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6 of the best tourist spots while on vacation to South Korea

6 of the best tourist spots while on vacation to South Korea
QUX.ME - List of destinations that you must visit when planning to go to Gingeseng, South Korea.

Some destinations in South Korea on the wishlist destination are Gyeongbokgung Palace, Namsan Seoul Tower, and The Garden of Morning Calm.

SumunTravel summarized from various sources, following 7 popular destinations in South Korea that can be a reference place for you to visit during the holidays.

1. Changdeokgung Palace

Changdeokgung Palace was built in the early Joseon period which was the place most often inhabited by royal members.

This palace offers a natural harmony with its surroundings because each building is built with consideration of geographical and environmental features.

The beauty of Changdeokgung Palace was recognized internationally and was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage in 1997.

2. Bukchon Hanok Village

Bukchon Hanok Village is a destination that offers the charm of traditional Korean buildings that are places where relatives of the royal family lived in his time.

To maximize your visit here, it is recommended to rent traditional Hanbok clothing so you can feel the traditional Korean atmosphere that is thicker.

3. Nami Island

Nami Island became a popular tourist attraction after appearing in the Korean drama "Winter Sonata".

The island was originally only a hilltop that was made into an island with the construction of the Cheongpyeong Dam.

The size of the island is quite small, so you can circle the island in half a day.

4. Insadong

Insa-dong is often referred to as the "Road of Traditional Korean Culture" with its main road filled with shops selling various traditional Korean crafts and souvenirs.

Then the small streets are filled with restaurants and cafes that serve traditional Korean food and tea.

5. The Garden of Morning Calm

The Garden of Morning Calm is a garden that shows the natural beauty of Korea containing unique theme parks, including lush pine forests.

Each garden is connected with flower beds and green pastures or walkways.

The Garden of Morning Calm is a popular tourist spot, especially among Hallyu fans, because it has become the filming place for several Korean variety shows, films and programs.

6. Gyeongbokgung Palace

Gyeongbokgung Palace is the main official residence of the royal family during the Joseon Dynasty which meant "a place where new kings can enjoy prosperity and many blessings."

It is known that this palace was the first palace built during the Joseon Dynasty which became the only palace whose four main gates still exist today.

Before entering the palace, you can gather at the Gwanghwamun Gate to witness the Royal Guards Substitution Ceremony.