Gangwon-do - Korea Tourism Organization
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Gangwon-do

Gangwon-do takes place in the northeast of Korea, and has marvelous sceneries of beautiful mountains and clean beaches.

As an ideal place for nature-lovers, Gangwon region, which was established in 1395 as one of the eight regions of Joseon Dynasty, offers its beaches which are popular spots for watching the sunrise on New Year’s morning as well. Winter in Gangwon-do is heaven for winter sports enthusiasts, as the province especially Seoraksan and Odae mountains gets a lot of snow. The 2018 Winter Olympics have been scheduled to take place in various cities in Gangwon-do, including Pyeongchang, Gangneung, and Jeongseon.

Sites to Visit

Seoraksan National Park (Sokcho), Ulsanbawi Rock (Sokcho), Biryong Waterfall (Sokcho), Geumganggul Cave (Sokcho), Naksan Beach (Yangyang), Phoenix Park (Pyeongchang), Odaesan National Park (Pyeongchang), Mum Rock– Chotdaebawi (Donghae), Mureung Valley (Donghae), Mangsang Beach (Donghae), Guryonsa Temple (Wonju), Museum SAN (Wonju), Baegunsan Forest (Wonju), Namiseom Island (Chuncheon), Gangchon Railway Park (Chuncheon), Soyang Lake (Chuncheon), Gyeongpa Beach (Gangneung), Jeondongjing Beach (Gangneung), Chodang Sundubu Village (Gangneung), Jangho Harbor (Samcheok), Hwanseongul Park (Samcheok), Goseokjeong (Cheorwon), Sambuyeon Waterfall (Cheorwon)