South Korea is a popular destination due to a rise in Technology, K-Pop and K-drama. With its distinct cuisine, signs of ancient history, many people have several reasons why they should visit South Korea. I hope some of these suggestions can convince you to visit South Korea. Read on to discover them.
Korean food is so delicious and flavorful. Rice, vegetables and meats are often used in a variety of ways to prepare Korean food. There is the Kimchi Jjigae which is a spicy cabbage soup, bulgogi; which is Korean-style meat. There are tons of street vendors that sell amazing street foods!
Exploring the Temples
There are several religious buildings in almost any part of Asia. In Korea, there are plenty of temples all over the country. The Jogyesa Temple located in Seoul is one and it is worth exploring. The Bulguksa in Gyeongju is another must-visit Temple.
The temples are accessible and generally include sleeping within the building, participating in tea ceremonies and eating healthy meals.
Culture and History
Koreans are known to preserve history and culture. With an incredibly rich history, you will find scattered all over the country palaces and museum that has so much of the Korean history. The Suwon Hwaseong Fortress is an example of the country’s culture. The National Museum is an amazing spot to dig into Korea’s past.
With the advancement in technology, Korea is pretty advanced when it comes to Skincare. The quality is so good and you can get more for a few bucks as the stores are always having sales. it is so affordable to get a face mask for a dollar or less.
There are plenty of theme parks in South Korea where you can enjoy most of your time in this beautiful country. The lotte world in Seoul which is the largest indoor theme park with the roller coaster ride and arcade halls is a great place to try. There is an observation deck on the 123rd floor for an incredible view over Seoul. You can also try other activities like ziplining.
The café culture
Koreans are fond of coffee that you can’t move five steps without seeing a café. There also seemed cafes. imagine walking into a cafe on your trip to South Korea and seeing everything looking like poop. Exciting isn’t it. Visit one of the themed cafés in one of your visits to Korea.
Explore the breathtaking nature!
South Korea has some nature reserves. You can visit the National Park to enjoy the natural thrills. From the Taehaean National park, you can see the different side of the South Korea landscape. There are about 22 national parks in South Korea. So if you like nature, this is a great place for you.
Appreciate the wonderful building designs!
The Bukchon hanok village which is a traditional settlement within Seoul has a more historic vibe around it. Here, you can find a collection of charming brick homes with pointy roofs and wooden doors.
The Songdo area in incheon has a lot of classic and modern architecture.
Enjoy visiting the islands.
South Korea has over 3000 islands. one of the beautiful ones is in Jeju.
Go on a shopping spree.
Visiting some of the local markets is an interesting way to get a taste of life in Korea. Namdaemun market is one of the oldest and largest markets in Seoul. You can find various goods ranging from jewellery to clothing to kitchenware. The International Sinpo market in Incheon is one of the oldest international markets in South Korea.
If you are a shopaholic or a window shopper, this is your shopping destination. There are gigantic malls all over Incheon and Seoul where you shop for anything except a child.
South Korea has become an engaging and modern destination for a lot of travellers around the globe which is why you should give it a try and make some quit memories. I have given you some reasons to visit Korea so why not plan a trip to see why Korea is the best place for you to visit.