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Korean City Guides

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See our listing of Korean city guides for things to do and see in North & South Korea, how to get there, information centres, access, getting around Korea by subway, bus and taxi, Korean attractions and entertainment, plus hotel accommodation in Seoul and other towns, bars, restaurants and clubs.

Seoul

Seoul - South Korea's vibrant capital city and home to over 10,000,000 people, Seoul is an true Asian meagalopolis and the heart of Korea's modern and traditional culture. The political and economic center of the country, Seoul is a buzzing, 24-hour city offering not just modern skyscrapers but historic attractions including Changdeok and Gyeongbokgung palaces and numerous temples and gardens. Seoul's attractions also includes many places to eat, drink, sing and dance. If you are a fan of fresh fish head to the lively Noryangjin Market. We also have a guide to the best shopping in Seoul including shopping malls, department stores and Seoul's famous markets. Area of Seoul popular with residents and visitors alike include Itaewon, (famous for its nightlife and entertainment, Insadong and Gangnam.

Busan

Busan - South Korea's second city is also a major port with extensive links by sea to Fukuoka in Japan. Busan's attractions include its international film festival (PIFF), the upmarket beach resort of Haeundae, huge Hurschimchung Spa, Busan Aquarium and its lively markets including the colorful Jagalchi Fish Market.

Bucheon

Bucheon, a first glance a rather grim suburb of Seoul, is home to the acclaimed Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival.

Incheon

Incheon - South Korea's third largest city is also the gateway to the nation via Incheon International Airport. Incheon is also a major port with many ferries to China and an interesting Chinatown.

Suwon

Suwon - Suwon is only an hour from downtown Seoul by train and known for its UNESCO World heritage listed Hwaseong Fortress and pristine public conveniences.

Daegu

Daegu - known as the "Milan of Korea" for its textile and fashion industries, Daegu, Korea's fourth largest city by population, has a reputation for its beautiful women. A short drive from Daegu lies Haeinsa Temple, the repository of the Tripitaka Koreana.

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Haeundae Beach, Busan, South Korea.Busan Aquarium, South Korea.

Daejeon

Daejeon - Daejeon is the Chungcheong region's major city known for science industry and the tourist draw of Expo Park.

Jeonju

Jeonju - known for its traditional, remaining hanok style houses and hanji paper, Jeonju is also home to South Korea's most innovative bibimbap.

Gwangju

Gwangju - the administrative capital of Jeollanam province in the south west of Korea, Gwangju has a reputation for its arts.

Ulsan

Ulsan - located on the southern coast close to Busan, Ulsan is home to the giant Hyundai corporation and a growing foreign population.

Jeju Island

Jeju - Jeju Island and the resort city of Seogwipo is the "Hawaii of Korea" and a favorite for honeymoons and summer vacations.

Grandfather Statue, Cheju Island (Jeju) South Korea.

Gyeongju

Gyeongju - the ancient capital of the Shilla is a must-see for visitors to South Korea. Gyeongju's attractions includes ancient temples, Seokguram Grotto, Bulguksa Temple, Anapji Pond and historic tumuli.

Mokpo

Mokpo, in South Jeolla Province, is the venue for South Korea's Formula One race and is an hour by bus from Gwangju.

Panmunjon

Panmunjon, in the DMZ is where the two Koreas face each other over the tense border between the two countries.

Pyeongchang

Pyeongchang - a high altitude winter sports resort, Pyeongchang is the venue city for the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Yeosu

Yeosu - a lovely coastal town in Jeolla Province, Yeosu is the host city of Expo 2012.

North Korea

Pyongyang

Pyongyang - the enigmatic capital of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).


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