South Korea has its own charm - from the tourist spots to traditional festivals and from its urbanised cities to being a safe country for foreigners. You name it and South Korea has it to attract visitors.
Another reason why the country has been in so much news is for the recent Winter Olympics that happened in this Asian country. But today, we bring to you five distinctive reasons to choose South Korea as your next travel vacay!
1. VOLCANIC ISLAND
Jejudo which is commonly known as Jeju Island is a volcanic island. It is one of the most fascinating places of the country which is 130 kilometers from the southern coast of the Korean Peninsula. This island has a surface area of 1,846 square kilometers which makes it a largest island and smallest province in South Korea.
2. HOT SPOTS
Well, it's always difficult to decide where to go first when Korean Tourism Organisation is so skillful while promoting the places. But keeping it crisp, there are many places in the country which are simply treat to your eyes be it; Lotte World Tower, the 5th tallest building in the world located in Seoul or Seongsan Ilchulbong, also called ‘Sunrise Peak’ or Seoul Tower, a complete city view or Myeong-dong, a shopping haven.
3. AMUSEMENT PARKS
The capital city of South Korea, Seoul, is home to adrenaline junkies. Seoul features two greatest fun-filled amusement parks - Lotte World and Everland. Another exciting venture is the Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation's new park that is set to open in the country by 2020. The company is headquartered in California. This 1.3-million-square-foot park called Lionsgate Movie World will be developed into seven movie zones. Each zone will be based on the themes of Lionsgate’s blockbuster films like The Hunger Games, The Twilight Saga, and the Now You See Me series.
The Korean Wave has been flowing since years now. The culture gradually gained popularity starting from Korean dramas or K-dramas which are television series in their respective language. It became even popular with K-pop videos on the internet generating interest in the global audience.
5. CELEBS FAVOURITE
Last but not the least reason to visit the country is the promotion done by Indian actors. Rohan Mehra and Kanchi Singh, Hindi television actors, who share a screen-space for a popular daily soap "Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai" has been in news for their recent holiday in South Korea for it's tourism promotion. So, do we really need another reason for visiting a place that is promoted by our very own favourite people?