Over 17 million tourists from all around the world visited South Korea in 2019. That number has considerably shrunk in 2020 due to COVID-19. It is estimated that the losses to Korea's culture, sports, and tourism industries will be over $12 billion in 2020. The tourist industry took the biggest hit with a drop of over 80%. However, travel is starting to open up in South Korea which offers many experiences for those looking to explore the country and its rich and fascinating culture. There are many amazing cultural experiences in South Korea from tea ceremonies to visiting Korean traditional villages and palaces. Many of these experiences really let visitors have an immersive experience and really do a great job of showcasing the rich and deep culture of South Korea.