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Gwaneumgul Cave (Daei-ri Cave Caverns) (관음굴(삼척 대이리 동굴지대))

  • Gwaneumgul Cave (Daei-ri Cave Caverns) (관음굴(삼척 대이리 동굴지대))
  • Gwaneumgul Cave (Daei-ri Cave Caverns) (관음굴(삼척 대이리 동굴지대))
  • Gwaneumgul Cave (Daei-ri Cave Caverns) (관음굴(삼척 대이리 동굴지대))
Notices
Not open to public
-(Opening date TBA)
Address
Daei-ri, Singi-myeon, Samcheok-si, Gangwon-do
강원도 삼척시 신기면 대이리
Type
Lakes/ Rivers/ Caves
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-33-570-3546
Homepage
http://www.samcheok.go.kr (Korean, English, Chinese, Japanese)
  • Information
    Introduction
    Gwaneumgul Cave is thought to be the most beautiful cave in Korea. It has a reputation of being a must explore cave by not only Korean scientists but throughout cave academia around the world. The underground water flows from the entrance all the way to end all year long producing around 15,000 ㎥per day. The cave also has 4 waterfalls along the way with the largest being 9m high. The cave is full of stalactites and stalagmites, as well as straw soda, columns, flowstones, cave corals, aragonite crystals and more. The cave has total of 24 different types of living organisms, making a desirable cave for academic research.

    Current Status
    Natural Monument No.178 (Designated on June 15, 1966)

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