by Korean Tourism Organization
Top 10 Most Popular Attractions in Korea
On January 2022, Korean Tourism Organization released the Top 10 Most Searched Korean Attractions of 2021 on VisitKorea website.
Quick Overview: Top Popular Attractions in Korea of 2021
Three new attractions in Gyeonggi, Jeju and Jeollabuk have make it to the top 10 list of 2021.
Past Top 10 Most Popular Attraction's Winners
Attractions that are equally popular in the last Top 10 Popular Attractions releases but have dropped out in the latest release include:
For each of these top 10 attractions in Korea, KoreaToDo will cover detailed guides on how to get there, special deals and popular tours for your trip planning.
Top 10 Most Searched Korean Attractions
Nami Island is well-known worldwide as the filming location of the hugely popular Korean TV drama, Winter Sonata (2002). Wanna zip-wire to the island?
The first and largest of the 5 Grand Palaces built. Highlights include Changing of the Royal Guard Ceremony and free guided tours.
N Seoul Tower
A symbol of Seoul and famous tourist attraction that offers fantastic day and night views of Seoul city, scenic walking paths, countless lover's padlocks, etc.
Hwadam Botanic Garden
A forest park along the valleys and foothills, preserving the natural topography and vegetation. A 1.2km long monorail loops around the park.
Gamcheon Culture Village
Vibrantly-painted murals and interesting sculptures beautifully decorated the mountainside village, often referred as the 'The Santorini of South Korea'.
Naejangsan National Park
One of the most famous destinations for spectacular autumn foliage in Korea. There are waterfalls, temples and cable car rides in the national park.
Changdeokgung Palace & Secret Garden
One of the most well-preserved royal palaces from the Joseon Dynasty. A UNESCO World Heritage with a lovely Secret Garden, surrounded in nature.
The Garden of Morning Calm
The oldest private garden in Korea with over over 5,000 kinds of plants. This beautiful garden can be enjoyed in all seasons, including the Lighting Festival in Winter.
Past Top 10 Most Popular Korean Attraction's Winners
Unique cafes, cosy galleries, fashion shops, cafes, clubs and art markets make Hongdae ("Hongik University") a popular hang-out for local youths.
Korea's best-known shopping, fashion, street food and restaurants district. A favourite stay location for tourists due to its proximity to many attractions.
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