Ch'unch'on Travel Guide

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Ch'unch'on Things to Do

  • Songam Leports Town

    Activity programGroundCart Racing, Sports Climing, Zip Wire, Ropes course.WaterWake Board, Water Skiing, Dinghy Yacht, Kayak, Wind Surfing, Boating...etc

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  • Nami Island 1

    Nami Island was named for the famous korean general and youngest defense minister, General Nami who died in the 1500 but it now became more famous due to it's romantic pine trees and biking trails and is the Main Setting of Winter Sonata, which started the Hallyu or korean Wave throughout the World!. (Again See My Videos!). it takes about 10...

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  • Myeongdong

    Like in nearby nami island, this hip street of Chuncheon City became more popular due to the "Winter Sonata" since this street is the setting where the lead characters shop and eat the famous gangwon province specialty, the Dak Galbi (Sweet and Spicy Chicken Wings).This popular street is in the heart of downtown Chuncheon and Fast-food restaurants,...

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  • Nami Island 5 (International Festivals)

    Besides Winter Sonata and Strolling around the island in Bikes, another popular thing to do is to watch assorted International Festivals which is all year round here. The motif in june was international childrens paintings and in July was a world ethnic music festival.

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  • Nami Island 4 (Winter Sonata Studio Set)

    The Winter Sonata Mini Studio Set is Located in the Middle of the Island, in the Commercial Area wherein you can take pictures in the Mini Studio for a small fee.

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  • Nami Island 3 (gapyeong wharf)

    this is Gapyeong Wharf, where you can buy tickets to go to Nami Island, it is located 30 minutes from Chuncheon City proper and about 1 hour from Seoul Suburbs.A 5 minute ferry ride from the gapyeong wharf (included in the ticket) starts the adventure.Admission: Adults: 5,000 won, Youths: 3,500 won, Children: 2,500 wonHours: 08:00 ~ 21:00 (Open...

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  • Nami Island 2 (Winter Sonata Setting)

    This is the main setting of the highly acclaimed Winter Sonata, which started the Hallyu (korean wave of television dramas that became popular in asia and North America) that is why you see that tourist here are mostly asian with just a few caucasians.Due to this, General Nami (whose Exploits earned him the name of the island in the 1500's) was...

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  • Climbing Bongwisan

    Bongwisan is a tiny mountain located right behind the provincial office in Chuncheon. To get there, simply follow the street signs leading to the provincial office. Next, face the office gate and turn right. There is a small road/alley that leads to the trailhead and on up to the mountain.There is not much to see at the top, except some radio...

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  • Climbing Samaksan

    Samak mountain (654 meters) is a very strenuous hike with some very good views of Chuncheon as well as the river running below. One side is about 2km straight up - ladders, ropes, chains, cables, and hand over hand climbing come into play. But it's not as bad as it sounds. I saw elementary school kids doing the same climb so it's not all that...

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Ch'unch'on Restaurants

  • Dak Galbi -korean grilled spicy n sweet...

    Dak Galbi, A Gangwon Province Specialty is spicy stir-fried chicken with vegetables. Dakgalbi is prepared by marinating chopped chicken in spicy red pepper paste with peppery seasoning for about one day. Cabbage, green onions, sweet potatoes, and cylinder shaped rice cakes are then added and the ingredients are all placed in a large cast iron pan....

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  • Dalkgalbi Street

    I'm not the first person to write about this street and I'm sure I won't be the last. There are actually two "Dalkalbi Streets" in Chuncheon - one near the bus terminal and the more popular one downtown. It's the latter that I am recommending.Almost anyone in town can point you in the direction and it's quite easy to find even though it's a tiny...

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Ch'unch'on Transportation

  • Nami Island Ferry

    Inside the Ferry Boat from Gapyeong Wharf, going to Nami Island (about 5 minute ride).Located in: Gapyeong Wharf, Bangha-ri, Namsan-myeon, Chuncheon-si, Gangwon-do Province

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  • Gapyeong Wharf Ferry to Nami Island

    A 5 minute ferry ride from the gapyeong wharf (included in the ticket) starts the adventure Into nami Island! (the wharf is about 30 minutes from Chuncheon City Proper)Admission: Adults: 5,000 won, Youths: 3,500 won, Children: 2,500 wonHours: 08:00 ~ 21:00 (Open throughout the year)Located in Bangha-ri, Namsan-myeon, Chuncheon-si, Gangwon-do

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