Experiencing a ghost tour or visiting a digestive-themed museum are strange things that you can only see in Korea.
Korea is famous as one of the destinations tourism leading in the world. The country has a rich culture and history and is home to world-class fashion and cosmetics brands. Besides, this place also has a lot of tourist activities that are somewhat “unusual” for international tourists. Here are the strangest things to try when coming to Korea.
Have a cup of coffee at themed cafes
Korea has a unique coffee culture and there are a large number of themed cafes open in the country. When you go to cafes with themes such as animals, princess coffee, anime maid coffee, etc., you will be immersed in the world of cute animals or wear colorful dresses. However, if you go to a cafe with a rather odd theme like Poop coffee (toilet-themed coffee), you will be served food and drinks shaped like human waste. Or go to a fish-themed cafe, you have to catch a real fish, then the staff at the restaurant will weigh the fish and exchange it for points to buy items, gifts, … These will be a very new experience for visitors.
Visit the Museum of Digestion – Poopoo Land
Seoul Poopoo Land is a three-story museum filled with wacky things related to the subject of digestion. Here, visitors will learn about the human digestive process, how food is tolerated and absorbed and then eliminated from the body. You will witness unique installations such as digestive labyrinths, visual trick paintings, digestive simulation systems, etc.
Visit the Trick Eye Seoul Museum of Trick Eye
The Trick Eye Museum is a large optical illusion art exhibition in the Hongdae district of Seoul. It displays images and artifacts capable of changing people’s perception, or in other words, tricking the viewer’s eyes. Unlike other museums, the Trick Eye museum does not have signs prohibiting photography or touching objects. Instead, visitors can arbitrarily interact with the works here to produce unique photos that deceive the viewer’s eyes.
Enjoy a Korean spa at the Jjimjilbang public sauna
Jjimjilbang literally translates to a heated room, which is a type of traditional Korean public bathhouse. This place is usually fully equipped with hot tub, shower, dormitory, massage table, Korean-style sauna. These public bathhouses will often be gendered, so you will have to go topless and soak in the bath with strangers, which will be a rather odd experience for foreign visitors. However, it should be noted, splashing or playing in the bath or talking too loudly will be considered rude at these baths.
Enjoy Kpop tour
The influence of the Korean Wave or Hallyu has spread all over the world, so it is not surprising that many people choose to come to Korea to experience Kpop tours. There are certain places that K-pop fans should definitely visit such as Hallyu-K Star Road, headquarters of famous entertainment companies, Kpop Idol Entertainment building, SMTOWN Museum, Shopping mall under Myeongdong underground, … Who knows, if you’re lucky, you’ll meet your idol at these locations.
Taste Korea’s weirdest foods
Traditional Korean cuisine is mainly based on balance and harmony between vegetable and meat ingredients. However, besides that, it also hides some pleasant surprises that not everyone is willing to taste. Korean cuisine has dishes with very unique flavors but not for the faint of heart. Typically, Beondegi silkworm larvae, Sannakji live octopus, Hongeo fermented fish, … These are all dishes that have a “horror” appearance or scent, but the taste is extremely wonderful.
Explore nature on rail bikes
Rail biking is a popular recreational sport in Korea. You will be riding on special chain bikes, designed to slide on railway tracks like trains. As a result, you can both enjoy the beautiful natural scenery and have a light exercise session.
Visit Korea’s only sex theme park in Jeju Island
Jeju is tourist destination Honeymoon is the most popular honeymoon in Korea and is also home to Love Land – a very unique sex-inspired theme park. Visitors must be 18 years or older to enter this place. The park was built in 2004 by 20 artists graduated from Hongik University. Inspired by the sensual and erotic theme, the park features 140 sculptures of different sexual positions. While it may not be the best place to go with the family, it is definitely the weirdest place to visit in Korea.
Experience the thrill of the spooky tour
With Ghost Walking Tours, visitors will visit the famous haunted area of Seoul. These are all places that cannot be found on the city’s tourism advertisements. Your guide will take you on a stroll around Seoul’s hidden alleyways, while recounting haunting ghost stories and legends. The tour will take you to visit Gyeonghuigung Palace – which is rumored to be Korea’s most famous haunted place, uncover the mysteries of Pimatgol Alley, or visit the birthplace of Korean independence in Korea. Tapgol park, … Just witnessing the famous haunted places of the city and listening to scary stories will make you shudder.
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