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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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Donghae hanok Donganjae (Donganjae)

Introduction : ​Donganjae, a traditional Korean style house located near the beach in Donghae City of Gangwon-do, was opened in June 2018. The traditional Korean style house is equipped with modern facilities for convenience while…

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Gangneung Coffee Street

Introduction : ​Gangneung in Gangwon-do is the first local district in Korea to host a coffee festival and support coffee artisans as well has promote development of coffee related facilities and contents such as a coffee museum, …

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