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Jeongseon Rail Bike Image
Jeongseon Rail Bike
Jeongseon Rail Bike is a rail bike, which runs for about 7.2km from the Gujeol-ri Station, Jeongseon, Gangwon-do to the Auraji Station. Jeongseon is distant from the downtown, but is filled with a superb natural landscape and a unique atmosphere that cannot be ever felt in downtowns.
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Hwa' am Mineral Spring
The mineral spring that flows from the rocks of Hwa'am contains carbonate ions, iron, calcium, fluorineand nine other essential elements that give it a fizzy taste. The spring water is known to be effective against stomach and eye conditions as well as skin diseases.
Geobuk Bawi (Turtle Rock)
Geobuk Bawi (Turtle Rock)
The mineral spring that flows from the rocks of Geobuk Bawi is regarded as the guardian of this region, ensuring a long and healthy life, chasing away bad luck and bringing good luck if one offers sincere respect.
Yongmaso Lake
Yongmaso Lake
In the mid Joseon dynasty, a woman named Kimgave birth to a darling son. When she saw the three-day old boy jumping and floating around, she thought a warrior was born and was afraid that the the entire family might be doomed should anything go wrong, and killed the boy. According to the legend, a dragon horse later appeared in search for its master, found out that he was already dead, and drowned in this lake.
Hwa'am Cave
Hwa'am Cave
Hwa'am Cave is located in the old Cheonpo Mine which produced 22,904 grams of pure gold annually between 1922 and 1945. Designed as a theme-based cave using a limestone and gold mine pit that were discovered while mining, it features amazing large stalagmites, stone pillars and stalactites of various shapes.
Hwapyoju
Hwapyoju
Hwapyoju is apair of tall stone walls standing on a clifftop 30 meters west of the three-way street coming from Hwa'amri toward Hwapyo-dong, at the entrance of Sogeumgang Gyeongguan (Scenic) Road. According to myths, the old mountain gods used to set up a shoe hanger and weave straw shoes.
sogeumgang
Sogeumgang (Seolam)
The name of this site comes from the surrounding view from Hwapyoju to the point where Morundae is reached, where the oddly-shaped stone cliffs and forest resemble the scenery of Geumgangsan Mountain. Because of the particularly stunning view during the winter, it is also called "Snow Rock." straw shoes.
Morundae
Morundae
About 250m up from the Morundae Rest Area park-ing lot along Soro-gil is Morundae. Because of the scenic view of Morun-ri and the valley by the stream that can be enjoyed from the vast layers of large stones, many writers have been drawn to this place over the years.
Gwangdaegok
Gwangdaegok
A mysterious valley where the sky and clouds meet the ground. Because of the legend related to “simmani” root diggers, who pray from here to the mountain gods to dig up special mountain roots, simmanis still seek out this place. About 4km into the rough valley of Gwangdaegok, visitors discover a cave, 12 waterfalls and basins.

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