As its name suggests, 1100 Highland Ecological Swamp is located in Mount Hallasan, at an altitude of 1,100 meters above sea level. This wetland is so important for fauna and flora conservation purposes that it is not only designated as a National Protected Area by the Korean government but is Read more [...]
Geumosan Mountain, located in the city of Gumi, is a provincial park that features various hiking trails of different lengths and difficulties. The park features numerous beautiful sceneries such as a 27m high waterfall, a reservoir, a shrine and various temples spread across the mountain.
Daegu Arboretum is a superb botanical garden that houses more than 1,000 species of plants, including giant cactus, flowers, medicinal herbs, and trees. The Arboretum was built on what used to be a landfill and the success of the project has been acclaimed as an excellent model of ecosystem Read more [...]
Gosudonggul Cave is about 1,700 meters long and features stalactites, stalagmites, an underground lake, cave pearls, and other unique cave formations.
Marronnier Park stands where there once was the University’s College of Liberal Arts & Science and School of Law, and is now filled by beautiful “marronnier”, chestnut trees hence its name.
The 5·18 Memorial Park was built to remember the May 18 Democratization Movement and to honor the students who lost their lives during this tragedy.
Apsan Park is a huge eco-park that features several leisure activities where visitors can enjoy horse riding, archery, swimming, and numerous walking path to climb up the mountain.
Suwolbong peak is located on the most western point of Jeju Island, and is surrounded by acres of green fields and faces the beautiful sea.
Yongnuni Oreum is a parasitic volcano of almost 250 meters where you can admire multiple craters and lava hills covered by lush grass, displaying a picturesque landscape.
This garden was created by a single man with a dream: to turn a wasteland into a beautiful garden.
Saryeoni Forest is a beautiful and mystical forest located in the south-eastern part of Jeju Island, and a number one spot for locals and tourists who love hiking.
Mudeungsan National Park (무등산국립공원) is a mountain at the edge of Hwasun-gun, Damyang-gun and Gwangju. Mudeungsan Mountain (1,186m) features three rock peaks called Cheonwangbong, Jiwangbong, and Inwangbong, also known as the “Jeongsang Three.” Mudeungsan’s gradual slope makes it an easy climb for all. Locals once worshiped Cheonwangbong Peak as it Read more [...]
Wolchulsan National Park is located in the southern part of Korea. The name Wolchulsan means “mountain where the moon rises.” Starting with the Cheonhwangbong Peak (809m) at the center, the whole area is filled with rocky mountain peaks which all look special and unique. Walk for about 20 minutes past Read more [...]
Byeonsanbando National Park is a 35km stretch encompassing five townships along the coast. Designated as a national park in 1988, it is the only national park in the country that has both a seashore and mountainside. The park is divided into two large sections: the shore area, called Oebyeonsan (Outer Read more [...]
Sobaeksan Mountain (소백산) is renowned for its natural splendor and mystery, standing tall in the middle of the Korean peninsula, and offering several magnificent peaks, such as Hyeongjebong, Sinseonbong, Gukmangbong, Birobong, and Yeonhwabong. Its captivating seasonal beauty (royal azalea in spring, wildflowers in summer, autumn foliage in fall, and snowscape Read more [...]
The Woraksan Mountains are filled with valleys and beautiful waterfalls. Though the path to the peak of the Woraksan Mountain may be steep and rugged, once you’re up there, you are surrounded by Korean White Pine Trees and looking down on a stunning view of the lakes below. In wintertime Read more [...]
Juwangsan Mountain (720.6m) is located in the Baekdu Mountain range, the backbone of the Korean peninsula. The mountain features deep valleys and many sheer rock cliffs to make it the third largest rocky mountain in the country. Juwangsan Mountain was recognized as a tourist attraction on May 30, 1972 and Read more [...]
Gayasan Mountain (가야산) in Gyeongsangbuk-do was designated as a national park in 1972. Chilbulbong Peak towers at 1,433 meters. It borders Seongju-gun, Hapcheon-gun and Geochang-gun. In particular, Suryun-myeon, Seongju-gun is famous for its scenic nature. Furthermore, the beautiful Gayasan Drive, which extends from Suryun-myeon to Gayasan Mountain, highlights the splendor Read more [...]
Hallyeohaesang National Marine Park (한려해상국립공원) is a national sea park that encompasses the most beautiful stretch of Korea’s south coast, covering parts of Sacheon, Geoje, Tongyeong, Hadong and Namhae of Gyeongnam Province and Yeosu of Jeonnam Province. Its 510,323㎢-wide area covers Dadohae Islets, Bijindo Island and Haegeumgang. The Donam Complex Read more [...]
Mt. Songnisan National Park is comprised of Mt. Songnisan and the valleys of Hwayang, Seonyu, and Ssanggok. Situated in the middle of the Sobaeksanmaek Mountains, which is the southwest branch of the Taebaeksanmaek Mountains, Mt. Songnisan is one of Korea’s most beautiful sites. The sharp granite peaks of Mt. Songnisan Read more [...]
Yeongjongdo Island (영종도) is located 2.5 km northwest of Wolmido Island (월미도), Incheon. Because there are many swallows on the island, it used to be called Jayeondo Island as well. Because it is connected now by Yeongjong Bridge to the mainland, it no longer has the proper atmosphere of an Read more [...]
The fields in Suncheonman Bay is thickly covered with reeds taller than a full-grown man. It is the biggest colony of reeds in Korea. The image of the entire field swaying in the wind is as dazzling as waves on the sea. The field of reeds is home to many Read more [...]
Cheonjeyeon Falls, named “The Pond of God,” consists of 3 sections. Around the falls, a variety of plant life thrives, such as the rare ‘solimnan’ reeds. To the east, there is a cave where cold water pours from the ceiling to create the first waterfall. The water gathers into a Read more [...]
Naejangsan is a famous mountain in the Jeolla-do province, and the best mountain in Korea for viewing autumn’s crimson leaves. The park is 76,032 sq. km. in size and became a National Park along with Baekyangsa District on Nov. 17th, 1971. The name Naejang means ‘many secrets’ in the mountain. Read more [...]
Janghohang Port is just 25km from downtown Samcheok. The port is famous for its round beach line and white sand shore and is known as the “Naples of Korea.” From the beach, Janghohang Port offers excellent views of unique rock formations in the sea. Being that it is a port Read more [...]
Located in Gangneung, Gangwon-do, Jeongdongjin is a picturesque area with a quaint, little railway station standing alongside the sandy beach. Although long since a favorite spot among the locals, the area gained widespread popularity after being chosen as the filming location for the popular soap opera Moraeshigae (Hourglass) and has Read more [...]
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 [...]
Buyongdae is a cliff about 64 meters high situated where the Taebaek Mountain Range ends. From the summit, one can get a bird’s eye view of the Hahoe Village in Andong. The name was taken from an ancient history of China. Meaning lotus, the name Buyongdae is said to be Read more [...]
Byeongbangchi Observatory is located in the between Gyuram-ri and Buksil-ri in Jeongseon-eup and features breathtaking views surrounding Bamseom Island whose shape is like the Korean peninsula with streams of Donggang River. Byeongbangchi Skywalk experience offers a thrilling experience as it gives a feeling of walking in the sky thanks to Read more [...]
The Maengbang Flower Festival is one of the landmark spring celebrations in Korea and is held every April near Samcheok-si in Ganwon-do. The festival boasts a breathtaking view of canola flowers, cherry blossoms and the blue sea of the East Coast. The festival also offers a diverse set of events Read more [...]