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It’s not often that we can witness the marriage of state-of-the-art technology and reserved Confucius values, which makes the best things to do in South Korea very unique. Wherever you go, you’ll feel welcomed by friendly locals, pleasant streets and beckoning street food. There is so much to see and do here, and so many way to appreciate all the country has to offer, whatever your personal tastes. You can saunter through a village of quaint traditional houses, embrace Korea’s flourishing surf culture, or check out the unique DMZ Peace Train Music Festival. There are shops open 24 hours a day, as well as breathtaking natural beauty if that’s more your vibe. Here is your ultimate guide to South Korea.  Done something on this list and loved it? Share it with the hashtag #TimeOutDoList and tag @TimeOutEverywhere. Find out more about how Time Out selects the very best things to do all over the world.