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The 3rd Tunnel (Dorasan Observatory) (제3땅굴)

  • The 3rd Tunnel (Dorasan Observatory) (제3땅굴)
  • The 3rd Tunnel (Dorasan Observatory) (제3땅굴)
  • The 3rd Tunnel (Dorasan Observatory) (제3땅굴)
* Identification card required. Foreigners must bring a passport. Private vehicles not allowed.
210-358, Je3ttanggul-ro, Paju-si, Gyeonggi-do
경기도 파주시 군내면 제3땅굴로
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  • Information
    The 3rd Tunnel was discovered in 1978 by South Korean forces. It spans over 1,635m in length, 2m in width, and 2m in height and is located 52km from Seoul. It is estimated that approximately 30,000 soldiers could move through the tunnel per hour. The scale is similar to the 2nd Tunnel, but it was thought to be more threatening as an invasion tool than the 1st and 2nd Tunnels. Located only 4km away from Imjingak toward the southwest and 3.5km from the Tongilchon area, it is accessible by car in about 45 minutes.

    Mondays & Public holidays (Excluding Saturdays/Sundays, Seollal/Chuseok)

    Approx. 1 hour through the mine entrance by train; approxmiately 3 hrs from Imjingak area by a tour bus.

    Tour Course Information
    [DMZ-related Tour]
    A Course (approx. 3 hours): Departure from Imjingak → The 3rd Tunnel (DMZ video room) → Dora Observatory → Dorasan Station → Tongilchon Jikpanjang → Tongilchon Village Museum → Return to Imjingak

    B Course (approx. 3 hours 30 min): Departure from Imjingak → Tomb of Heo-jun → Haemaruchon → The 3rd Tunnel (DMZ video room) → Dora Observatory → Return to Imjingak

    Activity Information
    DMZ Tour

    Operating Hours
    9:20 (first shuttle) - 15:30 (last shuttle)
    * Individual tour unavailable; must participate in DMZ tour course.

    Parking Facilities
    [Imjingak Parking Lot]
    Compact car 1,000 / Small-sized car 2,000 won / Mid-sized car 3,000 won / Large-sized car 5,000 won

    Available Facilities
    Tongilchon local produce, snack bar


    Korean Info. Service

    Baby Stroller Rentals

    Not permitted

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