The massive 9-story shopping mall is more than just shopping. The building also has a rooftop aquarium, indoor and outdoor mini theme parks, as well as an art gallery, concert hall and a movie theater.
Off the southern coast lies a port city with views so beautiful, it has earned the title of Korea’s “Naples.” Tongyeong is a small city but it is a great starting point when exploring the peninsula’s many islands by ferry.
Scuba diving in an indoor pool might sound boring. There are no tropical fish or coral reefs to admire below the surface, only tiled flooring. But before you swear off indoor diving, consider a dive into Gapyeong’s K-26 pool— the deepest in Asia.
If you have the motivation to drive a little or hop on a train, the Geumosan Reservoir and Olle is a great place to unwind and enjoy nature at its finest. And you don’t need to make a lot of travel arrangements or do any packing; this is the perfect day trip!
If you’ve always wanted to try skydiving but cringe at the thought of jumping out of a perfectly safe plane and free falling back to Earth with only a silk chute to ensure your safe return, then Yongin’s Fly Station is the place for you.
Though Suwon in the Central Gyeonggi-do area may conjure up different memories for the people who have visited or live there (for me, it’s the “Suwon Blue Wings,” which used to be one of the best pro football clubs in South Korea), many will point to Hwaseong Fortress as one of the most memorable points in the city.