Standing almost 500 meters tall with 123 floors, it is also the world’s sixth tallest building and has the second tallest observatory, called Seoul Sky. And on a sunny day, it can cast a shadow and give you stunning views of Seoul.
Many traditional Korean restaurants specializing in vegetable and wild herb dishes were lined up along the path leading to the temple entrance. I thought I should try my luck by just walking into the first restaurant that caught my eye.
Soju is the most popular type of alcohol in South Korea. It is around 19% alcohol – very strong – and is a grain or potato-based vodka. It’s traditionally consumed straight with food, but also mixes into cocktails.
Makgeolli is Korea’s oldest folk liquor. The signature brew is a favorite among Koreans and foreigners for its clean and refreshing taste. Loved for generations and recently updated with the addition of bananas and honey, makgeolli is an iconic drink with appeal across age groups. Its place in Korean culture isn’t likely to change any time soon.