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248 Experiencing tragic history: 3 dark tourism spots in Korea imagefile 3593 Oct 23, 2019 10:24
Seodaemun Prison in Seoul is where thousands of pro-independence activists were incarcerated during the Japanese colonial era. The Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland, the killing fields in Camb...  
247 Fall foliage comes 1-4 days later this year imagefile 4015 Oct 15, 2019 17:26
The weather service Weatheri says the first fall foliage in Korea started on Sept. 27 at Seoraksan Mountain in Gangwon-do Province. The peak of fall foliage usually occurs about two weeks after the...  
246 Presidential retreat island reopened to public for 1st time in 47 years imagefile 3448 Oct 15, 2019 16:55
Jeodo Island, closed to the public for 47 years because of its role as a presidential retreat, on Sept. 17 was reopened to the public on a pilot basis for a year. This photo shows President Moo...  
245 New 'peace trails' leading to DMZ to be launched imagefile 3451 Apr 12, 2019 09:24
Inspectors on April 3 assess conditions around Unification Observatory in Goseong-gun County, Gangwon-do Province, ahead of the opening of the Goseong-gun section of a new Demilitarized Zone (DMZ...  
244 Korea sees earlier arrival of spring this year imagefile 3452 Mar 12, 2019 11:40
Forsythias, azaleas and cherry blossoms this year will bloom three to five days earlier than in an average year. Spring has arrived in Korea considerably ahead of schedule. Gyeongchip, the day when f...  
243 Asians prefer shopping, Westerners palace visits when in Seoul: poll imagefile 3388 Feb 20, 2019 11:13
Three tourists on Dec. 6, 2018, take a group selfie at Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul. (Jeon Han) Asian visitors in Seoul consider visits to and shopping in Myeong-dong, a bustling and popular neighbo...  
242 A guide to some of Seoul’s overlooked parks imagefile 3414 Feb 20, 2019 10:59
Seoul is often lamented as a cramped expanse of concrete, but in truth it’s home to no shortage of fantastic parks. Some, like Seoul Forest and Olympic Park, are places that everybody knows about, ...  
241 Take a family trip to must-visit spots near Panmunjeom imagefile 3437 Jul 13, 2018 13:10
Some 3,000 pinwheels representing peace stand atop Pinwheel Hill at the Imjingak Pyeonghwa-Nuri Park in Paju, Gyeonggi-do Province. Tourist attractions near Panmunjeom, the site of the upcoming 2018 In...  
240 Free cultural events light up April weekends imagefile 3636 Apr 13, 2018 11:47
Seoul will be host to many free weekend concerts this April. The photo above shows people enjoying a ‘Concert to be Watched Lying Down’ (누워서 보는 콘서트) at the Yeouido Hangang Park in Ap...  
239 N. Korean leader attends K-pop concert in Pyongyang imagefile 4258 Apr 06, 2018 10:10
South Korean pop singers rehearse on-stage a few hours ahead of the April 1 concert, titled 'Spring is Coming,' held at the East Pyongyang Grand Theatre in North Korea. (Korea Press Photographer'...  
238 Spring flowers or moonlight? Enjoy Seoul's Joseon palaces! imagefile 3894 Mar 23, 2018 10:33
As the flowers begin to bloom in the spring, the scenery at Gyeongbokgung Palace's Gyeonghoeru Pavilion becomes even more beautiful. The Gyeonghoeru Pavilion used to be a banquet venue for the mona...  
237 1330 Korea Travel Hotline offers free service around the globe imagefile 4374 Mar 23, 2018 10:27
The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) started to offer a toll-free travel hotline accessible anywhere around the world via a smartphone app on March 19. (KTO) The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) ann...  
236 Stroll through spring's petal-laden paths imagefile 3935 Mar 16, 2018 13:03
Each April, Jeju Island's fields turn bright yellow as canola flowers come into bloom. Pictured is a field of canola near Sanbangsan Mountain. (Jeju Tourism Organization) The year's most colorful, fragran...  
235 K-pop stars to attend Paralympic festival imagefile 3467 Mar 09, 2018 10:24
During the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games, visitors will have a chance to enjoy some fan meet-and-greets, concerts and festivals featuring a range of music and TV celebrities at the Snow Fes...  
234 Gangneung Station becomes new Olympic attraction imagefile 3705 Feb 23, 2018 14:20
With more than 20,000 daily users, Gangneung Station has become the gateway to the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games and a new attraction for tourists. The photo shows a traditional march and per...  
233 Visit PyeongChang with convenient, handy app imagefile 3537 Feb 23, 2018 14:18
The official ‘Go PyeongChang’ mobile app for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games helps visitors to reach Olympic venues in the fastest and easiest manner possible. (captured image...  
232 Seollal Lunar New Year’s custom wows visiting media imagefile 3693 Feb 23, 2018 14:17
Residents from 21 villages in Gangneung bow to their village leaders on Feb. 17, a day after Seollal Lunar New Year’s Day, at the Joseon-era Gangneung Local Government Offices, now a historical sit...  
231 Gangwon-do invites you to its winter festivals imagefile 4078 Feb 02, 2018 14:42
Snow sculptures of Soohorang and Bandabi, the official mascots for the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, stand in a snowy field during the 2017 Daegwallyeong Snow Festival in Pye...  
230 Seoul holds the beauty of broken glass: French writer imagefile 3751 Jan 26, 2018 10:33
French author and Nobel laureate J. M. G. Le Clézio holds a press conference at the office of the publisher Seoul Selection in Jongno-gu District, Seoul, on Dec. 3, 2017. (YouTube) What is Seou...  
229 'See you in PyeongChang, hand-in-hand' imagefile 3810 Jan 19, 2018 13:38
Henna Puumala, a Finnish volunteer that will serve as an interpreter at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games, holds up plush toys of the two Olympic and Parlympic mascots, Soohorang and Bandabi,...  

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