What to see in South Korea
South Korea is an amazing and multifaceted country, producing a truly lasting impression on everyone who was lucky enough to visit it. Its charm in a harmonious synthesis of ancient culture and contemporary cosmopolitanism, ancient palaces, and equipped with the most advanced technologies of skyscrapers, vibrant cities and amazing natural beauty that Koreans managed to preserve almost intact. Archaeological sites of South Korea is Buddhist monasteries, pagodas, ancient sculptures, folk villages, castles and many museums. A number of historical monuments here just defies restatement.
Seoul – capital of South Korea
First of all, it is worth visiting the country’s capital – Seoul. Finding himself on the right side of the river from Han-Gan, on which stands the city You are transported back hundreds of centuries ago, at a time when Seoul was ruled by powerful Royal dynasties. Here is the ancient and massive Palace complex Gyeongbokgung. Dating back to the 14th century At the moment, it houses several museums that tell the history of South Korea, as well as about the life of its rulers.
Finding himself on the right side of the river from Han-Gan, on which stands the city You are transported back hundreds of centuries ago, at a time when Seoul was ruled by powerful Royal dynasties.
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 also is the largest Catholic country in the Cathedral of Myeongdong. built in the 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 is the most picturesque and Park complex of Hanguk Minsokchon is a unique Museum under the open sky. And hanok mail an authentic Korean village, getting to that, 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 South Korea is rich in natural parks and protected areas, where there is also a lot of 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.