|Sobaeksan Punggi Spa (소백산풍기온천)|
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|Punggi Hot Spring is located 3 km away from the town of Punggi-eup. It is regarded as the top hot spring in Korea, and the water is 100% natural, containing minerals like alkali fluorine. The area around the hot spring offers trekking at Sobaeksan National Park and chances to learn about Confucianism and Buddhism while exploring Buseoksa Temple, Sosuseowon Confucian Academy, and Seonbichon Village.
The water of Punggi Hot Spring contains minerals like sulfur, fluorine, and bicarbonate, which have health benefits such as relieving chronic arthritis, neuralgia, metal intoxication, arteriosclerosis, diabetes, bronchitis, and other ailments.
* H₂content S: 1.725 ppm
|N/A (Open all year round)|
|Male 250 persons / Female 300 persons|
Individuals - Adults 8,000 won / Children 5,000 won
Residents - Adults 7,000 won / Children 4,000 won
* Children (24 months - 7 years) may be required
to present proof of identification (e.g. medical insurance card).
|Snack bar, restaurant|
|Facilities for the Handicapped|
From Dongbu Bus Terminal, take a bus to the Yeongju Intercity Bus Terminal.
- From the Yeongji Intercity Bus terminal, take a taxi to the hot spring location.
(about 12 minutes or 6 km away / Fare: approx. 6,000 won)
- From Cheongnyangni Staton (Seoul Subway Line 1) , take the Mugunghwaho train to Yeongju or Punggi Station (Jungang Line)
-Take a taxi from Yeongju or Punggi Station to the venue.
(about 30 minutes or 18 km away / Fare: approx. 15,000 won)
*Call the Korea Travel Hotline for assistance with directions.