Few people associate a wired city like Seoul with nature, but South Korea's capital is nestled among 37 accessible mountains.
South Korea is not a big country and there are no big mountains or rivers in South Korea. Straight distance from end to end of South Korea is about 450km which is 4~5 hour driving.
This is a photograph of the Dong River, which is in Yeongwol and Jeongseon county.   It is the cleanest and one of the most beautiful rivers in South Korea.  The scenery is spectacular so you might want to camp there overnight.
Gyeongbokgung Palace - Seoul, South Korea. It was the main and largest palace of the Five Grand Palaces built by the Joseon Dynasty.
Hiking Mt. Bukhansan, the Highest Peak in Seoul
My friends and I took a day hike to Baegundae, the highest peak in Bukhansan Nat
25 Things You Must Do In Seoul
Seoul is an amazing place- a thriving city where modernity meets the ancient.

In 1960, when South Korea’s GDP was at par with Ethiopia’s, nobody would have guessed a country 1/33rd the size of India would become one of the world’s top 10 economies in less than fifty years.

I went to Gyeongju over the past weekend, which is well known for being a historic city. It has more UNESCO sites than the rest of Korea combined. Most of them are burial mounds. Some were excavated by Sweden, but I’m not sure why.

South Korea

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