Did you know that Suwon was once very close to becoming South Korea’s capital? Located only 30km from the actual capital, Suwon has since become known for being a relaxed day trip from Seoul. There’s plenty of things to do in Suwon in a day. You can walk around a UNESCO World Heritage site, go shopping, and even visit a museum devoted to entirely to toilets.
Fort around center of Suwon; a UNESCO World Heritage Site
18th century royal palace with historical exhibits
Exhbits on Samsung's history and innovations in electronics
See scenic views of the town from this 18th century passageway
Toilet-shaped museum promoting hygiene and sanitation