White DayOn Valentine's Day in Korea, women traditionally buy chocolate for men. On White Day, a month later, the pattern is reversed, and women receive gifts. Popular White Day presents include white or dark chocolate, marshmallows, white clothing, jewellery, or objects of sentimental value. As an... see full details
Pentaport Rock FestivalSummer in Seoul brings a number of the world's top rock bands to the Korean peninsula for the Pentaport Rock Festival in Incheon. The festival is usually held at the end of July and is scheduled to coincide with Japan's Fuji Rock Festival. Visitors... see full details
Seoul International MarathonOne for the sports enthusiasts, the annual Seoul International Marathon progresses through the heart of the city. The marathon attracts competitors and spectators from all over the world. Visitors should take note that relevant traffic lights are restricted for the duration of the race... see full details
Lotus Lantern Festival
The annual celebration of Buddha's birthday is a delightful experience for visitors to Seoul. They are welcome to join in the many festivities and activities that take place in and around Jongno Street and the beautiful temples of the city, usually in early... see full details
Changing of the Palace GuardAt Daehanmun Gate outside Deoksusung Palace, visitors can watch the ceremonial Changing of the Palace Guard three times every day at 11am, 2pm, and 3.30pm. Each Changing of the Guard ceremony takes about 30 minutes. Other highlights include a guard patrol ceremony held from Deoksugung... see full details
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