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About South Korea

It's no secret that South Korea's rich history and quirky culture have quickly captivated the hearts of millions across the globe. Though more widely known today as the land of oppas and holy grail skin care products, this East Asian region is home to a number of well-preserved attractions and traditions that proudly tell the tale of how South Korea came to be.

Through age-old structures like the majestic Gyeongbokgung Palace located at the heart of Seoul, or must-see destinations like Nami Island, and even through a delicious Korean BBQ meal, South Korea constantly offers the opportunity for travelers not only to learn about its ever-evolving customs but to partake in them too.

General info

  • Currency
    Korean Won

    1USD = 1,192.65KRW

  • Language(s)
  • Best time to visit
    • MAR

      Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival

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