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Peace Dam (Hwacheon) (평화의댐 (화천))

  • Peace Dam (Hwacheon) (평화의댐 (화천))
  • Peace Dam (Hwacheon) (평화의댐 (화천))
  • Peace Dam (Hwacheon) (평화의댐 (화천))
  • Peace Dam (Hwacheon) (평화의댐 (화천))
  • Peace Dam (Hwacheon) (평화의댐 (화천))

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Address
667, Hoeum-ro, Hwacheon-eup, Hwacheon-gun, Gangwon-do
강원도 화천군 화천읍 평화로 3481-18 (화천읍)
Type
Lakes/ Rivers/ Caves
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-33-440-2836
Homepage
tour.ihc.go.kr
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
  • Information
    Introduction
    Peace Dam in Hwacheon-gun was built in response to a potential flooding attack from North Korea. The first phase of construction began in 1986, and ended in 1989; the second phase, which entailed raising the height of the dam, began in 2002, and ended in 2005.

    Over the years, the dam has become a major tourist destination. It has several cultural and recreational facilities including the Water Culture Center, an artificial wall stream, and rest areas. It is also located close to the DMZ, and natural landmarks such as Bimok Park, Bisugumi Valley, and Suhari Fishing Site.

    Telephone
    +82-33-440-2836

    Closed
    N/A (Open all year round)

    Parking Facilities
    Available (50 parking spaces)

    Available Facilities
    Observatory on top of the dam, Peace Plaza, Water Culture Hall, World Bell Park, World Peace Bell, Bimok Park, snack bar, etc.

    Restrooms
    Available

    Parking Fees
    Free

    Pets
    Permitted (* Not permitted inside buildings.)

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