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Soyang Dam (소양댐)

  • Soyang Dam (소양댐)
  • Soyang Dam (소양댐)
  • Soyang Dam (소양댐)

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Address
1128, Sinsaembat-ro, Chuncheon-si, Gangwon-do
강원도 춘천시 신북읍 신샘밭로 1128
Type
Lakes/ Rivers/ Caves
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-33-242-2455
Homepage
tour.chuncheon.go.kr
(Korean, English, Chinese, Japanese)
soyangdam.co.kr
(Korean)
  • Information
    Introduction
    Built in October 1973, Soyang Dam is Asia's largest and the world's fourth largest rock-fill dam. It stands 123m high and 530m long, and can generate 200,000kW-h of electricity. It serves multiple purposes including flood control, hydroelectric power generation, flood control, irrigation, and fishing. It holds 29 million ㎥ of water, which has become Soyangho Lake, Korea's largest man-made lake. Spanning a large area that borders the Gangwon-do cities and districts of Chuncheon, Hongcheon, Yanggu and Inje, the lake is often referred to as an "inland sea". Passenger ships bound for Yanggu and Inje run along the 60㎞-long water route that leads to Seoraksan Mountain.

    Telephone
    +82-33-242-2455

    Tour Course Information
    Ferry Tour Courses
    * Soyangho Ferry
    Route: Soyang Dam - Soyangho Ilwon Tour - Soyang Dam
    Duration: Approx. 50min
    Fees: Adults 12,000won / Children 6,000won

    * Cheongpyeongsa Temple Ferry
    Route: Soyang Dam - Cheongpyeongsa Temple
    Duration
    One way: Approx. 10 min
    Round-trip: Approx. 20min
    Fees
    One way: Adults & Students 3,000won / Children 2,000won
    Round-trip: Adults & Students 6,000won / Children 4,000won

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    Restrooms
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