estimated to be built during the end of 6th century or the early 7th century. Due to its scientific design, the Buddhist statues were well-preserved for a [...]

Places to go in Seoul

Changdeokgung Palace Changdeokgung Palace is one of the palaces of Joseon dynasty (1392-1910). It is famous for the well-preserved buildings, varied pavilions, and a beautiful rear garden called Biwon(Secret Garden). Changdeokgung was included in the UNESCO’s World Heritage List in 1997.  

Places to go in Gyeonggido

Mt. Manisan Mt. Manisan, 469m high, of Ganghwado Island in West Sea has large numbers of cultural relics. Most wellknown relic is Chamseongdan, a stone altar. It is said that Dangun Wanggeom,the founder of the Gojoseon(2333-108B.C.), the oldest kingdom in Korea, held sacrificial rites to heaven here. Hwaseong Fortress Hwaseong is a fortress constructed in [...]

Places to go in Gangwondo

Namiseom Island Namiseom Island is known to many tourists due to its proximity to Seoul and beautiful natural scene. A Lane, such as Metasequoia Lane, Ginko Tree Lane, White Pine Tree Lane, is popular. Particularly, Namiseom is the place where Winter Sonata, one of the most famous Korean dramas, was filmed; many foreign tourists visit [...]


Gyeongsang-do denotes Gyeongsangnam-do and Gyeongsangbuk-do. Nam represents South and Buk represents North. The name ‘Gyeongsang’ was given during the Goryeo period. It was formed by first two letters of Gyeongju and Sangju, two major counties at the time. Located at the southeastern end of the Korean Peninsula, Gyeongsangnam-do borders on Busan and Ulsan on the [...]

City of Art, Gwangju

Gwangju is the leading city of the Honam region, with the entire country within a day’s reach. The emerging importance of Korea’s western coastline and the government’s effort to balance growth across the nation have triggered large-scale urban development projects such as the construction of the Gwangju hi-tech industrial complex, transformation of Gwangju into a [...]

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