The soul and the spirit of South
Korean is indescribable when you visit a country full of culture
and ancient history. Take in the sights and wonders of Gyeongbok
Palace and see the Royal Guard Changing Ceremony while in Seoul.
Open yourself to wonder and majesty of the countryside while
enjoying the cultural exploration of Korea. In Gyeongju, see
Sugguram Grotto, one of Asia’s finest Buddhist shrines, and
visit Bulkuksa Temple. And get a taste of ancient Korean culture
on Jeju Island as you discover Sunsan Peak, the Women Diver’s
Museum and Seongup Folk Village. Every moment of your journey
opens your eyes and mind to new adventures and horizons as you
explore the Korean countryside.
• Explore the National Folk Museum located at
Gyeongbok Palace and see the Royal Guard Changing Ceremony
• Enjoy a traditional Korean lunch at a local restaurant before
Bukchon Hanok Village and Bukchon Cultural Center
Hainsa Temple, a UNESCO Cultural Heritage Site and one
of Korea’s Jewel Temples, housing
Tripitaka Koreana — a collection
of 80,000 wooden printing blocks
Jeju Island, see Sunsan Sunrise Peak, the Women Diver’s
Museum and Seongup Folk Village
TV scenes of thousands of
red-wearing fans going crazy over their national team during the
2002 FIFA World Cup is an image which has helped convince a
global audience that
South Korea (Republic of Korea) is in fact, a fun place to
go, with dazzling cities, friendly people and beautiful,
Until relatively recently, Korea was an insular place, existing
under dynastic rule for centuries. However, the 35-year Japanese
occupation from 1910, the split of the peninsula after WWII and
the subsequent Korean War shattered all that. Difficult times
have however made the Koreans a resilient lot, succeeding
economically whilst still holding onto their unique traditions
and fascinating culture.
Korea is littered with fortresses, temples and palaces, many of
them UNESCO World Heritage sites. In addition, the peninsula it
shares with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North
Korea's official name) is one of the most mountainous regions in
the world, and Korea also has a significant beach-dotted
The capital Seoul winds around the Han River, punctuated by
futuristic skyscrapers in one of the most densely populated
areas in the world. The city is an increasingly useful
Asia-Pacific stopover point, or a hub for a three-centre
Korea-China-Japan cultural trip.
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