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Jaraseom Island (자라섬)

  • Jaraseom Island (자라섬)
  • Jaraseom Island (자라섬)
  • Jaraseom Island (자라섬)
  • Jaraseom Island (자라섬)
  • Jaraseom Island (자라섬)
  • Jaraseom Island (자라섬)
  • Jaraseom Island (자라섬)
  • Jaraseom Island (자라섬)

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Address
Jaraseom Island, Gapyeong-eup, Gapyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do
경기도 가평군 가평읍 자라섬 (가평읍)
Type
Seasides/ Beaches/ Islands
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-31-580-2067
Homepage
www.jarasum.net (Korean only)
  • Information
    Introduction
    Located in Gapyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do Province, Jaraseom Island is an island formed on the Bukhangang River as a result of the construction of the Cheongpyeong Dam in 1943. The name ‘Jaraseom’ comes from the fact that it faces a hill that resembles a Jara (Korean word for soft-shelled turtle). Jaraseom consists of four islands called Dongdo, Seodo, Jungdo, and Namdo, and has various leisure and park facilities. Visitors can find a car camping site and the filming location of the popular TV drama series 'Iris' on Seodo (west island), and an eco-cultural park with a grass plaza of over 100 meters in diameter on Jungdo (central island). There is also an ecosystem theme park called Ehwawon Garden at the westernmost tip of the Jaraseom Campground. A popular camping spot, Jaraseom Island is also widely known as the venue of the annual Jaraseom International Jazz Festival.

    Telephone
    +82-31-580-2067

    Closed
    N/A (Open all year round)

    Parking Facilities
    Public parking lot available

    Restrooms
    Available

    Admission Fees
    Free

    Available Facilities
    Jaraseom Island camping site, Eco & Culture Park, 'Iris' filming location, ecosystem theme park (Ewhawon), etc.

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