7 Places To Explore In South Korea (That Isn’t Seoul!)

So much more than just the country of K-pop and Bibimbap!

Known worldwide for being the home base of K-pop, Korean dramas and food— South Korea's capital city, Seoul, is known as the place to visit when jumping on the "Hallyu-wave". But when all's Seoul-ed and done—We're here to tell you all about these other amazing places to explore when your next adventure takes you to South Korea!

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6. Gwangju

The birthplace of the modern Korean Democratic Movement— the city’s history of civil resistance lies preserved at the Square of Democracy, in memory of the May 18 Democratic Uprising in 1980, and the National Cemetery. In recent years, Gwangju also plays host to the annual World Kimchi Culture Festival. For the fashion-forward ones, do check out Chungjang-ro— the city’s major fashion district, for your dose of shopping and cafe culture.

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