The Hwacheon Sancheoneo (Mountain Trout) Ice Festival has been declared one of the Seven Wonders of Winter by CNN.com. The other natural wonders on the list include the Northern Lights of Canada, icebound St. Petersburg in Russia, and Sweden's reindeer migration.
The festival is well-known as one of the best annual winter festivals in Korea, and is held in Hwacheon, Gangwon-do Province. In partnership with Lonely Planet, the bestselling travel guide in the world, CNN introduced the winter ice festival of Korea as one of the seven winter wonders with a detailed description of flocks of tourists enjoying ice fishing for Sancheoneo (trout) on a frozen lake.
The festival will run from January 7th to 29th, 2012.
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