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Travel package to Chuncheon for foreigners

Korail is launching a travel package deal for foreigners that includes a round-trip train ticket, a taxi ride and admission to major tourist spots in Chuncheon, Gangwon Province. According to Korail, the “Dream Tour Cheongchun” pa…

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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 Beer Festival

Introduction : ​Hongcheon Beer Festival takes place near Korea's largest beer factory and craft beer brewery where visitors can enjoy fresh beer throughout the festival. Several entertaining events and performances are prepared fo…

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Huhuam Temple (Gangwon)

Introduction : ​Huhuam Temple can be found next to National Highway No. 7 in Gwangjin-ri, Hyeonnam-myeon, Yangyang-gun, Gangwon-do after Namae Harbor. The temple building is relatively new and behind the temple, there is a wide fl…

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Hwacheon Tomato Festival (화천토마토축제)

Introduction : ​The Hwacheon Tomato Festival is held annually over four consecutive days in August in the area of Culture Village in Sanae-myeon, Hwacheon-gun. Starting off with a pre-event on the eve of the opening, it is followe…

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Hwacheon Jjokbae (Raft) Festival

Introduction : ​The Hwacheon Jjokbae Festival is a unique summer festival, floating uniquely-shaped boats on Hwacheon River. It is held in the clean region of Hwacheon, Gangwon-do, home to otters and trout. Visitors can enjoy wate…

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Taebaek Sunflower Festival (태백 해바라기축제)

Introduction : ​Guwau Village (Taebaek, Gangwon-do) is host to the Taebaek Sunflower Festival, a celebration of the area’s wide array of colorful wildflowers and endless fields of sunflowers (the largest sunflower patch in Korea).…

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Jeongseon Arirang Festival (정선아리랑제)

Introduction : ​Jeongseon Arirang Festival is an annual festival usually held in October in effort to preserve and develop "Jeongseon Arirang," an intangible cultural heritage.Many events and programs are held, with the festival's…

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Trekking along the DMZ to give peace a cha…

Ninety college students from across the country gather in Gwanghwamun Square, central Seoul, on Sunday to kick off the 7th DMZ Peace March, a 15-day trek along the inter-Korean border. This year’s event is co-hosted by the Um Hong…

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Samcheok Ocean Railbike

Introduction : ​Samcheok Ocean Railbike is Korea's one and only ocean railbike facility that offers a landscape view of black pines and bizarre rocks merged together. Its double-tracked route of 5.4km follows the beautiful shoreli…

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