Saturday, October 16, 2021
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Korea.net honorary reporters visit Dokdo Island

Korea.net honorary reporters and members of the coast guard stationed on Dokdo Island give a thumbs up as they pose for a group photo...
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Pedal power takes tourists toward Busan

Taiwanese bicyclists enjoy the Namhangang River on Sept. 20 as part of a Seoul-Busan bicycle tour. What would it feel like to ride a bicycle...
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Royal tourist train welcomes visitors to Suwon Hwaseong Fortress

A new sightseeing train at the Suwon Hwaseong Fortress, featuring an eocha or 'royal vehicle' as the engine, will start running in October this...
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Chuseok holiday abounds with tourist discounts

With Chuseok (추석, 秋夕), the Korean mid-autumn harvest festival, just around the corner, a series of discounts at tourist sites and accommodations will add...
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Enjoy autumn nights at Gyeongbukgung Palace

A gugak concert takes place next to the Sojubang, the royal palace's kitchen. A palace night tour, the Starlight Tour at Gyeongbokgung Palace, will...
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Photos reveal hidden charms of Korea

A photo of Unjoru House wins the top prize in this year’s Korea Tourism Photo Contest. The photo has been recognized for showing the...
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Visit world heritage sites, enjoy nature, history

Travel to Hallasan Mountain and to the Seongsan Ilchulbung of Jeju Island and learn more about its volcanic geographic features. Visit the Hwasun Dolmen in...
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Summertime at Haneul Park

Haneul Park, situated atop the highest plateau of the World Cup Park, boasts large fields of silver grass that rustle in different colors every...
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Jeju rock statues donated to Netherlands, Paraguay

Traditional stone statues made from the volcanic rock of Jeju Island, dol hareubang in Korean, have been donated to the cities of Gorinchem in...
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Tasty tales of Andong

Andong, a city imbued with the spirit of Confucianism, has many regional delicacies that have interesting backstories about how they came to be served...
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Imcheonggak, birthplace of a 500-year legacy

As the largest private Hanok residence in Korea, Imcheonggak (임청각, 臨淸閣) represents the 500-year legacy of Andong's Goseong Yi family. Andong-si City in Gyeongsangbuk-do Province...
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Travel back 600 years at Naganeupseong Village, Fortress

Naganeupseong Village, a neighborhood that has retained the look and feel of early Joseon days, is made up of 98 households. Wisps of white smoke...
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The ultimate Suncheon guide

The reed fields of Suncheonman Bay are breathtaking, while a night at one of the old, traditional thatched houses in the Naganeupseong village can...
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Suncheon outdoor film studio bridges generations

A replica of Seoul's Bongchon-dong hillside village at Suncheon's outdoor film studio shows what life was like in Seoul in the '80s. Students walk...
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Seonamsa Temple: the beauty of getting old, naturally

The Gangseonru Pavilion is seen through the arc of the Seungseongyo Bridge at the entrance to Seonamsa Temple. The bridge was built in the...
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Suncheon, a city of a thousand cranes

On Feb. 25, a flock of hooded cranes flies over the wetlands at Suncheonman Bay. Some 1,400 birds spend the winter in Suncheon until...
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Nature and people, tradition and modernity coexist in Suncheon

Suncheonman Bay can be seen from the Yongsan Observatory. " is famous for... nothing really, isn't it?" "No, not really. It's a bit strange that so...
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All smiles in Myeongdong

Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Kim Jongdeok attends a 'K-Smile' tourism promotion event in Myeongdong on Feb. 12 and presents a tourist with...
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Forest of Wisdom builds new reading paradigm

Paju's Forest of Wisdom greets visitors with 8-meter shelves stacked with books donated by Korean scholars, intellectuals and specialists from a variety of fields. "Eight...
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Stay overnight with books in a ‘home for paper’

The Jijihyang hotel provides Author Rooms where guests can not only read the books stacked on the shelves, but can also be inspired by...

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