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Soyanggang Skywalk

Introduction  : ​Soyanggang Skywalk is an observatory facilty set up on Uiamho Lake. The walking path, comprised of transparent glass, is 156m long and offers a thrill to tourists as they feel they are walking over the lake.​​ Act…

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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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Local Food : Yeongwol Gondre Rice

Yeongwol Gondre Rice made with the vegetable called gondre (cirsium setidens) that grows in the clean areas of Yeongwol, Gangwon-do, is a popular meal thanks to its great nutrition and taste. Rice is steamed perfectly together wit…

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Daegwallyeong Snow Town

  Nestled in the high altitudes on the outskirts of Baekdudaegan Mountain Range's Hwangbyeongsan Mountain, Daegwallyeong Snow Town is a small farm village that pioneered Korea's high-land agriculture and is well-recognized for its…

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Donggang Museum of Photography

 Donggang Museum of Photography, which was open in July 2005 as the nation's first public museum of photography, is a cultural infrastructure designed to promote Yeongwol, which has been revived by declaring itself as the nation's…

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Gyeongpoho Lake

Gyeongpoho Lake Also known as Gyeongho Lake (鏡湖). It is located 6km North from the city's center, and to the West is the Yucheon(楡 川), etc. of small rivers. The original lake was a big lake up to 12 km, however due to the sediment…

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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 and…

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Trails to bring DMZ ‘peace hikes’

Workers build a hiking trail on the eastern coast of the demilitarized zone (DMZ) on the border with North Korea on Wednesday. The South Korean government announced Wednesday a plan to make three hiking trails inside the DMZ. [YON…

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Enjoy in Chuncheon

Panoramic views of Chuncheon (Credit: Chuncheon-si)​Chuncheon, well-known as a lakeside city, is a romantic travel spot. The city is just a short one-hour ride on the ITX-Cheongchun Train from Cheongnyangni Station in Seoul. Chunc…

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Central Inland Region Tourist Train (O-Tra…

Introduction​The O-Train derives its name from the word "One," as the three provinces (Gangwon-do, Chungcheongbuk-do, Gyeongsangbuk-do) in the country's central inland region are connected by this one circular route. The train was…

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