When to Visit
Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
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