|Hwasun Dolmen Site [UNESCO World Heritage] (화순 고인돌군 유적 [유네스코 세계문화유산])|
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|The Hwasun Dolmen Site is located near the waterfalls of the mountain pass linking Dogok-myeon
of Hyosan-ri and Chunnyang-myeon of Daesin-ri. According to experts, 135 of the 980 stones in Dogok-myeon Hyosan-ri are dolmen. There are also about 100 damaged stone tables that still maintain their original
What makes the Hwasun dolmens special is that in such a small district there are as many as 596 dolmen, including Korea’s biggest stone table. Acknowledging the importance of the cultural assets, the Hwasun Dolmen Site was registered as World Heritage No. 997 in year 2000 along with Gochang and Ganghwa Dolmens.
|Historical Place No. 410 (as of September 17, 1998) /
World Heritage No. 998 (as of December 2, 2000)
|Approx. 1 to 2 hours (4.5 km)|
|Free of charge.|
|Facilities for the Handicapped|
When exiting from Neungjuyeok Station (Gyeongjeon Line), proceed to the main road walking for about 4 minutes.
Take village bus (농어촌버스) No. 218 from Jamjeongni Bus Stop.
After passing 18 stations (travel time: approx. 1 hour), get off at Ji-dong Bus Stop.
Walk for about 20 minutes to reach the final destination.