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Seoul tour guides to extend service to Sinchon, Itaewon
Apr 23, 2010
The Seoul Metropolitan Government announced Wednesday (Apr. 23) it will have Seoul tour guides cover the areas of Sinchon, Itaewon, Insa-dong and Dongdaemun starting from Friday, April 23rd. Working in pairs in the busy districts of Myeongdong and Namdaemun, the tour guides hav...

Turtle ships racing in Cheonggyecheon Stream
Apr 23, 2010
Celebrating the 465th anniversary of the birth of Admiral Yi Sun-Shin, a Korean naval leader who fought against the Hideyoshi Japanese maritime invasion during the Joseon Dynasty (1592-1598), various events will be held from April 23 to 28. On Friday April 23, crafted by elementa...

Walk alongside the garden of spring
Apr 19, 2010
Enjoy the greenery and flowers in the Garden of Morning Calm in Gapyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do (Gyeonggi Province). From April 9 to May 30, there will be music concerts, chances to roll up your sleeves and do some gardening and other events to celebrate the coming of spring. There are...

Experience Jeju’s lava tubes in 3D
Apr 19, 2010
Jeju World Natural Heritage is now providing a virtual tour with 360 degree panoramas of two of its lava tubes: Yongcheondonggul Lava Tube, and Dangcheomuldonggul Lava Tube. Just a click away, you can enjoy the perfect preservation of these World Natural Heritage sites blended wi...

Flying high with butterflies in Hampyeong
Apr 14, 2010
Hampyeong, a county in South Jeolla Province, is known as the butterfly capital of Korea. The county has scheduled its 12th annual butterfly festival for April 23 to May 9. This year, it is expected to draw more visitors as it was named the “Best Festival of Korea” by the Ministr...

Enjoy fresh raw fish at Jumunjin Fish Market
Apr 07, 2010
Following up on its promotion of Seoul’s Namdaemun Market, the Agency for Traditional Market Administration is promoting a market tour of Jumunjin fish market in Gangneung City, Gangwon Province. You could join this two-hour traditional market tour and other sightseeing programs ...

Ecological peace belt to be built in DMZ
Apr 05, 2010
The Demilitarized Zone, commonly known as the DMZ, is more than “an enduring relic of the Cold War,” according to Time Magazine. The government is seeking ways to develop this inter-Korean border into an ecological peace belt, preserving the environment, while at the same time pr...

Ecological peace belt to be built in DMZ
Apr 05, 2010
The Demilitarized Zone, commonly known as the DMZ, is more than “an enduring relic of the Cold War,” according to Time Magazine. The government is seeking ways to develop this inter-Korean border into an ecological peace belt, preserving the environment, while at the same time pr...

World’s biggest floor music fountain
Apr 02, 2010
“Dadaepo Sunset Fountain of Dreams”, a 2,519-square-meter fountain installation at Dadaepo beach in Busan Metropolitan City is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records for propelling water up to 55 meters above the ground. This world’s biggest floor music fountain was re-open...

Five villages dress up for spring
Mar 24, 2010
The Rural Development Administration introduces five scenic villages perfect for touring in spring for 2010. Boksakkot (Peach Blossom) Village Every April pink peach blossoms fill up the Boksakkot Village in Dalsan-myeon, Yeongdeok-gun (County) in Gyeongsangbuk-do (North Gyeong...