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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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Chuncheon Makguksu & Dakgalbi Festival

Introduction : ​Chuncheon Makguksu & Dakgalbi Festival is a local festival introducing local food representing Chuncheon. Its main foods, makguksu (spicy buckwheat noodles) and dakgalbi (spicy stir-fried chicken), became well-…

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Gossigul Cave-Gangwon Paleozoic Geopark

Introduction : ​Gossigul Cave located in Yeongwol-gun, Gangwon-do Province is a limestone cave almost 6 kilometers long. Its name came from the story that the Go family took refuge here during the Imjin War (1592-1598). Inside the…

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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 an…

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Gangwon-do Forestry Museum

Introduction : ​Gangwon-do Forestry Museum, located within the Gangwon-do Provincial Flower Garden, is the nation's first space dedicated to forests. It serves as a cultural space for people to draw nearer to nature, as well as cr…

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Chuncheon National Museum

Introduction : ​Opened on October 30, 2002, the Chuncheon National Museum is a storehouse of the cultural heritage of Gangwon-do. It preserves and exhibits the archaeological and artistic treasures of the region, which range in da…

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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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Inje Hwangtae Village

Introduction : ​Inje Hwangtae Village, with its excellent winter landscape, is known for its dried hwangtae (pollack), which repeatedly thaws and freezes with the fluctuations in the weather, giving its delicious, chewy texture. C…

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Chuam Chotdaebawi Rock

Introduction : ​Chuam Chotdaebawi Rock in Donghae-si, Gangwon-do is one of Korea’s most famous tourist attractions. The beautifully formed rock towers high into the sky and resembles a candlestick, from which it gets its name. "Ch…

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Byeongbangchi Skywalk

Introduction : ​Byeongbangchi Skywalk is located between Gyuram-ri and Buksil-ri in Jeongseon-eup and features breathtaking views of the nearby Bamseom, which is shaped like the Korean peninsula by the flowing Donggang River. Byeo…

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