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Geumganggul Cave (금강굴)   
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Seoraksan National Park, Seorak-dong, Sokcho-si, Gangwon-do
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Hollowed into the rocks of Mt Seoraksan, about 600 meters above sea level, you will find Geumganggul Cave. This 23 square meters cave was once used as a place of worship, and contains a stone sitting Buddha and some earthenware. The route up the cave is quite steep, and visitors must walk across a few bridges and up concrete stairways. However, you will be rewarded with a captivating view of Cheonbuldong Valley.

The hiking trail from Seorakdong to Geumganggul Cave, which also passes by Biseondae, is 3.6 kilometers long and takes about 1 hour and 40 minutes.
From Seoul Express Bus Terminal, take bus to Sokcho Intercity Bus Terminal.
- From Sokcho Terminal, take bus 7.
- Get off at Seorak-dong Sogongwon Park (the last stop).

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