Traditions of South Korea
In Korea it is customary respect for elders. Accordingly, to appeal to all the people you encounter in certain situations, it is necessary, depending on their social status, using a…

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Modern art Exhibition North Korea
Exhibition of contemporary art of North Korea On the initiative of the Deputy of the State Duma Alexander Chetverikova from 8 to 25 November in the Central House of Artist…

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Landmarks of South Korea

War memorial of Korea, despite its name established not only as a tribute of respect to the fallen in wars for the country. It is a huge Museum complex with a collection of weapons, tanks, aircraft and other military equipment, as well as historical exhibits.

Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul

Seoul, Jongno-gu, Sajik-ro

The Palace with an interesting name Gyeongbokgung (which translates from Korean as “the Palace of radiant happiness”) is the largest of the “Five Grand palaces”. This group includes five palaces of Seoul built over 500 years ago. They are all built by rulers from the Royal dynasty of Joseon.

Chengyun Palace in Seoul

Seoul, Jongno-gu Saemunan-ro

Chengyun Palace is located in the Western part of Seoul, so it is often called also Sohval — West Palace. This is one of the most beautiful palaces of the capital of Korean and Korea in General. He is part of the “Five Grand palaces” of Seoul — a group of Palace complexes built over 500 years ago.

The Deoksugung Palace in Seoul

Changgyeong Palace in Seoul

Demilitarized Zone

Bridge “Rainbow Fountain” in Seoul

Museum of optical illusions in Seoul

The presidential residence of cheongwadae in Seoul

Yuksam building in Seoul

The Capital Of South Korea

And if you go a little to the East of Gyeongbokgung, you can find yourself around the majestic and imposing Palace Seoul — Candoco, here in addition to sophisticated architecture and incredibly rich interior decoration attracts the attention of a luxurious Palace Park. Vintage pergolas, full of flowers and hidden from prying eyes old trees were a favorite place for recreation for kings.

Here is also located the largest Catholic country in the Myeongdong Cathedral, built in Gothic style in the nineteenth century.

On the left coast hang of the Ganges are the modern districts of Seoul. One of the main attractions of Seoul is a new luxury skyscraper “63”, where you can not only enjoy a delicious dinner in luxurious restaurants, but also to visit the city aquarium and even take a look at the capital of South Korea with almost bird’s eye view.

The Hwaseong Fortress

Not only in city but also in its surroundings there are lots of interesting places, for example, the ancient Hwaseong fortress, which is so unique and has such a high historical value that was listed as a world cultural heritage by UNESCO.

Park complex of Hanguk minsokchon

Just a few kilometers from the town to be very picturesque and Park complex of Hanguk minsokchon is a unique Museum under the open sky. And hanok mail an authentic Korean village, which is getting to lose a sense of reality and transported to those days when people lived in harmony with themselves and nature. It recreates the life of not only the Korean people but also the old traditions alive, with whom you can meet during traditional ceremonies and festivals.

The nature and cities of South Korea

The Central part of the country is rich with natural parks and protected areas, where also reside many ancient architectural structures. Fans of “green tourism” will be interesting to go to the South-West region, because here the whole is spread acres of grain fields, orchards and very pretty farmland. While the South-East, with its abundance of temples, palaces and monasteries will impress outdoor activities. In particular worth visiting Gyeongju city, founded BC as the capital of the once mighty Kingdom called Silla.

In the East, off the coast of the Yellow sea are located some of the best seaside resorts, where the pleasant experience the stunning beauty of nature enhances well-developed resort infrastructure. In addition there are the mountain ranges, which offer endless opportunities for active cognitive rest throughout the year. Here there is a huge amount of mineral, including hot springs, mysterious caves and picturesque natural parks.