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The Most Interesting Historical Places in South Korea

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Historical Places in South Korea

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    Bulguksa Temple , Gyeongju
    The head temple complex of Jogye Korean Buddhism, Bulguksa Temple features two exquisite stone pagodas and a gilded bronze statue of Buddha,
    Tours from $62
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    Dating back to 1395, Gyeongbokgung Palace served as the residence of the Joseon dynasty rulers, their households, and governments. Though muc
    Tours from $7
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    Listed as a World Heritage Site, Changdeokgung Palace represents the main palace of Joseon Dynasty's kings, which shelters lotus ponds, pavil
    Tours from $18
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    DMZ , Paju
    Take a monorail to explore a blame-game tunnel of DMZ, the only official venue for meetings between the ROK and DPRK. With the U.S. overseein
    Tours from $40
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    See how a successful eco-friendly urban renewal project created a popular tourist spot at Cheonggyecheon Stream. Before the nation's rapid ec
    Tours from $35
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