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Bupyeong Pungmul Festival (부평풍물대축제)

Bupyeong Pungmul Festival (부평풍물대축제)

13985     2022-09-28

168, Bupyeong-daero, Bupyeong-gu, Incheon
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-32-509-7516

Bupyeong Pungmul Festival started in 1997 to establish the identity and pride of Bupyeong as well as develop and promote the success of traditional culture. The festival reproduces a scene of Bupyeong farming culture and shares the feelings of Pungmul (farmer’s music) with many visitors.

Daegu Colorful Festival (대구컬러풀페스티벌)

Daegu Colorful Festival (대구컬러풀페스티벌)

19729     2022-09-27

Gukchaebosang-ro, Jung-gu, Daegu
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-53-430-1261~4

Colorful Daegu Festival offers performances and art programs for everyone to enjoy and participate in. A variety of street performances are held, with the highlight of the festival being the Colorful Parade.

Busan APP WORLD TOUR (부산개최 APP WORLD TOUR 국제대회 이벤트)

Busan APP WORLD TOUR (부산개최 APP WORLD TOUR 국제대회 이벤트)

1     2022-09-23

219, Gwanganhaebyeon-ro, Suyeong-gu, Busan
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-2-6677-1499

APP World Tour is an international competition for developing various water sports. APP hosts the World Tour in large cities around the globe to raise the accessibility of SUP. In addition, they aim to provide contests for people of all ages and skill levels to enjoy. APP World Tour has pro-amateur races to beginner-level races as well as SUP yoga and lessons for children making it enjoyable for participants and the audience. APP aims to have a positive influence through sports. As a part of this, they host environment conservation campaigns for cleaning the sea. 

Seoul Animation Center (서울 애니메이션센터)

Seoul Animation Center (서울 애니메이션센터)

2493     2022-09-27

10-1 Hoehyeon-dong 2(i)-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul
+82-2-3455-8341

The Seoul Animation Center was established by the Seoul Metropolitan Government in May 1999 with the aim of providing comprehensive support to Korea’s cartoon and animation industry. The center runs an information desk, offers educational programs, holds events to support new talents and productions, and hosts diverse events and exhibitions.

Sanjicheon Stream (산지천)

Sanjicheon Stream (산지천)

12927     2022-09-26

Geonip-dong, Jeju-si, Jeju-do
+82-64-728-4412

Running across from Dongmun Market in Jeju City, Sanjicheon Stream is home to a rich array of freshwater fish (e.g. sweetfish, gray mullets, Amur goby, and carps). In summer, it attracts hundreds of thousands of anglers as well as children.

The port, downstream from Sanjicheon Stream, is renowned for picturesque views of fishing boats, egrets, and seagulls. A restored Chinese sailing vessel is exhibited at the end of the stream for visitors. Along the stream are walking paths, a park, and music fountains, in which Sanjicheon Art Festival and a slew of cultural events and performances are held every summer and winter, attracting many visitors.

Tongdo Fantasia (통도환타지아)

Tongdo Fantasia (통도환타지아)

28424     2022-09-26

68, Tongdo 7-gil, Yangsan-si, Gyeongsangnam-do
+82-55-379-7000

Tongdo Fantasia is located in Yangsan, Gyeongsangnam-do, which shares borders with Milyang, Ulsan and Busan. This makes the amusement park very accessible by any means of transportation. Tongdo Fantasia operates Tongdo Country Club as well, and nearby Tongdosa Temple is also available for visitors who want to look around the local historic sites. The amusement park, the biggest theme park in Gyeongsangnam-do sits at the foot of Yeongchwisan Mountain, has over 30 amusement facilities, a large-scale swimming pool, a natural lake, a plaza for various events and a large-scale outdoor theatre, all offering various activities and events.

Swing Café & Bakery (스윙까페&베이커리)

0     2022-09-22

1 , Namiseom-gil, Chuncheon-si, Gangwon-do
+82-31-580-8020

Located on the banks of Bukhangang River, Nami Island's Swing Café & Bakery offers a peaceful scenery, nice music, as well as coffee and desserts to welcome all our guests! Swing Café & Bakery will also be the stage for performances and exhibitions. Don't forget to try one of our delicious breads which are made fresh from the oven 3 times a day.

BookCafé (남이아일랜드북까페)

0     2022-09-20

1 , Namiseom-gil, Chuncheon-si, Gangwon-do
+82-31-580-8098

Designed to offer a bit of rest for both parents and children alike, BookCafé in Baplex is a place to enjoy fresh coffee, sandwiches, and other varieties of desserts.

Sonata café (소나타까페)

0     2022-09-20

1 , Namiseom-gil, Chuncheon-si, Gangwon-do
+82-31-580-8131

The Sonata café offers unique seasonal specialties, such as snowman-shaped hotteok (pancake filled with brown sugar) and shaved-ice with hotteok.

Hanji Chueok (Recollections) (한지추억)

Hanji Chueok (Recollections) (한지추억)

15001     2022-09-16

6, Insadong 7-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
+82-2-735-2059

Hanji Chueok (Recollections) is one of the better-known craft shops in Insa-dong and has even been featured by a number of international magazines. Prepared using traditional Korean processing methods, hanji is a type of beautiful, high-quality paper. Hanji Chueok is a great place to experience the tradition of hanji crafts; accessories, photo frames, and interior design items line the store shelves. Visitors can not only purchase extremely well-crafted items, but can also participate in seminars taught by professional artists to learn how to make their own hanji items. Visitors can take home their hanji creations as a lovely souvenir at the conclusion of the seminar.

ARTBOX - Yeongdeungpo Branch (아트박스 -영등포점)

ARTBOX - Yeongdeungpo Branch (아트박스 -영등포점)

39024     2022-09-14

15, Yeongjung-ro, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul
+82-2-2678-4827

ARTBOX offers a wide variety of character products, stationery, and office materials. Its spacious store also provides character products related to Korean entertainment stars. Superb designs are the trademark of ARTBOX.

Nampo-dong Dried Seafood Market (남포동 건어물시장)

Nampo-dong Dried Seafood Market (남포동 건어물시장)

14345     2022-09-13

4-1, Yongmi-gil 8beon-gil, Jung-gu, Busan
+82-51-254-3311

Located right next to the sea, Nampo-dong Dried Seafood Market is a tradtional Korean market. Customers who want to experience a traditional seafood market in Busan are strongly encouraged to visit. Fresh seafood is offered at inexpensive prices. It houses Suhyup Seafood Joint Market as well.

Seok Jeong Hill C.C. [Korea Quality] / 호텔석정힐 [한국관광 품질인증]

Seok Jeong Hill C.C. [Korea Quality] / 호텔석정힐 [한국관광 품질인증]

1525     2022-09-21

12, Bangjang-ro Gochang-eup, Gochang-gun, Jeollabuk-do
+82-10-2729-8603

Hotel Seok Jeong Hill is mostly frequented by those visiting Seok Jeong Hill Country Club, which is only a 5-minute ride from the hotel. Because it's located away from the country club, however, you need not play golf in order to stay there overnight. The hotel is a 7-story building with 35 guestrooms that are clean and stylish. It also has a seminar room for workshops and business gatherings. The guestrooms can accommodate two or four depending on the number of golfers, and no additional guests are allowed to stay in the same room.

Miramonti Pool Villa Pension [Korea Quality] / 가평미라몬티풀빌라펜션 [한국관광 품질인증]

Miramonti Pool Villa Pension [Korea Quality] / 가평미라몬티풀빌라펜션 [한국관광 품질인증]

0     2022-09-20

1364-59, Gahwa-ro, Buk-myeon, Gapyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do

Miramonti Pool Villa Pension is located in Buk-myeon, Gapyeong-gun surrounded by splendid mountains. The Gapyeongcheon Stream flows in front of the pension, and the pension is so close to the stream that you can clearly see the glistening surface of the stream from inside. Every guest room of the pension has a private pool. It is a great place for a family trip to relax and play in the water without being interrupted by other guests. Miramonti has one private villa, and three guest rooms with private pools. The private villa is a two-story building with a building area of approx. 500 m2. It has a spacious living room in the middle, five bed rooms, and four bath rooms. This villa alone has 12 beds inside, spacious enough to accommodate up to 30 guests. The villa also has a private front yard with an outdoor swimming pool that is big enough for adults to swim freely. It is also ideal for guests with children as the villa is equipped with an indoor jungle gym for kids. All of the three other guest rooms have two stories. A benefit of staying at Miramonti is an exclusive indoor swimming pool equipped with an automatic temperature control system that keeps the water temperature at 33oC for 24 hours. It is a popular destination for guests who want to enjoy swimming throughout the year. There is also an outdoor swimming pool shared by all guests staying at the pension. All of the guest rooms have a fully-equipped kitchen, a private barbecue area, and a bathtub. The pension is close to Nami Island, and there are many things to see around the pension including Morning Calm Arboretum and Jarasum Island.

Seaore Resort (씨오르리조트)

Seaore Resort (씨오르리조트)

6970     2022-09-15

989, Ieodo-ro, Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do
+82-64-739-0114

Seaore Resort, located in Seogwipo, offers outstanding views of the southern sea around Jeju and Hallasan Mountain at the center of the island. The hotel offers two outdoor swimming pools, making it a perfect summer vacation destination. The resort is also suited to outdoor activities such as golf, hiking, seafishing, and scuba diving. Nearby attractions include Jeju World Cup Stadium, Jungmun Beach Resort, Jeju Convention Center, Yeomiji Botanical Garden and Jungmun Resort.

Ilmin Art Museum (일민미술관)

Ilmin Art Museum (일민미술관)

22821     2022-09-27

152, Sejong-daero, Jongno-gu, Seoul

The Ilmin Art Museum located in former Dong-A Newspaper Building, was formed in honor of their honorable and late CEO Kim Sang-man. The museum was established in December of 1996, and with a full renovation in 2001, large exhibition hall and Ilmin collection was placed in. Through the renovation, the combination of glass and steel made Artrium aimed to become one of the best comtemporary museum, connecting the museum to the streets of Gwanghwamun. 

 This museum boasts a large Ilmin collection. There are 430 pieces of Ilmin collection from Goryeo dynasty (918-1392) to present, 1,200 pieces in the Donga Newspaper's collection of art, and 100 pieces of art owned by Hyundai Corporation. The Ilmin Collection mostly consists of pieces that Kim Sang-man collected from ceramics to aesthetic paintings. The Dongah Newspaper's collection has time-relevant pieces that are important in history.

Owl Museum (부엉이박물관)

Owl Museum (부엉이박물관)

28269     2022-09-19

143, Bukchon-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
+82-2-3210-2902

The Owl Museum is filled with over 2,000 pieces of owl-themed arts and crafts collected from all over the world by the owner. Renovated from a house, the museum has a feel of an antique café as the owner offers a cup of coffee or tea to visitors. Located near the city, those interested in owls should stop for a view and a drink. Various stories of how the collection was gathered as well as information on owls are also interesting.

Museum SAN (뮤지엄 산)

Museum SAN (뮤지엄 산)

1     2022-09-16

260, Oak valley 2-gil, Wonju-si, Gangwon-do
+82-33-730-9000

Museum SAN (Space Art Nature) opened in May 2013 in a minimalist concrete building designed by famous architect Tadao Ando. The museum also features artworks by James Turrell, who focuses on light and space. The museum spreads in a line from the Welcome Center to the Flower Garden, Water Garden, main building, Meditation Hall, Stone Garden, and finally, James Turrell Hall. The main building features four wings designed using squares, triangles, and circles, connecting walls, the sky, and people. In addition to the permanent and special exhibitions, the museum also offers hands-on experience programs.

Mokdong Stadium (목동운동장(목동아이스링크,사격장)

Mokdong Stadium (목동운동장(목동아이스링크,사격장)

13515     2022-09-14

939, Anyangcheon-ro, Yangcheon-gu, Seoul
+82-2-2240-8800

Mokdong Stadium was opened in 1989 with a stadium, a baseball field and an indoor ice rink and added footsal field in 2008 to improve Korea’s sports culture. The soccer field was used as the home field for K-league teams in the past. The ice rink hosts hockey matches and figure skating competitions as well as ice ballet performances. Other facilities include a main square, an indoor shooting range and a gym for residents to enjoy.

SEVEN LUCK CASINO - Busan Lotte Branch (세븐럭 카지노(부산롯데점))

36567     2022-09-14

772, Gaya-daero, Busanjin-gu, Busan
+82-51-665-6000

The Busan Lotte branch of Seven Luck Casino is an authentic European-style casino with an energetic atmosphere. With signature casino games such as Blackjack, Baccarat, Roulette, Tai-sai, slot machines, and video games, there are plenty of challenging games, even for the most experienced players. Visitors can increase the fun of their trip by visiting near attractions such as Haeundae and Gwangalli Beaches.

SEVEN LUCK CASINO - Gangbuk Hilton Branch (세븐럭카지노(강북힐튼점))

79745     2022-09-14

50, Sowol-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul
82-2-2021-6000

The Gangbuk Hilton branch of Seven Luck Casino, located in the middle of Seoul, offers a large space and a beautiful interior design. The casino is equipped with various state-of-the-art gaming options such as Baccarat, Blackjack, Roulette, and Big Wheel. Furthermore, it is close to the historical cultural assets of Korea as well as a number of famous hotels and tourist spots, so that visitors can experience it all on tour through Seoul.