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Travel to South Korea

ATTRACTIONS: (a few major) South Korea has several dozen national and provincial parks spread across the country - all well maintained. Golf courses are first-rate, and the eastern mountains present numerous state-of-the-art ski facilities and winter sport opportunities.

Seoul, the country's top destination, is famed for its nightlife, shopping, palaces, museums and historical sites.

Outside the capital city, popular visitor attractions include the beaches, resorts and seafood restaurants of Pusan; the resort island of Jeju, and its stunning scenery and water sports activities; plus numerous Buddhist pagodas and temples that accent the South Korean countryside.

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  • Calling Code: 82
  • Electricity: 220V, 60Hz
  • Drive on the: Right
  • Times to Travel: South Korea has four distinct seasons, with spring (April and May) or fall (September to November) being the favored times for visiting.

    Summers in South Korea are hot and wet, while winters are dry and very cold.

    It is strongly advised to avoid visiting during the major holidays as the roads are very crowded, accommodations are difficult to book and the favorite attractions are packed.

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This page was last updated on November 22, 2017.