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Gyeongpodae Pavilion (강릉 경포대)

  • Gyeongpodae Pavilion (강릉 경포대)
  • Gyeongpodae Pavilion (강릉 경포대)
  • Gyeongpodae Pavilion (강릉 경포대)
  • Gyeongpodae Pavilion (강릉 경포대)
  • Gyeongpodae Pavilion (강릉 경포대)
  • Gyeongpodae Pavilion (강릉 경포대)
  • Gyeongpodae Pavilion (강릉 경포대)
  • Gyeongpodae Pavilion (강릉 경포대)
  • Gyeongpodae Pavilion (강릉 경포대)

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Address
365, Gyeongpo-ro, Gangneung-si, Gangwon-do
(저동)
Type
Monuments/ Historical Sites
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-33-640-5420
Homepage
www.gntour.go.kr
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
  • Information
    Introduction
    Gyeongpodae (경포대) is famous for the view of the moon on the 15th day of the first lunar month, and is located 6 km north from the center of Gangneung. It is a large, tall pavilion, and its architectural feature- a “paljak” roof, is the most common form used in Korean buildings. It has been designated as Regional Cultural Asset No. 6. Its structure is divided into 6 sections in the front, and 5 sections at the side, with 28 pillars surrounding the pavillion. Located inside is the Gyeongpodaebu, which was written by Yul-Gok when he was only 10 years old. It writes about the slow and leisurely movement of the heavens, making it even more distant, and the clear, bright moon shimmering in the darkness. There is also a poem written by Suk-Jong (1095~1105), the 15th king of the Goryeo Dynasty, and many other literary records and poetry of famous artists like Ha-Mang Jo’s (1682~1747) Sangryangmun.
    In the Geyongpodae area there are 12 other Pavilions, including Geumnanjeong, Gyeonghojeong, Banghaejeong, Haeunjeong. You can enjoy Gyeongpodae, and its place in the surrounding nature, just as you would enjoy seeing artwork at a museum. It is best to visit between March and October.

    Telephone
    +82-33-640-5420

    Current Status
    Gangwon Province Tangible Cultural Property No.6 (Designated on December 16, 1971)

    Operating Hours
    09:00 ~ 18:00

    Parking Facilities
    2 sectors, capacity for 850 spaces
    * Parking Fees - Public parking (Free) / Private parking (Charged)

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