National parks of South Korea
The twenty-one national parks of South Korea.Land-based parks are in red and marine parks are in blue.The national parks of South Korea are...
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Natural Monuments of South Korea
This is a partial list of natural monuments of South Korea. By 2009 a total of 576 animal, plants, landforms, geological formations, and nature reserves had been designated by the Cultural Heritage Ad...
World Heritage Sites in South Korea
South Korea accepted the UNESCO World Heritage Convention on 14 September 1988. As of June 2014, eleven properties have been inscribed on the World Heritage List: ten cultural sites and one natural si...
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Hahoe Folk Village
The Hahoe Folk Village (Korean: 안동하회마을) is a traditional village from the Joseon Dynasty. The village is a valuable part of Korean culture because it preserves Joseon period-style architecture, folk t...
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Heritage preservation in South Korea
The heritage preservation system of South Korea is a multi-level program aiming to preserve and cultivate Korean cultural heritage. The program is administered by the Cultural Heritage Administration ...
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Jirisan National Park
The twenty-one national parks of South Korea.Land-based parks are in red and marine parks are in blue.Jirisan National Park (Korean: 지리...
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Woraksan National Park
The twenty-one national parks of South Korea.Land-based parks are in red and marine parks are in blue.Woraksan National Park (Korean: 월...
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Jongmyo
Jongmyo is a Confucian shrine dedicated to the perpetuation of memorial services for the deceased kings and queens of the Korean Joseon Dynasty (1392–1897). According to UNESCO, the shrine is the old...
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Gyeongju Historic Areas
The Gyeongju Historic Areas of South Korea were designated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2000. The protected areas encompass the ruins of temples and palaces, outdoor pagodas and statuary, an...
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Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty
The Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty refers to the 40 tombs of members of the Korean Joseon Dynasty (1392–1910). These tombs are scattered in over 18 locations across South Korea. They were bu...
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Songnisan National Park
The twenty-one national parks of South Korea.Land-based parks are in red and marine parks are in blue.Songnisan National Park (Korean: ...
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Naejangsan National Park
The twenty-one national parks of South Korea.Land-based parks are in red and marine parks are in blue.Naejangsan National Park (Korean:...
Hwaseong Fortress
Hwaseong (Brilliant Castle/ Fortress) is the wall surrounding the centre of Suwon, the provincial capital of Gyeonggi-do, South Korea. This fortress was built from 1794 to 1796 by King Jeongjo of the ...
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Gochang, Hwasun and Ganghwa Dolmen Sites
The Gochang, Hwasun and Ganghwa Dolmen Sites are the location of hundreds of stone dolmen which were used as grave markers and for ritual purposes during the first millennium BCE when the Megalithic C...
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Historic Sites of South Korea
Official Historic Sites of South Korea are designated by the Cultural Heritage Administration of Korea, part of the South Korean government. These are "places and facilities of great historic and aca...
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Juwangsan National Park
The twenty-one national parks of South Korea.Land-based parks are in red and marine parks are in blue.Juwangsan National Park (Korean: ...
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Saemangeum
Saemangeum is an estuarine tidal flat on the coast of the Yellow Sea in South Korea. It was dammed by the government of South Korea's Saemangeum Seawall Project, completed in April 2006, after a long...
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Haeinsa
128°6′E / 35.800°N 128.100°E / 35.800; 128.100Haeinsa (해인사, 海印寺: Temple of the Ocean Mudra) is a head temple of the Jogye Order (대한불교조계종, 大韓佛敎 曹溪宗) of Korean Buddhism in the G...
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Ministry of Environment (South Korea)
The Ministry of Environment is the South Korea branch of government charged with environmental protection. The current minister is Yoon Seong-kyu. In addition to enforcing regulations and sponsoring...
Seoraksan National Park
The twenty-one national parks of South Korea.Land-based parks are in red and marine parks are in blue.Seoraksan National Park (Korean: ...
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Everland
Everland is a theme park at the Everland Resort in Yongin, a city in Gyeonggi-do province, South Korea.Everland is South Korea's largest theme park. With 6.6 million visitors, Everland ranked thirtee...
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Liancourt Rocks
The Liancourt Rocks, also known as Dokdo or Tokto ([tokt͈o]; Hangul: 독도; hanja: 獨島, literally solitary island) in Korean, and Takeshima (竹島/たけしま, literally bamboo island) in Japanese, ...
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Korean Jindo Dog
The Korean Jindo Dog (Hangul: 진돗개; hanja: 珍島狗) is a breed of hunting dog known to have originated on Jindo Island in South Korea. Brought to the United States with South Korean expatriates...
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