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A lot of mountains in Korea

A lot of mountains in Korea
70% of Korea is comprised of mountains.

For this reason, many Koreans like to go on a hiking on the weekends and/or holidays.

These mountains are not far away from Seoul, the capital city, so people who live in Seoul do not have to travel far away.

In the center of Seoul there is 남산(namsan) where you can look at the breathtaking views of the city skyline at a N. Seoul Tower.

This is a popular tourist place for the many foreigners who visit the country and there are many other attractions too.

Are there lots of mountains in your own country?

There are lots of Koreans who like to climb mountains as their hobby.

What kind of things do people in your home country do for fun?

© Youngsook Lee, Hanyang University
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