Seoul, Korea: The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST), in joint cooperation with the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO), has announced “100 Must-visit Tourist Spots in Korea” for 2023-2024. The 100 Must-visit Tourist Spots in Korea is a compilation of recommended tourist attractions that are selected and promoted every two years by the MCST and KTO.
The new must-visit list consists of 61 cultural attractions that include heritages, buildings, and entertainment facilities; and 39 nature attractions such as forests, beaches, wetlands, and more. The regional division consists of the Seoul capital area (24 attractions), Gangwon-do (10 attractions), Chungcheong-do area (13 attractions), Jeolla-do area (17 attractions), Gyeongsang-do area (30 attractions), and Jeju-do area (6 attractions). Compared to the previous list, 33 attractions have gained new recognition as must-visit places.
A total of 14 attractions have remained on the list for six consecutive years. Among the 14 are the five royal palaces in Seoul (Gyeongbokgung Palace, Changdeokgung Palace, Changgyeonggung Palace, Gyeonghuigung Palace, and Deoksugung Palace), Jeju Olle Trail, Jeonju Hanok Village, and Bulguksa Temple and Seokguram Grotto in Gyeongju, all of which continue to receive great attention from domestic and international tourists.