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Chodang Sundubu Village (초당순두부마을)   
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Address
Chodang-dong, Gangneung-si, Gangwon-do
강원 강릉시 초당동
Type
Cultural Districts
Inquiries
• 1330 tt call center: +82-33-1330 (English, Korean, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-33-640-4534
Introduction
Just south of Gyeongpo Beach is Chodang Sundubu Village, which is famous for sundubu (watery tofu). Along Gangneung's most famous food street the beans are ground for Chodang sundubu, then through several steps, salt water from the East Sea is used in the congealing process resulting in a soft and light tofu. The name of this village, Chodang, originates from the name of a famous family that once lived here known as Chodang-Heoyeop. Heoyeop was the father of son, writer/poet Heo-gyun [1569~1618] and daughter, poet Heonan-seolheon [1563~1589]. A traditional-style Korean house has been reconstructed on the site where the original house of Heo-gyun and Heonan-seolheon once stood.
Directions
Bus
From Gangneung Intercity Bus Terminal, take bus 206, 207 or 230. (40min-ride)
Get off at Gangneung High School and walk 5min.

Taxi
From Gangneung Terminal or Gangneung Station, it takes 15-20min by taxi.

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