6 Beautiful Places to Visit in South Korea While Olympics 2018

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Winter Olympic Games are going to be held in PyeongChang, South Korea on February 9-25, 2018.

Check out most amazing places to visit during the Olympics 2018 while you are in South Korea.

Woljeongsa, Pyeongchang-gun

Woljeongsa is a beautiful temple and the best place to feel the Korean culture and learn about their history.

The Woljeongsa temple is really changed ahead of the Winter Olympics. As the matter of fact, it was established by Monk Ja Jang (590-658). Some other buildings of that era were destroyed during the Korean War.

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Source: travelokorea.com

Odaesan National Park, Pyeongchang-gun

Odaesan National Park is an outstanding place to spend the whole day with your family. You can take a walk, if you don’t want to have an active rest.

In case you are a hiker, there is a perfect opportunity to try out the trails placed all around the park.

Also, take this chance to see the marvelous temples.

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Source: tripadvisor.com

Phoenix Snow Park, Pyeongchang-gun

Phoenix Snow Park provides 3 sessions for skiers: morning, afternoon and night. For your own pleasure, you can combine morning and night sessions or just go skating once a day.

Some of the constructions will be closed during the Olympics 2018, but there are still a lot of available places in the park.

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Source: 10mag.com

Gyeongbokgung Palace, Seoul

It’s great time to visit this palace in winter as there are an amazing frozen lake near it. Also, it’s a nice place to walk around and enjoy the scenery.

Not mentioning how beautiful the place is outside, there are also museums inside the palace area.

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Source: flickr.com

The National Folk Museum of Korea, Seoul

It is a free museum that exhibits Korean culture and traditions. Thus, it means you can fully dive into the life of the country you’re visiting.

Moreover, it’s free of charge! Take a look at the souvenir shop to buy presents for your closest ones.

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Source: airvan.kr

Seoul Forest

Seoul Forest is located just in the heart of the city. It has most stunning views on the beautiful nature of South Korea.

The forest isn’t that big, but you will find what to do there for a few hours. Also, there is a purification plant which is still active can be visited in the park.

Don’t forget to take memorable photos and check out weird statues:

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Source: drbenjaminhabib.com

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