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Bosung

The rolling green fields of Boseong have been used as the backdrop for many movies and TV miniseries in Korea. The endless green vista, tree-lined roads with cedars and nearby Yulpo Seashore provide visitors with great views and plenty to do. The green tea fields at Boseong are among the most famous in Korea. The tea trees blanket the landscape like

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Bosung, South Korea

Woljeongsa Temple

  Woljeongsa Temple is located in the forest of the valley east of Mt. Odaesan, and it is composed of 60 temples and 8 monasteries made into one large temple. Woljeongsa Temple was established by Monk Ja Jang (590~658). At Woljeongsa Temple there is the Seongbo Museum where you can view the Buddhist culture of the Goryeo Dynasty (918∼1392), the nine-story

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Pyeongchang, South Korea

Seoul

   Seoul is the capital of Korea with over 600 years of history. It is the heart of Korea’s culture and education as well as politics and economics. Seoul is home to many old historic sites like Gyeongbokgung and Changdeokgung Palaces, and places of traditional culture like Bukchon Hanok Village, Insa-dong, and Namdaemun Market. The shopping and entertainment districts of Myeongdong

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Seoul, South Korea

Gangnam

  Gangnam Subway Station area is the prime area for living south of the Han River. Many people gather in Gangnam Subway Station, as the location is geographically and commercially suitable as a meeting point for social gatherings, events or personal engagements. Hence, during the weekdays it is usually crowded in the evenings while on weekends, Gangnam Subway Station Exit no. 6

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Seoul, South Korea

Gyeongbokgung Palace & National Folk Museum

Built in 1395, Gyeongbokgung Palace is also commonly referred to as the “Northern Palace” because its location is furthest north when compared to the neighboring palaces of Changdeokgung (Eastern Palace) and Gyeongheegung (Western Palace). Gyeongbokgung Palace is arguably the most beautiful and remains the largest of all five palaces. The premises were once destroyed by fire during the Imjinwaeran War (Japanese

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Seoul, South Korea

Ddp ( Dongdaemun Design Plaza )

  Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP) is a blend of traditional buildings, relics and cutting-edge modern multicultural facilities. Seoul Fortress, Igansumun Water Gate (floodgate channeling water from Namsan Mountain to Cheonggyecheon Stream and Seoul Fortress), Dongdaemun History Hall, the Dongdaemun Excavation Site, Dongdaemun Sports Memorial Hall, Event Hall, and Design Gallery can all be found at the DDP.

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Seoul, South Korea

Itaewon

The Global Community in Seoul: Global Fashions and Foods Itaewon is a unique place in Seoul where one can meet people of diverse nationalities and cultures. Seoul even designated Itaewon as its first ‘Special Tourism District,’ to highlight it as a destination for internationals to enjoy a diversity of culture, shopping, and entertainment experiences. Itaewon typically refers to the street full of stores,

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Seoul, South Korea

Dragon Hill Spa

  The Yongsan Dragon Hill Spa is a charcoal sauna permeated with an oak fragrance created by traditional heating techniques. The jjimjilbang and spa facilities offer sweating rooms/sauna, an open-air bath, a seawater bath, a salt room, a swimming pool, and a health center. The main hall of Yongsan Dragon Hill Spa boasts a Chinese-style design and a luxurious interior that has

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Seoul, South Korea

Myeong-dong

  Myeong-dong is one of the primary shopping districts in Seoul. The two main drags meet in the center of the block with one beginning from Myeong-dong Subway Station (Seoul Subway Line No. 4) and the other from Lotte Department Store at Euljiro. Many brand name shops and department stores line the streets and alleys. Common products for sale include clothes, shoes,

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Seoul, South Korea

Insa-dong

Insa-dong, located in the heart of the city, is an important place where old but precious and traditional goods are on display. There is one main road in Insa-dong with alleys on each side. Within these alleys are galleries, traditional restaurants, traditional teahouses, and cafes. The galleries are the heartbeat of Insa-dong. There are about 100 galleries in the area and

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Seoul, South Korea