Ch'ungch'ong-bukto Travel Guide

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Tanyang

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Ch'ungju

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Suanbo

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Samhwa-dong

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Chech'on

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Ch'ongju

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Tanyang

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  • River-side walk (Part 2)

    Tanyang Things to Do

    The interesting thing about the Danyang river-side walk is that in addition to the beautiful sceneries and relaxing pace, you can actually listen to soothing Korean music along the way. This is because there are music speakers located along the path and it plays very nice music which makes the experience a really good one.During autumn with the...

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  • River-side walk (Part 1)

    Tanyang Things to Do

    The river-side walk is a relaxing stroll (about 2km) along the Namhan River with breathaking sceneries along the way. The walk starts next to the Danyang bridge and follow the river all the way to the area near to Danyang park and loops back to the town via the main road.Along the way, you will see various sights such as the Danyang bridge, river...

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  • Guinsa Temple (Part 2)

    Tanyang Things to Do

    Up to 10,000 monks can live at Guinsa Temple at any one point. The black slate roof tiles found commonly on Korean temples is occasionally replaced by orange glazed tiles reminding one of those seen on the roofs of Beijing's Forbidden City. Some buildings resemble the Potala Palace in Lhasa with their use of height and vertical lines.The temple...

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Ch'ungju

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  • Cheongju Early Printing Museum

    Ch'ungju Things to Do

    Early Printing Museum of Cheongju has been opened since March 17, 2002 at Heungdeok Temple site where the oldest metal type printing, BaekunHwasangChorokBuljoSimcheYojol, was made. This museum specializes in early printings and advertises that Korean ancestors invented and developed metal printing types. And it is used for educational purposes like...

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  • Chimi(fish tale shaped roof tile)

    Ch'ungju Things to Do

    Chimis were massively excavated on the north of the main building's site, and it seems that it was there without much movement after it fell from the main building. The total height is assumed to be 1.5m and it displays the magnificence of the temple. It is made of dark grey clay, and the reddish section indicates that it was baked in high...

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  • History of Jikji

    Ch'ungju Favorites

    Baegunhwasang Chorokbuljo Jikjisimcheyojeol contains the essentials of Zen Buddhism compiled by Priest Baegun in the 21st year of King Gongmin(1372) at the age of 75. It is apparent the ideas inherited from his teacher Seogok Cheonggong, a Zen(Buddhist Mediation) master to continue and transmit the ideas of his teacher. It was printed into the...

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Suanbo

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  • Chungju Lake

    Suanbo Things to Do

    Chungju Lake is the largest and cleanest multi-purpose reservoir in Korea.Take a cruise on the ferries along the Chungju Lake .

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  • Suanbo Hot Springs

    Suanbo Things to Do

    Suanbo Hot Springs is located south of downtown Chungju City.This historical spring has existed since 1018, according to the Goryeosa History Book. The water temperature is about 53 degrees Celsius and the water contains various useful minerals which are known to be effective for neuralgia, skin diseases, gastrointestinal diseases and fatigue.

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  • Kosu Cave

    Suanbo Things to Do

    One of Korea's most famous limestone caves, it gets its share of visitors every day, especially during the hot summer months. During the afternoons on weekends and holidays, it can become quite claustrophobic inside. Many of the chambers are quite striking with their displays of stalactites and stalagmites.

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Samhwa-dong

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  • Ring the temple bell

    Samhwa-dong Things to Do

    At sunset the monks ring the temple bell; guests, who have participated actively in the temples daily life are invited, to assist and also to ring the bell. It is not easy, to direct the massive and heavy pole, so as to hit the bell at the right spot.

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  • Join the monks for Dinner

    Samhwa-dong Things to Do

    Guests are invited to join the temple community for an always vegetarean, very delicious dinner,but asked not to speak during dinner and to wash the dishes afterwards.

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  • Join the prayers !

    Samhwa-dong Things to Do

    In the evening, at night and in early morning prayers are held in the main hall of Samhwa temple.Temple-guests are allowed and animated to join, yet have to follow all (rather complicated) rites, as frequently kneeling down and rise without the help of ones hands,laying down on the floor for a few minutes etc.Nevertheless it is an unique...

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Ch'ongju

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  • Music, Burritoes and More

    Ch'ongju Nightlife

    Chungdae Jungmun is filled with Foreigner Bars, some more popular than others, but my favourite by far has got to be Pearl Jam. I can't quite place my finger on what it is that makes this specific pub special or why I want to go there more than the others. It's smaller than the others and, without a pool or foozball table and with no working darts,...

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  • An Indian experience in the middle of...

    Ch'ongju Restaurants

    Walking into the first Nepal off the streets of Chungdae Jungmun is like walking into sunlight after days spent inside. You have to blink a little and adjust to the color spectrum that is so different from the dreary greyness of the buildings outside. It's not that the restaurant is covered in kitsch decorations, but the bright reds, yellows,...

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