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Homigot Octopus Festival (호미곶 돌문어축제)
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Planned
04.2014
Address
Homigot-myeon, Nam-gu, Pohang-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
경상북도 포항시 남구 호미곶면
Location
Homigot Sunrise Square (호미곶해맞이광장), Pohang-si
Telephone
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info:
Homigot Octopus Festival Committee: +82-70-4124-0501 (Korean)
Homigot-myeon Office: +82-54-284-9301 (Korean)
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Introduction
The Homigot Octopus Festival is held from April 27 to 28. 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.
Programs
Watching sunrise on a boat, catching live octopus, octopus auction, boiling octopus, cutting octopus contest, etc.

2014's event postponed indefinitely due to a Sewol-ho ferry accident.
Admission/Participation Fees
Free of charge
Additional Events
Ocean parade, local products for sale
Age Limit
Open to all ages
Transportation
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) 
Homepage
Homigot Village: www.invil.org/english (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)



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