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"SOUTH KOREA" Top 5 Page for this destination South Korea by hopang

South Korea Travel Guide: 6,850 reviews and 19,269 photos

South Korea

South Korea is located in East Asia, occupying the southern half of the Korean Peninsual. South Korea is also known as the Land of the Morning Calm. It is bordering People's Republic of China to the west, Japan to the east and North Korea to the north. South Korea is one of the oldest civilizations in the world. The capital of South Korea is Seoul which is also its largest city.

The following are two of our favourite tourist attractions in South Korea:-

Lotte World, Seoul

Lotte World is a large theme park located in Seoul, the capital of South Korea. It is also one of the top tourist attractions in South Korea and attracts approximately five million visitors a year. It was officially opened in 1989. Its indoor amusement park is the largest indoor amusement park in the world. Lovely monorail system links the outdoor theme park from the indoor amusement park as depicted in our lovely picture on the left. You can view more lovely pictures of Lotte World attractions at our traveloques below!

Yongdusan Park, Busan

Yongdusan Park (also known as Dragon Head Park) is located at Mount Yongdusan in Jung-gu, Busan. The park is relatively small and occupies an area of slightly less than 70,000 square metres. Nevertheless, the park has several tourist attractions including the statue of Admiral Yi Sun-sin, Flower Clock as depicted in our lovely photo on the right, 4.19 Revolution Monument and the popular Busan Tower. It is also home to approximately 70 different species of trees and flowers.

The park is named Yongdusan simply because the shape of the mountain looks like the head of a dragon. The top of the hill is approximately 70 metres above sea level. The view from the park over the city of Busan is breath-taking and spectacular especially at night! This is a favourite meeting place for the locals as well as foreign tourists. Admission to the park is free.

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  • Mikebb's Profile Photo
    Nov 7, 2011 at 1:54 PM

    Enjoyed your page, excellent information. Would like to visit as it has much to offer the tourist, also much closer than Europe.

  • icunme's Profile Photo
    Sep 29, 2009 at 3:30 AM

    Outstanding tour - most likely I will see S Korea only with you. Grazie for great photos/info. Ciao, <(??)>

  • eriksson977's Profile Photo
    Sep 25, 2009 at 8:21 AM

    Hello Ho and Pang, Outstanding pages. Thanks for the virtual tour. Tomas Eriksson :)

  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Aug 25, 2009 at 9:10 AM

    Hi, friends! I see it's a great country worth visiting... Thanks for your story here....

  • JLBG's Profile Photo
    Aug 12, 2009 at 1:24 PM

    Thereis obviously a lot to see and to do in South Korea. The Manjang Lava Tube are great. I have visited some in California but they were not that long!

  • jumpingnorman's Profile Photo
    Aug 6, 2009 at 9:09 AM

    I love going to previous Olympic sites...and I think the JumpingFamily would love to visit Lotte World! The Manjang Lava Tube reminds me of such formations I saw at Myvatn, Iceland...but this one is S Korea is huge! Norman :)

  • sourbugger's Profile Photo
    Jul 31, 2009 at 7:55 AM

    south korea has surely moved up my priority list after reading this page

  • evaanna's Profile Photo
    Jul 8, 2009 at 6:08 AM

    Very informative overview of the main tourist attractions of South Korea. Loved the temples, the fantastic bridge, the folk village and much more. Thanks for teaching us some Korean.:)

  • starship's Profile Photo
    Jul 7, 2009 at 7:54 AM

    Nice page! So much to see & do. Thanks for sharing so many wonderful tips and photos!

  • Jenniflower's Profile Photo
    Apr 9, 2009 at 12:49 AM

    A delightful page on South Korea - thanks!


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