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Seoul's Banpo Hangang Park

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Drone in Seoul - Banpo Hangang Park


Banpo Hangang Park is siuated on the Han River in Seoul, the great metropolis which is both the capital of and the and largest city in South Korea.  AirVuz contributor Roam with John created an amazing video by flying his drone over this park during the day and also at night.  You'll get a splendid view of the park as well as the gleaming skyline of Seoul.  Having been thrust on the world stage as host of the 1988 Summer Olympics, Seoul is now the center of one of the world's largest metropolitan areas.    

South Korea by Drone

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Fly By Korea

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South Korea hosted its second olympics in 2018, having hosted the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul.  In connection with the XXIII Winter Olympics Games held in Pyeongchang (a city in the northeastern part of the country, not far from Seoul), AirVuz contributor Axlfro was hired to capture drone footage from around the country.  The result is a full blown aerial collage of this astonishingly beautiful country.  The video features footage of PyeongChang, as well as Gangneung, Samchock, and Sokcho.

Aerial Tour of South Korea

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Korea 4K - Land of Morning Calm (Busan, Geoje, Seoul)


Contributor Majestic, winner of the innaugural Drone Video of the Week Award, created this stunning aerial tour of his country, South Korea.  Using a DJ Mavic Pro drone, the video contains amazing aerial footage of the Seoul and Busan skylines, as well as other sights from across the country.  The "star" of the video is the Lotte World Tower, Seoul's tallest building and the fifth tallest in the world as of year-end 2018.  Completed in 2016, the 115 floor skyscraper stands at 555 meters (over 1.8k ft.).

Jeju Islands

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Jeju Shores


Jeju is an island lying off the southern tip of South Korea, in a body of water known as the Korean Strait.  At over 1.8k square km (about 700 square mi), it is the country's largest island.  One of the most popular getaway destinations in the country, the island's volcano and lava tubes are a UNESCO World Heritage natural site.  In this beautiful video, contributor Majestic used a drone to film this exotic island.  The video shows the blue-green waters, sprawling beaches, and a small wind farm located off the shore of the island.    

Busan: Holi Festival

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Official Holi Hai 2017, Busan South Korea

Aerial Aspects

Holi Festivals are a Hindu tradition in which participants cover themselves in bright colots.  The festivals began in India but have become popular with non-Hindus throughout the world.  One of the largest  is the Holi Hai Festival of Colors in Busan, South Korea.  Contributor Aerial Aspects worked with the event's organizers to film the 2017 festival with a drone, providing us with an amazing aerial view of this sea of colors in the second-largest city of South Korea after the capital, Seoul.

One Year with a Drone

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Travel in Korea - 1st Year YouTube anniversary!


Contributor RoamwithJohn took up drones in his native South Korea.  He has since gone on to make dozens of aerial videos of his country as well as of other places he has traveled.  In this video, he presents a compilation of highlights of his work in South Korea over a year.  In the video, we are treated to bird's eye views of many of the most popular sites in the country, including Seoul, Busan (South Korea's Second City), and Jeju Island.  Strap yourself in for a ride over one of the world's most fascinating countries! 

Suncheon Bay

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Sunset of Suncheon Bay National Garden


Suncheon Bay is a preserved wetland area near the southern tip of South Korea.  It's a significant ecological asset to the country, whose saltwater marshes provide greater resistance to pollution.  It is home to a number of unusual species such as the racoon dog and the whooper swan, as well as to a number of rare migratory birds.  Contributor Rabiies flew a drone over the area, providing us with a bird's eye view of this important ecological treasure.  Most of the bay is now part of Suncheon Bay National Park

Rural South Korea

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Soaring over South Korea | DJI Mavic Pro


While Seoul is the most recognized part of South Korea, few people realize how large the country is and how much it has to offer outside of its capital city Seoul and other major urban areas.  It offers a stunning diversity of scenery, including mountains, national parks, seaside villages, and numerous rivers.  In this video, contributor Stevocious used a DJI Mavic Pro drone to treat us to a more comprehensive aerial tour of this magical Asian country, which covers a land area of just over 100k square km (around 38k square mi.).

Seoul, Busan, Jeju Islands

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Korean Air Business Class

Tommy Choi

The strength of South Korea’s booming economy is reflected both by the rising skylines of its metropolitan centers, but also by the world’s continued interest in its dynamic range of exports - from telecommunications, electronics, autos, and even pop culture.  Drone pilot Timmy Choi captured creative and telling shots of Seoul, Busan, and Jeju island to share elegant aerial tour (and Drone Video of the Week nominee) of the commercial, ocean-side hubs of this modern and impressive country.

The Mountains of Korea

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Mountains of KOREA

Chris Jeon

While by far the most recognizable spots in South Korea are its giant cities which lie on its coastal plains, much of the interior of the country is covered by mountains. The country's highest mountains lie in range which runs just inland from the eastern coast, with another grouping in the southwest part of the country.  In this piece by topcontributor Chris Jeon, you'll get some magnificent aerial views of this little-seen side of South Korea. This video was a Drone Video of the Week Nominee in August, 2018. 

FPV Diving Lotte Tower

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Diving Lotte Tower, World's Fifth Tallest Building

Wons fpv

In this first person view (FPV) video by contributor and drone pilot wons fpv, you'll see the tallest skyscraper in South Korea from an entirely new perspective.  Completed in 2016, the 123 story Lotte Tower stands almost 555 meters tall (just over 1.8k ft.) above the streets of Seoul.  Nearly twice as tall as the next tallest building in the capital city, it's the fifth tallest in the world as of early 2019.  Wons fpv advises that he flew with permission from the building and took appropriate safety precautions.    

Incheon: South Korea's Third City

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FLY KOREA - South Korea_ Incheon "Songdo travel" 4K Drone Footage


New contributor and pilot FLYKOREA created this amazing drone video of Incheon, South Korea.  The city sits in the northwestern part of the country and is considered part of Greater Seoul but is a substantial city in its own right - with a population of about three million, it's the country's third-largest after Seoul and Busan.  The video features footage of the ultra modern Incheon Art Center on the waterfront, the Incheon Daegyo Oceanscope, some of the city's shimmering skyscrapers, and more.  

Daegu: South Korea's #4 City

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Daegu A Tribute to Daefrica LOL

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See the city of Daegu, South Korea from an aerial perspective in this tribute by FMLife. Daegu is the primary city in the Yeongnam Region, which lies in the southeastern part of the country and coincides with the historical Gyeongsang Province.  It's the country's fourth largest city after Seoul, Busan, and Incheon.  Daegu lies in the Daegu Basin, part of a plain which covers much of this part of the country.  This video features views of the E-World 83 Tower, E-World amusment park, Daegu Stadium, and more. 

Statue in Busan

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Giant Pinocchio 4K UHD


Content contributor Rabiies created this fascinating drone video of a landmark in the center of Busan, South Korea.  The giant rendition of the fairy tale character Pinocchio is in Centum City, an enormous redeveloped district in the eastern part of the city that sits on the site of the old Busan International Airport.  Busan is the country's second largest city sfter Seoul.  It is situated in the southeastern corner of the Korean Peninsula, and is home to one of the world's largest seaports.  

Guangueng, Gangwon Province

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Top contributor and pilot Zekedrone took this awesome dronie from the town of Guangueng, South Korea.  It's a coastal city situated in the Gangwon Province which covers the northeastern part of the country.  Located less than an hour's drive northeast of the city of Pyeonchang, Gangwon hosted the skating competitions for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.   A nearby attraction is Jeongdongjin, a smaller town which is the famous throughout South Korea as a spot to watch the sun rise on New Year's Day.

Winter in South Korea

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Drone Series: South Korea

Iris Films

Top contributor Iris Films created this amazing aerial collage from a trip to South Korea.  The video was shot in the winter and beautifully captures this magical land in the dead of winter.  The video features some amazing "people shots" (check out the shot at :30, for example) as well as bird's eye views of the diverse landscapes of this East Asian country.  While South Korea is surrounded by ocean, it's far enough north that snowfall is not uncommon, especially in its mountainous interior.

The Ara Canal

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FLY KOREA - South Korea_ Incheon "Ara" Water way - travel" 4K Drone Footage


Check out this drone video of a major new canal in South Korea, compliments of FLYKOREA.  The Ara Canal connects the Han River (one of the country's most important waterways) to the Yellow Sea on the western side of the Korean Peninsula.  It runs between the Seo District of Incheon (South Korean's third largest city and part of Greater Seoul) to the Seo District of Seoul.  Completed in 2012 at considerable cost, the canal was built both to provide outdoor leisure opportunities as well as for flood control.  

Naejangsan National Park

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Naejangsan National Park 내장산국립공원


Top contributor RoamwithJohn created this beautiful drone video from South Korea's Naejangsan National Park.  The park sits on the border of the  Jeollabuk-do and Jeollanam-do provinces, with together cover the southwestern portion of the country.  The setting of the park is the area around Naejangsan Mountain, and is known particularly well for its brilliant fall colors (which you'll see in the video).  The park is a popular weekend destination from Seoul, a roughly three hour drive to the north.  

Incheon's Islands

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FLY KOREA - South Korea_ Incheon Yeongheung & Sunjae Island 4K Drone Footage


The bay of the Yellow Sea around Incheon, South Korea is home to a number of islands.  Two of the more prominent ones are  Yeongheung and Seonjae Islands.  Connected since 2001 by the Yeongheung Bridge, they link to Daebudo Island to the east, which connects directly to the mainland in several spots just south of South Korea's third largest city.  In this drone video by contributor FLYKOREA, you will get an aerial tour of Yeongheung and Seonjae Islands.  The entire area is considered part of Greater Seoul.

Myeongji Ocean City, Greater Busan

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Myeongji Ocean City by Drone Footage


Check out this drone video of a massive residential development on the waterfront of greater Busan, South Korea, compliments of Ghost Captain Studios.  It's called Myeongji Ocean City, and it's built on reclaimed land on the estuary of the Nakdong River, the country's longest waterway.  It lies just a few km/mi to the west of Busan, more or less directly south of Gimhae International Airport.  Busan is the country's second largest city and its harbor is home to South Korea's largest seaport.

FPV of the Year Winner from South Korea

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Huge Abandoned Hotel in Korea


One of the world's top first person view (FPV) pilots, JohnnyFPV went to South Korea and happened upon this massive building complex bando.  As seen in this freestyle footage, there are quite a few vacancies in this spot.  He glides smoothly from floor to floor, and building to building in his classically juicy style full of perfectly executed flips, dives, and rolls...classic JohnnyFPV.  This video was voted a winner of the first annual AirVuz Drone Video Awards in the Freestyle category in 2017.

Gangwon Province: Gangneung Beach

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Top contributor zekedrone created this amazing drone video of Gangneung Beach, one of the most popular beach destinations in South Korea.  The beach is located on the Sea of Japan in the Gangwon Province, which occupies the northeastern part of the country.  Its long beachfront is known as being one of the country's best spots to see the sun rise.  The beach lies a bit to the north of the town of Jeongdongjin, which is famous throughout the country as the spot to watch the sun rise on New Year's Day.  

Siheung, Gyeonggi Province

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Sun rise and Sun set in South Korea


About half of South Korea's population of a bit over 50 million resides in Greater Seoul.  While this megalopolis lies on the delta of the Han River, a short trip outside the core urban area yields a vastly different landscape.  In this drone video, you will get a sunrise and sunset view of a hilly area just outside of Greater Seoul.  It was filmed around the municipality of Siheung.  Siheung lies in the southern part of the Gyeonggi Province, which surrounds the city of Seoul and is actually South Korea's most populous province.  

Daegu: Korea's Fourth-Largest City

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Daegu -4th largest city in south korea


For a first upload to AirVuz, nabinmewahang brings us this excellent aerial view of the city of Daegu in South Korea.  Located on a plain in the southeastern part of the country, Daegu is the country's fourth-largest city by population.  Daegu was situated within the Pusan Perimeter during the Korean War, and thus was spared from some of the ravages of that bloody conflict.  Beginning in the 1960's, the city became one of the centerpieces of South Korea's export-driven economic growth model and grew explosively.

Jeonju: Korean Gastronomic Center

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Jeonju - 16th largest city in south Korea


Take an aerial tour of an important provincial city in South Korea, compliments of  nabinmewahang.  The city of Jeonju is the capital of the North Jeolla Province in the southwestern part of the country.  Founded in the first century BC, it's well known for its cultural heritage.  South Korea's 16th-largest city as of 2019, it's particularly well-known for its traditional cooking; in 2012 it was selected as one of the Creative Cities for Gastronomy as part of UNESCO's Creative Cities Network. 

Gyeongju: Ancient Silla Capital

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Gyeongju - South Korea | A cinematic aerial film


Check out these drone views of the South Korean city of Gyeongju, compliments of contributor nabinmewahang.  Situated near the southeastern corner of the country, Gyeongju was the capital of the ancient Kingdom of Silla, which ruled over much of the Korean Peninsula during the First Millennium AD.  The video features footage of the Gyeongju World Culture Expo Park, Gyeongju World & California Beach, International Convention Center, Silla Millennium Park, Bomun Lake, and more.

Seogwipo, Jeju Island

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Seogwipo City 서귀포시


Check out these marvelous aerial views from South Korea's Jeju Island, compliments of Flycam24.  Seaogwipo is the second-largest city on Jeju, an island south of the South Korean mainland which is also one of the country's nine provinces.  Seaogwipo is situated in the middle of Jeju's southern coastline, due south of the capital Jeju City, which sits in a similar position on the island's northern coast.  Settled for over 2,000 years, the center of Seaogwipo has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site. 

VFX South Korea

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Rufus Blackwell

Top content creator and pilot Rufus Blackwell combined some fantastic drone footage from South Korea and his well-recognized editing skills to create this amazing vfx-enhanced video of the East Asian country.  You will see some familiar and less familiar sights of this impressive nation from an entirely new perspective.  The video features "mirror image" views of some of the country's cities, beautiful coastlines, and interior area as well as some action shots of a formation of kitesurfers.  

FPV Video: Rugged Danyan County

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Danyang in beautiful Korea / Russell FPV FreeStyLe


Danyang County is situated in South Korea's North Chungcheong Province, in the east-central part of the country. Like much of South Korea's interior, the geographical terrain is mostly mountainous and very rugged except for some fo the urban areas and villages found in the few valleys and hills. See those mountains, a beautiful lake bed, and historic pagodas in this freestyle first person view (FPV) fight by talented pilot RussellFPV. The flight earned him an AirVuz Pilot to Watch in March of 2019.

Captioned Jeju Drone Tour

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Jeju Journey 2020 [Part I]


Top contributor Droneland created this aerial tour of South Korea's Jeju Island, which lies just south of the mainland in the Korea Strait.  The first stop is tiny Udo Island, a satellite just east of the main island.  Then it's on to Jeongbang Falls, a famous waterfall on the main island.  From there you'll head to Cheonjiyeon Falls, which is located on the island's southern shore. Other featured spots include the rocky cliffs of Oedolgae just west of the city of Seogwipo, and Jeju City, on the island's northern coast.   

Winter in the Mountains of South Korea

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A tale of Winter - Beautiful snow landscape in Korea

Chris Jeon

Top contributor Chris Jeon created this marvelous drone video from the snow-covered mountains of South Korea.  While the country is nearly surrounded by water, a series of mountain ranges run down the northeastern south-central parts of the country.  With elevations reaching as high as 1.5k meters above sea level (a bit over 5k ft.), these mountainous areas receive substantial snowfall during the winter months.    The video features some incredible views of this winter wonderland, including a wind farm located on a high ridge.  

Daegwallyeong: Mountain Pass in Gangwon Province

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Snow covered village


Check out these fantastic drone views of the snow-covered mountains of South Korea, compliments of AirVuz contributor and pilot Chrisky.  It's a village near the Daegwallyeong pass in the Taebaek Mountains, which run down much of the eastern side of the Korean Peninsula. The pass connects the regions of Yeongseo and Yeongdong of Gangwon Province, the northeasternmost of South Korea's nine provinces (not counting its city-provinces).  The pass sits at an altitude of about 800 meters above sea level or around 2.7k ft.   

2019 Reel from South Korea

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Memories of 2019

Chris Jeon

Top contributor Chris Jeon created this spectacular reel showing the highlights of his work in 2019.  Shot mostly in his native South Korea, the video features a brilliant mix of landscape, urban, and action shots, including some epic timelapse/dronelapse sequences.  You'll be treated to some epic shots from the mountains and coastline of South Korea, its bustling cities, ports, and cultural and recreational sites.  At the 1:05 mark, there's even footage of some military exercises involving tanks and artillery pieces.