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Seoraksan Mountain to reopen scenic point after 46 year...
Sep 26, 2016
Just as its name suggests, the Mangyeongdae view points are some of the most stunning in the country. Each region of Seoraksan National Park -- inner, outer and southern -- has a Mangyeongdae viewpoint, but they have all been closed to the public for conservation purposes. Howeve...

160926_dokdo_main.jpg honorary reporters visit Dokdo Island
Sep 26, 2016 honorary reporters and members of the coast guard stationed on Dokdo Island give a thumbs up as they pose for a group photo on Dokdo Island on Sept. 25. This past weekend, 11 honorary reporters from nine different countries set foot on Korea's easternmost ...


Pedal power takes tourists toward Busan
Sep 23, 2016
Taiwanese bicyclists enjoy the Namhangang River on Sept. 20 as part of a Seoul-Busan bicycle tour. What would it feel like to ride a bicycle from Seoul to Busan? You'll get an answer soon, for a group of Taiwanese tourists from Giant, the world’s largest bicycle man...


Don't miss next month's nation-wide sale!
Sep 23, 2016
The Korea Grand Sale will take place from Oct. 1 to 31 across the nation, where visitors can enjoy riding the Korean Wave and experience as much Korean pop culture, shopping and tourism as they like, all at the same time. To begin, during the month-long sale non-Korean tourists...


Royal tourist train welcomes visitors to Suwon Hwaseong...
Sep 19, 2016
A new sightseeing train at the Suwon Hwaseong Fortress, featuring an eocha or 'royal vehicle' as the engine, will start running in October this year. Visitors to the Suwon Hwaseong Fortress in Gyeonggi-do Province will be able to look around the historical site by hopping on a ...


Chuseok holiday abounds with tourist discounts
Sep 08, 2016
With Chuseok (추석, 秋夕), the Korean mid-autumn harvest festival, just around the corner, a series of discounts at tourist sites and accommodations will add more entertainment and fun to one of the nation’s biggest holidays of the year. The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism ...


Enjoy autumn nights at Gyeongbukgung Palace
Sep 05, 2016
A gugak concert takes place next to the Sojubang, the royal palace's kitchen. A palace night tour, the Starlight Tour at Gyeongbokgung Palace, will run from Sept. 1 to 17. Visitors on the tour can enjoy court cuisine, gugak traditional music and walking under the moonlight across...


Photos reveal hidden charms of Korea
Aug 31, 2016
A photo of Unjoru House wins the top prize in this year’s Korea Tourism Photo Contest. The photo has been recognized for showing the traditional beauty of Korea in a simple, tranquil manner. Magnolias show off their graceful colors. They seems to be fully enjoying the spring ai...


Visit world heritage sites, enjoy nature, history
Aug 29, 2016
Travel to Hallasan Mountain and to the Seongsan Ilchulbung of Jeju Island and learn more about its volcanic geographic features.Visit the Hwasun Dolmen in Jeollanam-do Province and explore the megalithic culture of prehistoric times. Follow the traces of the Baekje Kingdom (18 B....


Jeonju ranked 3rd best attraction in Asia
Jul 27, 2016
Jeonju, the capital of Jeollabuk-do Province, has been selected as the third best attraction in Asia, where world travelers should visit within the year. Jeonju has been recently ranked as the third best attraction in Asia on Lonely Planet’s “Best in Asia: our pick of where t...