Donggureung Tombs are located in a large forest area, and they are the resting place of Joseon’s kings and queens. There are nine royal mausoleums and seventeen graves in total. The tombs are very large compared to other tombs in Korea, and the surrounding forest adds to the scenery. The Read more [...]
Hanchaedang aims to serve the very best in traditional and royal Korean food both beautiful and faithful to Korean’s heritage. Set amidst the beauty of nature and hanok housing, Hanchaedang works hard to provide healthy food that carries over the taste of traditional Korean food.
Light bulbs light up the darkness, phones connect people, TVs, and radios broadcast culture, and washing machines and refrigerators enrich our lives in various other ways. Electronics are essential parts of our everyday lives in modern society, and it is not exaggerating to say that electricity and electronics industry forms Read more [...]
The 4km-wide, 240km-long buffer known as the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) slashes across the peninsula, separating North and South Korea. Lined on both sides by tank traps, electrical fences, landmines and armies in full battle readiness, it is one of the scariest places on earth. It is also one of the most Read more [...]
This is Korea’s only church history museum, which possesses over 10,000 items, including books, magazines,literature, posters, and photos. There is an exhibit hall and a seminar room. Academic seminars, thematic exhibits, and planned exhibits are all held here.
Sanjeonghosu Lake is one of the main attractions in Pocheon and is situated down in the valley between Myeongseongsan Mountain, Mangbongsan Mountain, and Mangmubong Peak. Meaning “lake as clear as a mountain well,” Sanjeonghosu Lake was built as a reservoir to supply water to farmlands in 1925. Thanks to its Read more [...]
Located in Gapyeong, which is a small town near Seoul, Gapyeong Top Land offers a variety of water sports as well as exciting activities including bungee jumping. If you are a thrill seeker, this is a must visit place. The main attraction is the bungee jump, but you can enjoy Read more [...]
Sorae Church was the first Protestant Christian Church founded in Korea. Following the translation of the Bible into Korean, the church was built in 1884 by Suh Sang Yoon who had been converted to Christianity while in Manchuria. During this period, the western religion was strictly forbidden by the authorities, so Read more [...]
The Christian Martyr Memorial Hall was created in memory of the hundreds of Christians killed during the religious persecutions against Catholic Christians during the 19th century in Korea. During your visit, you will learn about the rich history and culture of the lives of Christians during the Japanese occupation until modern Read more [...]
DMZ Theater & Exhibition Hall is a place where you can watch a video which explains about the 3rd tunnel and other tunnels as well as history of the division of Korea.
Dreaming Camera cafe is known as the Dreamy Camera Cafe is located in Yangpyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea; far from the hustle and bustle of city life. The camera themed cafe is a collaborative effort from the imaginations of Sung-hwan Park and his wife Myung-hee. While the exterior of the cafe is impressive, eye-catching and flashy Read more [...]
Suwon Hwaseong Museum presents the history and culture of Suwon Hwaseong Fortress, an important Korean cultural asset and UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. Visitors to the museum will be able to see a systematic information outlined about Joseon Dynasty. Due to the main theme featuring Suwon’s Hwaseong that is not Read more [...]
A haenggung is a temporary palace where the king and royal family retreated to during a war. Hwaseong Haenggung Palace is the largest one of these, use by the Joseon kings since the time of King Jeongjo (r. 1776-1800). In addition to being used as a shelter during war, King Read more [...]
With a design inspired by the royal vehicle used by King Gojong and palanquins of the Joseon Dynasty, Hwaseong Fortress Tourist Trolley gives passengers a comfortable tour around the main attractions of Suwon Hwaseong Fortress, including Yeonmudae Post, Hwahongmun Gate, Hwaseomun Gate, Paldalsan Mountain, Hwaseong Haenggung Palace, Paldalmun Gate, Suwon Read more [...]
Let’s Run Park Seoul, located in Gwacheon, has horse races every weekend, as well as various unique experience programs and events to enjoy. The most popular program is the Secret Way Tour, giving access to parts of the park generally closed to the public. The Let’s Run Wagon Tour allows Read more [...]
Semiwon is a park located in Yongdam-ri, Yangseo-myeon, Yangpyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do that was founded on the principle of “natural purification.” The name “Semiwon” comes from an old proverb that says “one can cleanse his mind by looking at water and enlighten his spirit by looking at flowers.” To further emphasize the Read more [...]
The Yangpyeong Wild Flower Arboretum has several major facilities. The Nature Ecology Museum showcases a natural ecology model structure with educational videos. The Nature Learning Center has about 200 different types of endangered wild flower species, while the Herb Garden has 50 different types of herbs. Other attractions include the Read more [...]
The conference center in Panmunjeom is surrounded by the Joint Security Area (JSA) and measures 800 meters in diameter. It is the only portion of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) where North and South Korean forces stand face-to-face. It was used as a filming location of the movie “JSA (Joint Security Read more [...]
The freedom house is built in July, 1998. The freedom house is located in JSA (Join Security Area) on South Korea’s area. In this 4 floors building, there are Inter-Korean Liaison Division and inter-Korean Red Cross to give communication service between North Korea and South Korea.
Haegang Ceramics Museum is opened in 1990 to collect, preserve and display ceramics in Korea. Korean ceramics have rich history and culture. Even there are many ceramics in Korea, the most representative ceramics are Goryo celadon and Joseon white celadon. In this museum, you will see the beauty of Korean Read more [...]
Camp Bonifas is a United Nations Command military post located 400 meters south of the southern boundary of the Korean Demilitarized Zone. It was 2,400 meters south of the Military Demarcation Line, which forms the border between South Korea (the Republic of Korea) and North Korea(the Democratic People’s Republic of Read more [...]
As a landmark facility representing Korea’s advanced science and technology capabilities, Gwacheon National Science Museum strives to encourage young visitors to become interested in arts and shares with the public scientific principles that govern our daily lives. The main building of Gwacheon National Science Museum is shaped like an aircraft Read more [...]
Located at the entrance to Gamagol Village, this is the leading scenic spot in Yeoncheon-gun. The waterfall measuring 18.5 m in height and 30 m in width was formed by the sinking of the flatland, which led to the formation of a large-sized ravine. The name Jaein (clown) was attached to it Read more [...]
The Korea National Arboretum (KNA) is situated in Gwangneung forest and contains the Forest Museum where all the information on forestry is exhibited. The construction of the arboretum and museum took place on October 25, 1985, and opened on April 5, 1987. In order to preserve the forests, weekends and Read more [...]
Located in Icheon City, Gyeonggi-do, the Pig Museum is the first of its kind in Asia. The village chief and an expert of pig artificial insemination Lee Jong-yeong founded the museum on November 14, 2011. Some 5,000 pig-related articles from 18 different countries are on exhibit. Visitors can also enjoy Read more [...]
Wawujongsa temple is a temple which is located in Yogin. This temple which was built to succeed the desire for unification of the three kingdoms. In this temple, you can find structures which long for a defense of this country, Korea. Even you don’t know the meaning of each structure Read more [...]
Edelweiss Swiss Theme Park is a theme park which re-created Switzerland in Gapyung, Korea. This theme park consists of beautiful Swiss chalets and museums, which will introduce you to everything of Switzerland. Every chalet in this theme park has a different design which naturally associates with nature of Gapyung. Each museum Read more [...]
Starlight Village Photo Land provides a beautiful and romantic light festival all year round in the theme of Animal & Heart Villages. The Animal Village is decorated with displays of over 200 animals from owls, cranes, and swans to elephants, giraffes, lions, pandas and more. Set off on a wild Read more [...]
Called the Hawaii of Ansan, Daebudo was an island before it became a part of mainland through the construction of Sihwa Embankment. Still, Daebudo retains the ambiance of an island. The road to Daebudo, which connects many islands, offers a unique drive. Particularly interesting is the clustering of Yukdo (six Read more [...]
The KBS Suwon Studio is an outstanding film studio that produces HD digital TV dramas. It is comprised of an open set, drama production center, special set, and various facilities. Intended to be used semi-permanently, the studio boasts realistic buildings. A variety of dramas filmed there include historical dramas such Read more [...]