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Hwayang Valley (화양구곡 (화양동계곡))

  • Hwayang Valley (화양구곡 (화양동계곡))
  • Hwayang Valley (화양구곡 (화양동계곡))
  • Hwayang Valley (화양구곡 (화양동계곡))
  • Hwayang Valley (화양구곡 (화양동계곡))
  • Hwayang Valley (화양구곡 (화양동계곡))
  • Hwayang Valley (화양구곡 (화양동계곡))
  • Hwayang Valley (화양구곡 (화양동계곡))
  • Hwayang Valley (화양구곡 (화양동계곡))
  • Hwayang Valley (화양구곡 (화양동계곡))
  • Hwayang Valley (화양구곡 (화양동계곡))

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Address
202, Hwayangdong-gil, Cheongcheon-myeon, Goesan-gun, Chungcheongbuk-do
충청북도 괴산군 청천면 화양동길 202 (청천면)
Type
Waterfalls/ Valleys/ Mineral Springs
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-43-832-4347 (Korean)
Homepage
www.goesan.go.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
  • Information
    Introduction
    Hwayang Valley, located 32km east from Cheongju, was designated Songnisan National Park in 1975.
    The vivid green mountains and clear waters make it a highly sought after tourist spot. The nearby Seonnyudong Valley, just 7km away, is also a huge draw for travelers.
    Hwayang Valley is composed of various shaped rocks such as Cheomseongdae Observatory, Neungundae Observatory, Waryongam Rock and Eupgungam Rock. Well-known statesman from the Joseon Dynasty, Song Si-yeol, visited the valley and wept for King Hyojong offering his final bow. This rock where he cried was then named Eupgungam Rock meaning ‘crying bow’ Rock. Waryongam Rock gets its name from its shape, which is said to look like a wriggly dragon. Cheomseongdae Observatory was used in order to forecast weather patterns.

    Telephone
    +82-43-832-4347

    Operating Hours
    24 hrs

    Parking Facilities
    [S] 2,000 won / [M] 4,000-5,000 won / [L] 6,000-7,500 won
    ※ Regular shuttle bus are free of charge. (excluding monthly parking pass use)

    Admission Fees
    Free

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