Why You Should Visit South Korea?

| May 3, 2012

Why You Should Visit South Korea? | South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea is a sovereign state in the southern part of the Korean Peninsula. The name “Korea is derived from Goryeo, a dynasty which ruled in the Middle Ages. South Korea is a presidential republic consisting of sixteen administrative divisions and is a developed country with a very high standard of living. It is Asia’s fourth largest economy and the world’s 15th (nominal) or 12th (purchasing power parity) largest economy. The economy is export-driven, with production focusing on electronics, automobiles, ships, machinery, petrochemicals and robotics. South Korea is a member of the United Nations, WTO, OECD and G-20 major economies. It is also a founding member of APEC and the East Asia Summit.

South Korea got lots of place that u can visit. Although South Korea having war between North Korea, but i can assure its safe place to celebrate your vacation or honeymoon. There is a few place on South Korea that u would not gonna to miss when come here.

1) Busan City

Busan is a city and can be undoubtedly called a metropolis due to its latest development. At some places this city is also known as Pusan. It is the largest city in South Korea that possesses a port.Busan directly faces the Korea Strait and is situated on the tip of the Korean Peninsula. The rivers Nakdong and Suyeong are two of the rivers that form the liquid bodies of the city. The city has a number of plateaus and mountains and the population towards the banks of the rivers can be called as dense.


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2) Cheju Island

Cheju Province, known as Chejudo in Korean is situated on the Cheju Island, South Korea. It is the only independent province in South Korea with a population of about 600,000 inhabitants. It is a major industrial as well as cultural centre.

The province has a subtropical climate with all the four distinct seasons. The climate in this place has higher temperatures than in the other parts of South Korea. Summers are hot and occasionally rainy, while winters are mostly cool and dry.

3) Daegu

Daegu is the fourth most densely populated city in South Korea after Seoul, Busan and Incheon. Bearing its official name as Daegu Metropolitan City, it is the capital of the province of North Gyeongsang, even though it is not part of the province. It is located in the northern region of Yeongnam. Total area of the city is estimated at 886.62 km2. Daegu is situated in a valley surrounded by small mountains like Mount Palgong in the north, Biseul in the south, the hills of Gaya to the west, and a series of smaller hills to the east.


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4) Mount Chilbo

Mt. Chilbo is divided into 3 areas; Inner Chilbo, Outer Chilbo and Sea Chilbo. Curious rocks forming part of Inner Chilbo have the harmonious, introspective characteristics, while the peaks and rocks in Outer Chilbo has the magnificent, brisk features. And the beautiful scenery of the curious rocks in Sea Chilbo, stretched out for 40 kilometers from Musudan to Orangdan, throw the visitors in a trance.

Mt. Chilbo shelters some 750 species of plants, 20 species of animals, 40 species of birds and 10 species of reptiles, among which there are 11 natural monuments of national value designated and protected at the national level.


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5) Seoul city hall plaza skates

The Seoul Plaza will again serve as the main outdoor skating rink this winter, creating a warm festive ambiance in the heart of the city as of Dec. 17, Seoul City said.The location of the skating rink offers the advantages of the Seoul Plaza’s logistics, as it is located right in front of City Hall. Its proximity to subway Lines No. 1 and 2 offers travel convenience, while its spaciousness allows the city to provide optimum ice-rink conditions.


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