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Gangneung Danoje Festival

Introduction : ​The Gangneung Danoje Festival was designated a Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO in 2005 and is Important Intangible Cultural Property No. 13 in Korea in 1967. The festival serve…

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Soyang Dam (소양댐)

Introduction : ​Built in October 1973, Soyang Dam is Asia's largest and the world's fourth largest rock-fill dam. It stands 123 meters high and 530 meters long, and can generate 200,000kW/h of electricity. It serves multiple purpo…

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Cheongpyeongsa Temple - Chuncheon

Introduction : ​Cheongpyeongsa Temple is located on the beautiful misty slopes of Obongsan Mountain, and can be reached after enjoying a 10minute ferry ride from Soyang Lake Ferry Dock. The temple was built in 973 during the reign…

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Seorak Special Tourist Zone

Introduction : ​Seorak Special Tourist Zone is a vast zone included in 3 administrative districts, encompassing the entirety of Seoraksan Mountain. In this zone, visitors have various ways to enjoy Seoraksan Mountain and the natur…

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Gangchon Rail Park

Introduction : ​When the Gyeongchun Line, a double-tracked railway line connecting Seoul and Chuncheon, opened on December 20, 2010, it replaced the Mugunghwa train that traveled this route for 70 years. Built on the discontinued …

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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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Donggang International Photo Festival

Introduction : ​Donggang International Photo Festival is an annual event that showcases outstanding photography based on traditions and dignity. It is comprised of Main Exhibition, DongGang Photography Award Exhibition, Internatio…

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Sun Cruise Theme Park

Introduction : ​Sun Cruise Resort is a cruise-shaped resort located on a cliff 60 meters above sea level. Surrounding the resort is an extensive park, with themed gardens and sculptures. The park offers an exquisite landscape with…

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Pungsuwon Catholic Church

Introduction : ​Pungsuwon was the first catholic village in which over 40 faithful from Yongin (Gyeonggi-do), led by Sin Tae-bo (or St. Peter), settled to escape the wrath of Sinyubakhae (religious persecution of Catholics) of 180…

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Yeonggeumjeong

It is believed that the rock mountain makes mysterious sound of Geomungo (Korean musical instrument with six strings) and this sound is Sinseon (Taoist hermits) calling Seonnyeo (Taoist fairy). The rock mountain was bombed for agg…

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