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Yongdusan Park

Yongdusan Park (37-55 Yongdusan-gil, Gwangbokdong 2(i)-ga, Jung-gu, Busan) — Yongdusan Park is a park located in Jung-gu, Busan, South Korea. The 120-meter-high Busan Tower is located here. Yongdu means “dragon’s head” and “san” means “mountain”. The name is an allusion to the similarity of the mountain park, which is said to resemble a dragon’s head. … Continue reading Yongdusan Park

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Taejongdae

Taejongdae (24 Jeonmang-ro, Dongsam-dong, Yeongdo-gu, Busan) — Taejongdae is a natural park of Busan, South Korea with magnificent cliffs facing the open sea on the southernmost tip of island of Yeongdo-gu. Taejongdae was named after the 29th king of the Silla Kingdom (57 BC-AD 935), King Taejong Mu-Yeol (604-661). King Taejong traveled to many places … Continue reading Taejongdae

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Seoraksan

Seoraksan (Gangwon Province) — Seoraksan is the highest mountain in the Taebaek mountain range in the Gangwon Province in eastern South Korea. It is located in a national park near the city of Sokcho. After the Hallasan volcano on Jeju Island and Jirisan in the south, Seoraksan is the third highest mountain in South Korea. … Continue reading Seoraksan

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Olympic Park

Olympic Park (424 Olympic-ro, Oryun-dong, Songpa-gu, Seoul) — Seoul Olympic Park, shortened to Olpark, is an Olympic Park built to host the 1988 Summer Olympics. It is located in Songpa-gu, Bangi-dong. At 1.45 million square meters, the park is divided into several zones, including a leisure sports park, a cultural art park, an eco-park, and … Continue reading Olympic Park

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Namsan Seoul Tower

Namsan Seoul Tower (105 Namsangongwon-gil, Yongsan 2(i)ga-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul) – a.k.a. “N Seoul Tower”, officially the YTN Seoul Tower and commonly known as the Namsan Tower or Seoul Tower, this is a communication and observation tower located on Namsan Mountain in central Seoul, South Korea. At 236 meters, it marks the second highest point in … Continue reading Namsan Seoul Tower

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Namsan

Namsan — Nam Mountain is a peak, 262 meters high, in the Jung-gu district of south central Seoul, South Korea. Although known as Mongmyeoksan in the past, it is now commonly referred to as Mt. Namsan. It is the largest park in Korea, and offers some hiking, picnic areas and views of downtown Seoul’s skyline. … Continue reading Namsan

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Nami Island

Nami Island (1 Namisum-gil, Namsan-myeon, Chuncheon, Gangwon-do) — was formed as a result of the construction of Cheongpyeong Dam. It is a half moon-shaped isle, and on it is the grave of General Nami, who led a great victory against the rebels in the 13th year of the 7th king of the Joseon Dynasty, King … Continue reading Nami Island

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Namdaemun

Namdaemun (40 Sejong-daero, Namdaemunno 4(sa)-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul) — Namdaemun, officially known as the Sungnyemun, is one of the Eight Gates in the Fortress Wall of Seoul, South Korea, which surrounded the city in the Joseon dynasty. The gate is located in Jung-gu between Seoul Station and Seoul Plaza, with the historic 24-hour Namdaemun market next … Continue reading Namdaemun

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Lotte World Tower

Lotte World Tower (300 Olympic-ro, Jamsil 6(yuk)-dong, Songpa-gu, Seoul) — Lotte World Tower is a 123-floor, 555-metre supertall skyscraper located in Seoul, South Korea. It opened to the public on April 11, 2017 and is currently the tallest building in South Korea, and is the 6th tallest building in the world. This tower is also … Continue reading Lotte World Tower

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Lotte World

Lotte World (240 Olympic-ro, Jamsil-dong, Songpa-gu, Seoul) — Lotte World is a major recreation complex in Seoul, South Korea. It consists of the world’s largest indoor theme park, an outdoor amusement park called “Magic Island”, an artificial island inside a lake linked by monorail, shopping malls, a luxury hotel, a Korean folk museum, sports facilities, … Continue reading Lotte World