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Villa of Lee Ki-poong (이기붕별장)

Introduction  : ​The villa of Lee Ki-poong is located between the villas of Rhee Syngman and Kim Ilsung on the shores of Hwajinpo Lake. The villa was originally built by foreign missionaries in the 1920's. It began to be used as a…

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Castle at Hwajinpo (Villa of Kim Ilsung)

Introduction : ​The villa of Kim Ilsung, former leader of North Korea, is perhaps better known as the Castle of Hwajinpo, for its fortress-like exterior. The villa was used as a summer house not only by the Kim family, but also by…

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Daegwallyeong Museum

Introduction : ​The Daegwallyeong Museum is located in Gangneung-si, Gangwon-do Province. It is housed in a building that resembles a dolmen, striking a balance with its surrounding landscape and earning it an Outstanding Architec…

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Goseong DMZ Museum (고성 DMZ 박물관)

Introduction : ​Although the DMZ Museum was established in memory of a painful past, the museum today embraces everything about the latest efforts made to transform the DMZ from a place of political scars to a symbol of peace and …

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Event at Hwaamdonggul Cave

Photo: Haunted Cave event in Hwaamdonggul Cave, Jeongseon(Credit: Jeongseon County Installations Management Corporation)  Jeongseon is preparing a haunted cave event at Hwaamdonggul Cave from July 27 to August 10. Originally a gol…

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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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