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Imjingak, located 7 km from the Military Demarcation Line, is now at the forefront of tourism related to the Korean Conflict.
It was built in 1972 with the hope that someday unification..
The Iron Triangle Battlefield is the area that connects Gimhwa, Pyeonggang and Cheorwon. This area had the highest number of casualties during the Korean War with the Baekmagoji Battle and..
Jangsudae Cliff is a traditional Korean house surrounded by a pine tree forest. It was built where the waterfall stream meets the Hangyecheon Stream, and Jayangjeon was originally built..
Jungmun Resort is a multi tourism area of Jejudo Island and the largest resort in Korea. It is located on the seashore of Jungmun area in Seogwipo. Its facilities blend in beautifully with..
Boasting breathtaking views, Jirisan National Park was the first Korean park to be designated as a national park in 1967. Its glorious mountain range extends across three provinces and five..
Jumunjin Beach is located in the northern-most part of Gangneung, and is a great place for family vacations due to the water's low depth. The flat bottom and clear water make it easy to..
Mt. Juwangsan (721 m), designated as National Park No.12 in 1976, is the smallest of the domestic national parks. Mt. Juwangsan is not so steep, making it a great place to walk and enjoy..
Kangwon Land Casino was Korea’s first ever casino to allow the admission of Koreans. It was established under the ‘Special law regarding support for the development of abandoned mine..
The May 18 Memorial, located in front of Mt. Mudeungsan, is the symbol of freedom and democracy and is the grave of victims during the contention for democracy in May 1980. Victims were..
Mt. Biseulsan stands at the edge of Cheongdo-gun and Dalseong-gun. It is not such a high mountain, but because of its scenic beauty and clean air, it’s an easy place to want to visit..
Mt. Cheongnyangsan Provincial Park was regarded during older times as a place where many famous high priests and scholars resided.
At Mt. Cheongnyangsan, the Giam cliff forms 12 peaks and..
Mt.Hallasan stands tall in the middle of Jeju Island. It is also called Mt.Yeongjusan, meaning a mountain high enough to pull the galaxy. Mt.Hallasan is widely acknowledged by scholars for..
Mt. Maisan Provincial Park is located in Jinan-gun, Jeollabuk-do. During the Silla Dynasty, it was called Seodasan, during the Goryo Dynasty, Yongchulsan, and finally named Maisan during..
Mt. Manisan, at 496.4 meters above sea level, is the highest mountain in Ganghwa-do. It became a designated National Tourist Site in 1977. When you climb to the top, you can see the..
Muju Gucheondong Valley is located within Deokyusan in Jeonrabuk-do, and is often referred to as Mujugucheon-dong, meaning the 25km stretch of land and water from Najetongmun to Deokyusan..
Muju resort is located in Mt. Deokyusan, and is a representative mountain resort. It blends in beautifully with the scenery of Mt. Deokyusan National Park, and is the perfect place to enjoy..
There are 3 legendary boundary gates at Mungyeong Saejae Provincial Park, on rough mountaintops, which are reputed to be too tall for even birds to fly over.
Naerincheon River, the only river that flows north in Korea, crosses Hongcheon and Inje. The name "Naerin" ('cheon' means small river in Korean) is a compound word: 'Nae' is from..
Naganeupseong Folk Village is located in Jeollanam-do Province, and contains a town castle that is over 18,000 Pyeong (1 pyeong = 3.3 sq m) in size. Within the east, south and west of the..
Namhansanseong Fortress is a very popular mountain-climbing and driving destination located just outside Seoul. The mountain is famous for being very beautiful all throughout the year. In..
Namiseom Island was formed as a result of the construction of the Cheongpyeong Dam. It is a half moon shaped (462,809㎡) isle, and on it is the grave of General Nami, who led a great..
In Mt. Nammangsan, there is a citizens’ park where you can view Tongyeong. At the top of the mountain stands a bronze statue of General Lee Sun-Shin built by the citizens in 1953, and..
Odaesan National Park was designated as a national park in 1975. Its name was derived from the the following 5 plateaus: Manwoldae, Jangryeondae, Girindae, Sangsamdae and..
The Odusan Unification Observatory opened to the public in 1992. It’s one of the national tourist spot where foreigners like to visit and experience the stark reality of the divided..
The Ojukheon Residence gets its name from the many black bamboo trees that surround it. It was here where Sinsaimdang (1504~1551) lived and where his son Yulgok (scholar and politician of..
Osaek Hot Springs is in Osaekjigu, a part of Namseorak, and is reputed to have been discovered by a Buddhist monk of Seongguk temple from the Joseon Period (1392~1910). It is 20Km west of..
Panmunjeom is located in the demilitarized zone, 50 km north from Seoul and 10 km east from the city of Gaeseong.
This area is most notably known for the peace talks that were held here..
Standing on a rock next to a stream, Poseokjeong (surface area 7,432㎡) was designated as private monument No.1 on January 21, 1963. The location is originally where the royal villa of the..
Sangwonsa Temple is located 8km north of Woljeongsa Temple. Stories are told that Sangwonsa Temple was built by Buddhist monk Ja Jang (590~658) in 643, in the 12th year of Silla Queen..
Seokguram, located on Mt.Tohamsan, is the representative stone temple of Korea.
The official name of Seokguram, National Treasure No. 24, is Seokguram Seokgul. Designated as World..
Seonamsa is a beautiful temple located at the west end of Mt. Jogyesan. You have to walk about 1 km from the entrance to reach the temple. If you go along the valley, two rainbow shaped..
Dosol valley is located in Mt. Seonunsan, Gochang-gun district. Seonunsan Mountain , which is also called Dosolsan Mountain, is known for its thick forests and intriguing rock formations...
Seoul Grand Park is a major theme park in Korea with all kinds of entertainment facilities and a zoo, and is beautifully surrounded by nature. Covering an area of about 7,000,000 sq km..
Seoul Land is Korea’s first theme park, with a beautiful scenery surrounded by Mt. Cheonggyesan. Seoul Land has an area called 'World Square' where one can glimpse traditional..
Sobaeksan National Park in South Korea is a branch of what could be called the backbone of Korea - Mt. Taebaeksan. In 1987, Mt. Sobaeksan was designated as National Park No.18. Its whole..
Sogeumgang Valley located on the east side of Mt. Odaesan, and because the mountain scenery looks as if a crane ('Cheonghak') was spreading its wings, it was also called Cheonghak..
Songgwangsa temple is located on the west side of Mt.Jogyesan, and it is famous for being a Sambosachal of Korea. Sambo means three precious treasures in Buddhism, the Bulbo, Beopbo, and..
Songjeong Beach is the ideal beach for families to swim together because of its shallow waters and fine sand. The white sandy beach stretches for 1.2 km, and covers an area of 62,150 square..
Mt. Songnisan National Park is comprised of Mt. Songnisan and the valleys of Hwayang, Seonyu, and Ssanggok. Situated in the middle of the Sobaeksanmaek Mountains, which is the southwest..
Sosuseowon Confucian School is the first Confucian academy established in Korea.
The building was built on the site of Suksusa Temple during the Silla Dynasty. Including Dangganjiju..
Soswaewon Garden is a private garden from the Joseon Period in which the beauty of traditional Korea is preserved. It was built by Yang San-Bo (1503~1557) after he gave up his success when..
Constructed in 1973, Soyangdam is the largest rock filled dam in Asia. As the waterway is used to bridge together cities, Soyangho Lake which is the largest artificial lake in Korea is..
Located on the southern part of Mt. Jirisan, Ssanggyesa and Hwaeomsa Temples are among the most popular temples in the Jirisan area. Constructed by Sambeob who was a disciple of Euisang in..
The Star Hill Resort is located deep in the beautiful and mysterious Cheonmasan Mountains. Amazingly it is only 32km away from Seoul, so access to this picturesque and well-equipped leisure..
Hwaseong Fortress is the official fortress of Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do, from the latter days of the Joseon Period (1392-1910). Construction began on the fortress began in 1794 and finished in..
Tamna Mokseokwon exhibits trees and rocks with certain unique values. It is a private tourist area with exhibits and stories created by giving trees names that befit their characteristics;..
The 3rd Tunnel was discovered on October 17, 1978. It is located 52km from Seoul.
It was estimated that it took approximately an hour for 10,000 soldiers to move through the tunnel...
The Garden of the Morning Calm
The beautiful arboretum opened in 1996 in large part due to the efforts of Sayuk University horticulture professor Han Sang-Kyeong. He envisioned creating..
Jindo Island is the third largest island in Korea, next to Jejudo and Geojedo Island. It is made up of 250 smaller islands, and it is famous for the appearance of a dry road in the middle..
King Suro founded the Garak Kingdom in A.D. 42 and married Heo Hwang-ok, a princess from the Indian country of Ayuta, in A.D. 48. He was the founder of the Gimhae Kim family. Heo Yeop, a..
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