101 Best Places to Visit in South Korea
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Last Updated: 09 Sep 2020
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Entry to South Korea for Leisure Travel is restricted. Although, rescue flights are functional from Alaska, Australia, Bangkok, California, Cambodia, China, Germany, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, United States, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Russia, Taiwan, Vietnam, Uzbekistan.

  • Wearing a face mask in public places in Seoul is mandatory for all.
  • The borders of South Korea are open. However, the government has suspended visa-free arrivals. Advance applications are required for all countries.
  • Some of the bars and restaurants are operating in South Korea with proper social distancing requirements
  • Public transport is operational with requirements of social distancing and mask
  • South Korea has allowed non-essential businesses to run under social distancing requirements
  • Specific stipulations for entry into South Korea from different countries. Click here to know the entry restrictions for each country.
  • Starting from the 1st of April, all the international travellers entering South Korea will have to undergo quarantine for 14 days
  • In the case of foreigners or diplomats with official business, an exemption from mandatory quarantine will be provided. However, such travellers will have to undergo test on arrival.
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Thrillophilia recommends you to check entry requirements and quarantine rules before planning a trip to South Korea. Most destinations in South Korea that have reopened are following strict safety measures to keep the visitors safe. Once entry is reopened, please follow all safety measures issued by the government and practice good personal hygiene.

All arriving travellers to be tested within 3 days of the period of quarantine Updated: 26 Aug 2020

The Governement of Republic Of Korea recently issued an advisory for all international travellers stating that all travellers would have to be tested within 3 days of their quarantine period in South Korea. Read more.

Citizens holding Korean Visas from various destinations allowed entry with some restrictions Updated: 24 Aug 2020

Citizens from Myanmar, Malaysia, Maldives and 10+ other countries have been allowed entry into Korea with various safety and precautionary restrictions. Read More.

All existing South Korean Visas of Indian nationals have been invalidated Updated: 24 Aug 2020

Entry to Indian nationals is restricted in Korea as all visas have been invalidated, visa & e-visa insurance suspended.Read more.

Several cultural attractions open up in South Korea Updated: 08 Aug 2020

Attractions such as N Seoul Tower, Banpo Bridge Rainbow Fountain and many more have opened up and are safe to visit under precautions such as - Maximum visitor count up to 1,000 people - QR code entrance records.- Mandate checks like wearing a mask and temperature checks- Prohibitions on group visits, educational classes and events 

Foreigners in South Korea to be charged for COVID-19 treatment Updated: 06 Aug 2020

The South Korean Government plans to revise the law for COVID-19 treatment for foreigners. Foreigners will have to pay for the treatment of COVID-19 infection if confirmed during the quarantine period after entry. Initially, the change will be applied to foreigners who violate the self-quarantine rules.

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Places to Visit in Seoul

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Places to Visit in Seoul
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1. Gyeongbokgung
2. Myeongdong
3. N Seoul Tower
4. Dongdaemun
5. Cheong Wa Dae
6. Bukchon Hanok Village
7. Hongdae
8. Itaewon
9. Jongmyo Shrine
10. Namiseom Island ( Winter Sonata )
11. Lotte World
12. Seoul Children’s Park
13. Majung bar
14. Suyeonsanbang teahouse
15. Baengnyeonok restaurant
16. Korean Film Archive

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Places to Visit in Busan

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Places to Visit in Busan
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17. Beomeosa Temple

18. Jagalchi Fish Market

19. Gwangalli Beach

20. Taejongdae Resort Park

21. Haeundae Beach

22. Yonggungsa Temple

23. Changseondong Meokja Golmok

24. Busan Aquarium

25. Hur Shim Chung Spa

26. Sea Life BUSAN Aquarium

27. Gukje Market

28. Oryudko Skywalk

29. Biff Square

30. Gamcheon Culture Village

31. Food Court at Centum City

32. Cocktails at Papa’s Standard

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Places to Visit in Incheon

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Places to Visit in Incheon
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33. Incheon Grand Park
34. Spasis
35. Eurwangni Beach
36. Sinpo International Market
37. Jeondeungsa Temple
38. Wolmido Island
39. Chinatown
40. Korea Traditional Cultural Experience Centre
41. Buam Galbi
42. Sorae Pogu Traditional Fish Market
43. Jayu Park
44. Ganghwado Island
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Places to Visit in Daegu

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Places to Visit in Daegu
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45. Dongwasa Temple and the Giant Standing Buddha
46. E · WORLD 83Tower
47. Apsan Park
48. Duryu Park
49. Daegu National Science Museum
50. Palgongsan
51. Daegu Art Factory
52. Daegu City Bus Tour
53. Dalseong Park
54. Our Lady of Lourdes Cathedral
55. Kim Gwangseok-gil Street
56. Seomun Market
57. Chilseong Market (traditional)


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Places to Visit in Daejeon

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58. National Science Museum, South Korea
59. KIGAM Geological Museum
60. Currency Museum
61. Expo Civic Square
62. Hot Spring
63. Skyroad
64. Indy
65. Yeongsuni
66. Jungang Market
67. Ranch Pub
68. Mustang Pub
69. Subuk Sikdang
70. Lucky Strike
71. Mustang's Brickhouse
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Places to Visit in Ulsan

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Places to Visit in Ulsan
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72. Ganjeolgot
73. Jangsaengpo Whale Museum
74. Bangudae Petroglyphs
75. Daewangam Park
76. Sinbulsan
77. Gajisan
78. Ganwolsan
79. Eol-Eumgol
80. Ulsan Grand Park
81. Amethyst Cavern Park
82. Jaeyaksan
83. Yeongchuksan
84. Taehwagang Grand Park
85. Ganwoljae thatched road

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Other Places to Visit in South Korea

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Other Places to Visit  in South Korea
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86. Famous National Museum in Gwanju
87. Sosweawon is a typical Korean garden in Gwanju
88. Bukhansanseong is a fort built in Goyang
89. Famous municipal museum is known as Heojun Museum in Goyang
90. Ojukheon in Gangneung
91. Gyeongpo Beach in Gangneung
92. Hourglass Park in Gangneung
93. Odaesan National Park located in Gangneung
94. Famous Mukho is a harbor in Donghae City
95. Mangsang Beach is a public beach located in Donghae City
96. Buddhist temple in Uijeongbu known as Mang Wolsa
97. Explore the Nari Park in Yangju
98. Admire the Buddhist temple Bogwangsa in Paju
99. Explore the famous Uidong Valley between Bukhansan & Donbongsan mountain
100. Unjusa or Unju Temple is a Korean Buddhist temple located in Hwasun County
101. Admire the third tunnel of aggression in Paju

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Very easy to plan and communicate with our travel specialist ( Thrillophilia ) this is our first abroad trip!!! the agent whom I spoke with was very polite, knowledgable, and friendly kept asking me questions after questions about what we actually wanted on the trip. Right from the airport we get picked-up on time and the company representative already waited for us at the arrival areas and we get transfers to the hotel and as well helps us with all the documentation process and checked-in. the pre-booked hotel was good at a good location with courteous staff and delicious morning breakfast. They even there to help us at any time through WhatsApp and call the operators were very supportive and were there to helps us at any time. We really enjoyed the trips to Jeju Island and its attractions were mind-blowing, in Aqua Planet which we witness much marine life and we even covered the beautiful gardens the Spirited Garden & Bonsai Garden and we explored the island like anything. During our leisure day, we had planned our own itineraries as we went sightseeing, spa, shopping for souvenirs, and definitely food tours. It was such an amazing trip thanks alot for everything.
Before I start my review I would like to start with this, the place was truly paradise on earth, I was totally in love with the overall places we covered on this trip... We get a great chance in life that we are getting this chance to travel to such a beautiful place like this... This trip is just for a span of 6-days and really I wanted to stay more longer but no hard feeling I will definitely revisit again in the future and also will highly suggest this trip to everyone... Let me brief a little bit about this trip and the experience I had... Firstly, the booking, payment, and planning of the trip with Thrillophilia was such a great experience. Secondly, the itinerary was fulfilling and satisfying one and we covered all the amazing places mentioned on it. Thirdly, the Arrangement of hotels with breakfast, transport, pick-up, and drop and services were top notch. Fourthly, the team who was assigned to take care of our trip gave us great support 24/7 during the whole tour. The place as I already mentioned above it is a paradise with a calm environment everywhere you visit...Overall this deserved 5-rating.
Hassle-free in term of everything we had on this trip, The service was truly appreciated... we were guided well the entire trip, we get connected with the operator easily through WhatsApp and call and they were very quick in helping us, Every excursion was amazing... High-class accommodations, fun activities, on time picked-up, and dropped-off. Excellent trips to COEX Aquarium, Oedo Island with beautiful garden and national park, Jeju sightseeing, beautiful Aqua Planet, Bonsai garden, and so on came with the package and also out of the package couldn't have asked for anything better. Thanks, alot team for this perfect vacation
I contacted Thrillophilia to plan for South Korea and HongKong. I trust them as all the trip I had from them since now was always a good one...I am glad that the itinerary they shared with me was interesting though and it blew us away... We had a great sightseeing tour in Hong Kong, a full-fun trip to Disneyland, an amazing cable-car-ride and the view was unforgettable, fun ferry-ride, amazing nightlife, full options of foods, and the people there were welcoming...and much more unbelievable experience... all-over the hotels were nice, the transport was good, and the team was super great...Thanks :)
We just did a 7-days trip around South Korea, this trip turns out and it was an unforgettable experience...The team helped us plan the trip and also helped us understand and advice so that we won't miss anything from the place and makes sure that we won't regret it as it was once in a lifetime experience... the transfers were on-time as expected...the hotel we stay gave us luxury experience, getting to see the countryside and witness all its major sites was so wonderful...All by all, It is something I won't forget will book again for the next-destination also recommend...
A trip which you'll get a mixed experience for sure... The place is so romantic, the sceneries were mind-blowing, it was a nice part when we interact with the locals and get to know about their culture, We really enjoyed the nightlife of the place, an awesome traditional market which we purchased souvenirs, Enjoyable excursion all days, an amazing theme park with a fun ride and activities... Overall, Arrangments and services were excellent, the experience we had was unforgettable... Recommend
We had chosen the right destination for our family vacation, the place is a paradise... so beautiful every spot we arrived it catches the eyes of everyone... The visit to Oedo Botanical Islands really taken our breath away the flowerbeds were extremely 'wow'... On this tour we get to learn about their customs and tradition, We explore the markets and the nightlife of the place which was very exciting and interesting... It was a nice place with lots to see and learn... I will definitely visit this place again and next time I will book with a long-duration package... Talking about the service provided by Thrillophilia was really great, the arrangements of hotels, transport, and pick up and drop were superb... The experience was tip-top right from the start of the trip till finish. I highly recommend this to all travelers don't miss this place you'll love it for sure...
Lifetime experience!!! It is a great trip, the place is really beautiful which truly worth-seeing, the entire trip was very well-organized and the itinerary they shared with us was very satisfying and the best part was that we get everything per stated in the itinerary. The tour guide was very informative and knowledgable about the place. The hotel, transport, and activities were well-arranged. Amazing time we had there for 9 days which we learn and experience the place like anything.
We get the amazing-service from both, the booking platform and the local operator altogether they put a wonderful trip for us, every detail has been looking out and was well-arranged, online and on-ground communication was great, the staff they were incredibly friendly and helpful...The sightseeing places were breathtaking!! such a beautiful country, I feel we experienced as much as we could in our 7-days tour...lots of special memories had been created and all are captured in the camera to cherished...
The teamwork so hard to make our trip memorable, Every part of the trip was a smooth, stress-free trip as everything was arranged with perfection in term of picked-up, dropped-off, and transportation, the team was really fantastic. the destination and the attractions we covered were very well-selected the place has both man-made and natural beauty. We really enjoyed the guided city tour along with an informative guide who shared interesting stories about the place. The day trips and sightseeing were truly amazing, We even planned self-itineraries which we enjoyed the sightseeing, shopping, food tour, nightlife, and get interact with the local people know about their culture and history what such a great privilege... Nice hotels they booked for us with tasty morning breakfast. Really great suggestions totally satisfied with this PRICELESS Experience. No regret and will not hesitate to recommend and book the future trip from Thrillophilia again real soon.

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