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[Korea] Top 100 Must-Visit Tourist Spots in Korea for 2019

  • Date01/10/2019
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Photo: Namsan Seoul Tower (left)/ Oedo-Botania (right)

Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism announced the 100 must-visit tourist spots that represent Korea for 2019-2020.

The list includes famous attractions such as Namsan Seoul Tower, Chuncheon’s Namiseom Island, Jeonju Hanok Village, as well as newly added attractions with a view of nature such as Wonju Sogeumsan Mountain Suspension Bridge, Danyang Mancheonha Skywalk, and Oedo-Botania.

Korea Tourism Organization’s VisitKorea website is planning to promote the Top 100 Must-Visit Tourist Spots by providing a detailed description of the attractions translated in various languages (English, Japanese, Chinese, Russian, Vietnamese, Thai, and Malay).

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  • ☞ Top 100 Must-Visit Tourist Spots

Region Attractions
Seoul (10) Five Royal Palaces (Gyeongbokgung Palace, Changdeokgung Palace, Changgyeonggung Palace, Deoksugung Palace, Jongmyo Shrine)
Ikseon-dong
Hongdae (Hongik University Street)
Seoullo 7017
Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP)
Starfield COEX Mall
Lotte World
Itaewon Special Tourist Zone
Myeong-dong Street
Namsan Seoul Tower
Incheon (4) Wolmido Island
Sorae Fish Market
Songdo Central Park
Incheon Chinatown
Gyeonggi-do (12) Hwaseong Fortress [UNESCO World Heritage]
Everland
Seoul Grand Park
Gwangmyeong Cave
Jebudo Island
Yangpyeong Dumulmeori
Namhansanseong Provincial Park [UNESCO World Heritage]
Hwadam Botanic Garden
Pocheon Art Valley
The Garden of Morning Calm
Hantangang River Resort
Paju DMZ
Gangwon-do (13) Daegwallyeong Special Tourist Zone
Gangneung Coffee Street
Wonju Sogeumsan Mountain Suspension Bridge
Seoraksan National Park
Odaesan National Park
Jumunjin Port
Namiseom Island
Museum San
High1 Ski Resort
Goseong DMZ Museum
Daemyung Resort Vivaldi Park
Samcheok Daegeumgul Cave (Daei-ri Cave Caverns), Hwanseongul Cave (Daei-ri Cave Caverns), and Gwaneumgul Cave (Samcheok Daeiri Caverns)
Wondae-ri Birch Forest
Daejeon (1) Gyejoksan Mountain Red Clay Trail
Chungcheongbuk-do (4) Danyang Mancheonha Skywalk
Eight Scenic Views of Danyang
Cheongnamdae Presidential Villa
Old Sanmaki Trail
Chungcheongnam-do (5) Anmyeondo Island
Daecheon Beach
National Institute of Ecology (Seocheon)
Historical Site of Baekje in Buyeo (Seodong Park and Gungnamji Pond, Gwanbuk-ri Relics and Busosanseong Fortress of Buyeo [UNESCO World Heritage], Nakhwaam Rock)
Historical Site of Baekje in Gongju (Gongju Gongsanseong Fortress [UNESCO World Heritage] and Songsan-ri Tombs and Royal Tomb of King Muryeong [UNESCO World Heritage])
Gwangju (2) Mudeungsan Mountain National Park
Yangim-dong Historical Culture Village
Jeollabuk-do (5) Jeonju Hanok Village
Gunsan Time Travel (Gunsan Modern History Museum)
Naejangsan National Park
Maisan Provincial Park
Taekwondowon
Jeollanam-do (7) Suncheonman Bay Wetland Reserve
Expo Ocean Park
Juknokwon (Bamboo Garden)
Seomjingang Train Village
Gaudo Island
Mihwangsa Temple
Busan (6) Haeundae Beach
Taejongdae Recreation Area
Jagalchi Market
Busan Songdo Beach
Marine City
Busan Gamcheon Culture Village
Daegu (4) Daegu Seomun Market
Daegu Modern Street
Kim Gwangseok-gil Street
Palgongsan Natural Park (Gatbawi District)
Ulsan (2) Taehwagang Grand Park
Youngnam Alps
Gyeongsangbuk-do (9) Ulleungdo Island and Dokdo Island
Bulguksa Temple [UNESCO World Heritage] and Seokguram Grotto [UNESCO World Heritage]
Donggung Palace and Wolji Pond, Cheomseongdae Observatory, Daereungwon Tomb Complex (Cheonmachong Tomb), Hwangnidan-gil Juwangsan National Park
Andong Hahoe Folk Village [UNESCO World Heritage]
Pohang Canal
Yeongdeok Snowcrab Street
Buseoksa Temple [UNESCO World Heritage]
Uljin Geumgang Pine Forest Trail
Gyeongsangnam-do (7) Tongyeong Skyline Luge
Windy Hill
Changnyeong Upo Wetland
Oedo-Botania
German Village
Jinjuseong Fortress
Haeinsa Temple (Hapcheon)
Jeju (9) Hallasan National Park [UNESCO World Heritage]
Olle-gil Trail
Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak [UNESCO World Heritage]
Bijarim Forest
Seopjikoji
Udo Maritime Park (Udo Island)
Seogwipo Maeil Olle Market
Seongeup Folk Village
Jeju Jeolmul Recreational Forest
  • ☞ Ministry of Culture, Sports & Tourism website: www.mcst.go.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
  • ☞ 1330 Korea Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese, Russian, Vietnamese, Thai, Malay)