The Ultimate South Korea Bucket List: 41 Things To Do In South Korea

Are you a fan of hit Korean drama series like Descendants of the Sun, Crash Landing On You, You who came from the Stars? Or a mega K-pop fan of SHINee, DBSK, BigBang?

So, do you feel like travelling to South Korea?

It’s quite a bummer with Covid. But hopefully when the vaccine is created, we will get to travel again!

Many years back during my exchange programme in South Korea, I had the opportunity to study and stay in Seoul and immerse in the life of South Koreans.

Here, I’ve compiled a massive list of fun activities that I have done during the autumn and winter but I’m pretty sure, some of them are suitable for summer and spring too!

Click on each link to read my review on it.

  1. 秀 노래방 at Hongdae + Ice skating at City Hall + Emart + Yongsan Jimjilbang
  2. Free Hanbok + Make your Specs
  3. Skiing + Noraebang at Sinchon
  4. Seodaemun Prison
  5. Jeonju
  6. Western Breakfast in heart of Korea
  7. War Memorial of Korea + Kstyle Hairstyling Session at M Plaza
  8. European Christmas Market
  9. DiscoPangPang! SUPER FUN!!
  10. Seocho Flea Market
  11. Cycling at Hangang River
  12. Bungee Jumping!
  13. Temple Stay
  14. Lantern Festival
  15. Hike at Seoraksan
  16. Go to Busan! 9 things you can do at Busan!
  17. Admire the autumn leaves at Ewha (if its autumn)
  18. Eat fresh seafood at Noryangjin Fish Market!
  19. Ewha too far for you? Admire autumn leaves at Nakseongdae Park instead!
  20. Beginner in Hiking? Try Gwanaksan!
  21. Deuksogung Palace
  22. Go for kpop concerts! It’s cheaper here!
  23. Fireworks at Hangang Park Festival Night
  24. Sign up for OIA trips! Free Gyeongju trip Day 1,2
  25. Watch baseball matches! Popular in Korea
  26. Immerse in Korean Culture at Namsangol Hanok Village
  27. Try out the rides at Everland!
  28. Have a romantic picnic/ cycling at Hangang River
  29. Itaewon
  30. World of Illusion at Trickeye Museum
  31. Visit Gyeongbokgung
  32. Shop for ahjumma stuff at Namdaemun Market
  33. Have a look at traditional Korean houses
  34. Try some Patbingsul (same ice kachang)
  35. Hyehwa Fortress
  36. Visit Cheonggyecheon stream
  37. Hongdae Free market & street performance
  38. Seoul Forest
  39. The famous N Seoul Tower, Gorgeous View of Seoul
  40. Try Kalguksu at Myeongdong. Myeongdong is well known for kalguksu


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