A good number of fashion-forward and loving Koreans can be found here in the Philippines. They love our culture, our climate and even our street food. In return, we Filipinos also love the Koreans. We rave about K-Pop, Korean drama and even spicy Korean food. It’s high time we also visit their rich native land, South Korea. Here are some famous Korean landmarks you might want to see in real life.
N Seoul Tower
This beautiful landmark is a popular set location for movies and television shows. It features an observation desk and a revolving restaurant. Lovers that visit the tower buy locks that symbolize their love and fasten it on the terrace fence. They throw away the key in hope that their love will last forever.
This theme park features fast roller coasters, a lake, an ice skating rink, restaurants, shops, a luxury hotel and a museum. What makes Lotte World different from other theme parks, you say? Well, it holds a Guiness World record for being the largest INDOOR theme park in the world!
Korea’s largest theme park, Everland occupies 1,200,000 square yards! Located at the city of Yongin, this theme park is just 40 minutes away from the country’s capital, Seoul. It also boasts of the largest indoor and outdoor water park in the world, Carribean Bay. There’s also a hotel, museum and lots of majestic gardens. For adrenaline junkies, the world’s steepest wooden roller coaster named T-Express, is for you.
Dongdaemun Shopping Complex
Located in Seoul, the country’s shopping capital has all the things that you need. Be it food, jewelry, clothes and everything you can ever think of! They even say that if you can’t find it at Dongdaemun, you can’t find it anywhere.
National Museum of Korea
One of the world’s largest museums, the National Museum of Korea has a wide array of historical pieces from the prehistoric tools to spiritual relics. There are also special interactive activities that kids and adults alike will surely love. This is one of those places that allow you to relax and appreciate art while being one with nature.
The largest underground mall in Asia can satisfy not only your shopping needs, but your thirst for knowledge as well. In between shopping, you could watch a movie or a play. Or if animals are your thing, visit the COEX Aquarium where you can see more than 40,000 creatures of marine wildlife. Satisfy your kimchi cravings by visiting the Kimchi museum featuring 187 varieties of Korea’s favorite dish!
This area surrounded by the famous Hongik University is the center of youthful Korean night life. Find music bars and clubs full of young energetic people and dance away. Come to Hongdae district during the last Friday of the month and experience what they call “The Club Day.”