20 Unmissable Things To Do in South Korea

Despite its uppity neighbor to the north, South Korea is rich with culture and history. It is one of the most beautiful countries in the world.

If you plan on visiting this amazing country anytime soon, here is a handy list of the best things to do in South Korea while you are there.


Koreans take their food seriously, and you’ll find that even the smallest street vendor uses the freshest ingredients and can cook up a beautiful meal.

1. Eat All the Amazing Korean Food

This is by far the most popular park in the country. Take your time meandering through forests that are thick with Alpine trees.

2. Enjoy the Seoraksan National Park

3. Juwangsan National Park

This natural light show, where the night sky lights up in a blaze of greens, blues, and purples, can be seen from the town itself.

4. Bukhansan National Park

The national park is known for its tall mountains, many of which can be climbed on day trips from the capital.

Wander around the intricate network of streets and alleys that house several antique stores and art galleries reminiscent of the shopping district from the Gremlins movie.

5. Visit the Insadong Shopping Street

For a look at Korean history and culture, then head to Jeonju, where you can find one of the most authentic cities in the country.

6. Step Back in Time in Jeonju

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