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South Korea. Country information

What can be likened to a journey as such? One of the options – musical compositions; “consumer goods” is perceived easily and without difficulty, for the assimilation of the serious tracks required some experience. A trip to South Korea – the real VIP entertainment, usually in this country are not sent immediately in his first foreign tour.

It is a country in East Asia occupying the entire Peninsula. The name of South Korea is not official, although in the media most often this option. For centuries, the Republic of Korea sought independence from Japan and China, and therefore the influence of these countries in Korea is extremely noticeable.

Koreans practice Buddhism and Christianity, approximately half of the population indifferent to religion. The official language is Korean. English is not spoken widely, so before buying a round in South Korea better to get a PhraseBook.

Than to pay in Korea?

The national currency is the Korean won. In some shops or on the market you can pay off the US$, although in supermarkets or hotels, foreign currency not accepted. It is best to “share” at the airport of arrival, it is necessary to remember that for the importation of amounts over $10,000 require the Declaration.

The Climate Of South Korea

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South Korea

Koreans officially follow the Gregorian calendar, though some holidays are celebrated according to the Eastern lunar calendar. During the official holidays, offices and banks are closed but palaces, museums, most restaurants, Department stores, and entertainment venues of Seoul (see tickets to Seoul from Moscow ) work. The most important traditional holidays for Koreans are sallal and it’s thanksgiving, kardamilon people go home to celebrate their

together with relatives. In the days sallal Koreans hold memorial ceremonies for ancestors and make Seba a big thank you to the senior as a sign of respect and as new year greetings

Public holidays

New year (1-2 January)

The first day of the new year holiday is recognized

and it is noted.

Sallal (January – February)

The beginning of the new year on the lunar calendar is one of the most important traditionally celebrated events of the year, which is still schaetsya more significant than January 1st. Most businesses and institutions are closed and people take several days off to spend a few days at home with family. This day we rise early,wear their best clothes and bowing before seniors to confirm the fortress of family bonds. Festive meal consists of special dishes, Continue reading