Top 10 Beautiful Places to Visit in South Korea
Jinhae-gu is an area in the city of Changwon, South Korea. Jinhae is famous for annual cherry blossom festival in the spring. The two most beautiful cherry blossom viewing places of South Korean tourist are the Kyeongwha station and the Yeojwa canal in Jinhae. Especially, in Yeojwacanal, couples can walk across the romantic bridge where TV drama “Romance” was filmed with the participation of a couple of celebrities: Kim Ha Neul and Kim Jae Won.
Seorak Mountain is the third highest mountain in South Korea, is located in Gangwon Province in the northeast of Korea. Seoraksan National Park is the jewel of tourism in South Korea with many prominent landmarks such as Ulsanbawi Rock of 5 blocks side by side. There is also valley of a Thousand Buddhas, also called Seorak Valley, because the two sides of mountain are arranged as two rows of Buddha statues.
Jejudo is the renowned island of Korean tourist. Jeju appeared and was mentioned in a lot of dramas of “Land of Kimchi”. To explore the entire island you have to take quite a bit of time. Some outstanding point to visit is Seopjikoji eastern coastline with volcanic rocks of all shapes, SeongsanI Lchubong Mountain (also called Sunrise Peak) – a 5000 year old crater has a wonderful view at dawn and Mount Halla with mysterious scene of snow covered trees in winter. Seopjikoji also has houses where All In was filmed by two stars Song HyeKyo and Lee Byung Hun. In addition, Udo Island (U-Island) is located very near to Jejudo and is also a popular destination of tourism in South Koreas. In Udo Island, one attraction is Udopalkyeong which is 8 typical sceneries. There are also coast with rare Rhodolithred coral.
Bomun Gazebo is located in Gyeongju city, the ancient capital of the Shilla Dynasty. This is one of the tourist attractions of South Korea where you can enjoy the beautiful scenery throughout four seasons: cherry blossoms peeled green in spring, red and yellow of the leaves in autumn, as well as white snow in winter.
Haeinsa Temple is 1200 years old. It is the place where keeps the world’s oldest Buddhist scriptures –Tripitaka Koreana. In the temple, there is the oldest wooden statue in Korea. This is an important Buddhist destination of tourism in South Korea.
Garden Architecture Juknokwon
There are overall artificial landscapes behind a Confucian school in Damyang, Jeollanam Province. In which, the most attractive place is Juknokwon Bamboo Garden. Traveling here, you can find a large bamboo forest, stunning waterfall and gazebo. This is one of the most beautiful tourist attractions for visitors when travelling Korea.
Boseong Green Tea Plantation
Approximately 40% of the tea products in South Korea come from Boseong green tea plantation. This beautiful scenery has become a popular place for many famous dramas. In addition to see the wonderful scenery of the hills stretching across green tea field, visitors can enjoy the products made from green tea.
Bulguksa Temple is located in Gyeongju city. It is one of the most valuable historical and religious temples of Korea. It was recognized as World Heritage by UNESCO. 1500-year- old temple has kept seven Korean national treasures of which there are two stone stupas and two copper statues. Besides, it is convenient for visitors to travel Seokguram cave because this Cave is near to Bulguksa Temple. Seokguram Cave is another World Cultural Heritage of Korea.
Cheongsando is a beautiful island off the coast of South Korea. It is covered by the fishing villages and fields of winter barley. A special feature of the fields is that they are limited by a low stone wall ranges. In addition to green and yellow beautiful barley, tourists can see the beauty of rape flowers and comos flowers in Cheongsando Island.
Nami Island attracts tourists to South Korea because this is the place where Winter Sonata drama was filmed with the participation of two leading roles of Bae Yong Joon and Choi Ji Woo. Coming here, you’ll be walking down the road between two rows of Metasequoia, a familiar scene in “Winter Sonata” movie.