Korea, poetically interpreted as the “Land of High Mountains and Sparkling Streams”, features a lot of breathtaking natural sights & attractions. South Korea is indeed a treasure trove of natural wonders! This list lets you experience the beauty of this amazing peninsula's dramatic & serene landscapes of peaks and valleys - before you visit Korea of course!
Jeju Horses, native to the Jeju Island in South Korea, have an outstanding tolerance of low temperatures and harsh conditions due to their strength and fitness - these adorable horses are the perfect depiction of strong!
South Korea's autumn starts from mid-September and ends in mid-December, however, the best times to see the autumn leaves are October and November, and the peak season only lasts up to two weeks! The beautiful shades of red, orange and yellow wonderland, along with the cool & crisp air that only Autumn brings is too beautiful to not witness!
The famous windmills of Sorae Ecology Park - Incheon, South Korea.
Sorae Ecological Park was once Korea’s largest salt field. Reopened back in 2009, this park mainly have salt field, mudflat, and wetland as its landscape and it is where various salt marsh animals and migratory birds live!
August 25, 2017: The first ever wild flamingo (other than those which have escaped from captive breeding areas) has been spotted in South Korea - at the Saemangum Reclamation Area on Korea’s west coast to be exact.
These pretty birds are traditionally found in coastal areas of Africa, Central Asia, and North & South America so this is definitely a rare occurance!
Jinhae-gu is a district in Changwon City, South Korea. This region is served by the Korean National Railroad and is famous for its annual cherry blossom festival every spring.
The city front is on a sheltered, island-studded bay, and is almost completely surrounded by mountains covered with pine trees.
This is Seoraksan Mountain in Inje-gun, Gangwon-do, South Korea. When it comes to autumn destinations, the first mountain that comes to mind for most is Seoraksan Mountain. A feast for the eyes throughout the year, rich colors make Seoraksan the main attraction in autumn.