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|The Homigot Octopus Festival is an annual festival held at the end of April. Visitors can enjoy freshly caught octopus from the East Sea. Various programs and events will be also be held including watching sunrise on a boat, octopus auction, etc.|
|Watching sunrise on a boat, catching live octopus, octopus auction, boiling octopus, cutting octopus contest, etc.
|Free of charge|
|Ocean parade, local products for sale|
|2014's event canceled due to a Sewol-ho ferry accident and June 4th local elections.|
|Open to all ages|
|From Seoul Express Bus Terminal, take an intercity bus to Pohang (포항),
approx. 4hrs 40min.
From Pohang Express Bus Terminal (포항고속버스터미널), cross the road towards Daebu Motel (대부모텔).
Cross the road to the left to find the Express Bus Terminal (고속버스터미널) bus stop.
Take Bus 101 to Donghae Transfer Center (동해환승센터), approx. 40min (21 stops)
Transfer to a Donghae-Homigot (동해-호미곶) route bus and get off at Homigot (호미곶) bus stop, approx. 1hr (26 stops).
|Nearby Tourist Attractions|
|Robo Life Museum (로보라이프 뮤지엄)
Homigot Lighthouse (호미곶 등대)
Beopgwangsa Temple (법광사)
Bukbu Beach (북부해수욕장)
Bogyungsa Temple (보경사)
Gyeongsangbuk-do Arboretum (경상북도수목원)
Guryongpo Beach (구룡포해수욕장)
|Homigot Village: invil.org/english
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)