South Korea

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South Korea

South Korea

Considered as the world’s 2nd biggest metropolitan area, Seoul also stands as the capital of South Korea. South Korea can be found on the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and is home to more than 48 million people. Since 2007, more than 30 million visitors arrive every year on Incheon International Airport, which was also regarded as the “Best Airport Worldwide” since 2005. Certain countries are listed in the no Visa list of South Korea, so visitors coming from these countries can travel to South Korea and stay for up to a maximum of 90 days with just their passports.

The standard of living in South Korea is fairly high, mostly because of the boost from the export economy. But despite the country’s advancement in technology, visitors can still see and experience the rich cultural heritage of the people of South Korea. The country being near North Korea, Japan and China, it has become a major trade route and a home for immigrants.

South Korea has a long history mostly about the many wars that were fought in the peninsula between the North and South. These can be seen in the monuments and museums that depict the long battles that took place around the country. Today, South Korea is known for its food, shopping centers and the people. This is why millions of tourists from all over the world come and visit this country to get a taste of what South Korea has to offer.

Walking around Seoul can be done even during the day because the climate in South Korea is temperate, mostly because of the high mountains that surround the peninsula. If you are looking for great bargains that you can bring home for your friends and family, then you should head out to Namdaenum Market and Dongdaenum Night Market. These are just some of the popular shopping destinations in Seoul where you can shop for bags, clothes, fashion accessories and other items at a wholesale price.

If you need a break from shopping then why not sit down inside one of the dining places in the city and try the exquisite and traditional Korean foods, like the popular Kimchi, Bibimbap and Bulgogi. The choices of food in South Korea are almost limitless and you can always find a new delicacy every time you visit a new place in and out of the city.

South Korea has something to offer to almost any kind of tourists that are planning to visit this beautiful country. The mountains and nature parks like the Eco-Observatory, Suncheonman Bay and Korean Wetlands, are perfect for hikers and nature lovers. IT aficionados can tour the various IT showrooms like the one by Samsung. So why not include visiting South Korea in your next holiday vacation and you’ll surely have a great time in this “Land of the morning calm.”

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