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Baengnyongdonggul Cave

Introduction : ​Baengnyongdonggul Cave is a 1.8㎞-long, natural limestone cave located in Pyeongchang-gun, Gangwon-do. The cave entrance is located 10-15㎞ above sea level, and is surrounded by rocks. In 1976, local residents expand…

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Wonju Dynamic Dancing Carnival

Introduction : ​Wonju Dynamic Dancing Carnival has expanded from a local festival to an international event. The main program of the carnival is the street parade, the biggest and the longest street parade in the nation, featuring…

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Most Popular Gangwon Attractions [Namiseom…

Namiseom Island became a popular tourist attraction after appearing in the Korean drama “Winter Sonata (2002).” Originally just a hilltop, Namiseom Island became an island with the construction of Cheongpyeong Dam, which elevated …

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Chuncheon Puppet Festival

Introduction : ​Chuncheon Puppet Festival first began in 1989 as a local event and has now developed into the largest puppet festival in Korea that attracts performers and visitors from all over the world. Apart from stage perform…

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Best Coastal Destinations in Gangwon

 Sokcho Beach in Sokcho-si, Gangwon-do Sokcho Beach (Credit: Sokcho Tourism) Sokcho Beach is well known for the picturesque pine trees that stand proudly along its white sandy coast. One of the perks of this particular beach is th…

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Donghae Nongoldam-gil Street

Introduction : ​Nongoldam-gil Street, formed in 1941, refers to the road going uphill from Mukho Port to Mukho Lighthouse. The history of the village can be seen and felt throughout the street with the "Nongoldam-gil Street" proje…

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Wonju Hanji Festival (원주한지문화제)

Introduction : ​Wonju Hanji Festival celebrates the wonderful cultural heritage of hanji (mulberry bark paper). The festival offers varied programs related to hanji to entertain and educate visitors at the festival.​ Period : ​09.…

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Healience Seonmaeul Resort in Hongcheon

Healience Seonmaeul Resort is located on the gentle slope of a mountain in Hongcheon, Gangwon-do. As you travel up the winding road to the resort, you’ll notice an alert on your phone saying “No service.” Healience Seonmaeul Resor…

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Yanggu Center Festival (국토정중앙 양구 배꼽축제)

Introduction : ​Held at the center of the Korean Peninsula, the Yanggu Center Fesitval is the main summer festival of Yanggu-gun. The festival takes place around Seocheonbyeon Leports Park.​ Period : ​07.31.2020 ~ 08.02.2020​ Addr…

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Gangneung Danoje Festival (강릉단오제)

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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