Korean medical facilities are some of the best in the world. Visitors can experience superb medical services at top notch facilities in Korea. This route also introduces visitors to traditional Korean medicine as well as spa and sauna facilities. Enjoy your travels and find yourself healthier than ever before!
Professional medical staff offer customized health screenings to visitors, using state-of-the-art equipment. Visitors can check their health and uncover diseases at early stages at superb hospitals including the Samsung Medical Center's Center for Health Promotion, Severance Hospital Health Promotion Center, Seoul National University Hospital Healthcare System Gangnam Center, and Cha Anti-Aging Institute.
Hanbang-samgyetang (chicken ginseng soup with medicinal herbs) is a traditional health food using chicken and medicinal herbs including polygonatum, deer horn, and arrow root. Tender chicken is served in a soup made of medicinal herbs, wildly popular among Koreans and international tourists. Jiho Hanbang Samgyetang is one of the better known restaurants and boasts a patent for Samgyetang for the first time in Korea.
In addition to hotels, there are many high quality spa facilities in Seoul to help travelers find rest. Cosmetics companies such as Amore Pacific, Elizabeth Arden, and Aveda operate their own spa facilities including The Amore Spa, Green Tea Salon & Spa, and Dar Spa. Visitors can receive superb skin and body care using high quality cosmetic items. Dragon Hill Spa near Yongsan Station offers sauna and spa experiences in a Chinese imperial royal court setting.
Temple food is based on a vegetarian diet. Each ingredient is considered beneficial to the body. Because it does not use artificial flavor enhancers, visitors can experience the original taste of ingredients. Temple food is provided at some restaurants including Balu Gongyang and Baru in Insa-dong and Gosang in Euljiro.
Due to diverse directions to it, a map for the ‘Healthcare - Seoul’ route is omitted.