Top 5 Tourist Attraction for Foreigners in South Korea

South Korea’s tourism agency, Korea Culture and Tourism Institute, announced the Top 5 tourist attraction for foreigners in 2016.

I want to introduce those places to all who plan to travel to South Korea.

1.Everland (6.96 million visitors) – 에버랜드

It is one of the popular amusement parks in South Korea.

Every weekend, it is full of young men and women who enjoy going date as well as many families.

In Everland, you may have a glimpse into the lives of the dynamic and happy Koreans as well as enjoying amusement facilities.

Everland English Homepage (Click)

2.Gyeongbok Palace (6.02 million visitors) – 경복궁

Gyeongbok Palace is located in the heart of Seoul, Jongno.

This is a place where many kings discussed state affairs with his courtiers in Korean history.

Gyeongbok Palace also opens in the evening, and when you visit it in the evening, you can experience a unique and beautiful atmosphere that you can’t experience during the day time.

Gyeongbok Palace English Homepage (Click)

3. The Korea International Exhibition Center, known as KINTEX for short – 킨텍스

KINTEX is one of the famous international exhibition and convention centers in Korea.

Through various exhibitions and conventions held here, you can have a chance to look at various aspects of Korean society.

KINTEX English Homepage (Click)

4. Suncheon Bay Wetland Reserve -순천만 습지

It is one of the five largest wetlands in the world.

Not to mention that this place is one of the best places where we can feel the magnificent nature.

It is a little farther away from Seoul.

However, it is definitely worth visiting when you travel to Korea.

Suncheon Bay Wetland Reserve English Homepage (Click)

5. Imjingak Resort – 임진각

You may know that Korea is the only divided nation.

South Korea and North Korea are heavily divided against the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ).

Imjingak is located close to the DMZ.

Here, you can feel the tension of the divided nation, the tensions between the South and North, and deep sorrow of Korean peninsula.

Imjingak Resort English Introduction (Click)