South Korea

Healthy food, bustling cities, and tranquil temples.

South Korea is a country located in East Asia. It is bordered by North Korea to the north, the East China Sea to the east, the Yellow Sea to the west, and the Korea Strait and the Sea of Japan to the south. The official language of South Korea is Korean.

The country is known for its high-tech industries, pop culture, and delicious food. South Korea is also home to a number of beautiful temples and palaces, which are a must-see for any visitor. The most famous of these is the Gyeongbokgung Palace, which was built in 1395 and is the largest of the Five Grand Palaces built by the Joseon Dynasty. Other notable temples and palaces include the Changdeokgung Palace, the Jongmyo Shrine, and the Bulguksa Temple.

South Korea's cities are also worth a visit. Seoul, the capital, is a bustling metropolis with a lively nightlife scene and a number of historical and cultural attractions. Other major cities include Busan, Incheon, and Daegu.

South Korean food is popular around the world. The country is known for its kimchi, a spicy fermented cabbage dish, as well as its bulgogi, grilled marinated beef. Other popular dishes include bibimbap, a rice dish with vegetables and meat, and samgyetang, a chicken soup with ginseng.

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