Want to get out and explore Korea on your own but not sure where to start?
Check out these helpful DIY guides for the most popular areas in Korea. They have suggestions for local attractions, restaurants and how to use public transportation to get there. Just click on the name and the guide will pop up. Have suggestions or questions, please contact Community Recreation at 050-3363-5211 or MWRChinhaeRecreation@fe.navy.mil
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Busan is South Korea's second most populous city after Seoul, with a population of over 3.4 million inhabitants. Formerly known as Pusan, it is the economic, cultural, and education center for southeaster South Korea. Busan has the busiest port in Korea and sixth busiest in the world.
Seoul, the capital of South Korea, is a huge metropolis where modern skyscrapers, high-tech subways and pop culture meet Buddhist temples, palaces and street markets.
Jinhae-gu is a district in Changwon City, South Korea. This region is served by the Korean National Railroad, and is famous for its annual cherry blossom festival every spring. The city front is on a sheltered, island-studded bay, and is almost completely surrounded by mountains covered with pine trees.
Daegu is home to Camp Walker and Camp Carroll. The city is in North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea. It’s known for the Daegu Yangnyeongsi Oriental Medicine Cultural Center, which has a market as well as exhibitions tracing the history of local medical traditions. Nearby, Gyeongsanggamnyeong Park is home to manicured lawns and the early-20th-century governor’s residence. Daegu was an economic motor of Korea during the 1960s–1980s period and was especially known for its electronics industry.
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