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Daegu Chimac Festival (대구치맥페스티벌)

Daegu Chimac Festival (대구치맥페스티벌)

45005     2021-06-18

36, Gongwonsunhwan-ro, Dalseo-gu, Daegu
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-53-248-9998

Daegu Chimac Festival celebrates what Koreans love to enjoy, chicken with beer, and takes place at Duryu Park in Dalseo-gu, Daegu. The term "chimac" is a portmanteau of chicken and maekju, the Korean word for beer. The festival includes performances and EDM parties, making the entire festival overflow with youthful energy.

Gyeongnam Goseong Dinosaur World Expo (경남고성공룡세계엑스포)

Gyeongnam Goseong Dinosaur World Expo (경남고성공룡세계엑스포)

17022     2021-06-17

1116, Danghangman-ro, Goseong-gun, Gyeongsangnam-do
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-55-670-3816

Gyeongnam Goseong Dinosaur World Expo takes place in the area of Danghangpo Tourist Resort, where visitors can meet dinosaurs in many different ways. The festival operates various exhibitions and hands-on program facilities including Dinosaur Hill, Character Hall, Dinosaurs Footprint Fossil Hall, AR/VR Hall and more. Many events, activities and parades are also planned for additional fun.

Suwon Theatre Festival (수원연극축제)

Suwon Theatre Festival (수원연극축제)

7415     2021-06-16

166, Seodun-ro, Gwonseon-gu, Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-31-296-1838

The annual Suwon Theatre Festival offers various entertaining performances for families and couples alike. Enjoy street performances and circus acts, along with additional events and food trucks for a full day of fun.

UN Memorial Cemetery in Korea (재한유엔기념공원)

UN Memorial Cemetery in Korea (재한유엔기념공원)

83835     2021-06-18

Daeyeon-dong, Nam-gu, Busan
+82-51-625-0625

The UN Memorial Cemetery in Korea honors UN soldiers from 16 countries and UN aids from five countries that were killed in battle during the Korean War from 1950-1953. It is the only memorial cemetery in the world dedicated to UN soldiers. While the cemetery originally held up to 11,000 graves, most of the fallen soldiers were repatriated at the request of their families, with only 2,300 graves remaining. The serene park spreads across a grassy plain area of 135,000 square meters. Some notable sites and memorials include: Memorial Service Hall, Memorabilia Hall, two Turkish Monuments, Greek Monument, Australian Monument, British Commonwealth Monument and two ponds.

Tomb of Seven Hundred Patriotic Martyrs (Geumsan) (금산 칠백의총)

Tomb of Seven Hundred Patriotic Martyrs (Geumsan) (금산 칠백의총)

2785     2021-06-18

50, Uichong-gil, Geumsan-gun, Chungcheongnam-do
+82-41-753-8701

The Tomb of Seven Hundred Patriotic Martyrs is a renowned historical attraction located in Geumsan, Chungcheongnam-do. This holy site is interred with 700 patriots who died in a battle against 15,000 Japanese soldiers in Geumsan during the Imjin War in 1592. Among the deceased is the leader, Jo Heon.

Shrines and monuments were built in memory and respect of the patriotic spirit of those who died in the battle. The site is especially popular among families with children as an attraction as visitors can learn a valuable history lesson as well as enjoy a relaxing walk around the area. In addition, the Cultural Heritage Administration of Korea hosts an annual ceremonial rite every year on September 23 at 3 p.m., offering more to see for visitors.

Seochon Village (서촌마을)

Seochon Village (서촌마을)

39869     2021-06-18

16, Jahamun-ro 6-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul

Seochon Village, literally meaning west village, is named in reference to its location west of Gyeongbokgung Palace. The old hanok houses lining the long alleys well harmonize with newly emerging shops and stores. Walking through the alleys that resembles a big maze, visitors will be nicely surprised by murals and adorable pictures.

A hint of Korea's tradition is truly well balanced with many modern and stylish spaces that bring out the authentic and simple beauty and coziness of Seochon Village.

Hyanglim (향림)

Hyanglim (향림)

5387     2021-06-03

127, Hangeulbiseok-ro, Nowon-gu, Seoul
+82-2-976-8800

Hyanglim serves traditional Chinese food using only the freshest seafood, vegetables, and high-grade meat. The cooking of its cuisine is done with true sincerity in order to please the customer's taste buds. The chef also uses all-natural MSG flavoring and small amounts of vegetable oil, making the food less greasy, catering to the tastes of Koreans and foreigners alike. Specialties that guests frequently order are the galbi in spicy sauce, seasoned prawns with vegetables, shark's fin, and crab dishes.

Soksiwonhan Daegutang (속시원한 대구탕)

Soksiwonhan Daegutang (속시원한 대구탕)

3701     2021-06-02

229, Dalmaji-gil, Haeundae-gu, Busan
+82-51-747-1666

Located in Dalmajigogae, Soksiwonhan Daegutang specializes in one dish, daegu-tang (codfish soup).

Bada Sikdang (바다식당)

Bada Sikdang (바다식당)

471     2021-05-25

18, Itaewon-ro, 49-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
+82-2-795-1317

This is a restaurant that sells thick beef bone broth-based Budaejjigae (spicy sausage stew). This Korean dishes restaurant is located in Yongsan-gu, Seoul. The most famous menu is sausage stew.

Queen Plaza (퀸프라자)

Queen Plaza (퀸프라자)

14627     2021-06-18

29, Namdaemunsijang 6-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul
+82-2-775-8400

Queen Plaza offers diverse items for people of varying ages from children to seniors. Consisting of many shops, it is particularly popular among families. On the third floor, designer clothing and accessories can be found.

Kumkang - Jongno Branch (금강제화 (종로지점))

Kumkang - Jongno Branch (금강제화 (종로지점))

13434     2021-06-17

89, Jong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
+82-2-733-2744

Kumkang Shoes is Korea's leading fashion retailer specializing in formal, casual and athletic footwear, as well as trendy clothing and accessories. Located in central Seoul, Kumkang Jongno is easily accessible from major shopping areas such as Insa-dong and Dongdaemun Market. Moreover, this Kumkang branch has a tailor shop that provides tailoring and repair services.

Hyundai Premium Outlet - Gimpo Branch (현대 프리미엄아울렛 김포점)

Hyundai Premium Outlet - Gimpo Branch (현대 프리미엄아울렛 김포점)

58045     2021-06-17

100, Arayuk-ro 152beon-gil, Gimpo-si, Gyeonggi-do
+82-31-812-2233

Hyundai Premium Outlet in Gimpo was the first premium outlet opened by Hyundai Department Store. With over 230 premium brand stores and a close distance to Seoul, visitors can enjoy shopping conveniently.

Jeju Pearl Tourist Hotel (제주 펄 관광호텔)

Jeju Pearl Tourist Hotel (제주 펄 관광호텔)

11275     2021-06-18

49, Sindae-ro 20-gil, Jeju-si, Jeju-do
+82-64-742-8871

Located only 5 minutes by taxi from the airport, Jeju Pearl Tourist Hotel offers various subsidiary facilities perfect for honeymooners and family trips.

Welli Hilli Park (웰리힐리파크)

Welli Hilli Park (웰리힐리파크)

9002     2021-06-18

451, Gowon-ro, Hoengseong-gun, Gangwon-do
+82-1544-8833

Welli Hilli Park is a year-round recreational complex located in the area of Sulibong Peak in Hoengseong-gun, Gangwon-do, covering an area of 4,860,000 square meters. Surrounded by the natural beauty of Cheongtaesan Recreational Forest, Supchaewon Garden, Chiaksan National Park, and other unpolluted nature areas, the resort offers 3 types of youth hostels, and 16 types of condo rooms.

Pacific Hotel (퍼시픽 호텔)

Pacific Hotel (퍼시픽 호텔)

22779     2021-06-18

2, Toegye-ro 20-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul

Pacific Hotel is situated near Namsan Mountain and N Seoul Tower, one of the most popular attractions in Seoul. The hotel is also conveniently located adjacent to Myeongdong, the heart of shopping in Seoul, and provides guests with easy access to public transportation and shopping districts such as Namdaemun, Dongdaemun, and major department stores.

In celebration of its 30th anniversary the hotel underwent renovations, updating its building and facilities in an effort to advance its image as a luxury hotel. With dedicated staff ready to welcome guests with warm hospitality, the hotel offers 139 comfortable guestrooms and a variety of subsidiary facilities such as a banquet hall, a sauna, restaurants, and more.

Seoul Art Center Gongpyeong Gallery (서울아트센터 공평갤러리)

Seoul Art Center Gongpyeong Gallery (서울아트센터 공평갤러리)

11073     2021-06-18

24, Insadong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
+82-70-4214-0070

Opened in 1992, Seoul Art Center Gongpyeong Gallery is a 17,791㎡, two-story building with four exhibition halls. It is one of the main galleries of Insa-dong, displaying diverse artwork ranging from Western and Korean paintings to sculptures. Due to the great interest in Korean paintings, 2~3 of the annual long-term exhibitions focus solely on them.

Kukkiwon (World Taekwondo Headquarters) (국기원(세계태권도본부))

Kukkiwon (World Taekwondo Headquarters) (국기원(세계태권도본부))

48379     2021-06-17

32, Teheran-ro 7-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
+82-2-567-1058

Kukkiwon (World Taekwondo Headquarters) was established in 1972 to spread knowledge and raise popularity of Korea's representative martial art, Taekwondo. Currently, the World Taekwondo Championships and various national competitions are held at Kukkiwon. Kukkiwon also serves as a place where coaches are trained, and offers Taekwondo experience programs for foreigners. The facility includes a stadium that fits up to 3,000 audience, classrooms, training institute, locker room and shower stalls, and more.

Samcheok Culture & Art Center (삼척문화예술회관)

Samcheok Culture & Art Center (삼척문화예술회관)

5311     2021-06-17

45, Expo-ro, Samcheok-si, Gangwon-do
+82-33-572-1331

Samcheok Culture & Art Center is a cultural complex located in Seongnam-dong, Samcheok-si, Gangwon-do. The center opened its doors to the public on June 4th, 1994 with facilities such as grand/small theaters, outdoor performance stages, exhibition halls and more.

Seoul Marina Club & Yacht (서울마리나 클럽&요트)

Seoul Marina Club & Yacht (서울마리나 클럽&요트)

18859     2021-06-16

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

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

Yundaechun Rafting (연대천래프팅)

Yundaechun Rafting (연대천래프팅)

7949     2021-06-16

78-4, Seopsae-gil, Yeongwol-gun, Gangwon-do
+82-1522-3898

Yundaechun Rafting offers group rafting, survival games, and ATV on Korea's most beautiful and challenging waters of Donggang River.

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

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

75558     2021-06-16

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 offer 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 beautiful view of mountains, fields, and a river. Additional fee can be spend during 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 kilometers long Gyeonggang Railbike that starts from Gyeonggang Station at a separate charge.