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Travel information provided by the Korea Touism Organization's TourAPI.

  • Chilgapsan Ice Fountain Festival (칠갑산 얼음분수 축제)

    “Gather, fairyland friends!” Chilgapsan Mountain Winter Wonderland, a magical place where fairy-tale characters gather within an alpine castle crafted from a grand ice fountain. As night descends upon the Alps Village, the castle opens for nocturnal festivities, allowing visitors to don vibrant attires under the twinkling stars of the Milky Way. It’s an enchanting destination for children to create cherished memories and an idyllic setting for a romantic winter date for couples

  • Buinsa Temple (Daegu) (부인사(대구))

    Buinsa Temple is a temple nestled on the southern slopes of Palgongsan Mountain, with a deep historical connection to Queen Seondeok of Silla (580–647). The temple is renowned for preserving the woodblocks of the First Tripitaka Koreana, a collection of Buddhist scriptures carved in the 11th century. The current Buinsa Temple encompasses significant structures, including Daeungjeon Hall, Queen Seondeok's Memorial Hall, and Samseonggak Shrine. Visitors have the opportunity to appreciate the scenic beauty of nature while exploring the cultural and architectural heritage from the Silla and Goryeo periods.

  • Bokdubujip (복두부집)

    Bokdubujip is a bean curd specialty restaurant located near Jangneung Royal Tomb, a World Heritage site in Paju. They use 100% Korean beans from Jangdan-gun to make their bean curd. The signature dishes include byeotjip cheonggukjang (rich soybean paste jjigae) and chamge dubu jeongol (hairy crab and bean curd hot pot). Additionally, they offer a variety of other dishes such as jangdankong suje dubu (handmade jangdankong bean curd), dwaejigogi duruchigi (stir-fried pork), and gochujang jjigae (red chili paste jjigae).

  • Andong Gunja Village (안동 군자마을)

    Andong Gunja Village, established 600 years ago, was relocated 2 kilometers from its original site due to submergence during the construction of Andong Dam. The village's tradtional houses and pavilions were meticulously moved to preserve their historic value. Known as Gunja Village, it derives its name from a remark by the Joseon-era civil servant Jeong Gu, who noted, "There is no one in the village who is not a Gunja (gentleman)". The village is home to over 20 ancient houses, including the Hujodang Head House and Takcheongjeong Pavilion, maintained in their original state. Moreover, the village archives over 1,000 documents detailing adoption, property ownership, and labor distribution.

  • Baekje Cultural Museum (백제문화체험박물관)

    Designed to mimic the traditional kilns of the Baekje period, the Baekje Cultural Museum is a unique space that blends historical elegance with immersive exhibits. It showcases five key masterpieces: the historic Baekje kiln site that’s over 1,500 years old, exquisite blue tiles, an evocative painting of Choi Ik-hyeon's exile, an intricate rubbing of the Confucius statue, and a resplendent golden turtle. Additionally, the museum offers a variety of interactive centers like a gold mine exploration area, an agricultural culture center, an exhibition hall that transports viewers back to the 1960s. There are also Han Sang-don Memorial Hall, Yoo Sang-ok Donation Room, and Jeongseung Park. On weekends, the museum becomes even more lively, offering hands-on activities such as pottery and cup making, as well as the chance to dress in traditional Baekje attire.

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    Chopyeong Reservoir (초평저수지)

    Chopyeong Reservoir, formed by damming the Mihocheon Stream, is a renowned fishing spot, especially popular for ice fishing. It hosts species such as carp, crucian carp, and snakehead. Fishing bungalows are scattered across the lake, resembling islands. This spot is perfect for those looking to enjoy trail trekking around the lake and take in the picturesque scenery.

Yeongdeok Snow Crab Festival (영덕대게축제)

Yeongdeok Snow Crab Festival (영덕대게축제)

38261     2024-02-19

Gangguhaean-gil, Ganggu-myeon, Yeongdeok-gun, Gyeongsangbuk-do
+82-54-730-5853

Yeongdeok Snow Crab Festival is an annual event that celebrates local snow crabs, which were once served to kings. Among festival highlights, the Snow Crab Public Auction as well as the snow crab market are the most popular. In addition, visitors can ride a snow crab fishing boat, participate in a snow crab cooking competition, and sample various snow crab dishes.

The Peace Land (평화랜드)

27242     2024-02-23

148-33 Imjingak-ro, Munsan-eup, Paju-si, Gyeonggi-do

The Peace Land is an amusement park located near the Imjingang River. It offers around twenty different types of rides, including a Viking ship, bumper cars, and merry-go-round. For added convenience, there is an unmanned convenience store on-site that accepts card payments exclusively, offering a variety of beverages, ice cream, and snacks. The park also has an infirmary where wound care is available. Nearby, visitors can enjoy the Peace Gondola, which provides a scenic way to cross the Imjingang River.

Jeju Bakdonga (제주박돈가)

3073     2024-02-23

52 Gwandeul 2-gil, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon

Jeju Bakdonga is a restaurant renowned for its Jeju Island black pork, with the signature dish being heukdwaeji ogyeopsal gui (grilled skin-on black pork belly). Known for its juicy and chewy texture, the pork is served with ample portions of green onion kimchi and a refreshing green onion salad. For an authentic Jeju experience, guests are encouraged to try dipping the meat in salted anchovies, a local custom. Additionally, the restaurant serves a satisfying beef hangover soup, vegetables for wraps, garlic, and a selection of sauces. The kimchi jjigae, a highlight of their lunch special menu, is also highly recommended.

Artbox - Jeju Branch [Tax Refund Shop] (아트박스 제주)

Artbox - Jeju Branch [Tax Refund Shop] (아트박스 제주)

0     2024-02-23

1, Gwandeok-ro 11-gil, Jeju-si, Jeju-do

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Bokgol Oncheon Pension (복골온천펜션)

Bokgol Oncheon Pension (복골온천펜션)

18302     2024-02-16

58 Bokgol-gil 201beon-gil, Ganghyeon-myeon, Yangyang-gun, Gangwon-do
010-4369-4008

Bokgol Oncheon Pension allows pet dogs on the premises. Each accommodation is housed in a separate building, and guests can choose from a variety of room configurations, including double rooms, family rooms, two-story rooms, and group rooms. It is also equipped with spa and barbecue facilities. Bokcheon Oncheon (Hot Springs), situated near the accommodation, boasts a bicarbonate alkaline water that is believed to be beneficial to skincare, muscle relaxation, fatigue recovery, and atopy treatment.

Yeongcheon Bohyunsan Astronomical Science Museum (영천보현산천문과학관)

Yeongcheon Bohyunsan Astronomical Science Museum (영천보현산천문과학관)

4310     2024-02-23

689, jeonggak-ri, Hwabuk-myeon, Yeongcheon-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do

Perched atop Bohyeonsan Mountain, an optimal location for stargazing, is the Yeongcheon Bohyunsan Astronomical Science Museum. This facility is comprised of an observation room, a planetarium, and an exhibition area. It houses twelve exhibition rooms where visitors can delve into the history of astronomy, learn about the seasonal constellations, explore ancient cosmological perspectives from various cultures, and gain insights into the solar system. The planetarium offers screenings of videos about the constellations as they change with the seasons. Meanwhile, the observation room is equipped with five telescopes, allowing guests to gaze at the stars directly. To ensure a spot, visitors are required to book their visit at least one day prior via the museum's website.

Mirinae Camp (미리내캠프)

20237     2024-02-23

21 Wolsanjeosuji-gil, Jipyeong-myeon, Yangpyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do

Mirinae Camp is a comprehensive camping facility covering 370,000㎡, capable of accommodating up to 600 guests. It features a range of facilities for training, leisure, and convenience. The camp includes a horseriding club, a lawn ballpark, a lawn sports ground, a foot volleyball court, a survival game area, a kayaking center, a rock climbing facility, challenge courses, and a walking trail. Additionally, it offers Heal Being Club programs, which encompass foot spa, essential oil therapy, dining, and café experiences. In summer, an outdoor swimming pool is available, and in winter, the camp operates a snow sledding park.