Photo: Mokpo Modern History Museum
Korea Tourism Organization has announced cities that have been designated as tourism hubs for the year 2020. Among them, Mokpo city in Jeollanam-do province was awarded first place in Korea Tourism Organization’s 2019 Travel Trends research in the online media travel keyword category. The city also ranked 15th in the reality TV social media travel keyword category.
In addition, Mokpo received first place in last year’s domestic travel industry awards program, Korean Tourism Innovation Awards. The Korea Association of Travel Agents also picked Mokpo as the “best city to travel” in 2019.
Famous attractions in Mokpo are Yudalsan Mountain, Mokpo Modern History Museum (“Hotel del Luna (2019)” filming site), and Mokpo Marine Cable Car.