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Ulleungdo, Dokdo, added to ecotourism list
Apr 22, 2011
Ulleungdo and Dokdo, Korea’s two easternmost islands, have been added to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Ministry of Environment’s top ten list of ecotourism sites.Ulleung County reported on April 18 that the Korean government added the two islands to the list...

Filled with flowers
Apr 22, 2011
A path at Hwasancheon in Boryeong, South Chungcheong Province, is filled with colorful spring flowers, including cherry blossoms and forsythia, creating beautiful scenery. (Yonhap News)By Yoon Staff Writer

World's longest maze opens on Jeju Island
Apr 14, 2011
Jeju Island, one of Korea's top tourist destinations, will have a new attraction in "Maze Land" labyrinth park. Opening on April 14, this 49,000-square-meter park contains the longest labyrinth in the world. (Photo: Yonhap News)Jeju Island has been competing to be listed in the N...

Dadaepo Sunset Fountain of Dream
Apr 11, 2011
The Dadaepo Sunset Fountain of Dream is the world's biggest fountain, with a diameter of 60 meters and capeable of creating jets of water 55 meters high.  It is located at Dadaepo Beach in Busan.

Ulsan rising as center of industry and tourism
Apr 04, 2011
Ulsan, Korea's seventh largest city, is rising as a center of tourism in both the industrial and cultural sectors.Located about 300 kilometers south of Seoul, the city is aiming to win more popularity and attract more tourists. Night view of a plant in Ulsan (courtesy of...

Korea's largest blossom festival begins
Apr 04, 2011
Korea's biggest blossom festival, the Jinhae Gunhangje, started on April 1, coinciding with the blossoming of the cherry trees.(Photo: Yonhap News)

A cooling sip of water at Gyeongbok Palace
Mar 28, 2011
Visitors drinking water  from a well built during the Joseon Dynasty at Gyeongbok Palace in Seoul on March 28. The water is purified to make it safe to drink.

Mar 10, 2011
These storks, which are Korean National Monument 199 and are on the verge of extinction,  were spotted at Seosan in South Chungcheong Province. By Oh Jun Staff Writer

Taebaek Mountain in the snow
Mar 03, 2011
(Photo: Yonhap News)Gangwon Province experienced heavy snow during the latest cold snap, turning the Taebaek Mountains into a snowy wonderland.By Jessica Seoyoung Staff Writer

Spring, at last!
Feb 21, 2011
White plum flowers blossom at Jeju’s Hallim Park (Photo courtesy of Gonggam Weekly) Families enjoy viewing red plum blossoms at Busan’s U.N. Memorial Park (Photo: Yonhap News) The freezing weather that had gripped the Korean peninsula has begun to relent, making the...