Sightseeing in Korea

From the busy city streets of Seoul to scenic national parks, Korea has plenty to offer avid sightseers. Today we'll look at some places and activities for everyone.

In the countryside

Don't be fooled by the neon city lights - Korea is home to plenty of unspoiled terrain! From lakes and mountains to the famous hot springs and ski resorts, there are countless things to do and places to visit outside the main city areas. Do any of these tickle your fancy?

After this lesson you'll be keen to do some sightseeing in Korea!

Pronunciation for sightseeing in Korea....

국립 공원

Guglib gongweon

National park

스키장

Seukijang

Ski resort

온천

Oncheon

Hot spring

Sup

Forest

San

Mountain

호수

Hosu

Lake

정원

Jeongweon

Garden

바닷가

Badatga

Beach

도시

Doshi

Town

농가

Nong-ga

Farmhouse

마을

Ma-eul

Village

Seom

Island

협곡

Hyeobgok

Gorge

Gang

River

Bat

Field

농장

Nongjang

Farm

Feeling adventurous? These places and activities are for you thrill seekers and outdoor enthusiasts!

테마파크

Tema pakeu

Theme park

워터파크

Weoteo pakeu

Water park

스키장

Seukijang

Ski resort

번지 점프

Beonji jeompeu

Bungee jumping

스노우 보드

Seuno-u bodeu

Snow boarding

카약

Kayag

Kayaking

래프팅

Raepeuting

Rafting

카누

Kanu

Canoeing

캠핑

Kaemping

Camping

패러 글라이딩

Paereo geullaiding

Paragliding

하이킹 / 등산

Haiking / deungsan

Hiking trial

For those of you interested in Korean culture and history, you can't miss out on visiting these places:

박물관

Bagmulgwan

Museum

신전

Shinjeon

Temple / Shrine

궁전

Gungjeon

Palace

역사 마을

Yeoksa ma-eul

Historical town

If you are looking for some relaxation, try visiting these places:

온천 리조트

Oncheon rijoteu

Hot spring resort

산악 리조트

San-ak rijoteu

Mountain resort

수족관

Sujokgwan

Aquarium

골프 리조트

Golpeu rijoteu

Golf resort

비치 리조트

Bichi rijoteu

Beach resort

스파

Seupa

Spa

Whew - that's a lot of excitement for one day! You might not be able to experience everything in today's lesson but whatever you decide to do, it's sure to be lots of fun. Good luck!

Here are a few recommended Korean lessons to try next!

Anyoung hee gaseyo!

 

Sujung Lee
Sujung Lee
Rocket Korean


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