Traditional Chuseok activities to enjoy while in South KoreaPublic Group active 1 hour, 43 minutes ago
A variety of traditional activities can be enjoyed while in South Korea during the Chuseok holiday. These activities include playing the traditional Korean game of yunnori, eating songpyeon (rice cakes), and participating in the ancestral memorial service (charye). Families often gather together to enjoy these activities and create lasting memories.
1. The best food to eat during Chuseok
In Korea, Chuseok is a major harvest festival celebrated by giving thanks to the ancestors for a good harvest and enjoying a feast with family and friends. Some of the best food to enjoy during Chuseok include traditional Korean dishes such as songpyeon (rice cakes), jeon (vegetable pancakes), and galbi (beef short ribs).
2. Shopping during Chuseok: What to buy and where to go
Chuseok is a traditional Korean holiday that celebrates the harvest. It is also a time when families get together to share food and gifts. If you plan to do some shopping during Chuseok, here are some ideas for what to buy and where to go.
Traditional Korean clothes, called hanbok, are always popular during Chuseok. You can find hanbok shops in most Korean cities. If you want to buy traditional food, head to the markets. You will find a wide variety of Korean fruits and vegetables and traditional Korean snacks.
For Chuseok gifts, many people give food items. Rice cakes, fruit, and alcohol are all popular choices. You can find these items at most supermarkets. If you want to give something a little more unique, you can try buying Korean traditional art or handicrafts.
3. Making the most of your Chuseok holiday: Tips for tourists
a. Make sure to try some traditional Korean food! Chuseok is a great time to sample some of the delicious staples of Korean cuisine. Think about trying out dishes like songpyeon (rice cakes filled with beans or other sweet fillings), jeon (savory pancakes), and the ever-popular Korean barbecue.
a. If you want to taste traditional Korean culture, why not visit a folk village? Many of these open their doors to tourists during Chuseok, and it’s a great way to learn about traditional customs and see some beautiful architecture.
c. If you’re feeling energetic, why not join the locals and participate in some traditional Chuseok games? Popular choices include tug-of-war and swings, which are great fun (and a great way to work up an appetite for all that Korean food!).
d. Of course, no holiday is complete without some shopping, and Chuseok is no exception. Head to the markets for some traditional snacks and souvenirs, or pick up some new clothes to wear during the holiday.
e. Finally, don’t forget to enjoy the stunning autumn scenery! Chuseok
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