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Cheongnyeongpo Cape-Gangwon Paleozoic Geop…

Introduction : ​Cheongnyeongpo Cape, located on the upper stream of Namhangang River in Gwangcheon-ri, Yeongwol-gun, is known as the place of King Danjong’s exile. The area was designated as Scenic Site No.50 in December 2008. Kin…

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Baengnyongdonggul Cave-Gangwon Paleozoic G…

Introduction : ​Baengnyongdonggul Cave is a 1.8㎞-long, natural limestone cave located in Pyeongchang-gun, Gangwon-do. The cave entrance is located 10-15㎞ above sea level, and is surrounded by rocks. In 1976, local residents expand…

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Enjoy Autumn in Chuncheon

Namiseom Island Metasequoia Road​Chuncheon, well-known as a lakeside city, is a romantic travel spot. The city is just a short one-hour ride on the ITX-Cheongchun Train from Cheongnyangni Station in Seoul. Chuncheon holds the love…

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Gangwon Huhuam Hermitage

Introduction : ​Huhuam Hermitage can be found next to National Highway No. 7 in Gwangjin-ri, Hyeonnam-myeon, Yangyang-gun, Gangwon-do after Namae Harbor. The hermitage building was built in 2006 behind the temple at the location o…

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Central Inland Region Tourist Train (O-Tra…

Introduction : ​The O-Train derives its name from the word "One," as the three provinces (Gangwon-do, Chungcheongbuk-do, Gyeongsangbuk-do) in the country's central inland region are connected by this one circular route. The four-c…

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Hwaamdonggul Cave

Introduction : ​Hwaamdonggul Cave, Gangwon Regional Monument No. 33, was originally a gold mine that was commercially operated from 1922 to 1945 as the nation’s fifth largest gold mine. However, the cave was found to have natural …

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Hongcheon Ginseng & Myeongpum Festival

Introduction : ​Gangwon Hongcheon Ginseng & Myeongpum Festival is held annually in October in the city of Hongcheon. The natural clean air and water help this area to have excellent quality ginseng and hanu (Korean beef), for …

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Eorayeon Valley -Gangwon Paleozoic Geopark

Introduction: ​A beautiful and mysterious valley located 12 km up the Donggang River, Eorayeon Valley is renowned for its clean waters and for the many fish that inhabit it. The valley has beautiful rock formations and a dense pin…

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Wonju International Walking Festival

Raise Health Awareness with Wonju International Walking Festival Photo: Guryongsa Temple along Chiaksan Moonlight CourseThe Wonju International Walking Festival will be held from October 12 to 13 in Wonju. The main highlight of th…

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World’s Greatest Dancers Gather at Wonju D…

Photo: 2018 Wonju Dynamic Dancing Carnival’s opening ceremony(Credit: Wonju Dynamic Dancing Carnival Management Office)The annual Wonju Dynamic Dancing Carnival is back, taking place from September 3 to 8 at Wonju Tattoo Stadium a…

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