In order to travel safely in Korea and avoid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), 100 Untact Attractions have been announced. The concept of untact embraces the changing trends in the economy and refers to an increase of online interaction and a decrease in person-to-person interaction.
Untact attractions include:
- Baramsae Village Picnic Garden (Pyeontaek, Gyeonggi-do)
- Beoryeong-ri Metasequoia Trail (Yeongdeok, Gyeongsangbuk-do)
- Mongchontoseong Fortress (Seoul)
- Hwangnyeongsan Mountain (Busan)
There are ten attractions each in Seoul, Busan, Daejeon, Incheon, Jeju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, and Gyeonggi-do, as well as three each in Daegu, Sejong, Gwangju, Ulsan, Gangwon-do, Chungcheongbuk-do, Chungcheongnam-do, Gyeongsangnam-do, Jeollabuk-do, and Jeollanam-do.
Visitors will be able to travel safely in these less crowded attractions as well as have a healing experience in nature.
The 100 attractions were selected according to the following criteria; must be less known, have themed attractions for solo travelers and families alike, be outdoors, and can only accept a limited number of visitors in order to practice social distancing.