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Hongcheon Ggong Ggong Festival (홍천강 꽁꽁축제)

  • Hongcheon Ggong Ggong Festival (홍천강 꽁꽁축제)
  • Hongcheon Ggong Ggong Festival (홍천강 꽁꽁축제)
  • Hongcheon Ggong Ggong Festival (홍천강 꽁꽁축제)
  • Hongcheon Ggong Ggong Festival (홍천강 꽁꽁축제)
  • Hongcheon Ggong Ggong Festival (홍천강 꽁꽁축제)
Notices
* Festival programs and schedules are subject to sudden changes based on the weather. Please check the information before visiting.
Period
01.03.2020 ~ 01.19.2020
Address
59-1, Neobeunae-gil, Hongcheon-gun, Gangwon-do
강원도 홍천군 홍천읍 너브내길 59-1
Location
Hongcheon riverside in Hongcheon-gun, Gangwon-do
Telephone
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-33-439-5853
Sponsors / Management
Hongcheon Cultural Foundation /
Introduction
Every winter, visitors from all over gather at Hongcheon Ggong Ggong Festival to fish for trout fed on 6-year Hongcheon ginseng. Varied programs are available including ice-fishing and catching trout with bare-hands, Vivaldi Park Snow World for ice-sledding and an ice sculpture exhibition, a recreated thatched-roof house, and donkey riding. Visitors can also enjoy local foods at the Korean folk restaurant, and outdoor food market. The festival was selected as one of Gangwon-do’s excellent festivals in 2015, offering new memories for children and nostalgia for adults.
Programs
Ice-fishing trout, catching ginseng trout with bare-hands, Vivaldi Park Snow World, free folk playground, various promotion halls, recreated scene of thatched house, donkey rides, alpaca world, making hand-warmer, painting caricature, folk food market, etc.
Performance Times
09:00-17:00 (Weekend evening schedule 18:00-21:00)
Age Limit
Open to visitors of all ages
Transportation
[Bus]
From Dong Seoul Bus Termina or Sangbong Bus Terminal, take an intercity bus bound for Hongcheon.
From Hongcheon Bus Terminal, walk towards Hongcheongyo Bridge, and arrive at Hongcheongang River within about 480m.
Homepage
www.hccf.or.kr (Korean only)

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