Top 4 Cities to Travel From Seoul
Have some free time? Don’t limit yourself to the country’s biggest city. You can easily explore more places by taking advantage of the excellent public transportation that this country has to offer. Not only is it reasonably priced, but you will have the opportunity to visit some spectacular locations, whether historical, along the countryside, or in one of the many beautiful mountains.
Korea’s most popular tourist attraction
The island of Jeju was formed by volcanoes and its unique topography was recognized by UNESCO as a UNESCO Global Geopark Network.
Jeju’s geological trails allow visitors to learn about the unique history of the area, the culture, legends, and geology.
Jeju Island is a one-hour plane ride from Seoul.
Korea’s Second Capital
Tourists often come to this region to hike and to visit the Buddhist Temples located deep within the region’s mountains. The Beomeosa Temple, founded in 678 AD, is perhaps one of the most frequented temples in the area and is always packed with worshipers and tourists.
– a one-hour plane ride from Seoul.
– a three-hour train ride from Seoul.
– a four-hour bus ride from Seoul.
Korea’s Historic City
The entire city of Gyeongju is a museum with cultural relics wherever you go. Known as the “Museum Without Walls,” Gyeongju has more tombs, temples, rock carvings, pagodas, Buddhist statuary and palace ruins than any other place in South Korea.
– a two-hour train ride from Seoul.
– a three-hour thirty-minute bus ride from Seoul.
Where the beauty of Korea is alive
Jeonju is the provincial capital of Jeollabuk-do, and is famous for being the birthplace of the Joseon dynasty and Korea’s most well-known culinary delight, bibimbab.
– a 1-hour forty-minute train ride from Seoul.
– a 2-hour forty-minute bus ride from Seoul.