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Top Suwon Tourist Places
Suwon is one of the top places in South Korea. This is the place where most of the software engineers and telecom engineers from outside of Korea come to work. This article covers Top Suwon Tourist Places which you can visit in your weekends either through Metro services or by taking a cab.
Hwaseong Fortress - Hwaseong Fortress around Suwon
1. Hwaseong Fortress Suwon
Hwaseong Fortress is one of the most famous placees in Suwon where tourists visit. It is around the Suwon city and walk able distance to Suwon station. You can go around the fort and there is not ticket for visiting this place after 5.00pm in the evening.
There are number of gates for Hwaseong Fortress and you can go around all the gates and it is a beautiful place to go around and enjoy your photography
Hwaseong Haenggung Palace - Near to Suwon Station
2. Hwaseong Haenggung Palace Suwon
Hwaseong Haenggung Palace is one of the famous tourist places in Suwon. Located in the heart of Suwon city and near to Suwon Station, this is one of the most nearby places and most visited place by tourists in Suwon.
You can spend 3 to 4 hours going around the Palace, get the brochure at the ticket place (ticket around 1100 won)
3. Paldalmun Market
Paldalmun Market for shopping
Paldalmun market is one place where you can get anything from any part of the world. It is the main market of suwon where you get all food and clothing related items.
You can get some good deals related to clothing and also get rare food items wrt to your country here. It is a very big market and you may experience little trouble finding your shop as most of the boards are in Korean. But try going around and ask medical shop persons if you are looking for something as they have good idea of English.
4. Ice Skating Metropolitan Mall
Best Place for Kids
Metropolitan Mall is one place in Suwon where you can go hangout with your friends. You can catch 62-1 bus and reach Metropolitan Mall which is around 50 minutes from Suwon Station.
You can spend your full day out in the Mall having fun with kids, going around, have a good lunch in one of the restaurants and spend time in Ice Skating. Many of the foreigners visit this place to get their time spend around in weekends with their friends.
Samsung Digital City - Main Office of Samsung
5. Samsung Digital City Suwon
Samsung main head quarters is in Suwon. It is named Samsung Digital city with more than 10000 samsung employees working on various products. This is one place which is worth a visit while you travel to Suwon.
It is 20 minutes from Suwon Station. Catch 62-1 bus or 2-1 bus and you can reach Samsung Digital City.
Suwon City View from top of Suwon Fort
6. Mulhyanggi Arboretum Suwon
If you are a plant lover, this is one place you would like to visit. With around 1600 species of plants, you can spend time going around these places
Recommended Items while traveling to suwon - Best Camera to carry with
Suwon is a beautiful place and you can find some of the best places to capture in your cameras. Don't forget to keep a camera with you which can capture the memorable moments when you travel around Suwon.
My favorite Camera is Canon SX 40 HS and I suggest the same which comes with in the budget of a middle class person and provides everything wrt photography
Top Suwon Tour Links
In Suwon, it is difficult for you to find a place or restaurant if you dont know Korean as most of the boards are in Korean. But Korean people are kind and let you know the place if you can clearly describe and share the place details.
It is important to have the GPS number for any place or house where you want to visit. This helps taxi drivers easily to take you to that place. Given below are some useful links which help you while traveling around Suwon.
- Official Site of Korea Tourism Org.: City Tours - Suwon
This is official site of Korea for suwon city. This link will help you in going through a city tour in Suwon and other places in Seoul
What is best in Suwon - Your thoughts on suwon
I have traveled all around the world. There are many beautiful travel places in Seoul and Suwon is one of them. Most beautiful thing I like in Suwon is the Paldalmun Market. Go there, spend time around doing Window shopping and spend time listening to music and cultural activities that are held there during weekends
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