Discover Korea

South Korea consists of 9 provinces and 8 metropolitan cities with plenty of urban and rural adventure on offer. The nation’s capitol, Seoul, is the 5th largest urban area in the world, home to almost half of the Korean population. In contrast, Jeju, a self-governing island less than 20 miles wide has the highest proportion of foreign residents.

Metropolitan Cities

Metropolitan Cities

SEOUL

Seoul is a huge city with lots of tourism, restaurants, nightlife and accommodation.

BUSAN

Busan is known for its beaches, hot springs, and events such as the city’s international film festival held.

INCHEON

Incheon is South Korea’s fourth largest city and is linked to Seoul by the Seoul Metro.

DAEGU

Daegu is known for its hot summers and trendy markets.

GWANGJU

Gwangju is the sixth largest city which has colored art villages and historical museums around the city.

DAEJEON

Daejeon has been promoted as a city of science and education centred about Daedeok Innopolis.

ULSAN

Ulsan is the gateway to the Yeongnam Alps, considered to be one of the most beautiful provincial parks in South Korea.

SEJONG CITY

Korea almost moved the capital from Seoul to Sejong City in the middle of the country.

Provinces of Korea

Provinces of Korea

GYEONGGI

It contains a significant number of ancient relics, and due to its proximity to Seoul it’s also home to several important historical sites dating from the Joseon era.

JEJU ISLAND

Jeju Island, also known as the “Island of the Gods,” is a popular vacation spot for Koreans and foreigners.

GANGWON

The variegated beauty of Gangwon’s four seasons radiates even more against the rich natural environment here.

NORTH
CHUNGCHEONG

Encircled by Chungju Lake and Namhang River, Danyang is one of the most picturesque towns in Korea. Nearby is the Gosu Cave.

SOUTH
CHUNGCHEONG

Sand dunes along its coastline make its beaches very inviting for tourists and locals alike.

NORTH
JEOLLA

North Jeolla has a large number of historic buildings, famous for traditional Korean food and festivals

SOUTH
JEOLLA

South Jeolla is home to many tourist hot spots which include temples, breathtaking coastlines and a wide variety of festivals such as the Hampyeong Butterfly Festival to name a few.

NORTH
GYEONGSANG

North Gyeonsang is home to 20% of Korea’s cultural assets and is viewed as the national leader of modernization.

SOUTH
GYEONGSANG

There is a multitude of things to see and do in North Gyeongnam including the famous Gyeongnam Art Museum and Goseong Dinosaur World Expo.