Elysian Gangchon ski resort

Elysian Gangchon ski resort Hours to take: Could be a day, or just a half day (90 minutes get there from Seoul) Admission fee: Snow slide: KRW 10,000 Ski lift/gear/glove/clothes(necessary to ski) : all for about 80,000 Attractions near here:  Elysian's other amenities Story of it: The Elysian Gangchon Ski Resort, with its large variety of…

Everland theme park

Everland theme park Hours to take: Could be a day, or just a half day (an hour to get there from Seoul) Admission fee: 46,000 won Attractions near here:  Korean folk village, Suwon hwasung fortress Story of it: Everland, located in Yongin, is a huge theme park, which includes a zoo, snow sledding, and botanical garden.…

DMZ 3rd infiltration tunnel

DMZ 3rd infiltration tunnel Hours to take: 3 hours (another hour to get there from Seoul) Admission fee: 28,000 won Attractions near here:  Imjingak park, Dorasan station, JSA office(reservation required) Story of it: Demilitarized Zone, only exist in Korea. The world 11th economy by GDP is still on ceasefire. It is not finished yet. They guard…

Cheonggyecheon stream

Cheonggyecheon stream Hours to take: 20~30 minutes Admission fee: Free Attractions near here:  Insadong antique shop alley, Bukchon hanok village, Gwanghwamun square Story of it: Narae Bridge, expressing a butterfly in flight, and Gwanggyo Bridge, symbolizing the harmony of the past and future, are just two of the more than twenty beautiful bridges that cross…

Han river cruise

Han river cruise Hours to take: 90 minutes Admission fee: 15,000 won Attractions near here:  Gangnam area, or Hongdae area Story of it: Hangang River Ferry Cruise is one of the best ways to enjoy the scenery around Hangang River that flows through Seoul. On the cruise, you can see the surrounding islands, Jeoldusan Park, the…

Busan

Busan Hours to take: 1 Day Admission fee: many options Attractions near here:  Jeju island, Daegu Story of it: Busan  is South Korea's 2nd largest city after Seoul, with a population of approximately 3.6 million. The population of the metropolitan area, including the adjacent cities of Gimhae and Yangsan, is approximately 4.6 million. Located within…

Mt. Seorak

Mt. Seorak Hours to take: 1 Day Admission fee: 3,500 won(adult, only cash) Attractions near here:  Sokcho Beach Story of it: Seoraksan is the highest mountain in the Taebaek mountain range in the Gangwon Province in eastern South Korea. It is located in a national park near the city of Sokcho. After the Hallasan volcano onJeju…

Gyeongju

Gyeongju Hours to take: 1 Day Admission fee: Many options Attractions near here:  Busan Story of it: Gyeongju was the capital of the ancient kingdom of Silla (57 BC – 935 AD) which ruled about two-thirds of the Korean Peninsula between the 7th and 9th centuries. A vast number of archaeological sites and cultural properties…

Gongju & Buyeo

Gongju & Buyeo Hours to take: 1 Day Admission fee: 1,000 won (the very basic option) Attractions near here:  Daejeon Story of it: 1. Gongju was formerly named Ungjin and was the capital of Baekje from AD 475 to 538. In this period, Baekje was under threat from Goguryeo. Goguryeo had overrun the previous capital…

Lotte World Theme Park

Lotte World Theme Park Hours to take: 3~6 hours Admission fee: 30,000 won(adult) Attractions near here:  Olympic Park, Han river, Gangnam Story of it: Exciting & entertaining shows that you can enjoy at Lotte World, the land of adventure and mystery! Let’s enjoy all together! At Lotte World, various year-round festivals, events, and shows are constantly…