Korea Sight

South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (Hangul: 대한민국; Hanja: 大韓民國; Daehan Minguk About this sound listen, “The Republic of Great Han“; ROK), and commonly referred to as Korea, is a sovereign state in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula. The name Korea is derived from the Kingdom of Goryeo, also spelled as Koryŏ. It shares land borders with North Korea to the north, and oversea borders with Japan to the east and China to the west. Roughly half of the country’s 50 million people reside in the metropolitan area surrounding its capital, the Seoul Capital Area, which is the second largest in the world with over 25 million residents.

Seoul City Tour Bus

Seoul City Tour Bus To get the most out of your stay, visit some of Seoul’s most famous attractions by taking a trip aboard the Seoul City Tour Bus, which offers various routes. The Downtown/Palace Course travels to all the major tourist spots, while the City... read more

Gyeongbokgung

Gyeongbokgung Gyeongbokgung (Hangul: 경복궁; hanja: 景福宮), also known as Gyeongbokgung Palace or Gyeongbok Palace, was the main royal palace of the Joseon dynasty. Built in 1395, it is located in northern Seoul, South Korea. The largest of the Five Grand Palaces built by... read more

Hangang Park

Hangang Park Hangang Park (한강공원) is a representative people’s park located by Hangang River (한강). It was created through the “Hangang River Comprehensive Development Project” in the 1980s, covering a huge area that is dedicated to the citizens, providing areas for... read more

Incheon

Incheon Incheon (Hangul: 인천; hanja: 仁川; Korean pronunciation: [intɕʰʌn]; formerly romanized as Inchon; literally “kind river”), officially the Incheon Metropolitan City, is a city located in northwestern South Korea, bordering Seoul and Gyeonggi to the east. Inhabited... read more

Jeju City

Jeju City Jeju (Jeju-si; Korean pronunciation: [t͡ɕe̞d͡ʑu]) is the capital of Jeju Province in South Korea and the largest city on Jejudo. The city is served by Jeju International Airport (IATA code CJU). Located on an island off the Korean Peninsula, Jeju has mild,... read more

Seoul

Seoul Seoul (/soʊl/; 서울; Korean: [sʰʌ.ul] ( listen)) – officially the Seoul Special City (서울특별시) – is the capital and largest metropolis of the Republic of Korea (commonly known as South Korea), forming the heart of the Seoul Capital Area, which includes the... read more