South Korea is an East Asian nation and known for its green, hilly countryside dotted with cherry trees and centuries-old Buddhist temples, plus its coastal fishing villages, sub-tropical islands and high-tech cities such as Seoul, the capital and it combines modernism with ancient history; coastal Busan City has rugged beach spots; and Jeju Island volcanic landscapes and towering mountains.
South Korea has a heritage of year-round festivals, culture and religion. South Korea boasts of harmony between ancient and modern cultures and with its touristic places the country is of historic importance. Places of interest include Gyeongbokgung Palace; Heritage City of Gyeongju; Royal Tombs; Palaces and Temples. Seoul has a dynamic nightlife making it an ideal destination for parties and entertainment.