Category Archives: Republic of Korea

2020 World Heritage Festival in Jeju to kick off Sept. 4; Song Seung-Hyun; Korea Herald

Source: 2020 World Heritage Festival in Jeju to kick off Sept. 4

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

Changdeok Palace Moonlight Tour…

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Jeju is suffering; Bae Eun-Joo; Korea Times

Jeju is suffering [PHOTOS]

Source: Jeju is suffering [PHOTOS]

Asian markets muted as traders warily await U.S. stimulus deal; Market Watch

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Jeju’s UNESCO heritage cave to open up for 17 days; Song Seung-Hyun; Korea Herald

New trails on Geomunoreum to open temporarily for 2020 World Heritage Festival in Jeju.

Source: Jeju’s UNESCO heritage cave to open up for 17 days

SK Telecom Introduces 5G-Powered Augmented Reality Tour for Changdeokgung Palace; Kim Eun-Jin; Business Korea

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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

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Information on Silla’s Wolseong Palace made available in 3 languages; Song Seung-Hyun; Korea Herald

Source: Information on Silla’s Wolseong Palace made available in 3 languages

11 reasons to visit South Korea as it basks in Oscars glory; Emma Cooke; Telegraph

South Korean film Parasite won big at last night’s Oscars, making history as the first foreign-language title to take Best Picture and winning four awards in total.

Source: 11 reasons to visit South Korea as it basks in Oscars glory

South Korea’s ancient Confucian school draws crowds after Unesco honour; Park Chan-Kyong; SCMP

The Sosu Seowon, built in 1543, was attended by aspiring civil servants and taught the works of Chinese sages, including Confucius and Mencius.

Source: South Korea’s ancient Confucian school draws crowds after Unesco honour

Visiting one of Korea’s true historical jewels: Tongdosa Temple; Farinahida Alfa Asmara Dini; Korea.net

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A Unesco-listed stay: exploring South Korea’s temples; Ronan O’Connell; National

If you really want to get a taste of South Korea, book a few nights in one of its temples…

Source: A Unesco-listed stay: exploring South Korea’s temples

Photo exhibition introduces Korean World Heritage Site; VietnamPlus

A photo exhibition is being held at the Korean Cultural Centre in Hanoi to introduce beauty and history of Baekje Historic Areas, a UNESCO world heritage site.

Source: Photo exhibition introduces Korean World Heritage Site | Culture – Sports | Vietnam+ (VietnamPlus)

Photos of South Korea’s Baekje Historic Areas on show in Hanoi; VietNamNet

A photo exhibition was opened at the Korean Cultural Center in Hanoi on November 4 to introduce South Korea’s Baekje Historic Areas, a 1,500-year-old historical site that has been recognized by UNESCO as world heritage.

Source: Photos of South Korea’s Baekje Historic Areas on show in Hanoi – VietNamNet

A Journey Through South Korea in Pictures; Dante The Explorer; Girls Ask Guys

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A K-beauty lover makes a pilgrimage to Seoul, the capital of skincare and K-Pop; Kristin Braswell; USA Today

A fan of K-Beauty heads to Seoul to experience the hotbed of skincare and 24-hour clothing-optional spas along with K-Pop and Korean fried chicken.

Source: A K-beauty lover makes a pilgrimage to Seoul, the capital of skincare and K-Pop

Perfect Getaway: Seoul Lures Visitors with Ancient Charm and Modern Amenities; Benjamin Epstein; Orange Coast Magazine

It’s officially known as Seoul Special City—and a soaring number of U.S. visitors are discovering why.

Source: Perfect Getaway: Seoul Lures Visitors with Ancient Charm and Modern Amenities

S. Korea’s Confucian academies inscribed on UNESCO list; Yoon Min-Sik; Korea Herald

Source: S. Korea’s Confucian academies inscribed on UNESCO list

Nine Korea seowon registered as UNESCO world heritage sites; Hankyoreh  

S. Korea now has 14 world heritage sites…

Source: Nine Korea seowon registered as UNESCO world heritage sites  

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