It is an outdoor music festival held in Olympic Park in Seoul. Variety of singers, from indie bands to rock bands, perform all day long. Performances are continuously held on five different stages at the same time and people can choose the performance they like. It is a popular festival Read more [...]
It is a fortress of the period of the Three Kingdoms of Korea located near Achasan area. The total length of the fortress is 1124m, and the height is about 10m. Number of relics was excavated during the excavation on the fortification of the Achasanseong Fortress. Goguryeo potteries were mostly Read more [...]
It is the earthen fortifications inside the Olympic Park, which is assumed to be built between 3rd ~ 4th century which was the time period when Baekje was starting to form a country. It is a unique rampart with a dual structure of the exterior and interior fortresses, built by Read more [...]
It is the 4th biggest forest in Seoul. People who live nearby come often to walk the well-managed trails. There is a famous elevator that takes people up to the observatory that is even higher than the top of the mountain. The elevator goes up almost perpendicularly and shows the Read more [...]
Hongneung Arboretum is the first arboretum in Korea. Korea Forest Research Institute is managing this arboretum so it is only open to the public on weekends. It is a research centered arboretum and owns about 1,200 kinds of trees and the number the trees are almost 200,000. It is not Read more [...]
This park was constructed for the purpose of the 1986 Seoul Asian Games and the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games. Now it is loved as a synthesized park that is suitable for physical training, cultural arts, history, and relaxation. Mongchontoseong Fortress that still has the trace of Baekje is preserved, and Read more [...]
It is a festival where visitors can see beautiful forsythias along the Ridge of Eungbongsan Mountain. Seen from far away, the entire mountain looks yellow with forsythias.
This cherry blossom festival is held at Seokchon Lake, one of the famous places for the cherry blossoms. The wide lake and the flowers together make fantastic scenery. There are variety of events to enjoy the festival such as art performances and the experience-events.
You can enjoy the beautiful night scenery and the silver grass field colored by the colorful lights coming from the Haneul Park in Seoul World Cup Stadium. In order to protect the wild plants and animals in the ecological park, the access of the Haneul Park is usually controlled, but Read more [...]
This festival was first held in 2008. The festival opens every year from early April to mid April, when the spring flowers bloom on the riverside of Jungnangcheon stream. In the section of 30~40 year old cherry blossom trees, variety of cultural performances, parades and art festivals are held. This Read more [...]
Yeouido Cherry Blossom Festival is held every April in front of the Yeouiseoro. The festival is the mixture of cherry blossoms and cultural arts-there are variety of events such as the operation of flower coach, singing contest, spring flower festival parade with people and professional parade performance group. Day time Read more [...]
The town name Suseong-dong is originated from its loud, clear sound of the valley; the town is also introduced in the historical geography books of Joseon Dynasty such as ‘Dongguk Yeoji Bigo’ and ‘Hanseongjilak.’ The stone bridge named ‘Giringyo’ is the only bridge in the city that is preserved in Read more [...]
This rocky mountain made of granites is resting on the east side of Gyeongbokgung Palace. From the top of the mountain, with Gyeongbokgung Palace in the centre, Naksan Mountain, Baegaksan Mountain, Namsan Mountain, and Inwangsan Mountain that wrapped around Hanyang in Joseon era will spread in front of bare eyes. Read more [...]
With 342m of height, the old ramparts are still well preserved along down the ridge of the mountain. Changuimun Gate, one of the Seoul’s 4 mini gates, still stands between Inwangsan Mountain and the foot of Bukhansan Mountain in the west. The Blue House (Cheongwadae) is on the south of Read more [...]
Bukhansan National Park is one of the few natural parks in the world that exist in the urban area.
The tomb of General Kim Yusin (595-673) is Historic Site No. 21. It is located in a scenic area thick with pine trees, on the eastern hill of Mt. Songha. Known as the ‘Hero of Silla Kingdom,’ General Kim Yusin was the great grandson of King Guhae, Read more [...]
Hallim Park, located western 33km away from Jeju City and west of Mt. Hallasan along the beach in Hallimeup, is one of the most popular tourist spots on Jeju Island. It faces the pleasant scenery of Biyangdo Island, Hyeopjae Beach and Geumneung Beach. The park was established on barren Read more [...]
Designated as National Park in 1975, Deogyusan National Park (덕유산국립공원, 1,614m) covers four counties. The ridgeline from the Hyangjeokbong peak of Mt. Bukdeogyusan to Mt. Namdeogyusan is 17.5km, and the altitude is 1,200m high. There are five peaks over 1,330m above sea level and eight large valleys. Mt. Deogyusan is Read more [...]
Muuido Island is located in Jung-gu, Incheon which is not far from the mainland but is only accessible by ferry. Nearby are two smaller islands, Silmido Island and Somuuido Island. In olden times, small boats were used to go from Muuido Island to Somuuido Island but the two islands are Read more [...]
Situated in Yeouido, the heart of politics, media, banking and finance, Yeouido Hangang Park is easily accessible via public transportation. As one of the most popular parks along Hangang River, the park attracts many visitors, residents, and office workers. The park offers exciting events year-round: the Yeouido Cherry Blossom Festival Read more [...]
Oedolgae is a 20-meter-tall pillar-shaped rock in Sammaebong, Seogwipo. It was created 1.5 million years ago by a volcanic eruption. At the top of Oedolgae, there are several pine trees growing naturally. According to legend, an old woman became a rock after waiting for her husband who went to sea to Read more [...]
The 5.16 Road is the first national highway established in Jeju. Centered on Hallayeongbong, the road links Jeju City and Seogwipo with an hour’s drive. Near Hallasan Mountain Seongpanak rest area, there is a forest tunnel naturally made by trees growing on each side of the road. You need to Read more [...]
Cheonjiyeon means a pond created by “the meeting sky and land.” The white column of thunderous water falling from the cliff is a magnificent sight. It is 22m in height and 12m in width. Around the waterfall are Natural Monument #163 dampalsu trees which grow naturally here and temperate plants Read more [...]
Micheon Cave is academically and culturally important. The cave area is made up of clean air, fresh water, green fields and oreum.
Beomseom Island is located 5km southwest of Seogwipo Harbor. The island looks like a big reclining tiger, so that is how it got its name – Tiger Island. It has two coastal erosion caves and according to myth, it was created when the goddess who created Jeju, Seolmundae Grandmother, stretched Read more [...]
Mt. Hallasan rises up from the center of Jeju Island and it is the most memorable landmarks in Jeju Island. Hallasan National Park designated as a National Park in 1970, there are 368 parasitic mountains called ‘Oreums’ (peaks) around Halla Mountain. Mt. Hallasan is famous for its vertical ecosystem of Read more [...]
Ilsan Lake Park which is the largest artificial lake park in the East, it located in Goyang-si of Gyyeonggi-do. To control the water quality, only the chemically-treated and purified water from the Jamsil Water Reserve is added to the 90,000-pyeong (297,540 square feet) lake. The park is an ideal place Read more [...]
Taebaeksan is a South Korean mountain peak of Taebaek Mountains. It stretches from the city of Taebaek in Yeongwol-gun County, Gangwon-do Province to Bonghwa-gun County, Gyeongsangbuk-Province. It has an elevation of 1,566.7 m (5,140 ft). Taebaeksan Mountain Snow Festival (태백산 눈축제) will held from 23-Jan 2015 until 1-Feb-2015. You can enjoy Read more [...]
Boseong Green Tea Plantation Light Festival will held in Boseong, one of Korea’s most well-known tourist destinations – Boseong Green Tea capital. A large tree will be set up and various other places will be decorated with lights. Admission fee : free Lighting hours: Mondays to Thursdays: 18:00-22:00 (until 24:00 Read more [...]
Hallasan is a shield volcano on Jeju Island of South Korea. This is the highest mountain in South Korea. The area around the mountain is a designated Hallasan National Park (한라산국립공원). Yeongsil Trail is one of the Ten Most Beautiful Scenic Views of Jeju Island. It is also a place where Read more [...]