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Seoul Travel - A perfect blend of rich cultural heritage, dynamic present & eternal beauty of nature - Food & Festivals


From meat dishes like bulgogi (grilled marinated beef), samgyeopsal (grilled pork belly) and galbi (grilled beef ribs) to nutritious hanjeongsik (traditional Korea set menus) and bibimbap (rice mixed with vegetables and beef), as well as a plethora of street snacks and seasonal dishes, Korean cuisine is as diverse as it is abundant, and can be enjoyed anytime of the year in Seoul.

Korean meat dishes: Bulgogi, Samgyeopsal, Galbi

Well-being Food: Hanjeongsik, Bibimbap

Street Snacks

Boyangsik - Heart-warming and invigorating Korean food

Summer Treats to Beat the Heat

Korean Treats to Warm the Winter Season

>> Seoul Restaurant Search

Major Festivals

Seoul hosts many big and small festivals all year round. The festival venues and the areas around them quickly turn into large gatherings of local citizens as well as international visitors.

Hangang Yeouido Spring Flower Festival

Hangang Yeouido Spring Flower Festival is held when flowers are in full bloom to create a seemingly endless tunnel of cherry tree blossoms on Yunjungno Street.

Related News: "Hangang Yeouido Spring Flower Festival" will open on April 8 2011

Lotus Lantern Festival

In celebration of the birth of Buddha (April 8 on the lunar calendar), Lotus Lantern Festival offers visitors a chance to experience Korea's unique Buddhist culture as well as to enjoy a parade of colorful lotus lanterns in downtown Seoul.

Related Column: The 2011 Lotus Lantern Festival “Communication and Global Harmony

Korea in Motion

Korea in Motion invites visitors of all nationalities to overcome language barriers while enjoying Korea's top non-verbal performances.

Related News: ‘Korea in Motion’ Kicks Off

Seoul International Fireworks Festival

Every fall, large crowds gather at Hangang Waterfront Citizen Park to enjoy splendid fireworks by artists from all around the world.

Seoul Yangnyeongsi Herb Medicine Culture Festival

Seoul Yangnyeongsi Herb Medicine Culture Festival is held at the Yangnyeongsi market, which specializes in medicinal herb distribution. The festival is a great opportunity to experience Korean herb medicine, and purchase medicinal herbs at affordable prices.


Date 09/02/2011

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