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The land of the morning calm, which was also referred to in the past as the hermit kingdom, has been transformed in the last few decades into a fast paced tech savvy nation to rival any in the world. There large companies like Samsung are world brands, they’ve even produced a popular music phenomena in the form of Psy’s “Gangnam style”. Those who come here will undoubtedly see the signs of the economic growth here, but South Korea has a rich culture to explore and many festivals to see.


Highlights

The lotus lantern festival - This festival that happens in early May in Seoul is the one festival in Korea you shouldn’t miss.

Gyeongju - The ancient capital city is Korea’s most cultural city, and the nearby Bulguksa temple is one to see.

Jeju-do - This island in the far south has a distinct culture from the mainland, and some beautiful volcanic scenery

Andong mask festival - This week long festival happens in Autumn, don’t miss the fireworks at Hahoe village.


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