Everland Most Popular Tourist Attraction

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Everland Most Popular Tourist Attraction
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Everland Most Popular Tourist Attraction

Everland was the most visited tourist attraction in Korea last year with 6.97 million visitors, according to the Korea Culture and Tourism Institute on Wednesday.

This is the second straight year that the amusement park in Yongin, Gyeonnggi Province, was at the top of the list, but the sheer number of visitors dropped by six percent from the previous year.

The institute surveyed 1,714 tourist attractions across the country that are registered with it.

Gyeongbok Palace moved up three notches to second place with 6.02 million visitors. The visitor number to Korea's biggest ancient palace rose remarkably by 19 percent, as wearing handbook, or traditional Korean dress, to the palace has come into vogue among young people and foreign tourists.

Indonesian city plans to build a 300 ft tall statue of this as a tourist attraction
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Indonesian city plans to build a 300 ft tall statue of this as a tourist attraction

Pontianak is considering building a statue based on the citys name, and its leaving the residents restless.

The head of West Kalimantans Youth, Tourism and Sports Agency, Kartius has come up with an idea to put the city of Pontianak, Indonesia on the map.

May cities have statues that are built in their name. For example, the Merlion statue in Singapore was built wit the head of a lion and the tail of a fish, designed to symbolize the Lion City as well as relate to the cities fishing routes.

Popular girl group member's father 'Pastor Park' arrested for investment fraud of 20 billion KRW
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Popular girl group member's father 'Pastor Park' arrested for investment fraud of 20 billion KRW

'Pastor Park', the father of a famous girl group member, has been caught for investment fraud.

He set up an 'economy research center' within a church and collected over 20 billion KRW (approximately 17.5 million USD) from about 150 people from January 2010 to August 2016. He told them it was the will of God, and that they may be punished if they did not pay. He used other people's investments to pay off the older investors, and if he received complaints about late payments, he would use his daughter to say, "My daughter is a famous celebrity. Do you think I would commit fraud?" He also used the money to buy expensive cars for executive staff of the team.

Popular girl group member 'J' revealed to have lost 200 million KRW in a scam
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Popular girl group member 'J' revealed to have lost 200 million KRW in a scam

Girl group member 'J' has been revealed to be the victim of a fraud case.

According to The Fact, 'J', a main singer in a currently popular girl group, invested 200 million KRW (approximately 175,000 USD) in a concert investment company by a 'Kim'. However, 'Kim' disappeared without a trace on the April 6, leaving 8 victims with a total loss of 1.7 billion KRW (approximately 1.5 million USD). The police estimate a total loss of 12 billion KRW (10.5 million USD) when accounting for cases that have not been reported yet.

Sooyoung, Seulgi and Irene spotted on cute and totally relatable Everland date
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Sooyoung, Seulgi and Irene spotted on cute and totally relatable Everland date

SooyoungSeulgi, and Irene may be huge celebrities, but even idols need to have a girls date at a theme park every once in a while.

Everland, the largest theme park in South Korea, receives 7.3 million visitors annually and this years guest list now includes Girls Generations Sooyoung, and Red Velvets Irene and Seulgi. The three idols were spotted at the theme park while filming for SBSStyle Follow,  and it looks like they had a blast.