|Daraengi Village (가천 다랭이마을)|
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|Daraengi Village in Namhae is famous for terraced rice paddies on a steep hill on the outskirts of Mt. Seolheul reaching almost 500 meters. The rice paddies with 108 steps (consisting of stones and soil) are very picturesque and great for taking photographs. Located in the south, the village is balmy in winter, and spring greens (such as mugwort and spinach) sprout before any other place in Korea. Environment-friendly agriculture flourishes because the sea breeze prevents insect pests.
This land of friendly people and fertile soil is home to Daraengi Rice Paddy Festival every spring. The festival offers a slew of interesting programs allowing visitors to experience traditional farming and learn cultural and natural heritage in Daraengi Village: Harrowing a Field, Straw Rope Ssireum (Korean Wrestling), Rice Planting, Running on Rice Paddies, Carrying a Wooden Carrier, and colorful performance events.
|N/A (Open all year round)|
|* Seongu - Eungbongsan
Mountain - Seolheulsan Mountain (Mangsan Mountain) - Gacheon Village
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* Gacheon - Seolheulsan Mountain (Mangsan Mountain) - Eungbongsan Mountain - Seongu
* Seongu - Eungbongsan Mountain - Seolheulsan Mountain (Mangsan Mountain) - Honghyeon
|Sea rafting (June-September)
Fishing with a net (June-October)
Flying a kite (January-March, October-December)
Picking spinach (January-March, October-December)
* Year-round Events
Plowing experience with a cow, traditional games, camp fire, tour of the village, string figures, rice planting, straw crafts
※ Activities subject to change.
|25 parking spaces|
|Information Center, experience hall, coastal path, accommodations, etc.|
|Reservation Info. for Natives|
|Advanced reservations required|
Nambu Bus Terminal, take an intercity bus to Namhae Terminal.
Bus Info: runs 12 times a day / Travel time: 4 hrs, 30min
From Namhae Bus Terminal, take a local bus to Daraengi Village.
Local bus Info: runs 18 times a day / Travel time: 30-40min