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Myeongdong or Myongdong is a settlement in the city of Seoul (dong) in the administrative division Jung-gu, located between Chungmuro​​, Euljiro, and Namdaemun-ro. Its area covers 0.91 km ² with a population of 2986 souls, and much of its territory is commercial and business district. Myeongdong nerupakan also one of the largest shopping district in Seoul, there are many shops that sell goods with moderate to expensive prices of domestic and international production, ranging from local brands to international brands like H & M, Gap and Uniqlo. Myeongdong also is a center for fashion and nightlife of the young people of Seoul. This district has a road to the 9th most expensive city in the world in terms of floorspace rental.

Not only that, Myeongdong also been used as a shooting location of the two serial drama Princess Hours and Boys Over Flowers. For Princess Hours, this is where Lee Shin and Chae-Gyeong kissing. While the Boys Over Flowers, there is a restaurant that became the set here is The Farmer's Table.

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N Seoul Tower

N Seoul Tower is a communications and observation tower located on Namsan Mountain, downtown Seoul, South Korea. Built in 1969, at a cost of approximately $ 2.5 million, and opened to the public in 1980, the tower has become a symbol of Seoul and measures 236.7 m (777 ft) in height (from base) and tops out at 479, 7 m (1574 ft) above sea level.

Because the beauty of this Tower, N Seoul Tower once used as a filming location of Korean drama, serial drama that is Boys Over Flowers, and Princess Hours.
In this tower, visitors can see the set when Gu Jun-pyo (Lee Min Ho) waiting for Jan-in. At that time Jun-Pyo dated Jan-in but finally trapped in a gondola on the way to the N Seoul Tower.
As for Princess Hours, this is where there is the Teddy Bear Museum. Museum is a shooting location scenes Chae-Gyeong roads with the future king's grandmother Lee Shin.

Many visitors ride the cable car up Mount Namsan, and then walked to the tower. The tower has a gift shop and restaurant on the ground floor. There are four observation decks (4 observation deck, which is a revolving restaurant, rotates at a speed of one revolution every 48 minutes).
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Lotte World

Lotte World is a major recreation complex in Seoul, South Korea. It consists of the world's largest indoor parks are open year round. Lotte World was opened on July 12, 1989, and received more than 8 million visitors annually. Then an outdoor amusement park called "Magic Island", an artificial island in the lake is connected by monorail, shopping centers, a luxury hotel, the Museum of Korean people, sports facilities and cinemas all in one place.

Not only that, but Lotte World also keeps an other uniqueness. If you are a fan of the series 'Boys Over Flowers' (BBF), then please try to come to Lotte World. Because this place is one of the set series, starring Lee Min Ho's.

BBF place filming took place at the Hotel Lotte World. There is a filming location when Ji-Hoo (Kim Hyun-Joong) held a welcome party for her boyfriend, Min Seo-hyeon. Also this place has also been used as a filming location serial 'Stairway to Heaven'.

In addition to seeing the set of your favorite series, here you can also enjoy a Disneyland-style entertainment, ice skating, and shopping-shopping.

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Gyeonggi-do is the most populous province in South Korea. The provincial capital is located in Suwon. Seoul-South Korea's largest and the national capital, is located in the heart of the province, but has been separately administered as a special provincial level city since 1946. Incheon-City, is South Korea's fourth largest province situated on the beach, but has also given as a metropolitan city the provincial level since 1981. The three governments between them cover 11 730 km2, with a population (census) 2005-22766850 combined in the year by more than 48% of the entire population of South Korea.

In the area of ​​Gyeonggi-Do there are also tourist areas, namely Daejanggeum Theme Park which is the first theme park built for a serial drama. Ie serial Jewel in the Palace.

In this tourist area, visitors can take pictures at various filming locations Jewel in the Palace, royal-style food tasting and view the property filming.

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Nami Island - The Island of Beautiful and Romantic

Nami Island is located in the city of Chuncheon-si, Gwangwon-do Province, South Korea. With a bus ride from Seoul, this tiny island could be reached for 1.5 hours until arriving at Pier Gapyeong. The journey then spliced ​​with the ferry, crossed the Han River for 10 minutes.
Nami island formed by the true construction of the Lake Cheongpyeong (1943), which makes it separate from the mainland.

When autumn comes, the island will feel very beautiful and really romantic. The leaves on the trees turn color to yellow, brown, and red. In some locations, the trees are so high reaching the sky is embedded neatly shaded paths. The trees were lined up so straight as when planted with the help of a ruler.

Since six years ago until now, that this simple island flooded local and foreign tourists. All this thanks to a phenomenal love drama titled Winter Sonata (Gyeoul yeonga, 2002), a crazy young people in various countries in Asia. KBS television show soap opera that takes Nami Island as a backdrop for several scenes of romantic couples Kang Jun-sang (Bae Yong-jun) and Jung Yu-jin (Choi Ji-woo). And since it's soap opera craze in Korea and other countries in Asia, Nami Island became a favorite tourist destination. Tourists who visited Nami Island was none other than a pilgrimage destination for style love Winter Sonata.

One popular locations, namely the long sandy road on the shores of lake shaded by birch trees. That's where the scene Jun-mate while riding a lift Yu-jin, who spread his hands as he closed his eyes enjoying the moment. And other popular locations, namely around the lake, where there is a bench and picnic table decorated with two stuffed fake snow. In the soap opera, Jun-sang and Yu-jin sitting together on the bench while making a snowman.

Choi Jung-eun, Nami Island staff member, said tourists at Nami had only about 200,000 per year. Since fever Winter Sonata so far, excursions in Nami jumped 1.6 million per year, 200,000 of them foreign tourists. The management also retain the interest of tourists to diligently organize various art performances at Nami.

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Jeju Island - The island is full of beauty

Jeju Island (transliterated Korean for Jeju Province, short form of the Jeju Special Self-Governing Province or Cheju Island) is only a special autonomous province of South Korea, located in and adjacent to the largest island. Jeju Island is located in the Korea Strait, southwest of Jeolla Province, which was part before it became a separate province in 1946. Its capital is the city of Jeju.

Jeju Island has lots of natural beauty and the ultimate potential of Korean tourism. Jeju Island is therefore always be used as a shooting location famous Korean drama, so many tourists who come to commemorate the filming location of Korean dramas, for example Daejanggeum drama, Winter Sonata, Boys befor Flowers, etc..

 Mountains, beaches, waterfalls, parks, cliffs, and beautiful stones wrapped in warm weather make this place crowded visit. Coupled with a traditional Korean atmosphere that is still felt, the island became a favorite tourist attraction tourists not only domestic but also overseas, especially Japan, Hong Kong, and China. And because the atmosphere is romantic, Jeju Island is also a honeymoon destination of the new couple.

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Banpo Bridge: Bridge Fountain

Banpo Bridge is a major bridge in downtown Seoul on the Han River, South Korea, which connects the district Seocho and Yongsan. September 9, 2008, Banpo Bridge in Seoul (South Korea) to undergo a massive facelift surgery: a fountain 10 000 hose that stretches on both edges. Once installed, the bridge was turned into a major tourist attraction, when the bridge is firing 190 tons of water per minute using the river water below it. The project is the first of its kind in the world, and made a major tour in Korea.

But besides that it turns out, quite overwhelmed by the city government bill listrik.Seiring with LED lighting, fountain system is quite a lot of electricity consumed.
The bridge is very unique and beautiful've also appeared in one of the korean drama.

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