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Asia Song Festival (아시아송 페스티벌)

Asia Song Festival (아시아송 페스티벌)

27920     2021-09-24

Online
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-52-290-1142

With the slogan "Asia is One," the Asia Song Festival is one of the most popular music events that aims to do away with the existing cultural barriers by bringing together performers from all throughout Asia.

Yeongju Punggi Insam Festival (경북영주 풍기인삼축제)

Yeongju Punggi Insam Festival (경북영주 풍기인삼축제)

21782     2021-09-24

Online
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-54-635-0020

Insam, ginseng, is a representative health food in Korea that boost energy and immunity. Yeongju Punggi Insam Festival is held every October when ginseng is at its most nutritious. The festival includes various ginseng themed programs like ginseng-harvesting, trying foods made with ginseng, exhibitions, cultural programs and more. Ginseng and red ginseng products are also sold at the festival at discounted prices.

Korean Medicine Bio Fair in Jecheon (제천한방바이오박람회)

Korean Medicine Bio Fair in Jecheon (제천한방바이오박람회)

1723     2021-09-24

19, Hanbang expo-ro, Jecheon-si, Chungcheongbuk-do
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-43-647-2695

Korean Medicine Bio Fair in Jecheon is aimed to promote the excellence of the Korean medicine bio-industry in Jecheon and focus on business strategies for the international market such as bids, export contracts, and others. During the expo period, business meetings related to the Korean medicine bio-industry and trading consulting, and an academic forum for natural substances will be held to activate interaction between domestic and international industries.

Jiktangpokpo Falls [National Geopark] (직탕폭포 (한탄강 국가지질공원))

Jiktangpokpo Falls [National Geopark] (직탕폭포 (한탄강 국가지질공원))

4659     2021-09-24

94, Jiktang-gil, Cheorwon-gun, Gangwon-do
+82-33-450-5534

Jiktangpokpo Falls is location in the middle of Hantangang River, which runs through town of Dongsong-eup in Cheorwon. Unlike other falls, Jiktangpokpo Falls is not tall, but wide instead as the 3 meter-high falls stretch almost 60 meters from bank to bank. Widely known for its grandeur and beauty, Jiktangpokpo Falls is one of the 8 scenic wonders of Cheorwon. It is an ideal summer vacation spot and visitors can enjoy the savory maeuntang (spicy seafood stew) made with freshwater fish at one of the many restaurants located in the vicinity.

Saneum National Recreational Forest (국립 산음자연휴양림)

Saneum National Recreational Forest (국립 산음자연휴양림)

63625     2021-09-24

347, Gobuk-gil, Yangpyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do
+82-31-774-8133

Saneum National Recreational Forest is located in Danwol-myeon in Yangpyeong. It opened on January 1, 2000 and can accommodate up to 2,000 visitors a day. The park's name "saneum" means "mountain shade," a name given for its geographical location where it is surrounded by other mountains on all sides. The park's lush forest is home to diverse species of wildlife and the valley boasts spectacular views.

Cheongok Golden Bat Cave (천곡황금박쥐동굴)

Cheongok Golden Bat Cave (천곡황금박쥐동굴)

15251     2021-09-24

50, Donggul-ro, Donghae-si, Gangwon-do
+82-33-539-3630

Cheongok Golden Bat Cave in Donghae is the only natural cave in Korea located in a downtown area. Estimated to have been created 400 to 500 million years ago, the cave is known to serve as a habitat for the endangered golden bats. The cave's total length stretches for 1,510 meters, with only 810 meters of the cave open the public while the rest of cave remains protected for preservation purposes. The cave features ceiling craters, one of which is the longest in Korea, along with stalactite curtains, travertine terraces, stalactite cascades, and many other fantastic rock formations. The cave's unique features provide a grand spectacle for tourists and great speleological samples for researchers. A 785-meter walkway was made using the sinkhole created by dissolved limestone to help visitors get a better understanding of cave formations.

comme lete (꼼레떼)

comme lete (꼼레떼)

674     2021-09-09

26, Bangbaecheon-ro 4an-gil, Seocho-gu, Seoul
+82-507-1322-8980

A dessert specialty store run by two French pâtissiers. The best menu at this restaurant is dessert. This cafe is located in Seocho-gu, Seoul.

Aewolian (애월리안)

Aewolian (애월리안)

764     2021-09-06

4, Aewon-ro, Jeju-si, Jeju-do
+82-64-799-5535

A seafood specialty restaurant located in Jeju-si, Jeju-do. The most famous menu is grilled assorted seafood. The chef is from the hotel.

Sagyejinmi - Myeongdong Branch (사계진미 명동)

Sagyejinmi - Myeongdong Branch (사계진미 명동)

909     2021-09-03

37, Myeongdong8na-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul
+82-2-3789-6939

This is a Korean cuisine located in Myeong-dong, Seoul. A restaurant where you can try Korean BBQ chicken. The representative menu is Spicy Stir-fried Chicken.

Dongdaemun Shopping Complex (Hanbok Shops) (동대문종합시장 한복상가)

Dongdaemun Shopping Complex (Hanbok Shops) (동대문종합시장 한복상가)

49759     2021-09-15

266, Jong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
+82-2-2262-0114

As one of the largest markets in Asia, Dongdaemun Shopping Complex boasts huge hanbok shops. Most of the major hanbok and fabric distributors are located here. It offers a wide array of hanbok from traditional hanbok to modernized hanbok in addition to accessories and clothing materials. Dongdaemun Shopping Complex is a popular spot among international tourists who want to experience traditional Korean culture and purchase various souvenirs.

Seogwipo Maeil Olle Market (서귀포매일 올레시장)

Seogwipo Maeil Olle Market (서귀포매일 올레시장)

73753     2021-08-13

18, Jungang-ro 62beon-gil, Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do
+82-64-762-1949

Seogwipo Maeil Olle Market is the largest market in Seogwipo. It is a traditional market that was formed in the early 1960s and is a mainstay in the Seogwipo economy. Starting from 2001, the market expanded its shopping center and now stretches over 620 meters in length. The interior of the market is designed in such a way that visitors can easily navigate through shops and vendors. For customers' ease, the market offers free delivery service as well as cultural programs and outdoor performances.

Majang Meat Market (마장 축산물시장)

Majang Meat Market (마장 축산물시장)

49855     2021-08-12

40, Majang-ro 31-gil, Seongdong-gu, Seoul
+82-2-2281-4446

Majang Meat Market is the largest meat market in Korea. It is equipped with Korea’s most modern and cleanest facilities. The butchers here are proud of the market's size and hygienic facilities.

The market sells fresh meat arriving every hour from all over the country and from overseas. The prices are overtly marked for each meat along with the country and place of origin. For the market's efforts to provide quality products, the market is recognized by the Korean Medical Association (KMA).

Traders are able to trade easily thanks to the market's state of the art systems. At Majang Meat market, high quality meats are available at up to 30% less than at supermarket chains.

KOLON SEACLOUD HOTEL [Korea Quality] / 코오롱씨클라우드호텔 [한국관광 품질인증]

KOLON SEACLOUD HOTEL [Korea Quality] / 코오롱씨클라우드호텔 [한국관광 품질인증]

4022     2021-09-02

287, Haeundaehaebyeon-ro, Haeundae-gu, Busan
+82-51-933-1000

As Busan’s first residence hotel, Seacloud Hotel is a 30-story building commanding a great view of Haeundae Beach. All the guestrooms are furnished with kitchenware and dishes for the guests to cook if they so desire. The first through third floors are called the "Shopping Arcade" with numerous restaurants, Thai massage parlor, and convenience store. This residence hotel has a total of 209 Superior, Deluxe, and Executive Suite Rooms, all of which offer a view of Haeundae Beach and the blue ocean. One of the advantages of staying at this residence hotel is that all the guestrooms overlook Haeundae Beach and the sea. All the rooms are a free Wi-Fi zone. Other amenities include outdoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi, and fitness room overlooking Haeundae Beach as well as laundry service, 24-hour security system, and large parking lot. It's a 50-minute shuttle bus ride from Gimhae Airport, a 50-minute taxi ride from Busan Station, and within a 5-minute walk from Haeundae Station on Busan Metro Line 2.

Oak Valley (오크밸리)

Oak Valley (오크밸리)

9847     2021-08-13

66, Oak valley 1-gil, Wonju-si, Gangwon-do
+82-33-730-3500

Oak Valley is a family resort that offers beautiful facility with golf courses, thrilling ski slopes, leisure and convenience amenities, and European-style condominiums. The resort's golf courses were designed to work with the naural environment and the course-management is eco-friendly. The resort offers both a members only and public course and a variety of events are ongoing throughout the year.

Other amenities include a banquet hall, wedding hall, swimming pool, tennis court and mountain biking. Families and friends alike can join this resort all year round.

AW Hotel (AW호텔)

AW Hotel (AW호텔)

11571     2021-08-06

413, Seongseo-ro, Dalseo-gu, Daegu
+82-53-589-6700

AW Hotel is conveniently located by Seongseo Industrial Complex Station (Daegu Subway Line 2). It is close to Waryongsan Mountain, Seongseo Sports Center, parks, and Daegu Seongseo Industrial Complex is only 5 minutes away, making AW Hotel perfect for business trips. Also, each room is equipped with a fridge, mini bar, WI-FI, and other facilities. The hotel has a restaurant and coffee shop for a more convenient stay.

Park Soo Keun Museum (박수근미술관)

Park Soo Keun Museum (박수근미술관)

7701     2021-09-24

265-15, Parksookeun-ro, Yanggu-gun, Gangwon-do
+82-33-480-2655

Park Soo Keun (1914-1965) was an artist who devoted his life to drawing the lives of ordinary people with a warm gaze. The Park Soo Keum Museum, which has a floor space of 700 square meters, is built upon the artist’s birthplace in his hometown in Yanggu-gun, Gangwon-do. The museum was founded with the intent to develop into a major cultural space for the region and to honor Park Soo Keun’s life and art. The collection of Park Soo Keun’s artworks shown at the museum include his oil paintings, a number of prints such as "The Tree and Two Ladies" and "Tapdori," watercolor painting "Watercolors," and dozens of other drawings.

Sokcho Museum (속초시립박물관·속초실향민문화촌)

Sokcho Museum (속초시립박물관·속초실향민문화촌)

15290     2021-09-24

16, Sinheung 2-gil, Sokcho-si, Gangwon-do
+82-33-639-2973

The Sokcho Museum is a cultural experience center where visitors can learn about and experience Sokcho’s history, culture, and natural environment, covering from prehistoric times to modern times. It displays artifacts related to regional tradition and culture, the fishing village culture, and the culture of the displaced people who took refuge during the Korean War.

The museum is divided into four sections: Exhibition Hall 1, which introduces Sokcho’s natural environment and cultural characteristics; Exhibition Hall 2, displaying the aspects of a fishing village and life of the Korean War refugees; Exhibition Hall 3, which provides diverse cultural experiences for children; and the Balhae History Hall with materials and artifacts related to the ancient Balhae Kingdom. The museum also has a reproduction of Cheongho-dong Alley, where the Korean War refugees from North Korea settled adn lived, and Sokcho Station building that was demolished in 1978.

Hwajinpo Aquarium (화진포 해양박물관)

Hwajinpo Aquarium (화진포 해양박물관)

9688     2021-09-24

412, Hwajinpo-gil, Goseong-gun, Gangwon-do
+82-33-680-3674

Hwajinpo Aquarium is located in the Hwajinpo Tourist Area in Goseong, Gangwon-do. The aquarium consists of a shellfish exhibition hall that displays rare shellfish, crustaceans, corals, fossils and stuffed specimens; and an aquarium with fish tanks of varying sizes and shapes designed and equipped in accordance with the characteristics and habitats of each species of fish on display.

There is a 300 ton overhead underwater tunnel on the first floor of the fish exhibition room. The second floor is home to the Ocean Beach and Beautiful East Sea Exhibitions; the Invertebrate Animal Center along with a 3-D Theater that shows films like "Hwajinpo Becomes a Lake," "Ocean Day," and the "Amazing Underwater Trip."

Seoulland Sledding Hills (서울랜드 눈썰매장)

Seoulland Sledding Hills (서울랜드 눈썰매장)

32022     2021-08-09

181, Gwangmyeong-ro, Gwacheon-si, Gyeonggi-do
+82-2-509-6000

Seoulland Sledding Hills offers two slopes, one for children (50 meters long) and another for adults (120 meters long). Amenities include food stands that sell various foods, including eomuk (fish cake) soup, resting lounge and medical office. Various performances are also prepared to entertain visitors at the main stage nearby the sledding hill.

Seoul Marina Club & Yacht (서울마리나 클럽&요트)

Seoul Marina Club & Yacht (서울마리나 클럽&요트)

19071     2021-07-30

160, Yeouiseo-ro, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul
+82-2-3780-8400

Located behind the National Assembly building, Seoul Marina Club & Yacht presents a beautiful landscape with the Hangang River surrounding the marina. Night yacht tour provides a special experience with the nightscape of Seoul and the Seoul Marina Club & Yacht provides the only helicopter tour in Seoul.

Gangchon Rail Park (Gimyujeong Railbike) (강촌레일파크 (김유정레일바이크))

Gangchon Rail Park (Gimyujeong Railbike) (강촌레일파크 (김유정레일바이크))

76793     2021-07-30

1383, Gimyujeong-ro, Chuncheon-si, Gangwon-do
+82-33-245-1000

After Gyeongchun Subway Line opened, the old train tracks turned into a rail bike park. Gangchon Rail Park starts next to Gimyujeong Station and offers various attractions including large book photo zone, café, zipwire and more. The total course of the rail bike is 8.5 kilometers long with 6 kilometers on rail bike and last 2.5 kilometers on a train. Most of the track is downhill for an easy ride with a beautiful view of mountains, fields, and a river. With an additional fee, visitors can enjoy the VR experience section of the ride. After riding the final section on a train along the Bukhangang River, riders will take the shuttle bus back to the original location. There are also a 7.2-kilometer-long Gyeonggang Railbike that starts from Gyeonggang Station at a separate charge.