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Daegwallyeong Special Tourist Zone (대관령 관광특구)

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  • Daegwallyeong Special Tourist Zone (대관령 관광특구)
  • Daegwallyeong Special Tourist Zone (대관령 관광특구)
  • 삼양대관령목장
  • 삼양대관령목장
  • 삼양대관령목장
  • 삼양대관령목장
  • 삼양대관령목장
  • 삼양대관령목장
  • 삼양대관령목장
  • 삼양대관령목장
  • 삼양대관령목장
Hoengseong-gun, Pyeongchang-gun, Donghae-si, Samcheok-si, Gangneung-si, Gangwon-do
강원도 강릉시, 동해시, 삼척시, 횡성군, 평창군 일원
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• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
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• For more info: +82-33-249-3151
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  • Information
    The Daegwallyeong Special Tourist Zone is made up of five cities and counties in Gangwon-do, including Pyeongchang-gun, which hosted the 2018 Winter Olympics. Blessed with picturesque highland scenery, the Daegwallyeong Special Tourist Zone includes the cities of Gangneung-si, Donghae-si, Samcheok-si, and the counties of Hoengseong-gun and Pyeongchang-gun.

    Gangneung is located the nearest to Daegwallyeong. Famous attractions in Gangneung include Gyeongpoho Lake and Gyeongpodae Pavilion. Two of Gangneung’s historic villas, Ojukheon House and Seongyojang House, have been beautifully maintained for centuries.

    The city of Donghae’s two ports, Donghae Port and Mukho Port, are always buzzing with the energy of coastal life. Donghae Port is a base for the distribution of materials, industrial development, and trade. Cruise ferries take passengers to Russia and Japan. Meanwhile, ferries going to Ulleungdo Island depart from Mukho Port, which is located near Mukho Lighthouse and the Bukpyeong 5-day Market.

    Samcheok is a coastal city in the southernmost part of Gangwon-do. With National Road No. 7 at the center, Samcheok is bordered by Donghae to the north and Uljin-gun to the south. Hwanseongul Cave, the biggest limestone cave in Korea, and Daegeumgul Cave are some of the city’s major attractions.

    Hoengseong-gun is famous for its hanu (Korean beef) and the diverse agricultural experience programs the county offers. The lush forests and the road with a scenic view of Taegisan Mountain also attract many tourists.

    At 700 meters above sea level, Pyeongchang-gun is home to many ski resorts, making it a major destination for winter sports.

    [Daegwallyeong Special Tourist Zone]
    Areas included: Areas around Hoengseong and Pyeongchang-gun, Gangneung, Donghae and Samcheok-si, Gangwon-do
    Area size: 428.3k㎡ (Gangneung 90.4k㎡, Donghae 48.4k㎡, Samcheok 11.3k㎡, Hoengseong 63.5k㎡, Pyeongchang 214.7k㎡)
    Tourist attractions: Yongpyong Resort, Alpensia Resort, Phoenix Pyeongchang, Daegwallyeong Sheep Farm, Donghae Port, Mukho Port, Seongyojang House, Cheongok Cave, etc.

    Current Status
    Special Tourist Zone (Designated on August 31, 1994)

    Parking Facilities
    Parking spaces are available at resorts, tourist sites and beaches.

    Available Facilities
    402 tourist information centers, 4,174 amenities, resorts, tourist sites, beaches and National or Provincial Parks

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