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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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Chuncheon Makguksu Museum

 Introduction : ​Opened in August 2006, the Chuncheon Makguksu Museum is all about makguksu, one of the representative local dishes of Chuncheon. Makguksu is a dish of buckwheat noodles served in cold kimchi broth. The museum incl…

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Mangsang Beach (망상해변)

 Introduction : ​Mangsang Beach is sought out by many families and tourists, as it is characterized by beautiful white sands, shallow waters, and is located in a neighborhood full of leisure facilities. Mangsang Beach is a beach t…

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'BTS tour' destinations in Korea

A bus stop at Hyangho Beach near Jumunjin Beach in Gangneung, Gangwon Province, the location where one of BTS' music videos was filmed, tops the list of BTS-related places foreign fans want to visit. Courtesy of Korea Tourism Orga…

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Gangneung Curling Cente

Introduction : ​Arena from 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Located on the basement of the curling center, visitors to the ice rink can enjoy skating at an affordable price.​ Address : ​32, Jonghabundongjang-gil, Gangneung-si, Ga…

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