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Cheonbuldong Valley (천불동계곡)

  • Cheonbuldong Valley (천불동계곡)
  • Cheonbuldong Valley (천불동계곡)
  • Cheonbuldong Valley (천불동계곡)
  • Cheonbuldong Valley (천불동계곡)
  • Cheonbuldong Valley (천불동계곡)

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Address
Seoraksan Mountain, Seorak-dong, Sokcho-si, Gangwon-do
강원 속초시 설악동 설악산국립공원 내
Type
Waterfalls/ Valleys/ Mineral Springs
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-33-636-7700
Homepage
english.knps.or.kr
sokchotour.com
en.gangwon.to
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
  • Information
    Introduction
    Cheonbuldong Valley is the main Valley of Seorak Mountain and is also called Seorak Valley. It was named Cheonbuldong because the many peaks on either side look like a lineup of a thousand Buddhist statues. It is also called Cheonbuldong because the peaks also look like Buddhist saints offering food sacrifices to Buddha. If you follow the waterway of Waseondae for about 300m, you’ll arrive at Biseondae. Travel 12 km further from here and you will arrive at Daecheongbong. There’s also Biseondae Munjudam, Ihodam, and the steep Guimyeonam. On the opposite side, an hour’s walk past Chilseongbong, attached to Hwachaebong, is Chilseonggol’s forked road from which you can reach Oryeon Falls, Yangpok, Cheondang Falls and other valleys with exceptionally beautiful sceneries. The path used to be rough and difficult, but because of new facilities and a mountain villa, you can more easily climb and see the scenery of Cheonbuldong. Many people who go hiking at Seorak Mountain seek this place out because of the convenient transportation provided by Seorak-dong’s Sogongwon, which becomes the starting point for many mountain climbers, and there is an endless line of hikers and tourists who come to visit during mid October when the autumnal leaves start turning color.

    Telephone
    +82-33-636-7700

    Parking Facilities
    Available

    Parking Fees
    Compact vehicles: 2,000 won
    Small & Mid-sized cars: 4,000-5,000 won
    Large-sized cars: 6,000-7,500 won

    Baby Stroller Rentals
    Not available

    Pets
    Not permitted

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