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"Visit Buyeo to Feel the Culture of Baekje" Buyeo steps up to attract Japanese tourists

According to Yonhap News,

(BUYEO=Yonhap News) Buyeo-gun of South Chungcheong Province said on 6th that it will visit its Japanese sister cities and friendly-cooperation cities including Osaka, Fukuoka and Nagasaki until 7th to attract Japanese tourists to the county, as the cities are in fond of Baekje culture.

The county plans to advertise its 3 major festivals of 'the 17th Buyeo Seodong Lotus Festival in 2019,' 'the 65th Baekje Cultural Festival,' and 'the 3rd Walking Festa IN Baekje.'

It also plans to promote its UNESCO World Heritage assets and various travel sites, food, and activities.

The county plans to visit the local travel agencies and explain Buyeo's travel package, as part of its efforts to check the local tourism demand by raising its awareness in Japan and attracting Japanese tourists.

Park Jung-hyun, the Governor of Buyeo-gun, said, "To attract Japanese tourists, continuous promotion based on Baekje culture is important." He noted, "We plan to build infrastructures such as tour-courses tailored to the needs of Japanese tourists."

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** This article was translated from Korean.

Source: Yonhap News (December 6, 2018)


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