Visit South Korea to get a taste of what their Independence Day is like. At the end of August, the Korean Peninsula of Korea is set to celebrate its independence from Japan. What better way to kick off this very special historical anniversary than by enjoying one of South Korea’s most popular holidays – the Christmas Festival. This article will tell you more about the various sights and events which mark the Christmas festival in South Korea.
Many tourists come to South Korea every year to enjoy its traditional Christmas festival. This annual event is celebrated with such splendor that it attracts travelers from all over the world. The weather in South Korea during the time of celebrations is mild and temperate. To mark the occasion, most hotels in South Korea offer packages to their guests in order to ensure the best holiday experience possible.
On this day, the people of South Korea take part in the Sojourne ceremony. This is a ritual in which family members, friends, and relatives sing songs and share happy memories. They also give wishes to the deceased. A lot of hotels in South Korea have soju soji bars. These are bars that serve cold you in beautiful ceramic glasses.
South Koreans marks the Sojourn with their favorite dishes. Among the top choices include dog soup (gyeong), beef (bok) and rice (yum cha). In addition, they have a number of popular beer-based drinks including bibae and mudae. And of course, there are also their traditional sweets – and, hojang and sugary caramel sweets.
Seoul is the capital of South Korea and is considered to be the center of the world’s metropolis. Tourists from every corner of the globe fly to Seoul just to catch a glimpse of this cultural treasure. One can get a really exciting experience by flying over the capital city of South Korea. It is truly a wondrous experience to gaze at its sparkling capitol city with its lights blinking down at you in the dark.
Another really good reason for visiting Seoul is the exciting nightlife. Tourists from all over the world get attracted to the “storefronts” of Seoul, which are really amazing. It is not rare to see people drinking and dancing to live music while they are passing by the soju bars and ahjumma shops. You will certainly enjoy watching the locals of Hanukkah and gegaeui, traditionally two of the main celebrations in Korean culture.
The third most popular attraction in Seoul is the Olympic Park. Built on an island just off the western tip of Jeju Island, Olympic Park houses the modernized Olympic Games of Korea. Not only does it house the games themselves but also an impressive collection of cultural venues ranging from traditional ballet theatres to contemporary art museums.
If you are interested in photography or other more leisurely activities, then a trip to Gyeongbok Palace is another option you should try out. This palace is located right in the middle of Jeju Island and offers tourists an opportunity to view the stunning sunset from its grand windows. The royal gardens are another attraction site that can’t be missed out on, no matter how you want something picturesque to see in South Korea. In addition to the garden, tourists can take a trip to the Baekdudaegan, which is a sculpture depicting the eternal waters of Jeju River.
If you want to shop in one of the larger cities of South Korea, then you have to try out Suncheon, which is located on the eastern coast. Like other cities of South Korea, Suncheon experiences high economic growth as it gradually develops into a major international financial and business center. One of the newest highlights of Suncheon is its enormous Suncheon International Airport, which is the finest airport inches. And what makes it even better is that there are direct flights from most major cities in the US and other developed countries, at bargain rates! If you are looking for a convenience store, however, then the nearest big and famous convenience store to Suncheon is Suncheon Ubin, which is conveniently located not too far from the airport.
A few hours north of Suncheon, in the southern part of the country, is the city of Wonju-si. It is also known as Chongsan and is one of the largest cities in the country of Korea. It is home to the world-famous Suncheon Grand Hotel and Jiri Museum, which can easily be reached by a bus or subway. The museum offers an array of cultural exhibits on Korean art, culture, television and other related items. Another great option to visit in Wonju-si is the famous jeju hotel, which is also located not very far from the town.
To finish up your trip to South Korea, there are no other choice but to head to Busan, which is the capital of the nation of Korea. Once there, you should pay a visit to the Suncheon Uprising Museum, which is known for its rare artifact collections. Another option to spend your time in Busan would be to stay at one of its many luxurious hotels, such as the Asiana Beniyang, which was built in the year 1961. For a budget-friendly vacation in Busan, you can try out its many mid-range hotels like the Asiana Jeju, which offers excellent accommodation at affordable prices.