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Nehru Zoological Park – a foretaste of Indian wildlife in their natural habitat

Nehru Zoological Park – a foretaste of…

South Asia’s most teeming nation is a veritable fusion of attractive places, lush landscapes and an ancient culture steeped in history and rituals. Architectural masterpieces of historic dynasties dot various states. India’s rich heritage together with its flourishing bio diversity showcases the beauty of the country. The city of Hyderabad offe…
Discover Karnataka’s Lakelands along the Captivating Kerala Backwaters

Discover Karnataka’s Lakelands along t…

Often called the Asian equivalent of the American Bayou, the Kerala backwaters are an expansive network of intricate waterways that include five lakes, forty rivers and a host of canals that span half the length of its home state. Stretching across over 900km the labyrinth of lakes, rivers, inlets and creeks form a truly magnificent eco system and …
Blue Reef Aquarium Newcastle- a world of wonders

Blue Reef Aquarium Newcastle- a world of…

Positioned just a short drive away from the beautiful Whitley Bay, the impressive Blue Reef Aquarium is ideally located in the North East coastal city of Tynemouth. It is a great place to discover how life goes on under the ocean. The Blue Reef Aquarium is a modern aquarium showcasing marine life in a new and exciting way. It has been designed and …
Festivals in Maldives – Merriment in Male

Festivals in Maldives – Merriment in M…

  No one would think that the decorative specs on the Indian Ocean would on close scrutiny turn out to be such resplendent islands full of tourist attractions. However, that is precisely what the Maldives is like. It has over twenty six tiny atolls or islands, which are governed separately but are a cohesive part of Maldives. Most of the festi…
Medical Tourism – Dental Care & Dentists in Bohput

Medical Tourism – Dental Care …

The Thai island of Koh Samui might have garnered a reputation for its idyllic beaches and pristine oceans, but it is also gaining popularity for another feature that is quite unique; medical tourism! Offering reasonably priced and international standard medical care, Koh Samui and such coastal areas as Bohput are also known for their high standards…
Family Travel to Philippines

Family Travel to Philippines…

The multicultural nation of Philippines presents an ideal destination for a family holiday. The suitable areas for families visiting the country include Boracay Island, Central Visayas and the National Capital Region Cebu. You may visit the most popular beach in Boracay, known as the White Beach which is famed for its spectacular sunsets and pristi…

The Bukhansan National Park – Seoul’s beautiful backyard

Established in the year 1983, Bukhansan National Park occupies an area of 79 square kilometres. This stunning park consists of granite peaks and thickly forested areas, making it a favourite among hikers and other Seoul residents with a love of nature. The park has been named ‘Bukhansan’ to mean the mountains north of Han River. A very reputed monument within the park is the Bukhansanseong Fortress. This is a defensive wall built in 132 AD to protect Seoul from invasions. During the Korean War it sustained damages and was reconstructed to its current size in 1711.

The park is divided into two areas by the mountains that surround it. The Uiryeong pass in the middle, Bukhansan Mountain on the south and the Dohongsan to the north. Completely surrounded by urban areas, the national park takes the shape of an ecological island. Accessible from anywhere in the metropolitan area owing to the well-developed road system, this attraction is a popular recreational area among the 20 million residents of the city.

The area receives around five million visitors each year and has been recorded on the Guinness Book of World Records as the most visited national park. However this has negatively affected the eco system. Strict regulations have been established to protect the environment and its visitors especially during mountain fires and from common accidents on narrow trails. With its crystal clear springs, 1300 species of flora and fauna and with more than 100 Buddhist temples and monk cells, it is a fascinating nature reserve to visit while in the city of Seoul.

While you discover this amazing city at your own pace, stay at a Serviced Apartment Seoul that will put you within easy reach of some of the most talked about attractions in the heart of the city. The Somerset Palace Seoul is an apartment complex equipped with state of the art amenities and modern conveniences. These chic apartments are the perfect place to reside in whether you’re in Seoul on holiday or business. Choose these Seoul apartment for a luxurious stay close to the finest shopping malls and exclusive neighbourhoods.

Pushpitha Wijesinghe is an experienced independent freelance writer. He specializes in providing a wide variety of content and articles related to the travel hospitality industry.

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