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Places for tourists to experience Korea's history

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Each country has its own history

Architecture, ruins, and relics are valuable elements that show the country's history.

Today, I will introduce tourist attractions where you can feel the history of Korea.

Let's begin😎

Gyeongbokgung Palace, visited by many people, is Korea's largest palace and one of Seoul's representative landmarks. Gyeongbokgung Palace was built in 1395 and continues to be restored after being destroyed several times. This beautiful building is a place that preserves the beauty and traditions of Korea. One of the greatest travel wishes is seeing Gyeongbokgung Palace and Bukchon Hanok Village while wearing the traditional Hanbok of Korea. If you visit at the right time, you can see the guard changing ceremony.

Address: 161 Sajik-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul

Work: 9 AM–6 PM (Tuesday, Closed)

Gyeongju is one of the oldest ancient cities in Korea. This historical district has a history of 2,000 years and contains numerous buildings and artifacts. Gyeongju has so much history that it is associated with four UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Attractions include the Donggung Palace and Wolji Pond, the beautiful temples of Bulguksa Temple, and Seokguram Grotto. In addition, Hwangridan-gil has a wonderful Hanok Village, various foods, and beautiful cafes for tourists. In particular, 10 won coin bread is a specialty of Gyeongju.

Address: 102 Wonhwa-ro, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do

Work: 9 AM–10 PM

Address: 15-1 Jinhyeon-dong, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do

Work: 9 AM–5:30 PM

Address: 238 Seokgul-ro, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do

Work: 9 AM–6 PM

This is probably the most beautiful temple in Korea. This is the temple that served as the motif for the popular game Overwatch. Located in Busan, this temple faces the sea, creating a very beautiful scenery. The sound of the waves and the pious temples bring relaxation to the mind. You can find inner peace through a temple stay conducted with a pious heart. Take your worries away at a beautiful temple.

Address: 86 Yonggung-gil, Gijang-gun, Busan

Work: 5 AM–7:30 PM

Jeonju Hanok Village is the largest Hanok village in Korea. This is also the filming location for the TV series ‘Twenty Five Twenty One’ and ‘Our Beloved Summer’. This town will tempt you with its beautiful Hanok buildings and street food. Here you can enjoy the place wearing old school uniforms, hanbok, and modern clothes. Spend the night in a beautiful Hanok hotel. It will be an unforgettable experience.

Address: 99 Girin-daero, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do

Work: Open 24 hours

The National Museum of Korea is the largest museum in Korea. Many beautiful relics are on display, allowing you to walk down the path of Korean history all in one place. A Room of Quiet Contemplation, a unique space, will bring you healing and peace. In particular, the museum shop here sells a variety of Korean souvenirs of very good quality. Be sure to check it out!

Address: 137 Seobinggo-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul

Work: 10 AM–6 PM



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