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Buseoksa Temple is considered a 'masculine' temple. It differentiates itself from other temples by its huge size and the scenery is refreshing and beautiful.
Buseoksa Temple was built in..
Byeonsan Peninsula National Park is a 35km stretch encompassing five townships along the coast. Designated as a national park in 1988, it is the only national park in the country that has..
Chaeseokgang refers to a rocky cliff and the sea around it, situated in the Gyeokpohang and Dakibong areas on the Byeonsan Peninsula. It is easy to misunderstand the name for a river, but..
Cheonbuldong Valley is the main Valley of Seorak Mountain and is also called Seorak Valley. It was named Cheonbuldong because the many peaks on either side look like a lineup of a thousand..
Cheonghakdong Village, located at the southern foot of Samsanbong Peak on Mt. Jirisan, maintains the traditional style of daily Korean life. ‘Cheonghak’ means a community where a crane..
It is quite difficult to reach Cheongnyangsa Temple. Yet, despite its lack in architectural grandeur, it remains a very tranquil place where you can feel the presence of Buddha. The..
Cheongpyeongho Lake is an artificial lake that formed with the construction of Cheongpyeong Dam in the Bukhangang River. Surrounding mountains and lake landscapes blend together..
Cheongpyeong Temple became more widely known with the opening of Soyang Waterway. It is a thirty-minute walk from the port. The temple stands on the southern ridge of Mt. Bongsan. It was..
Mt. Chiaksan National Park was designated as a national park in December 1984.
For years Chiaksan has inspired hikers with its towering mountain sides and magnificent deep valleys. Its was..
The name “Clayarch” is a compound word of clay and “arch”, which is an abbreviation of “architecture”. It embodies the basic spirit of the museum, which is to pursue development..
Dadohae Maritime National Park covers Sinan-gun, Jindo-gun, and Goheung-gun of Yeosu-si and Wando-gun in Jeollanam-do. It became the 14th National Park on December 23, 1981. And with a..
Daecheongho Lake is the third largest artificial lake in Korea, and the name comes from Daejeon’s “Dae” and Cheongwon-gun’s “Cheong”. The project began in 1975 and finished in..
Daehan Daeop Tourist Plantation is an area located in Boseong, and its main specialty is green tea which originated from the mountain valleys south of Boseong. Boseong has been a tea..
Large ancient tombs of kings and noblemen of the Silla Dynasty can be seen around Gyeongju at the Daereung-won Tumuli Park. There are twenty-three large tombs located here; the most famous..
Ulgi Park is a seaside park located on the east coast, and has a walk, and Daewongam’s refreshing scenery.
Ulgi Park has a pine forest trail path, about 1km long, going from the..
Designated as National Park in 1975, Mt. Deogyusan National Park (1,614m) covers four counties. The ridgeline from the Hyangjeokbong peak of Mt. Bukdeogyusan to Mt. Namdeogyusan is 17.5km..
Located 87.4km away from Ulleungdo Island, and formed entirely from volcanic rock, Dokdo is an isolated islet off the east coast of Korea bearing a latitude of 37°14' north and a longitude..
Yeongwol’s Donggang River (river length: 60km) in Gangwon-do is often compared to China’s Gyerim River, with its own picturesque scenery, and is generally recognized as one of the best..
Donggureung Tomb is located in a large forest area, and is the resting place of Joseon kings. There are nine royal mausoleums and seventeen graves in total. The tomb is very large compared..
Donghwasa Temple is located on the south side of Mt. Palgongsan Mountain, about 22km northeast of Daegu. It was built by monk Geuk-Dal in the 15th year of the Silla King SoJi’s reign..
This resort boasts fine views of magnificent Mt. Hallasan with its clean and ice-cold water. These waters, deep valleys, waterfalls and the thick evergreen forest create beautiful scenery...
Dosan Confucian School was established in 1574 (7th year under the reign of King Seonjo), by the disciples and others who cherished their memories of the premier Lee Hwang.
Eight areas designated as the most beautiful sceneries in Danyang, are Haseonam, Jungseonam, Sangseonam, Sainam, Gudambong, Oksunbong, Dodamsambong, and Seokmun. These areas were visited..
Eulji Observation Platform, located near the Military Demarcation Line, is now one of the most informative relics dating back to the Korean Conflict.
From the Eulji Observation Platform..
The Lower Nakdonggang River Seasonal Bird Migration Site was designated as a natural monument on July 13th, 1966, and it has a large river-mouth, sand dunes, delta, Ilungdo Island, Eulsukdo..
Featuring the highest peak, Sanghwangbong, Mt. Gayasan is composed of many summits each over 1,000m in height. From the Taebaek Mountains, the Gayasan stretches from east to west. In 1972..
The Gimhae Bonghwangdong was designated a historic site on February 5, 2001. The site includes an important shell mound from the Gaya period, which is located in Hoehyeon-ri. In 1920, it..
The 36-hole Gimhae Gaya Country Club is planning to add 18 more holes, of which nine holes will be for club members only and nine holes for the general public. After the completion of the..
Gaya was an ancient kingdom that existed more than a thousand years ago and flourished around Gimhae, where the glorious culture of the Iron Age still breathes today.
Visitors to Gimhae..
On July 29, 1998, the Gimhae National Museum was opened in order to research and preserve the cultural heritage of the ancient kingdom of Gaya. The museum is at the foot of Gujibong Peak in..
The Gimhae Observatory was opened on February 1, 2002 as part of the Millennium Commemorative Project started in December 1998. It was built to satisfy the general public’s curiosity..
The town of Goryeong is four hours outside of Seoul, and features many relic sites of Daegaya around the whole district of Goryeong-gun. Around the first century, Daegaya was formed in the..
Built by an army unit in 1983,Goseong Unification Observatory (700m) was the closest place from where you could view the Mt. Geumgangsan before it was opened to South Koreans. The closest..
Guryongsa Temple is located 6km from Birobong Peak on Mt. Chiaksan, in the direction of Hakkok-ri. Monk Ui Sang (625~702) of the Silla Dynasty (BC 57~AD 935) built and named the temple..
Gwangalli Beach is 1.4 km long, 64m wide, and is famous for its fine sand. This area has undergone a water cleaning program, and as a result, the water of the beach is pristine. The clean..
Gwangju Art Street is a 300m long street aimed at developing Gwangju’s traditional art scene through the exhibition of its local work. The street is located behind Jungang Elementary..
Gwongeumseong is the site of a castle ruins called Mt. Seoraksan, and it is also known as Mt. Onggeumsan Castle, or Toto Castle. It is located on the steep Dol Mountain of Mt. Seoraksan..
Built in 1395, Gyeongbokgung Palace is also commonly referred to as the “Northern Palace” because it is located more toward the north, compared to the neighboring palaces of..
Located 1 km away from Gyeongpodae, Gyeongpodae Beach is a sand bank formed between Gyeongpo Lake and the ocean. This beautiful beach extends to a length of 6 km and is covered with fine..
Gyeongpoho Lake, which means “clear as a mirror”, is located 6 km northeast of Gangneung, and is also called Gunjaho Lake. Gyeongpoho Lake was formed when the mouth of a bay was closed..
Gyeryongsan National Park stretches across Daejeon, Gwangju, and Nonsan. This spectacular mountain is 845.1m above sea level and was made a national park in 1968. The origin of the word..
Haeinsa Temple was founded during the third year of King Ae-Jang's reign (802), by two monks Suneung and Ijung. The name "Haein" originates from the expression Haeinsammae of Hwaeomgyeong..
South of Naksansa, along the seashore, is Hajodae Beach, with a water depth of 0.5~1.5m and a fine, white sand beach that stretches for 1.5 km.
It is 13 km south of Yangyang-gun, and 1 km..
Surrounded by Mt. Noja (565m) and Mt. Gara (580m), Hakdong Pebble Beach provides a cozy atmosphere. Hakdong was named so because its shape was said to be like a crane (in Korean "Hak")..
Halla Arboretum was established for the study and the preservation of natural environment. Opened in December 1993, Gwangioreum there are 909 kinds of native trees and subtropical plants..
Hansando Island, located in the middle of Hallyeo Haesang National Park, is an important historical site. This is where General Lee Sun-Shin (1545 ~ 1598) won his great victory using the..
Heuksando Island is located at the southern end of Korea about 92.7 km away from Mokpo. It is composed of 11 uninhabited islands and 89 inhabited islands. Because of its natural beauty, it..
The 4 km valley between the entrance of Mt. Gayasan National Park entrance and Haeinsa Temple is called Hongryudong Valley. It was named so because the leaves turn so crimson that the water..
Hwajinpo is named so because there are sweet briers that bloom by the lake, and it is one of nature’s great lagoons. It is designated Gangwon Provincial Monument No. 10 with a..
Icheon Ceramics Village produces traditional Korean ceramics, which are of high quality. The village became the center of traditional pottery during the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910) for about..
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