SOUTH KOREA


SOUTH KOREA - The Republic of Korea (Korea Daehan Minguk: language (Hangul: 대한민국; Hanja: 大韓民國); United Kingdom language: Republic of Korea/ROK) or commonly known as South Korea or Rok is a country in East Asia that includes the southern part of the peninsula of Korea. To the North, the Republic of Korea North Korea berbataskan, where the two were United as a country until 1948. The Yellow Sea to the West, Japan is across the sea of Japan (called "East Sea" by the people of Korea) and the Korea Strait at the Southeast. The country is known by the name Hanguk (한국; 韓國). by South Korea and is called Namchosŏn (남조선; 南朝鮮; "South Chosŏn") in North Korea. The capital of South Korea is Seoul (서울).

Archaeological discoveries show that the Korea Peninsula has been inhabited since the Paleolithic beginning. The history of Korea, starting from the formation of Gojoseon in 2333 BC by Dan-gun. After the unification of the three kingdoms of Korea under Silla in 668 ad, Korea became one under the Goryeo dynasty and Joseon Dynasty until the end of the Han empire Kingdom in 1910 because it was annexed by Japan. After the liberalization and the occupation by the Soviet Union and the United States at the end of World War II, the territory of Korea finally divided into North Korea and South Korea.

a beautiful place in korea:


  • Seoul capital of South Korea

Seoul city is the center of business and culture in South Korea, where skyscrapers tower above Buddhist temples. Take all from within the N Seoul Tower, built on a peak in Namsan Park. Tea stalls and shops provide a sense of taste typical Insadong Korea, which can make you a better experience is with a visit to the museum field and Gyeongbokgung. UNESCO World Heritage site, Changdeokgung Palace is a good example of authentic ancient architecture.
  • Jeju, South Korea

Jeju is a hot tourist spots booming with unique attractions, including the popular sculpture garden with mature, Loveland, created by graduates of Hongik University. This is not to shame! Above all, Jeju is a popular honeymoon destination because of the sunrises and sunsets are romantic, the climate mild and beautiful sandy beaches. Adventurers can hike to Baeknok Lake at the Summit of Mount Halla, the highest peak in South Korea. Keep an eye out for "Haenyeo" women divers gather, fresh seafood, and the icon "Grandpa" sculpture displayed outside many restaurants.
  • Busan, South Korea

Busan is the second largest city in Korea. Tourists often come to these areas to climb and visit Buddhist temples located deep in the mountains in the area. The Beomeosa Temple, founded in 633 AD, probably one of the most visited temples in the area and always packed with pilgrims and tourists. For art enthusiasts, Busan offers several museums and historic buildings. If the scenery is your thing, try visiting the Dongbaek Island, or bird watching in the Nakdong River estuary.

  • Incheon, South Korea

Incheon has more of everything! Art, entertainment, fashion, history and nature. The city is experiencing a luxury real estate development, with the projected target will be completed in 2015. It also expects a large number of visitors to the 2014 Asian Games. Visitors can peruse the designer stores in the District of Bupyeong, enjoy the show at the Arts Centre or find local history in Liberty Park and Independence Memorial Hall. The head of the only official Chinatown for authentic cuisine and souvenirs. A ferry ride to the nearby islands is the perfect escape from the city centre.
  • Seogwipo, South Korea

Seogwipo is on the South side of Jeju Island, the hotel offers a magnificent, rugged cliffs, popular beaches and beautiful waterfalls. The volcanic-rock cliff is situated around the coast of Jungmun is a miracle. Be sure to visit the viewing platform to take in the spectacular views. A coastal town, a lot of activities at sea, including ranges from Seogwipo tourist diving and submarine. Many restaurants specialize in fresh, local seafood. There is also much to see and do, including temples, art museums, amusement parks and botanical gardens.
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