Popular Cities in South Korea

Top cities in South Korea, page 1, based on popularity among TravBuddy members.

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Seoul #1 most popular location
The city of Kimchi (fermented cabbage) and Soju (cheap, toxic potato liquor), Seoul is manically fast-paced, yet home to some of the most tranquil temples and palaces you’ll ever see. It’…
1,455travelers 195reviews 229blogs
Busan #2 most popular location
Busan (also named as Pusan) is the second largest city of South Korea. Its fame is due to numerous festivals, exhibitions, and events. For this reason, most of its visitors go there for a spe…
116travelers 28reviews 41blogs
Jeju #3 most popular location
Koreans pronounce it as "Jeju-Do" so if you look around online for Cheju, you may have a difficult time.
56travelers 8reviews 10blogs
Incheon #4 most popular location
Incheon is like a twin city to the more famous capital of Seoul. However, it has established itself as a major transportation center in Asia. As a matter of fact, Incheon International airpor…
36travelers 16reviews 4blogs
Gyeongju #5 most popular location
Gyeongju, the beautiful and ancient capital of the Silla Kingdom is filled with UNESCO World Heritage sites. Even the gas stations and toll booths are decorated in traditional Korea style. …
3travelers 11reviews 14blogs
Suwon #6 most popular location
Suwon is essentially a commuter town of Seoul, but has its own charms. It makes a good day trip from the capital (on the subway line), and has a strong and long-standing association with Sams…
29travelers 1reviews 8blogs
Sokcho #7 most popular location
Sokcho is a small city located in the northeastern coast of the country. The city is small enough to walk around in. Public bus transport is constantly available every block or so. Sokcho cit…
1travelers 4reviews 3blogs
Daegu #8 most popular location
Daegu (also spelled Taegu or 대구 광역시 in Hangul) is a modern city with a bustling downtown walking mall area. Daegu is a rather large city of 2.5 million people, the fourth largest i…
52travelers 4reviews 8blogs
Seogwipo #9 most popular location
2travelers 3reviews 2blogs
Daejeon #10 most popular location
16travelers 2blogs
Gwangju #11 most popular location
21travelers 1reviews 21blogs
Pyeongchang #12 most popular location
2blogs
Gangneung #13 most popular location
Gangneung is a popular seaside city in the northeast coast of South Korea. It has a very long (6 kilometers) picturesque beach called Gyeongpo Beach which is easily accessible from downtown…
1blogs
jeonju #14 most popular location
11travelers 2reviews 2blogs
Chuncheon #15 most popular location
8travelers 1reviews
Jeju-do #16 most popular location
6travelers 5reviews 7blogs
Changwon #17 most popular location
This industrial and administrative city, the capital of Gyeongsangnam-do is situated on a site that was mostly farm land and rice paddies in the 1960's. The planned nature of Changwon can be …
13travelers 3reviews 5blogs
Yangyang #18 most popular location
1reviews
Cheongju #19 most popular location
Cheongju is about 2 and a half hours coach ride from Incheon International Airport. It has a population of close to 650,000 people and although becoming Americanised (there is a Converse s…
10travelers 2reviews 5blogs
Jeongseon #20 most popular location
1reviews
Itaewon #21 most popular location
3reviews 3blogs
Yongin #22 most popular location
3travelers 1reviews
Jinju #23 most popular location
1reviews 1blogs
Asan #24 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews
Pohang #25 most popular location
10travelers 1blogs
Jecheon #26 most popular location
Jecheon is situated in north Chungcheongbuk-do province, bordering with Muangjeon (south) and Yeongwol-gun (north). Jecheon is known for it's beautiful environment created by hills and lak…
1reviews
Paju #27 most popular location
8travelers 3blogs
Samcheok #28 most popular location
Samcheok is a small city on Korea's east coast, and is predominantly a university town during study periods as it is home to Kangwon National University. It is located approximately 4 hours v…
3travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Donghae #29 most popular location
Donghae City is a small city on the east coast of Korea with some beautiful scenery and friendly atmosphere. It is famous for squid, crabs, and raw fish - and in July there is a squid festiva…
2travelers 1blogs
Danyang #30 most popular location
1blogs
Boryeong #31 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews
Mokpo #32 most popular location
3travelers 1reviews
Pyeongtaek #33 most popular location
7travelers 1reviews
Jeju City #34 most popular location
5travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Wonju #35 most popular location
Wonju is about 140 km east of Seoul. 6 km east of Wonju is the amazing Chiak Mountain. The valleys are deep, the pine forest pristine and nestled in the mountains is a beautiful Buddhist tem…
8travelers 3blogs
Osan #36 most popular location
11travelers 1reviews
Pusan #37 most popular location
Busan is also known as Pusan in English. It is the largest port city in the Republic of Korea, the second largest metropolis and located near the very southern point of the Korean peninsula.…
17travelers 1blogs
Yeosu #38 most popular location
2travelers 2blogs
Songt'an #39 most popular location
3travelers 1reviews
Seoraksan National Park #40 most popular location
1travelers 6blogs
Namhae #41 most popular location
1blogs
Gunsan #42 most popular location
4travelers 1blogs
Jongno-gu #43 most popular location
1reviews 1blogs
haeinsa #44 most popular location
Haeinsa isn't a true town, exactly. It's the Haeinsa Temple and the infrastructure around and leading up to it. There are a couple of hotels and restaurants, plenty of food and herb stalls,…
1reviews 2blogs
Inje #45 most popular location
1reviews
Jinhae #46 most popular location
Jinhae is mostly just a suburb of nearby Changwon city, where most of the local happenings take place. However, Jinhae is clean and pretty with tree-lined streets and nice restaurants and pl…
1reviews 1blogs
Pan Mun Jom #47 most popular location
Panmunjom is not the location of the JSA (Joint Security Area), of often mentioned. But it's the name of a former village where the North Koreans, the Chinese and the United Nation delegation…
1blogs
Chungju #48 most popular location
2travelers 1blogs
Sokch'o #49 most popular location
1reviews
Jeongdongjin #50 most popular location
1reviews
Gongju #51 most popular location
1blogs
Gyeonggi #52 most popular location
2travelers 1blogs
Andong #53 most popular location
2travelers 1blogs
Ch'unch'on #54 most popular location
2blogs
Yulp'o #55 most popular location
1reviews
Osaek #56 most popular location
1reviews
Inch'on #57 most popular location
1blogs
Kunsan #58 most popular location
8travelers 2blogs
Tamyang #59 most popular location
2blogs
Hallasan Mountain #60 most popular location
1blogs
Muui do #61 most popular location
1blogs
Seongsan Ilchulbong #62 most popular location
1blogs
kyong gju #63 most popular location
1blogs
Kanghwa #64 most popular location
1travelers 1blogs
Hallasan National Park #65 most popular location
1blogs
Dorasan #66 most popular location
1blogs
Yongdok #67 most popular location
1blogs
Songdong #68 most popular location
1blogs
yeong gwang #69 most popular location
1travelers 2blogs
Ilsan #70 most popular location
5travelers 1blogs
Taebaek #71 most popular location
2travelers 1blogs
Uijongbu #72 most popular location
3travelers 2blogs
Chinhae #73 most popular location
Normally spelled Jinhae or Chinhae in English, this port city in South Eastern Korea is home to both a Korean and American Naval Base. Jinhae is also famous for its incredible cherry blossom …
1travelers 1blogs
Naju #74 most popular location
It was almost midnight on June 30,1985 when the Blessed Mother wept for the first time through her statue in Naju, at that time Julia Kim,the owner of the Statue was running her own a Beauty …
1travelers 1blogs
bocheong #75 most popular location
1blogs
Songhwan #76 most popular location
1blogs
Kimp'o #77 most popular location
2blogs
Wondo #78 most popular location
1blogs
Seongeup Traditional village #79 most popular location
1blogs
Jirisan National Park #80 most popular location
1blogs
Mokp'o #81 most popular location
1travelers 1blogs
Hamp'yong #82 most popular location
1blogs
Yongwol #83 most popular location
1blogs
Masan #84 most popular location
1travelers 1blogs