Known for its charming and scenic landscapes, Gangwon Province is located at the east of Seoul, which is perfect for those who love nature. The region includes popular tourist destinations like Chuncheon, the capital with “many lakes”. Foodies, on the other hand, can visit Sokcho for a delectable Korean feast.
Tourists can also enjoy the countryside of Pyeongchang, Gangwon, a place that most local Koreans consider the ultimate vacation spot. The region further gained popularity after it hosted the 2018 Olympic Winter Games.
These are some tourists spots you can find only in Gangwon Province.
K-Drama fans will be thrilled to experience the sights and sounds of “Urk”, the all-time favorite location of the Korean Drama “Descendants of the Sun”. It’s also the spot where you can find the statue of the couple.
Alpensia Ski Resort
Experience the best of snowboarding and skiing adventure in the Alpensia ski resort. The resort offers direct access to the ski slopes during winter and even offers the use of its private 27-hole golf course in the Summer.
Paragliding at Changam
Experience the thrill of gliding through the air in Changam’s very own paragliding area.
Jeongdongjin Bike Rail
Located in the city of Gangneung is a charming bike rail stretched along the beach. This activity lets you experience and enjoy the soothing sounds of the sea.
Daegwallyong Sky Ranch
This village of Hoenggye in Pyeongchang were the filming locations of the popular dramas, “Bride of the Water God” and “Cinderella and the Four Knights”.
Donghae City Sea Train
It is a special train line that runs along the coastal cities of Gangneung, Donghae, and Samcheok in Gangwon-do. It allows passengers to enjoy a train ride that faces the East Sea view.
Moreover, it has a “trick art” and murals that feature maritime creatures. It’s also a popular tourist attraction among couples.
Gangwon Province Day in Manila, August 9, 2019
Last August 9, 2019 at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza Grand Ballroom, the Gangwon Province celebrated 70 years of friendship between South Korea and the Philippines through a series of exhibits and business consultation seminars. This includes a special program prepared by the Gangwon Province community for the Philippines.
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