South Korea Travel Package – Best Attractions and Places to Visit

Move your cursor over the map and click to see more information and things to do in each province. You can also see attractions in Korea below.

Tap to see more information and things to do in each province. You can also see attractions in Korea below.

South Korea (한국, 韓國 Hanguk), officially the Republic of Korea (대한민국, 大韓民國 Daehan Minguk) is a country in East Asia. South Korea occupies the southern half of the Korean Peninsula, with North Korea to the north, China across the sea to the west and Japan a short ferry ride to the southeast.

South Korea is a dynamic, beautiful country with lots to do and see. South Korea is rich in history and culture that spans thousands of years. South Korea is also now one of the most modern countries in the world in terms of technology and innovation.

The country’s transformation in the past 50 years has been nothing short of miraculous. In fact, the transformation has been called “the miracle on the Han River.”

Even with the transformation, South Korea has not lost its old charm and the the people of South Korea have always remained warm hearted, friendly. and resilient. Their resiliency and fighting spirit is what transformed South Korea from an impoverished nation to one of the most prosperous nations in the world.

Let us help you plan the perfect Korea travel package and get the most out of your trip. We are local South Korea experts that can point you in the right direction, regardless of what your interests are. We know all the places you should visit and what time of year to visit. We know all the great local hotspots for food as well. If you are interested in a Korea travel package, you can look below to see things to do in the country.

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Changdeokgung Palace [UNESCO] (Huwon Secret Garden)

Changdeokgung Palace was the second palace to be built shortly after Gyeongbokgung Palace. Changdepkgung Palace was built in 1405. Changdeokgung Palace was the home to many kings during the Joseon Dynasty. Changdeokgung is the most well preserved palace of the remaining Joeseon Era palaces.Like Gyeongbokgung Palace, Changdeokgung Palace was also burned down in 1592, but…

Jongmyo Shrine [UNESCO] (Jaerye)

Jongmyo Shrine was a place of worship for Joeseon Dynasty kings. Jongmyo Jaerye, a memorial service, is believed to be the oldest complete ceremony in the world. The ceremony is designated as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. The Jaerye ceremony was performed when the seasons changed and was also performed during the 12th month…

Jogyesa Temple

Jogyesa Temple is the center of Zen Buddhism in Korea. Unlike many temples spread through out Korea, Jogyesa Temple is located in the heart of the city. Despite its urban surroundings, it is the main temple for the Jogye Order. Jogyesa Temple serves as a venue for important Buddhist events and rituals. One of the…

Bukchon Hanok Village

Bukchon Hanok Village is a neighborhood with hundreds of houses built in the traditional Hanok style.  Some of the houses serve as regular homes and others operates as guesthouses, tea houses, museums, and cultural centers. When taking a tour in Seoul, Bukchon Hanok Village is a must visit destination. It is a great place to…

Namsangol Hanok Village (Namsan)

Namsangol Hanok Village offers a perfect escape from the city and takes you on a journey back in time. With Namsan Mountain serving as a backdrop, it is also a great place to take a stroll and enjoy the scenery. The village consists of five recreated Joseon Dynasty era houses. Each house represents a different…

Trick Eye Museum

The Trickeye Museum is an art gallery with paintings created using ‘trompe l’oeil’ techniques that give each 2D art piece the illusion of being in 3D. Instead of merely viewing paintings (as in a typical art gallery) visitors can interact with the paintings, posing themselves just right so that they look as if they are…

Forty Step Culture & Tourism Street

The ' Forty step Culture & Tourism Theme Street ' is a 450m-street which starts from the Jungang-dong branch office of KB Bank and runs to the 40-step stairway of the '40-step Cultural Center' and continues on to the Palseong Tour. The time-honored 40-step stairway embodies the joys and sorrows of refugees and those displaced…

Insadong Street (Seoul)

Insadong is a great place to browse and shop for traditional goods. There are all kinds of goods that can be purchased at Insa-dong, such as; ceramics, antique furniture, hanji paper, hanbok, etc. Insadong is also filled with small back alleys and streets where you can find great restaurants, teahouses, and cafes. Insadong is also home to…

Myeongdong Shopping Area

Myeongdong is one of the busiest places in Seoul and is among Korea’s premier shopping destinations. Over 1 million shoppers pass through this area each and every day. Located in the heart of Seoul, Myeongdong market has been a witness to Korea’s tumultuous modern-day history as a center of city politics, economy, and culture. To…

Gangnam District

Gangnam Subway Station area is the prime district for those living south of the Hangang River. Gangnam-daero Avenue links Teheran-ro Road in the east to Jamsil and Sadang in the west. Kyobo Tower Crossroad connects Express Terminal to Noryangjin and west of Seoul. Hannam-daegyo Avenue in the north extends to the north of the Hangang…

BIFF Square

Busan’s modern movie district was originally little more than a pair of cinemas that were built following Korea’s liberation from Japanese colonial rule over half a century ago. However, major renovations took place ahead of the first Busan International Film Festival (BIFF), and the newly transformed district was named BIFF Square on August 14, 1996.…

Hongdae (Hongik) University Street

Hongik University was established in 1956 based on humanitarian ideals (in Korea, the word “Hongik” means to advance the welfare of mankind). In 1948, the school’s original name “Hongmun” was changed into “Hongik”, and one year later it officially established 4-year courses with the colleges of law and liberal arts. The school merged with Sudo…

Namdaemun Market

Namdaemun Market is the largest traditional market in Korea with shops selling various goods. All products are sold at affordable prices and the stores in this area also function as wholesale markets. Most of the goods are made directly by the storeowners. Namdaemun Market is even open overnight, from 11:00pm to 4:00am, and is crowded…

Gwangjang Market

The Gwangjang Market is the nation’s first market and continues to thrive as a popular tourist destination today. The second floor of the market provides all of your silk, satin, and linen bed-sheet stores, which are the largest and most famous in Seoul. Many of the stores in the area even have their own factories supplying…

Dongdaemun Market

Dongdaemun Shopping Complex is one of Korea’s most well-known markets. It was founded in December 1970 as the largest of its kind in Asia and has maintained that status for the last 40 years. Browsing the plethora of shops, you can find fabric and clothing following all the latest global fashion trends. Dongdaemun Shopping Complex…