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Seoraksan Hanwha Resort Seorak Sorano Waterpia Hot Spring Theme Park Mt Sorak

Seoraksan Hanwha Resort Seorak Sorano

Seoraksan Hanwha Resort Seorak Sorano

Seoraksan Hanwha Resort (Mt Sorak) Seorak Sorano

Hanwha Resort Mt Sorak
Hanwha Resort Mt Sorak
Hanwha Resort Seorak Sorano is located at 111 Misiryeong-ro, 2983beon-gil, Yeongrang-dong, Sokcho-si, Gangwon-do, South Korea. Travel  to the Mount Sorak National Park is less than 30 minutes away.

The Hanwha resort suites come with kitchen facilities and a dining area. There are two rooms, relatively spacious in the suites. One is without a bed, mattresses are kept in the large wardrobe.

Koreans traditionally sleep on ondol heated floors, an underfloor heating system that is unique to Koreans.  They sleep on a yo and underneath is an ibul, that is a traditional Korean quilt.  

The other room is fitted with a flat-screen TV with cable channels and offers a seating area. The bedroom extends into a balcony with mountain and sea views.

There is also a big departmental store at basement of Seoraksan Hanwha Resort Seorak Sorano.

Seorak Hanwha Waterpia Hot Spring Theme Park 

Seorak Waterpia Hot Spring Theme Park
Seorak Waterpia Hot Spring Theme Park

The Waterpia Hot Spring Theme Park is about 5 minutes walk from the Hanwha Resort Seorak Sorano. Waterpia is a hot spring theme park where you can enjoy the scenery of Mt. Seorak all year long. It has around 11 water activity facilities on a site area of 80,000 ㎡(24,000 pyeong).

All the water used in the Waterpia is natural hot spring water (alkaline mineral water). It is Korea’s first recuperation springs approved by the Ministry of Security and Public Administration.

The hot spring water gets out from a granite layer that was shaped around 180 million years ago during the Mesozoic Jurassic Age. The temperature falls into the top 3%, and the hot spring water is cooled off before they are provided to the theme park.

Small towel is provided free but it is best that you bring your own swimming wear and swim cap. There is a towel and swim cap rental counter, where you can rent a big towel or swim cap, if you don't have one.

You will need to remove your foot wear at the entrance level (1st floor). There will be a foot wear locker section, where you can keep your foot wear. Bring your swim wear, towel and other belonging to the basement level where the changing and shower area is. The rental counter is just beside it.  

Hanwha Waterpia Theme Park
Hanwha Waterpia Theme Park

There is a family section where both guys and girls can get together and enjoy the water ride.

You can also go to man or woman section area to enjoy hot tubs supplied at different temperature. Note that you will need to remove all your clothing in this section, but you can bring along the towel.


Last, likely you’ll discovered that your body feels rejuvenated after soaking in the hot spring or playing in the water all day. Your skin will be moisturized, and you may feel the other benefits of these Seorak Waterpia hot spring theme park.

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How To Go To Mount Sorak (Seoraksan) National Park From Seoul, Nami Island & Myeongdong

Mount Sorak Entrance Fee
Mount Sorak Entrance
Mount Sorak! Looking for how to go to Mount Sorak (Seoraksan) National Park from Seoul, Nami Island & Myeongdong?

The Mount Sorak (Seoraksan) National Park is also referred to as Seolsan and Seolbongsan, the mountain was named Seorak ('Seol' meaning 'snow' and 'Ak' meaning 'big mountain') due to the snow wouldn't melt for a very long period time retaining the rocks in a lasting state of whiteness.

Seoraksan is the 3rd highest mountain in South Korea and the highest mountain in the eastern of South Korea, Gangwon Province.

Mount Sorak Admission Fee
Mount Sorak Admission

How To Go To Mount Sorak (Seoraksan) National Park From Seoul

How To Go To Mount Sorak (Seoraksan) National Park From Seoul
Mount Sorak Map
You can either take the metro train to Gangbyeon Station in Seoul, which is on Line 2, green line. Exit is at exit no. 4 at Gangbyeon Station. Walk across the road to the bus terminal and buy a bus ticket to Sokcho. The travel time including stops was 3 hours. There are more than 40 departures per day to Sokcho between about 6am and 11pm.

Alight the bus at its final destination, the Sokcho Intercity Bus Terminal. Walk out of the Sokcho Intercity Bus Terminal and turn right. About 50-100m away is a local bus stop, wait there for bus 7 or 7-1. The buses are supposed to arrive roughly half hourly.

Or you can take the Seoul Express Bus from the Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Sokcho City, which will land you the same way of taking the Bus 7 or 7-1.

How To Go To Mount Sorak (Seoraksan) National Park From Nami Island

How To Go To Mount Sorak (Seoraksan) National Park From Nami Island
Bear of Mount Sorak
After taking the ferry back from Nami Island, take a bus or taxi to Gapyeong Station, which travel about 10 minutes ride. Followed by bus or take the train to Namchuncheon train station go to the exit that indicate "to Chuncheon Bus Terminal" to Chuncheon. After which take the express bus to Sokcho (bus times 07:30, 09:00, 10:30, 12:00, 13:30, 14:50, 16:00, 17:20, 18:30, last train at 20:00).

When you reached Sokcho, take the bus no. 7 or 7-1 or taxi to Mount Sorak (Seoraksan) National Park.

How To Go To Mount Sorak (Seoraksan) National Park From Myeongdong

How To Go To Mount Sorak (Seoraksan) National Park From Seoul, Nami Island & Myeongdong
Mount Sorak Temple
Go to the Dong-Seoul Bus terminal located near to Gangbyeon subway station, line 2, Green. Then take a bus bound for Sokcho. The travelling time is about 3 hours plus to reach Sokcho.

Then around the Sokcho Intercity Bus Terminal, take bus 7 or 7-1, located about 2-3 metres away from the terminal. It will bring you to Seoraksan, which takes approximately 30 minutes.

There is a tourist info center outside the Sokcho bus terminal. Check with them if you need more help.

Lastly, the best way recommended to view Mount Sorak (Seoraksan) attractions if you only have a enough time, is by taking the Seorak Cable Car. The cable car goes up at a relatively high speed. Nevertheless, safety is checked and the scenery can be best enjoyed with the guided tour in the cable car.

Hope you enjoy this post on how to go to Mount Sorak (Seoraksan) National Park from Seoul, Nami Island & Myeongdong.

Reference:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seoraksan
http://wikitravel.org/en/Seoraksan_National_Park

Yongpyong Ski Resort Review Blog

Read Yongpyong Ski Resort review in this blog post. Yongpyong (Dragon Valley) Ski Resort is a ski resort in South Korea, located in Daegwallyeong-myeon, Pyeongchang, Gangwon-do. 

Yongpyong Resort is situated at the center of Korea’s Baekdudaegan Mountain Range. Yongpyong Resort has an impressive ski slopes, including the popular Rainbow Slopes, and offers excellent facilities and deals for skiers. 

The resort's Dragon Plaza offers a variety of services for skiers and snowboarders. In addition to skiing, the resort also offers golf game in the summertime. Yongpyong Ski Resort is the largest ski and snowboard resort in Korea. 

The ski doesn't open throughout the year, the ski season extends from November to early April. It has 31 slopes such as Yellow, Mega Green, Pink, Red, New Red, Blue, Red Paradise, Silver, Silver Paradise, Gold Valley, Gold Fantastic, Gold Paradise, New Gold, Rainbows 1,2,3 and 4, Rainbow Paradise, 15 different lift facilities, including one gondola at a length of 3.7 km  and Korea's largest ski house (Dragon Plaza).
Yongpyong Ski Resort Review
Yongpyong Ski Resort Review
Yongpyong Ski Resort
Yongpyong Ski Resort

Yongpyong Ski Resort Blog Review - How To Go To Yongpyong Ski Resort From Seoul

There are shuttle bus service that go to Yongpyong Ski Resort from Seoul. It is best to be at the bus stop at least 10 minutes before departure time. The bus will leave on time and will not wait if you are late. 

Check out the shuttle bus locations and departure times, don't missed the last bus:

Seoul → Yongpyong Ski Resort
Bus Line
Departure Time and Location
Arrival
SY Line 1
Hongik University 5:10 7:30
Sinchon Station 5:20 7:50
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Sports Complex Station 6:10 9:00
Yongpyong Ski Resort
SY Line 2
Rrenaissance hotel 5:10
Gangnam Station 5:15
Novotel Ambassador Gangnam 5:25
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Sports Complex Station 6:10 9:00
Yongpyong Ski Resort
SY Line 3
Grand Inter Continental 5:40
COEX Inter Continental 5:45
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Sports Complex Station 6:10 9:00
Yongpyong Ski Resort
SY Line 4
Insadong 5:05
Lotte department 5:10
Yongsan 5:25
Iteawon Station 5:30
Sports Complex Station 6:10 9:00
Yongpyong Ski Resort
SY Line 5
Seoul Station 7:50
Myeong-dong Station 7:55
Dongdaemun Gate 8:15
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Sports Complex Station 9:00
Yongpyong Ski Resort
Yongpyong Ski Resort → Seoul
Bus Line
Departure Time and Location
Arrival
YS Line 1
Yongpyong Ski Resort
Sports Complex Station
 Sinchon Station
All season
Open-Closing 
13:00 / 17:00 
Sports Complex Station
 Sinchon Station
peak season
20/12/2014-15/02/2015 (dd / mm / yy) 
10:00 / 13:00 15:00 / 17:00 19:00 / 21:00
Sports Complex Station
 Sinchon Station

Yongpyong Ski Resort Blog Review - Accommodation 

Yongpyong Ski Resort AccommodationYongpyong Ski Resort Accommodation Review

Accommodation at Yongpyong (Dragon Valley) options include the Yongpyong Resort, Greenpia condominiums, a hotel, and a youth hostel. The photos review the typical hotel room at the Yongpyong Resort. On top of the beds, the room also come with a writing desk, relax chair and coffee table.

You can also take the Yongpyong Ski Resort cable car to the mountain top to enjoy the scenic view. There is a cafe at the top of the mountain in the Yongpyong resort tower, which is one of the shooting place for the popular drama "Winter Sonata".

Yongpyong Ski Resort Cable Car
Yongpyong Winter Sonata Cafe
Yongpyong Resort will be the selected as the main resort for athletes during the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. Yongpyong ski is for both beginners and intermediates, who can practice and perfect their skills at this relatively quieter resort. 

Last, the overall of this Yongpyong Ski Resort blog review is that it has an impressive ambiance and is one of the most popular ski resorts in Korea, which is frequented by many tourists.



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Best Tourist Places To Go In Korea Seoul Travel Guide

Here are several best tourist places to go in Korea Seoul. This travel guide some information and recommended places on where to go in Korea Seoul. Seoul is the capital of South Korea, is an enormous metropolis where places of modern skyscrapers, high-tech subways and pop culture meet Buddhist temples, palaces and street markets.

Top 5 Best Tourist Places To Go In Korea Seoul

N Seoul Tower

Tourist Places To Go In Korea Seoul - N Seoul Tower
Tourist Places To Go In Korea Seoul - N Seoul Tower
N Seoul Tower (N서울타워) commonly called the Namsan Tower or Seoul Tower, is a communication and observation tower located on Namsan Mountain in central Seoul, South Korea. 

It was opened to the public on October 15, 1980 and has since become a major tourist spot in Seoul Korea. The 236.7 meter tower sits a top Namsan Mountain (243m). At 236m, it marks the highest point in Seoul. 

The observatory offers panoramic views of Seoul and the surrounding areas.

N Seoul Tower
N Seoul Tower
After thirty years and countless of visitors, the structure was renamed to ‘N Seoul Tower.’ The letter ‘N’ symbolizes the tower’s ‘new’ look, which resulted from a 15 billion won remodeling project in December 2005. 

With the latest LED technology lighting which constantly changes colors and patterns that alter the tower’s overall color scheme, it has become a 'light art' providing various media art together with an unusual cultural art experience. 

Event organizers can now decorate the tower based on the season or events.

Namsan Tower Locks of Love
Namsan Tower Locks of Love
Located on top of the N Plaza, the roof terrace is a spacious wooden viewing deck whose exotic atmosphere makes it very popular with lovers. 

A main attraction for courting couples is "Locks of Love," thousands of padlocks are locked to the fence by romantic Soul symbolizing their undying affection and love.

Myeong-dong

Myeong-dong (명동) in Chinese is 明洞, translated to be 'bright cave' or 'bright tunnel'. Myeong-dong is a place in dong in Jung-gu, South Korea, Seoul. It is one of the main shopping and tourist places in Seoul South Korea

The two main drags adjoin in the center of the block with one starting from Myeong-dong Subway Station (Seoul Subway Line No. 4) and the other from Lotte Department Store at Euljiro. There are a lot of brand name shops and department stores along the streets and alleys. 

Common products for sale include beauty products, clothes, shoes, and accessories. Unlike Namdaemun or Dongdaemun, many designer brands are sold in Myeong-dong. Branded beauty products are sold much cheaper compare to their prices sold in other country.
Tourist Places To Go In Korea Seoul - Myeong-dong
Tourist Places To Go In Korea Seoul - Myeong-dong

In addition, several major department stores including Lotte Department Store, Shinsegae Department Store, Myeong-dong Migliore, Noon Square and M Plaza. 

The department stores carry many premium labels and other fashionable goods at reasonable prices.

Myeong-dong also has family restaurants, fast food, plus Korean, Western and Japanese dining selections. Many restaurants in Myeong-dong specialize in pork cutlet (donkas) and kalguksu (thick noodles).

There will also be street hawkers that will start to set up their stores around evening time along the streets.

Lotte World

Lotte World is sited in the center of the city, it is a theme park filled with thrilling rides, an ice rink and different kinds of exhibits, as well as a folk museum, a lake, and a lot more.

The building inside makes use of the natural sunlight, and it is open for visitors all year round, regardless of the weather.
Tourist Places To Go In Korea Seoul - Lotte World
Tourist Places To Go In Korea Seoul - Lotte World

Lotte World is separated into an indoor Adventure theme, and a Magic Island theme outdoors, next to Seokchonhosu Lake. Lotte World Adventure has zones symbolising different countries with diverse kinds of facilities and souvenir shops. 

You can enjoy watching parades, numerous films, laser shows, and tasting a variety of international cuisines even during the holidays. Magic Island, where the dazzling Magic Castle is located, is also the venue of exhilarating, high-altitude rides. Be sure to also check out the peaceful walking trail around the lake.

Beyond all attractions mentioned above, the Folk Museum is also one of the most popular museums among tourists. Folk cultural items on exhibit dated from 5,000 years in Korean history. The museum also features miniature villages and a playground.

Read more about How To Get To Everland or Lotte World Theme Park In Seoul Korea

Gwanghwamun

Gwanghwamun (광화문) 光化門 in Chinese is the main and biggest gate of Gyeongbokgung Palace, in Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea. It is situated at a three-way crossway at the northern end of Sejongno. As a landmark and symbol of Seoul's long history as the capital city during the Joseon Dynasty.

Tourist Places To Go In Korea Seoul - Gwanghwamu
Tourist Places To Go In Korea Seoul - Gwanghwamu

On August 1st, 2009, the redesigned Gwanghwamun Square opened to the public. With the inauguration of the square, Sejong-ro, located at the center of the 600-year-old historic city of Seoul, was transformed into a human-centered space that harmonizes with the beautiful scenery of Gyeongbokgung Palace and Bukaksan Mountain.

The gate has gone through multiple periods of destruction and disrepair. Restoration work on the gate was finished and it was opened to the public on August 15, 2010.

Dongdaemun

Tourist Places To Go In Korea Seoul - Dongdaemun
Tourist Places To Go In Korea Seoul - Dongdaemun
Dongdaemun began as a traditional market in 1905 and went through its first major transformation in 1970s as it started to develop as a center of the textile industry (both wholesale and retail dealings). 

With the later building of mega shopping buildings in the area, the market went reborn as the most famous fashion street in Korea. Ever since its opening in 1905, Dongdaemun Market has been one of the major markets in Korea.

Having more than 20 shopping malls, a full range of fashion items that cover head to toe, can be found in Dongdaemun Market at inexpensive prices. 

The main street divides Dongdaemun Market into two zones, zone 1 is on the side where Doosan Tower is found, and Section 2 is on the side of Dongdaemun Stadium:

Zone 1 - Retail Shops
Huge shopping malls basically sell wholesale and retail goods, but mostly deal with general customers and tourists at retail prices. Hence, they have convenient facilities like money exchanges and information desks with English speaking staff.

Opening hours are also aimed at general customers, opening from 10 am to 5 am the next day. The shopping malls also have various events organized which are delightful. Major shopping malls are Doosan Tower, Migliore, Freya Town and Hello apM.

Zone 2 - Wholesale Shops
Tourist Places To Go In Korea Seoul - Dongdaemun
Tourist Places To Go In Korea Seoul - Dongdaemun
Also selling goods both in wholesale and retail, but mainly sold in bulk. That is why shopping malls here usually open at about 8 pm and close at 8 am or 5 pm the next day for the convenience of wholesalers. 

The peak time comes late at night through early morning. Since most shops deal with wholesalers, there are no dressing rooms. Refunds and exchanges are not guaranteed, so make sure to check the quality and size carefully. 

Major shopping malls in this zone are Designer's Club, Migliore Valley, Nuzzon, Gwanghee Fashion Mall, Jeil Pyeonghwa, and Heungin Stardom. 

Among them, Jeil Pyeonghwa and Heungin Stardom attract customers in their thirties and forties with items of simple and elegant design. Teens and youth in their twenties usually visit Designer's Club, Migliore Valley, Nuzzon and Gwanghee Fashion Mall.

Lastly, we have covered the top 5 best tourist places to go in Korea Seoul, hope this travel guide provides you the best tourist experiences. Of course,  there definitely are more tourist spots and places you can visit in Seoul, check out the other posts.

How To Get To Everland or Lotte World Theme Park In Seoul Korea

How To Get To Everland or Lotte World Theme Park In Seoul Korea? This post is breakdown in two portions. The first talk about how to get to Everland, the second talk about how to get to Lotte World. Both Everland and Lotte World are the well known theme park in Seoul, Korea.

How To Get To Everland

Everland is South Korea's largest theme park. Located at the Everland Resort in Yongin, a city in Gyeonggi-do province. Everland address is 199 Everland-ro, Pogog-eup, Cheoin-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do. Everland is operated by Samsung C&T Corporation previously known as Samsung Everland, Cheil Industries, a subsidiary of the Samsung Group. The theme park recorded a 7.3 million visitors per year and was ranked sixteenth in the world for amusement park attendance in year 2014.

Go to Everland By Metropoilitan Subway

- Change to Yongin Ever Line at Giheung Station on Bundang Line
- It takes 30 minutes from Giheung Station to Jeondae Everland Station (last stop) on Yongin Ever Line.
- You are able to take the free shuttle bus from Yongin Ever Line and go to Everland or Caribbean Bay.
- Ever Line operation hours 05:30~23:30 (last train)

How To Go To Everland From Seoul By Bus

- Take bus no. 5002 and no. 5007.
- For bus no 5002, bus stops can be found at Sinnohyeon , Gangnam and Yangjae station. Takes approximately 40 - 50 minutes and bus fare is about 2500 won (one way)
- For bus no 5007, bus stops are at gangbyeon, jamsil, songpa and suseo station. Takes approximately 60 - 80 minutes and bus fare is about 2500 won (one way)

Gangnam Station bus no. 5002 had been popular, since it is a good deal. So most of the times it will be crowded and have to wait longer to get on the bus.

Everland also has two shuttle bus both with multiple stops throughout Seoul. It is the most expensive option a round trip and reservations in advance is required. This is a private shuttle bus service operated by a bus company. There are 5 departure locations to choose from.
How To Get To Everland
T Express

South Korea's highest, fastest, longest, steepest roller coaster. South Korea's first wooden coaster.
It has world's steepest wooden roller coaster record (77 degrees, 2009)

The T Express, first started in 2006, is the first wooden roller coaster and the largest of any kind in South Korea. The T Express is the 6th longest wooden coaster in the world at 5,838 feet (1,779 m) long. With the first drop inclined at 77 degrees. Its classify as the steepest roller coaster.

How To Get To Lotte World

Lotte World is a major recreation building complex in Seoul, South Korea. It comprises of the world's largest indoor theme park, a Guinness World Record, 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, and movie theaters. Lotte World is located at Sincheon-dong, and receives 7.3 million visitors each year.

It is best to take the public transportation. Get off at Jamsil station on either Subway Line No. 2 or 8, and you can use the underground walkway. Subway exit no. 4 & 5.
How To Get To Lotte World
Indoor Ice Skating Ring
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Things To Do In Nami Island How To Get There

Things To Do In Nami Island How To Get There


Things to do in Nami Island how to get there? There are 10 things you can get to do in Nami Island once you get there. In Nami island, there you can do the things in this post. 

Nami Island is a tiny half-moon shaped island located in Chuncheon, South Korea. Nami Island get its name after General Nami, a notable figure in Korea history. Who courageously fought in battles and led a great victory against the rebels in the 13th year of the 7th king of the Joseon Dynasty, King Sejo (reign 1455-1468) but died at the age of 26. Nami island in Chinese is 南怡岛.

Nami Island Map
Nami Island Map

Where Is Nami Island Located

Nami Island is located 3.8 km from Gapyeong County, but belongs to Chuncheon in Gangwon-do. The island has an area of 460,000 square meters and a circumference of 5km. Nami island looks like a leaf floating gracefully on the top of Cheonpyeong Lake, in the middle of the Han River.

How Long From Seoul To Nami Island 

Going to Nami Island is 63km from Seoul. Traveling in the direction of Chuncheon, it is 30 minutes away from Chuncheon and an hour away from the suburbs of Seoul.

Nami Island How To Get There

Nami Island is not accessible via car, ferry is required to get there. Ferry schedule:
07:30-09:00 (Departure from Gapyeong Naru: Intervals 30 minutes)
09:00-18:00 (Intervals 10-20 minutes)
18:00-21:40 (Departure from Nami Naru to last ferry: intervals 30 minutes)

Nami Island How To Get There
Nami Island How To Get There

[One year-term Admission Ticket]
Fare: 35,000 won

[Integrated Admission Ticket including Naminara Republic and Tamnara Republic]
Fare: 50,000 won

* Discounted rate is applicable with proper identification to:
- Middle / High school students, Persons with a disability (Level 1-3), Seniors ages 70 years and older, Foreigners (passport or alien registration card)

* Special deal or rate is applicable to:
- Babies (ages 3) to elementary school student, Groups of infants (under ages 3 years old)
- People purchasing late admission (Dec-Mar: Ticketing after 18:10hrs (visitors using the ferry at 18:30hrs) / Apr-Nov: Ticketing after 19:10hrs (visitors using the ferry at 19:30hrs)

Nami Island entrance fees:

General Rate: Adults 10,000 won
Discounted Rate: 8,000 won
Special Rate: 4,000 won
Admission fee includes a round-ferry ticket, usage fee, and additional tax.

There is hotel in Nami Island, however you may want to take note of the ferry schedule, which may limits your hours for exploring Nami Island is you are staying overnight at the hotel out door cooking and camping are prohibited. There are also several Nami island restaurant and cafes, where Korea, Asian, Italian food can be found.

Things To Do In Nami Island


1. Write Down Your Wish
Things To Do In Nami Island - Write Down You Wishes
Things To Do In Nami Island - Write Down You Wishes
Once you reach Nami Island, there is this channel or passage way where you can write down your wishes on a piece of paper and hang it on the the semi circle fencing.

2. Enjoy Different Variety of Cuisines, Coffee and Desert
Things To Do In Nami Island - Enjoy the Cuisines, Coffee and Desert
Things To Do In Nami Island - Cuisines, Coffee and Desert
Nami Island offer a wide variety of different cuisines and dining experiences to suit the tastes of visitors. Cafes are designed to offer a bit of rest for both parents and children while enjoying the coffee, dessert and appreciating the dazzling landscape of Nami Island.

Don't forget to try the steam sweet bean paste bun.
 
3. Stroll The Garden
Things To Do In Nami Island - Stroll The Garden
Things To Do In Nami Island - Stroll The Garden

4. Take Winter Sonata Nami Island Pictures
Take Winter Sonata Nami Island Pictures
Take Winter Sonata Nami Island Pictures
Nami island is the location where many Winter Sonata scenes were shot. Winter Sonata, a Korea drama, was released in 2001 to the Hong Kong audience and later released in China and Japan.  The demand is growing internationally for this love story that steals the hearts of all who watched.

5. Walking Slowly Down The Tree-Lined Road 
Nami Island November
Nami Island November
6. Inspired By The Maple Trees
Nami Island Pictures
Nami Island Pictures




7. Amazed By The Giant Breast Feeding Statute
Things To Do In Nami Island - Breast Feeding Statue
Things To Do In Nami Island - Breast Feeding Statue
8. Bicycle Riding
Nami Island provides bicycle renting service, as it takes a couple of hours to tour the whole of Nami Island, renting a bicycle may be a good choice to get around the island.

9. Feel The Riverside
You ca also try walking or riding along the riverside to enjoy some good scenery.
    
10. Take Pictures or Videos
One of the things you must do when you are in Nami Island, is to take memorable pictures or videos.

Lastly, weather for Nami Island in November is rather cold, a jacket and thick clothing is recommended.

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South Korea To Jeju Island

South Korea To Jeju Island

One way to travel from South Korea to Jeju Island is to take an internal flight from Seoul Gimpo Airport to visit Jeju island. This is one way to getting to jeju island from Seoul. Estimated travel time required from Incheon airport to Gimpo airport is about 60 minutes.


Once in Jeju, you may ask what are the things to do in Jeju City? Jelu city has a lot of tourist spots.

Mysterious Road Jeju


The mysterious road in Jeju actually has a downward slope but appears to be uphill because of the higher surroundings. The Mystery road is about 100 meters and is marked by a sign post at the start and end. When vehicles are drove to the Mysterious Road, the vehicles will move uphill when the engine is off, the  gear is put to neutral and.

Mysterious Road Jeju
Mysterious Road Jeju
Mystery Road
Mystery Road

Jeju Dragon (Yongduam) Head Rock

Jeju dragon (Yongduam) head rock was created by strong winds and waves over thousands of years. However, there are plenty of other stories of how it came to be. One legend has it that a dragon stealing precious jade from Mt. Halla was shot down by an arrow from the mountain deity. 

When he fell down on Yongduam, his body immediately sank into the ocean and his head rapidly froze looking at the sky. Another legend has it that a white horse, who dreamed of being a dragon and ascending to the sky, came to be caught by a soldier and froze into the rock.
Pictures of Dragon Heads
Pictures of Dragon Heads
From Yongduam, visitors might be able to see the Haeneo women divers working on catching seafood and selling them near the beach.

Jeju Island Beach
Jeju Island Beach

 Jeju Island Ice Museum


Jeju Ice Gallery
Jeju Ice Gallery
The first of its kind built in Jeju, exhibits the best sculptures that elevated the ice up to the state of art.
Also, it provides an experience space where visitors can touch and feel the ice sculptures. The temperature is below zero degrees celsius, you may not be able to stay there for a couple of minutes without winter gear.

Jeju Ice Sculptures
Jeju Ice Sculptures

Jeju Ice Slide
Jeju Ice Slide

Trick Art Museum Jeju


The trick art museum is together with the ice museum. Trick Art Museum Jeju is an optical illusion museum, Where previously only exhibited during special events in each city is now permanently available for visitors to enjoy at all times in Jeju. 

Trick Art uses various scientific drawing techniques and special paint to bring pictures alive in 3-D so that the visitors can experience the exhibition first hand. Trick Art was founded 20 years ago by the Japanese artist Kenju Kazumune, of SD Corporation. Korea has 2 venues that exhibit Trick Art- the Haile Art Town and Trick Art Museum Jeju.

Jeju Sunrise (Seongsan Ilchulbong) Peak


Jeju Sunrise (Seongsan Ilchulbong) Peak rose from under the sea in a volcanic eruption over 100,000 years ago. Located on the eastern end of Jejudo Island, there is a huge crater at the top of Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak. The crater is about 600m in diameter and 90m high.

With the 99 sharp rocks surrounding the crater, it looks like a gigantic crown. While the southeast and north sides are cliffs, the northwest side is a verdant grassy hill that is connected to the Seongsan Village. The ridge provides an ideal spot for walks and there is Jeju Horse Park beside it for horse riding as well.
Jeju Sunrise (Seongsan Ilchulbong) Peak
Jeju Sunrise (Seongsan Ilchulbong) Peak

Jeju Folk Village

With a total of 117 houses and facilities, Jeju Folk Village has restored the scenes of the village to that of the 1890’s. Among them are Mountain Village, Hill-Country Village, Fishing Village and Shamanism Village. On land of more than 40 acres it has been reconstructed following long-term research and analysis of experts.

Some of the extensive range of folk items on display are 1,627 woodenware, 1,046 bamboo ware, 1,699 earthenware, 1,544 porcelain ware, 765 wax candles, 921 ironware and 579 other items. The Jeju Folk Village is the island’s main tourist attraction where customs of the old days can be explored.

Seongeup Folk Village
Seongeup Folk Village
Stone Grandfather Statues (Harubang)
Stone Grandfather Statues (Harubang)

Located at the foot of Halla Mountain on Jeju Island, Seongeup Folk Village is a small town that holds a vast amount of culture. The Seongeup Folk Village shows the unique culture of Jeju Island: the black lava rock walls, the straight but curvy alleys to block the wind, and the stone grandfather statues (Harubang), which have become a prime feature of the landscape. The local black-haired pigs and tongsi (pigsty / restroom) are especially well-known characteristics of Jeju folk culture. The Jeju black pork is said to be very nutritious.

The Korea drama “ Da Chang Jin” (Dae Jang Geum / 大長今) had featured JeJu island as one of its famous filming sites. Seongeup Folk Village was also a placed where it was filmed. 

Hello Kitty Museum Jeju Island

Hello Kitty Museum Jeju
Hello Kitty Museum Jeju
Hello Kitty Island is a special exhibition hall, themed around Hello Kitty, beloved by many people all over the world. Visitors can enjoy the many various exhibits, comprised of a gift shop, Kitty History Hall, Art Education Hall, Music Education Hall, Art Gallery, World Gallery Hall, Trip around the World Gallery Hall, Constellation Education Hall, Planned Gallery, Hello Kitty Café, 3D Theater, Outdoor Modeling Gallery, and more. At Hello Kitty Café, hot coffee is served along with sweet deserts.

What to do in Jeju city? There are many more Jeju tourist spots and places to visit in Jeju. Time for you to explore further South Korea To Jeju Island.

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