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South Korea Sports and Recreation

Golf is a popular recreational sport in Korea. There are more than 80 excellent courses and the major courses are in Seoul, Kyongju and Chejudo. A distintive feature of golf courses in Korea is besides the vast golf courses, all offers great recreation facilities such as hotels, tennis courts and outdoor swimming pools.

Scuba Diving
Chejudo Island is the top scuba diving spot in South Korea. One can enjoy the fantastic underwater world or just strolling along the beach. There are also a few equipment rental stores and centers for dive equipments as well as water sports equipment, like gears for windsurfing, waterskiing, and boating.
The best time for pursuing a water sport activity is from June to November, as the temperatures are moderately calm and the scenery is almost perfect and stunning.

Horse Racing
Korea has two major race courses; Seoul Racetrack and Cheju Racetrack.

Olympic Park
The Olympic Park is only a 5 minutes drive from the Lotte World. Most of the Olympic utilities are located within the park, including the Olympic Velodrome, weight-lifting and fencing gymnasiums, tennis courts, gymnastics halls and the Olympic- sized indoor swimming pool.
Another attraction is the open- air Sculpture Park with a grand feature, a collection of 200 modern stone, metal, wood and glass sculptures. These are the donation from worldwide famous artists.


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