Saturday, February 25, 2017

Mountain Seoraksan, Gangweon-do

This mountain is national park which listed in 1970. It is about 3.5 hours drive from Seoul to East coast. It is quite far but it is worth visit. There is cable car so that you can visit beautiful mountain fortress easily. It is called Geongeumseong fortress. There is story that the Mr. Kim and Mr. Gwon constructed this mountain fortress during one over night so it is called Gwongeumseong fortress by naming after them. It is about 1000 meters high sea level.
The peak, Daecheongbong, is 1708 meters high sea level. There are some point of worth visit together. Those are Sinheungsa temple, Heundle Bawi and Ulsan Bawi. Sinheungsa temple is just around corner. Heundeul Bawi will take one hour one way. Ulsan Bawi will take 3 hours to go up, 2 hours to come down.

Vicinity of Mt. Seoraksan:
Daepo port, Dongmyeonghang port and Yeonggeumjeong and Sokcho Light House,  Naksansa Temple and beach. 


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