Top 19 Fun & Family-Friendly Things to Do in Korea – Cherry Blossom #2

Top 11-19 Fun Things to do in Korea by ShawnLiv Sherene Shvonne

The list below is not in chronological order.
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11. Drink the famous ginseng chicken soup
Samgye-tang or ginseng chicken soup, meaning ginseng – chicken – soup in Korean, consists primarily of a whole young chicken – filled with garlic, rice, jujube, and ginseng. It is a must eat food when you visit Korea. We went to Myeongdong Dakhanmari. The restaurant uses fresh young chickens and minimal seasoning to allow diners to fully enjoy the tenderness of the meat. Overall, I think that the marinade sauce was the key to enhance the depth of flavor and taste better.

12.Buy grocery and snacks at Lotte Mart
Lotte Mart is a division of the Lotte Co., Ltd. which sells food and shopping services in South Korea and Japan. Obviously, it is the best place to buy all the Korean groceries and snacks.

13. Train to Busan
KTX-III was intended to cut Seoul-Busan travel times to 1 hour 50 minutes with a maximum operating speed of 350 km/h (217 mph). We bought Korea Rail 2 Day Flexi Pass/Korail Pass from Seoul to Busan (slighty cheaper as compared to normal tickets). On the other hand, TRAIN TO BUSAN also the name of a harrowing zombie horror-thriller movie. It is the eighth-highest-grossing domestic film of all time in South Korea. We actually watch this movie during my Cambodia Trip during 2016.

14. Visit Gamcheon Culture Village
Gamcheon Culture Village is definitely iconic of Busan. Gamcheon Culture Village is formed by houses built in staircase-fashion on the foothills of a coastal mountain, earning this village the nickname of “Santorini / Machu Picchu of Busan.” In order for the village to be reborn as a cultural hub, the Saha District received funding from various government offices for the purpose of urban regeneration. The community are vibrantly decorated with murals and sculptures created by the residents.

15. Eat seafood at Jagalchi Fish Market
Jagalchi Fish Market is one of the largest seafood market in Korea. You can find endless rows of fish, clams, crabs and other seafood on display. To eat fresh seafood at Jagalchi Fishery Market, just pick the fish from one of the many stalls and go to second floor where you eat and have the seafood cooked.

16 Busan City Bus Night Tour
Catch Busanís popular illuminated attractions at night. Enjoy the dazzling Gwangan Bridge, peaceful Haeundae Beach, and brilliant cityscape from Mt. Hwangnyeongsan.

18 Taking photos of at the Gyeonghwa Rail Station
Gyeonghwa Station have been discontinued as of 2006. You can walk through the tracks surround by rows of cherry blossom trees, making a tunnel effect filled with flowers.

18 Jinhae Cherry Blossom Tour
Once every year from late March to early April, Jinhae has becomes the stage to a wonderful event and sees thousands of tourists flock to the city to witness the beautiful blossoms. The best viewing spots in town including Koreaís Naval Academy, Jinhae NFRDI Environment EcoPark, Yeojwacheon Stream & Romance, Zhungwon Rotary, Jehwangsan Park, Gyeonghwa Rail Station Bridge and more.

19. Attend the Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival
During the Jinhae Gunhangje Festival in early April, South Korea’s naval history is freshened up by the early April cherry blossom bloom. For ten days, Jinhae’s usually off-limits naval base is flooded with 2.6 million tourists enjoying the fresh and fragrant air, taking pictures as they stroll along petal-littered paths.

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