Land of the Morning Calm better known as South Korea brings an incredible appetite of meaningful attractions to the table that ranges from visiting the pristine Jeju-si Island to the neon lit streets of Seoul to the hipper beach attitude of Busan. The mixture of ancient and present-day culture permeates through the busy streets whether you want to shop, visit a palace or take a bicycle ride through the countryside. A country steeped in tradition and ancient cultures; travellers will be thrilled with the plethora of things to do in South Korea.
1. Gyeongbukgung Palace
Gyeongbukgung Palace was one of the main palaces during the Korean Joseon Dynasty, originally constructed at the very end of the 14th century. Unfortunately, the palace was destroyed during the Japanese invasion in the 1500’s, but it was rebuilt and remodeled some 200 years ago.You can browse through all sorts of interesting building and also check out the gardens. The Gyeongbukgung Palace courtyard is filled with all the clay pots used to store fermented chili pastes and kimchi!
2. Poopoo Land:
Poopoo Land is a bright, wacky exhibit that doesn’t waste an inch of its three-floor space, but dives deep into the universe and science of poop, farts, and anything in between. It’s an Instagram gold mine—you and your companion can pose on matching toilets, get up close and personal with a urinal, or see a display of many different kinds of toilet paper.
3. Nori Madang
For those wanting a glimpse into Korea’s culture prior to the Korean War and the nation’s subsequent modernisation, the open-air amphitheater of Nori Madang is a great way to see, hear, and experience the culture of the country.
A combination of traditional dance and music, Norimadang is a colourful display of Korean culture that is a great introduction for those who might not have the time to explore more deeply.