South Korean Cities and Towns

Family
Family
13 - 13
days

A trip that combines major metropolises with more off-the-beaten-path traditional towns, get to know what makes South Korea special on this all around adventure.

In this trip

  • Night LifeNight Life
  • Great FoodGreat Food
  • CultureCulture
  • Historic PlacesHistoric Places
  • BeachesBeaches

Trip itinerary

  • 1

    Seoul, South Korea

  • 2

    Andong, South Korea

  • 3

    Busan, South Korea

  • 4

    Jeju City, South Korea

  • 5

    Gwangju, South Korea

  • 6

    Jeonju, South Korea

  • 7

    Seoul, South Korea

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Things to do in and around Seoul

  • Seoul
  • People in 대학로
  • Gwanghwamun
  • Cheonggyecheon
  • Changdeokgung Seoul, Korea
  • Nami Island candids
  • Garden of morning Calm-6
  • Bukchon - Seoul
  • Gyeongbokgung - Seoul
  • Deoksugung Palace
  • Insadong
  • Mt Bukhansan national park - 북한산국립공원
  • Dongmak Beach and Mudflats
  • National Museum of Korea
  • Changgyeonggung
  • National Palace Museum of Korea
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  • Korea   -   Train Suwon to Kyongju   -   16 April 1985
  • Jongmyo Shrine
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  • Bomunsa Temple, Seokmodo Island
   
1

Seoul

South Korea, Sudogwon region

CultureFoodNight lifeHistoric3 nights

South Korea's bustling capital boasts a distinctly modern atmosphere, as well as incredible cuisine, nightlife, museums, and rich history.

Situated on the Han River, Seoul's history stretches back more than 2,000 years when it was founded in 18 BCE by Baekje, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea. It continued as the capital of Korea under the Joseon Dynasty. The Seoul Capital Area contains 5 UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Changdeok Palace, Hwaseong Fortress, Jongmyo Shrine, Namhansanseong and the Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty. Seoul is surrounded by mountains, the tallest being Mt. Bukhan, the world's most visited national park per square foot.
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Things to do in and around Andong

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  • Andong
  • Andong Mask Festival
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  • Soju
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  • Looking over Buseoksa
  • Co-Daegu-Parc Palgongsan-Temple Donghwasan (14)
  • Woryeonggyo Bridge
   
2

Andong

South Korea, Yeongnam region

CultureHistoricFoodSmall towns2 nights

With cultural attractions in and near the city, as well as great traditional food, Andong is favored by local and foreign travelers.

Andong is a city in South Korea, and the capital of North Gyeongsang Province. The Nakdong River flows through the city. Andong is a market center for the surrounding agricultural areas. Andong is known as a center of culture and folk traditions. The surrounding area maintains many ancient traditions, so in mid October the Andong Folk Festival is held every year. One of the most famous aspects of these cultural festivities are the Andong masks. Andong has famous local foods that originated in the city such as heotjesabap, Andong jjimdak, Andong soju (a rice wine), Andong sikhye (a punch), Geonjin guksu (a noodle dish), and salted mackerel.
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Things to do in and around Busan

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  • Busan beach Haeundae
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  • Co-Busan-Parc Taejongdae (3)
  • Bomun Lake
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  • 해운대 海雲臺 Haeundae, Busan
  • Monument to Choe Chi-Won
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  • 금정산성 Geumjeongsanseong
  • Seokbulsa Temple
  • Craggy Coastline Igidae Park Corea
  • Haedong Yonggungsa Temple
  • Daereungwon Tomb Complex
  • Oryukdo Island
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3

Busan

South Korea, Yeongnam region

BeachesNight lifeCultureFoodHistoric2 nights

South Korea's second-largest metropolis is a thriving port, offering its visitors great shopping, temples, museums, and great food.

Busan is an international business and financial center and renowned for its machinery, steel, ship building and marine industries, fashion, tourism and trade fairs. Busan not only features a variety of antique and souvenir shops, but also unique restaurants, attractions and accommodations. Busan is called the summer capital of Korea since it attracts tourists from all over the country to its six beaches. Luxury hotels and a carnival boardwalk line the beach at Haeundae. Gwangalli Beach has cafes, bars, and restaurants along the beach, and the Grand Gwangan Bridge. Other beaches include Dadaepo Beach on the west edge of the city and Songdo Beach, which is south-central.
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Things to do in and around Jeju City

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  • More Hamdeok Beach
  • Unforgettable Sight of Korea - The Lively Small Island
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  • Yongduam Rock
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  • Dongmun Traditional Market
  • 2005.08.06 - Seongsan Ilchulbong - Sunrise Peak
  • Hallim Park, Jeju
  • Elephants @ Trick Art Museum
  • heading down into Manjanggul Cave
   
4

Jeju City

South Korea, Jeju region

FoodNight lifeCulture2 nights

The main city Jeju Island, this bustling city offers visitors access to some of the island's most exciting and beautiful treasures.

Jeju is the capital of Jeju Province in South Korea and the largest city on Jejudo. Located on an island off the Korean Peninsula, Jeju has mild, warm weather during much of the year. The city is a well-known resort, with prestigious hotels and public casino facilities. Jeju welcomes over ten million visitors from mainland Korea, Japan, and China every year. Due to its central position in transportation, Jeju City sees the main share of tourist traffic to the island. Many tourists arrive at the city through the port terminal or airport, stay in the tourist hotels of the Sinjeju neighborhood, and stay within the city to visit various Jeju tourist attractions.
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Things to do in and around Gwangju

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  • Folk Museum Entrance Gwangju
  • Seoul Korea Market
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  • May 18th National Cemetery - Gwangju, South Korea
  • entrance to Gwangju National Museum
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  • Wolchul Mt.
  • 2010.8.13~15 Travel Jeonnam (Naganeupseong Folk Village)
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5

Gwangju

South Korea, Honam region

CultureFoodNight life2 nights

Gwanju is famous for its culinary diversity and lovely scenery, but also offers many cultural monuments and museums.

Gwangju is the sixth largest city in South Korea. It is a designated metropolitan city under the direct control of the central government's Home Minister. The city was also the capital of South Jeolla Province until the provincial office moved to the southern village of Namak in Muan County in 2005. Gwang means "light" and Ju means "province." Areas of scenery along the outskirts of the city gave birth to gasa, a form of Korean classical poetry. Located in the center of the agricultural Jeolla region, the city is also famous for its rich and diverse cuisine.
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Things to do in and around Jeonju

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  • Jeonju hanok village
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  • Daejeon
  • Fish Pond at Cheongnamdae
   
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Jeonju

South Korea, Honam region

FoodHistoricCultureNight life2 nights

Combining urban chic with rural charm, this city offers museums, temples, cultural curios, and easy access to surrounding nature.

Jeonju is a city in South Korea, and the capital of North Jeolla Province. It is a city that has a mix of both urban and rural due to the closeness of nearby Wanju County which almost entirely surrounds Jeonju. Nearby Wanju County also has many people living there who work in Jeonju, proper. The name, Jeonju literally means "Perfect Area." Jeonju was chosen as a Creative Cities for Gastronomy as part of UNESCO's Creative Cities Network. This honor recognize the city's traditional home cooking handed down through generations over thousands of years, its active public and private food research, a system of nurturing talented chefs, and its hosting of distinctive local food festivals.
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Things to do in and around Seoul

  • Seoul
  • People in 대학로
  • Gwanghwamun
  • Cheonggyecheon
  • Changdeokgung Seoul, Korea
  • Nami Island candids
  • Garden of morning Calm-6
  • Bukchon - Seoul
  • Gyeongbokgung - Seoul
  • Deoksugung Palace
  • Insadong
  • Mt Bukhansan national park - 북한산국립공원
  • Dongmak Beach and Mudflats
   
7

Seoul

South Korea, Sudogwon region

CultureFoodNight lifeHistoric1 night

South Korea's bustling capital boasts a distinctly modern atmosphere, as well as incredible cuisine, nightlife, museums, and rich history.

Situated on the Han River, Seoul's history stretches back more than 2,000 years when it was founded in 18 BCE by Baekje, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea. It continued as the capital of Korea under the Joseon Dynasty. The Seoul Capital Area contains 5 UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Changdeok Palace, Hwaseong Fortress, Jongmyo Shrine, Namhansanseong and the Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty. Seoul is surrounded by mountains, the tallest being Mt. Bukhan, the world's most visited national park per square foot.
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