South Korea, also known as the Republic of Korea, is situated at the southernmost part of the Korean peninsula. It’s a complex and fascinating nation – on one hand, it has modern and flourishing megacities that are as urban as they come, and on the other, a remarkable and rich culture and history, which dates back to 2333 BC.

    One of the 4 ‘Asian Tigers’ (which includes Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Singapore), South Korea is a major economy in the world with a very high standard of living. It’s also a major tourist destination in Asia, offering a variety of attractions, from serene temples, royal tombs and unspoiled fishing villages, to picturesque mountains and volcanic landscapes. 

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    • Seoul

      Seoul is hailed as one of the most vibrant cities in Asia, attracting visitors from various parts of the world. As the capital city of South Korea, it is home to sprawling modern structures as well as a rich culture and remnants of history dating back more than 2,000 years.

      Present-day Seoul has plenty to offer tourists – you’ll find grand palaces from the Joseon dynasty, some of Asia’s biggest theme parks, Buddhist temples, and vibrant districts dedicated to shopping. Seoul’s efficient public transportation can easily take you from the metropolitan capital to traditional villages in the countryside.

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    • Busan

    • Jeju City

    • Gangneung

    • Sokcho

    • Daegu

    • Daejeon

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