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Arhat statues - Yeongwol, Gangwon Province

Installation view of "Arhats of Daily Introspection" at the National Museum of Korea in Yongsan, Seoul / Courtesy of National Museum of Korea​ By Kwon Mee-yooThe National Museum of Korea (NMK) is a treasure trove of significant Ko…

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Gangwon DMZ trail-hikers

 First participants in DMZ trail program witness both pain of division and scenic marvels Many of the South Koreans who became the first civilian hikers to set foot in the long-forbidden Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) under a government…

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Gangneung Jungang Market

Introduction Gangwon-do’s representative traditional market, Jungang Market opened in 1980 as a permanent market. The market is divided into two main parts; one is a traditional market and the other is an underground fishery marke…

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Twice the Happiness with a Templestay in S…

​“Twice the Happiness” templestay program will be held at various temples throughout the country during the Spring Travel Period (April 27-May 12), designated by Korea Tourism Organization. During the Spring Travel Period, partici…

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DMZ Peace Train Music Festival!

Photo: DMZ Peace Train Music Festival 2018 (Credit: Peace Train)​The 2nd annual DMZ Peace Train Music Festival will be held June 5-9 in Seoul and the area around Goseokjeong Pavilion in Cheorwon, Gangwon-do. The festival brings to…

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Gangwon-do’s Eastern Coast Quickly Recover…

Photo: Mureunggyegok Valley​Eastern coast regions of Gangwon-do are recovering quickly from the recent wildfire as many businesses and major attractions are now operating as usual. First, Mangsang 2nd Auto Camping Site in Donghae …

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30% off Tickets on the KTX Gangneung Line

Photo: KTX Gangneung (Credit: KORAIL)​KORAIL is offering passengers 30% off tickets to all stops from Seoul to Gangneung on the KTX Gangneung Line April 10-30. The special discount period aims to promote more visitors to Gangwon-d…

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Sangyujae (상유재)

Introduction : ​Sangyujae is known to be the oldest traditional Korean style house in Jeongseon, Gangwon-do Province. The house is a tangible cultural asset of Gangwon-do Province, and the mulberry tree beside the stone wall is a …

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Birthplace of Lee Hyo-seok

Birthplace of Lee Hyo-seok (이효석 생가터)Lee Hyo-seok Culture Village is the setting of the beautiful Korean story “When Buckwheat Flowers Bloom,” and also home to the author, Lee Hyo-seok (pen name Gasan). Registered as National Cultu…

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Gangchon Resort

​Introduction : ​The Gangchon Resort is a small village nestled along the Bukhangang River in Chuncheon, Gangwon-do. The river is on one side of the village, while Bonghwasan Mountain and Samaksan Mountain are on the opposite side…

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