The Republic of Korea is a country visited by ten million international travelers Every year. With its long history in culture and tradition, the country has a lot of to offer to travelers. Continue reading to learn general information about Korea before visiting.
The Korean peninsula, roughly 1,030 kilometers long and 175 kilometers wide at its narrowest point, is located in Northeast Asia. With Seoul as its capital city, Korea’s total land area is 100,363 kilometers squared. Korea’s neighbors include Japan to the east, china to the west, and Democratic People’s Republic of Korea(North Korea) across the northern border.
Suwon Hwaseong Fortress was designated as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site in 1997 for its historical value. Constructed from 1794 to 1796, the fortress was built as a display of King Jeongjo's filial piety towards his father. The walls stretch for 5.7 kilometers, and the fortress offers various performances daily as well as the Suwon Hwaseong Cultural Festival every fall. Or you can get into the helium balloon to rise 70 to 150 meters and enjoy a beautiful nighty view.