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Best time to visit South Korea

South Korea: The best time about when to go to South Korea

When to Visit

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The best time to visit South Korea is either autumn (September to November) or spring (April to May). However, to enjoy a crowd-free trip, winters (which are dry and great for skiing) would be a good time to visit the country.

Events and Entertainment

The Korean New Year (lunar New Year), known locally as Seollal, is one of the biggest celebrations in South Korea. It is celebrated in February for three consecutive days and is a public holiday. Buddha’s Birthday (usually falls in April or May) is also celebrated with much fervour marked by lantern parades almost all over the country. 15 August, a public holiday, is celebrated as Liberation Day to mark the end of the Japanese... Read more

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What travelers say

Decatur Tenn 10/19/2016 At 14:28
Seoul 5
I love everything about South Korea. The foods,...

B A S L K Kumar 10/8/2013 At 16:59
Seoul 7
Seoul is one of the most beautiful clean and green...

Heng Leaksmy 8/2/2013 At 10:57
Seoul 7
Seoul is such a very luxurious city. Huge building...