Jeongeup Granite Phallus

[button link="The URL of the button" variation="lightgrey"]Jeongeup Granite Phallus 정읍백암리남근석[/button] Like many Korean rural villages, the entrance of the village of Wonbaegam in Baegam-ri, Jeongeup, Jeollabuk-do, is guarded…
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Suwon’s Mr. Toilet House

[button link="The URL of the button" variation="lightgrey"]Suwon’s Mr. Toilet House 수원 화장실문화공원[/button] Late Suwon mayor Sim Jae-duck was born in his grandmother’s outhouse, so perhaps it’s no surprise he maintained…

Bodeoksa Temple Outhouse

[button link="The URL of the button" variation="lightgrey"]Bodeoksa Temple Outhouse 보덕사 해우소[/button] If you’re keeping score at home, the oldest functioning lavatory in Korea is an outhouse at the Buddhist temple of Bodeoksa…

Jeju Loveland

[box_dark]Jeju Loveland 제주 러브랜드[/box_dark] Jejudo’s infamous Loveland is, in essence, a garden dedicated to sex. The sculpture park is home to about 140 works of art by some 20 Hongik University graduates. And by works of…

Haesindang Park

[button link="The URL of the button" variation="lightgrey"]Haesindang Park 해신당공원[/button] Located in the East Sea town of Samcheok, Haesindang Park (a.k.a. Penis Park) is, without a doubt, one of the most offbeat—and off-color—travel…

Jinju

[box_light]Jinju 진주[/box_light] At the spectacular Jinju Namgang Yudeung (Lantern) Festival (Oct 1–13), colorful lanterns parade along the Namgang River waterfront across from Jinjuseong Fortress and Chokseongnu Pavilion. Visitors…

Mungyeong

[box_dark]Mungyeong 문경[/box_dark] Located in the foothills of the Sobaeksan Mountains in the province of Gyeongsangbukdo, the town of Mungyeong is a most underrated scenic destination. What it lacks in name recognition, it makes up…

Gimje

[box_dark]Gimje 김제[/box_dark] Situated in the heart of the Honam Plain, Gimje is not only one of Korea’s most important agricultural regions but also one of the few places so flat you can see the actual horizon. It’s with this…

Sancheong

[box_dark]Sancheong 산청[/box_dark] The beautiful town of Sancheong is cradled by the majestic Jirisan Mountains, some of the highest peaks in all Korea. It is also home to a time-honored traditional medicine tradition—it was here that…