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Chosun Minhwa Museum

 Introduction ​Chosun Minhwa Museum finished construction in 1998, in Waseok-ri, Gimsatga-myeon, Yeongwol-gun, Gangwon-do and opened on July 29, 2000. The museum contains about 3,000 folk paintings (minhwa) from the Joseon era and…

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Trails to bring DMZ ‘peace hikes’

Workers build a hiking trail on the eastern coast of the demilitarized zone (DMZ) on the border with North Korea on Wednesday. The South Korean government announced Wednesday a plan to make three hiking trails inside the DMZ. [YON…

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Enjoy in Chuncheon

Panoramic views of Chuncheon (Credit: Chuncheon-si)​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. Chunc…

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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 train was…

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Gangneung Curling Center

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.​ Opening Date  : ​Open all year round​ Operating Hours …

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DMZ, a Symbol of Peace and Culture

Imjingak Resort​The Demilitarized Zone, more commonly referred to as the DMZ, was set up and agreed upon during the armistice agreement. Roughly 20 years later, North and South Korea met again and agreed on utilizing the DMZ as a …

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Danjong Culture Festival (단종 문화제)

Introduction​The Danjong Culture Festival, a major festival of Yeongwol-gun in Gangwon-do, is held around the Jangneung Tomb area. The festival is a historic cultural event held annually since 1967 in memory of King Danjong (the 6…

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Sea train tour

Photo: Sea train moving along the coastline of DonghaeThe coastal cities of Gangneung, Donghae, and Samcheok in Gangwon-do offer a chance to ride the wonderful ocean-facing Sea Train, which runs along the coastline of the East Sea…

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a Trip to the Buddhist Temples of Korea

GangwonNaksansa Temple Naksansa Temple was built by Silla Dynasty’s Buddhist Master Uisang in the location where he received a revelation of Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva. The scenery of Naksansa Temple is so beautiful that it is con…

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Turning on the Path to Peace, Touring the …

Photo: Pinwheel garden at DMZ MuseumKorea is famous for being the only divided country in the world. A once united people, the Korean War, which started on June 25, 1950, and lasted for three years, ended in a ceasefire and a nati…

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