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Ulleungdo Squid Festival (울릉도 오징어축제)

  • Ulleungdo Squid Festival (울릉도 오징어축제)
  • Ulleungdo Squid Festival (울릉도 오징어축제)
  • Ulleungdo Squid Festival (울릉도 오징어축제)
  • Ulleungdo Squid Festival (울릉도 오징어축제)
Period
08.06.2018 ~ 08.08.2018 Finished
Address
48-11, Jeodong-ri, Ulleung-eup, Ulleung-gun, Gyeongsangbuk-do
경상북도 울릉군 울릉읍 저동리 48-11
Location
Ulleung-gun area (Jeodonghang Port)
Telephone
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-54-790-6391,
+82-54-790-6425
Sponsors / Management
Ulleung-gun / Ulleungdo Squid Festival Promotion Committee
Introduction
Held every August, Ulleungdo Squid Festival is a fun event promoting its outstanding local produce, squid. The festival on the beautiful island attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors.

Symbolizing the island, fish gathering lamps from fishing boats shed an elegant glow on the sea at night. The main events of the festival include catching squid in the sea against the scenic backdrop of the island, riding on a fishing boat, and eating delicious squid dishes. The festival also offers a fun array of events for visitors: Fishing Contest, Catching Mudfish, Walking on Traditional Roads, and Playing Pumpkin Taffy. In addition, visitors can purchase local produce at Local Produce Market, eat delicious food at Restaurant Market, and enjoy Ulleungdo Island/Dokdo Island Exhibition.
Programs
Main Programs
Riding on a fishing boat, catching squid with bare hands, squid dish contest, raft race contest, and more

Experience Programs
Catching squid with bare hands, playing pumpkin taffy, catching mudfish, piling up pebbles, Squid Marathon, and more
Transportation
Ferry Schedule
1) From Pohang Ferry Terminal to Ulleungdo Island: 09:40 (from Ulleungdo: 14:00)
2) From Mukho Ferry Terminal to Ulleungdo Island: 09:00 (from Ulleungdo: 13:00)
* Ferry company website: http://daea.com  

3) From Gangneunghang Port (Anmokhang Port) to Ulleungdo Island
 * Please refer to the ferry company website for details: http://seaspovill.com

※ Ferry schedule is subject to change, depending on the weather conditions.
    Visitors are advised to check the schedule in advance. (Reservations required)
Homepage
ulleung.go.kr (Korean, English, Chinese, Japanese)

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