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Enjoy a Winter at Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice…

Photo: Trout bare-hand fishing (Credit: NARA Foundation)One of Gangwon-do’s most representative festivals, Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival is taking place until February 2 in the area of Hwacheoncheon Stream. The festival has gre…

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Sangyujae [Korea Quality]

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 mon…

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Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival

The best region to enjoy winter in Korea is definitely Gangwon-do. When Hwacheoncheon Stream, located in Hwacheon-gun, Gangwon-do freezes in winter, locals and tourists alike flock to the stream, carve out a hole in the ice, and b…

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Gangwon Snow Festa Open until March

Photo: 2019-2020 Gangwon Snow Festa poster (Credit: Gangwon Provincial Office)Ski resorts in Gangwon-do are hosting the 2019-2020 Gangwon Snow Festa until March. The festival provides ski lessons, performances, and various experie…

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Lohas Park & Wacapuca (로하스파크&와카푸카)

Introduction : ​Lohas Garden & WacaPuca is an eco-themed park located 700 meters above sea level in the highlands of Pyeongchang, Gangwon-do Province. Sitting in the most beautiful national forest of Phyeongchang (Total area 3…

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Jeongdongjin Rail Bike

Introduction : ​The Jeongdongjin Rail Bike is one of the must-try leisure activities in Gangwon-do. Departing from Jeongdongjin Station, a ride on the rail bike offers an experience to enjoy the cool breeze from the sea right alon…

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Pyeongchang Trout Festival (평창송어축제)

Notices* Ice fishing availability depends on ice conditions.* For more information on the use of ice fishing site, please visit the official website or make a phone inquiry.   Period12.28.2019 ~ 02.02.2020   Address3562, Gyeon…

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Hongcheon Ggong Ggong Festival

Introduction : ​Every winter, visitors from all over gather at Hongcheon Ggong Ggong Festival to fish for trout fed on 6-year Hongcheon ginseng. Varied programs are available including ice-fishing and catching trout with bare-hand…

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Inje Icefish Festival

Introduction : ​Inje Icefish Festival has developed thanks to a lot of tourists’ participation and their interest since 1997. It tries to offer varied programs following trends. Visitors can enjoy icefish fishing at the festival v…

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Abai Village Ferry

Introduction : ​Abai Ferry is a special way to get across Sokcho Harbor, separating downtown Sokcho from Abai Village. The distance is quite small, only reaching about 50 meters across, but riding one of the two ferries is much qu…

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