|Yeongil Bay Hot Springs (영일만온천)|
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|The construction of this huge hot spring complex started in Yeongil Bay in 1988 after it was found out that the Yeongil Bay has the highest geothermal heat in Korea while drilling for oil in 1974.
The water’s main ingredients contain healthy minerals such as calcium, natrium, fluorine, magnesium, chlorine, sulfuric acid, fluorine, zinc, germanium and radium. Yeongil Bay Hot Springs maintains its water with alkali bicarbonate at a pH of 9.43. The temperature of the water is somewhat low though at 35℃.
The hot springs help to recover from fatigue, to help beauty care, anti-aging, neuralgia, heart disease, and liver functions. The water here also has a very unique texture.
|N/A (Open all year round)|
|500 people (Male 250 people, Female 250 people)|
|Adults 6,000 won / Children 4,000 won|
|Hot springs baths, sauna, red clay ondol room, sleeping room, restaurants, snack bar, smoking room, fitness center|
|From Dong Seoul Bus Terminal, take an intercity bus bound for Pohang Intercity Bus Terminal.
Take the Intercity Bus (Intercity Bus Terminal. Daegak 2-ri. Yeongnam Orthopedics Hospital (영남정형외과)) in front of Pohang Intercity Bus Terminal.
Get off at Daegak Samgeori Bus Stop (25 bus stops).
Go straight for 500m and the hot springs will be on the left.
Or, take a taxi from Pohang Intercity Bus Terminal.
(About 9km away / 25 min-ride / taxi fare: 10,000 won)
Call the Korea Travel Hotline for assistance with directions.