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Invitation to Winter Wonder Nami Island

Photo: Winter Wonder Nami Island poster (Credit: Nami Island)The Winter Wonder Nami Island festival takes place on Namiseom Island until February 9. The festival features ice sledding, musical performances, experience programs and…

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2020 Seollal Holiday Schedule [Gangwon]

Korea’s major holiday, Seollal represents starting fresh and forgetting about the past year’s bad luck. This year’s Seollal is on January 25, and the Seollal holiday period is from January 24 to 27.During the Seollal holidays, man…

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Sun Cruise Theme Park

Introduction : ​Sun Cruise Resort is a resort located 60m above the sea in the shape of a cruise ship. Surrounding the resort is an extensive park, with themed gardens and sculptures. The theme park's main attraction is the sunris…

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Inje Speedium Resort Circuit

Introduction : ​Inje Speedium is the space where ardent racing car fans can experience the dizzy speed of racing cars. You can also meet world-class drivers at the domestic motor sports theme park, which was established for popula…

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Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival

Introduction : ​Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival takes place at Hwacheon county in Gangwon-do with plenty of snow and ice, perfect for a winter getaway. Since 2003, the festival has been visited by more than a million people, maki…

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Winter Fun at Inje Icefish Festival

 Photo: Fishing for icefish in tents (Credit: Inje Cultural Foundation)The 20th Inje Icefish Festival will be held from January 18 to 27 around Bingeoho Lake in Inje-gun, Gangwon-do. Participants can catch bingeo, or smelt, a smal…

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On the Road in Gangwon-do

There is something magical about Gangwon-do in winter.The snowy landscapes and experiences available at both mountain and coastal attractions draw in all who hear their call. If you’re searching for a winter wonderland, then look …

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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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