Category: Republic of Korea

The cultural value of Korea’s very familiar mud flats; Sohn Min-Ho; Korea JoongAng Daily

Photo: Sohn Min-Ho

Of all the tidal flats in Korea, what makes these four places inscribed by Unesco so special?

Source: The cultural value of Korea’s very familiar mud flats

Reservations Begin for World Heritage Festival on Oct. 1-17; Jeju Weekly

Source: Reservations Begin for World Heritage Festival on Oct. 1-17 – JEJU WEEKLY

East Asian sites of natural value given Unesco World Heritage status; Mark Footer; SCMP

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Korean tidal flats and rainforests in Thailand and on a group of southern Japanese islands including Okinawa have been added to Unesco’s World Heritage list for their natural value.

Source: East Asian sites of natural value given Unesco World Heritage status

14 days in South Korea Itinerary • With Kids; Inspirock

Photo: Inspirock

Created on Inspirock.

Source: 14 days in South Korea Itinerary • With Kids

12 Most Romantic Locations from the K-Drama Crash Landing On You; Outlook Traveller

Photo: Outlook Traveller

The scenic locales of this popular Korean drama series can be on your travel bucket list for the coming years…

Source: 12 Most Romantic Locations from the K-Drama Crash Landing On You

South Korea’s tidal flats inscribed as UNESCO world heritage; Song Seung-Hyun; Korea Herald

Photo: Yonhap

Source: South Korea’s tidal flats inscribed as UNESCO world heritage

S. Korea's tidal flats listed as World Heritage Site; Yonhap News Agency

Photo: Yonhap News Agency

Source: S. Korea’s tidal flats listed as World Heritage Site | Yonhap News Agency

Rediscovering Joseon’s Neo-Confucian academies; Kim Hae-Yeon; Korea Herald

Photo: Kim Hae-yeon

Source: Rediscovering Joseon’s Neo-Confucian academies

Festivals, sights across Korea; Kim Hae-Yeon; Korea Herald

Photo: Korea Herald

Source: [Travel bits] Festivals, sights across Korea

Tripitaka Koreana to open to public for first time; Yonhap News Agency

Photo: Yonhap

Source: Tripitaka Koreana to open to public for first time | Yonhap News Agency

‘Tripitaka Koreana’ to be open to public for first time; Park Han-Sol; Korea Times

Photo: KBS

‘Tripitaka Koreana’ to be open to public for first time…

Source: ‘Tripitaka Koreana’ to be open to public for first time

Pirates, Monks, and Deer: The Fascinating Stories Behind Asia’s Former Capital Cities; Ronan O’Connell; Fodor’s 

Relive some pretty interesting glory days.

Source: Pirates, Monks, and Deer: The Fascinating Stories Behind Asia’s Former Capital Cities

What It’s Like to Live in South Korea — We Asked Our Filipina Friends!; Tiffany Conde; TripZilla

Here’s what they appreciate most about their second home.

Source: What It’s Like to Live in South Korea — We Asked Our Filipina Friends!

Best of the World: Cultural and Historical Journeys to Undertake in 2021; Bo Yeon Lim; NatGeo Travelelr

From discovering traditional Chinese shanshui in Tonglu, lessons in jazz and local legends in Spain’s Vitoria-Gasteiz and archeological delights in Koreas’s Gyeongju—embark on a cultural and historical ride through the world. Read more on Nat Geo Traveller India.

Source: Best of the World: Cultural and Historical Journeys to Undertake in 2021

Changdeokgung Palace introduces moonlight tour in Seoul; Li Yan; ECNS

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20 of the Most Beautiful Libraries in the World; Melissa Breyer; Tree Hugger

From centuries-old temples to sleek modern masterpieces, libraries are some of humanity’s most beautiful architectural accomplishments.

Source: 20 of the Most Beautiful Libraries in the World

20 Incredible Landmarks in South Korea; Sarah Holmes; Travel 2 Next

One of the best things about South Korea is it’s a land filled with a rich cultural heritage. While these cultural gems form the heart of a list of famous landmarks in South Korea, in recent years, the country has seen a simultaneous cultural emergence and tremendous growth in its technological industries. Famed the world over for the influence of K-Pop, Korean skincare and beauty, South Korea is becoming more and more influential over the west. There are so many spectacular natural landmarks in South Korea too, such as the Sobaek Mountains, volcanic islands off its coast and breath-taking valleys and stunning waterfalls.

Source: 20 Incredible Landmarks in South Korea

Changdeok Palace Moonlight Tour; Bae Eun-Joo; Korea Times

Changdeok Palace Moonlight Tour…

Source: Changdeok Palace Moonlight Tour [PHOTOS]

10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in South Korea That Will Remind You of Historical K-Dramas!; Tiffany Conde; Tripzilla

Travel back in time with these ancestral palaces, temples, and shrines.

Source: 10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in South Korea That Will Remind You of Historical K-Dramas!

Jongmyo, the oldest royal Confucian shrine still preserved; Shin Ji-Hye; Korea Herald

Source: [Eye Plus] Jongmyo, the oldest royal Confucian shrine still preserved

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