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!

Jeju Island introduced to global audience via UNESCO media campaign; Song Seung-Hyun; Korea Herald

South Korea’s Jeju Volcanic Island and Lava Tubes became the first world heritage site to be featured on UNESCO’s online platform.

Source: Jeju Island introduced to global audience via UNESCO media campaign

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

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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  

21 Top Things Every Traveller Must Do In And Around Busan; E-Lyn Tham & Jennifer Nathania; TripZilla

From a street full of IG-worthy cafes to leisurely strolls around scenic parks and beaches, you’ll never be bored in Busan!

Source: 21 Top Things Every Traveller Must Do In And Around Busan [Updated 2019]

Royal tombs of Joseon Dynasty celebrate 10th anniversary of UNESCO world heritage recognition; Kan Hyeong Woo; Arirang News

Collecting stamps to learn about the kings and queens of the Joseon Dynasty’s 500-year-long history and receive small gifts. This is one of the programs the Cultural Heritage Foundation has put together to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the royal tombs being designated as UNESCO World…

Source: Royal tombs of Joseon Dynasty celebrate 10th anniversary of UNESCO world heritage recognition

‘Kingdom’ filming locations to visit in South Korea; Jakarta Post

Kingdom combines an intriguing storyline with breathtaking sites and sceneries.

Source: ‘Kingdom’ filming locations to visit in South Korea

Changdeokgung Palace in Seoul, masterpiece of architecture; Xinhua

Changdeokgung Palace was listed as a UNESCO world heritage site in 1997 and is regarded as a masterpiece of architecture where the buildings are in harmony with the natural settings.

Source: Changdeokgung Palace in Seoul, masterpiece of architecture

Moonlit nocturnal stroll at UNESCO-recognized royal palace in Seoul; Park Boram; Yonhap News Agency

Source: (Yonhap Feature) Moonlit nocturnal stroll at UNESCO-recognized royal palace in Seoul | Yonhap News Agency