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Chuncheon Okgwangsan (Jade mine) (춘천 옥광산)

  • Chuncheon Okgwangsan (Jade mine) (춘천 옥광산)
  • Chuncheon Okgwangsan (Jade mine) (춘천 옥광산)
  • Chuncheon Okgwangsan (Jade mine) (춘천 옥광산)
  • Chuncheon Okgwangsan (Jade mine) (춘천 옥광산)
  • Chuncheon Okgwangsan (Jade mine) (춘천 옥광산)
  • Chuncheon Okgwangsan (Jade mine) (춘천 옥광산)

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Notices
[Jjimjilbang closed]
Period: September15-30, 2014.
※ Jjimjildom is open and available for use during the time.
Address
228, Geumok-gil, Dong-myeon, Chuncheon-si, Gangwon-do
강원도 춘천시 동면 금옥길 228 (동면)
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Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-33-242-1042, +82-241-0300 (Korean)
Homepage
www.i-oksanga.com (Korean only)
  • Information
    Introduction
    The Okgwangsan Jade mine (also known as 'Chuncheon Yeonok Gwangsan') in Geumokdong valley in Chuncheon-si, Gangwon-do, is the only jade mine in Korea and the only white jade mine in the world. Built in 1972, the original plan was solely for a jade mining facility. It now offers tours of the caves and even a steam sauna experience.

    On one side is a sauna room and on the left is a cave experience center. Along both sides of the cave are various jade formations leading to a long platform where visitors may stop for a break. At the end of the tunnel, visitors can sample Okjeongsu ground water gathered from inside the cave. The water’s unique taste brings people from all over who claim it is effective in treating hemorrhoids, constipation, and indigestion. A gift shop also offers a wide range of jade goods at discounted prices including rings, necklace, and even beds as well as a restaurant serving foods made with Okjeongsu water.

    Telephone
    +82-33-242-1042, +82-241-0300

    Activity Information
    Jade Capsule Sauna: From cave entrance, numerous pieces of jade create a 150m tunnel inside the cave. At the end of the tunnel is a 100-pyeong open floor area where participants lie down and relax. Okjeongsu water is also available here.

    Operating Hours
    [Exhibition & Shop] 09:00~18:00 / [Jjimjilbang] 24 hours

    Parking Facilities
    Available

    Admission Fees
    Jjimjilbang (sauna) - Adult 7,000 won / Child (ages under 13) 3,000 won

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