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
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
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…
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Jeju is suffering [PHOTOS]
Source: Jeju is suffering [PHOTOS]
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
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
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
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
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)
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