South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea is a country in EastAsia. South Korea occupies the southern half of the Korean Peninsula, with North Korea to the north, China across the sea to the west and Japan a short ferry ride to the southeast.
Gyeongju is in North Gyeongsang province, South Korea. Gyeongju was once the capital of the Silla Korean kingdom, and is possibly the foremost location in Korea where many ancient buildings, burial grounds and artefacts can be found.
Gwangju, also known as Kwangju, is in South Jeolla, South Korea. Gwangju has a thriving youth and arts culture and even a glance down the streets of Geumnamno will note a generally more fashion-conscious populace.
Andong is a city in North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea. Andong is the self-proclaimed "Capital City of Korean Spiritual Culture", having maintained aspects of the traditional culture of Korea throughout the past 2,000 years.