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Geumsan Insam (Ginseng) Festival (금산인삼축제)
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  • Geumsan Insam (Ginseng) Festival (금산인삼축제)
  • Geumsan Insam (Ginseng) Festival (금산인삼축제)
  • Geumsan Insam (Ginseng) Festival (금산인삼축제)
  • Geumsan Insam (Ginseng) Festival (금산인삼축제)
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  • Geumsan Insam (Ginseng) Festival (금산인삼축제)
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  • Geumsan Insam (Ginseng) Festival (금산인삼축제)
  • Geumsan Insam (Ginseng) Festival (금산인삼축제)
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Period
09.19.2014 ~ 09.28.2014
Address
30, Insamgwangjang-ro, Geumsan-eup, Geumsan-gun, Chungcheongnam-do
충청남도 금산군 금산읍 인삼광장로 30
Location
Geumsan Ginseng Museum and the Ginseng & Herb Street
Telephone
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-41-750-2412~3 (Korean)
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Sponsors / Management
Geumsan Ginseng Promotion Committee / Geumsan Ginseng Festival Executive Committee
Introduction
Geumsan Insam Festival is held every fall in Geumsan County (Chungcheongnam-do), the largest producer of ginseng in Korea. The are is surrounded by numerous ginseng and medicinal herb markets, making it a great venue for a festival where visitors can experience the marvelous effects of ginseng. Geumsan Insam Gallery is open during the festival, displaying virtually every ginseng item. The festival also conducts a special exhibitions such as the International Insam Exchange Exhibition and sets up booths where people can try some of the various health therapies.

Aside from the exhibitions, exciting events, performances, and delicious food are sure to please visitors. These include Geumsan folk performances, ginseng-related performances, songs and dance, and a tteokme (떡메, mallet for pounding rice cakes) performance. Hands-on programs let visitors dig ginseng and make rice cakes themselves. Other exciting events include a ginseng cooking contest, a marathon, a singing contest, a ginseng & medicinal herbs quiz, ginseng tea painting, and herb-slicing.
Transportation
From Seoul Express Bus Terminal, take an intercity bus to Geumsan (금산), approx. 2hr 40min travel time.
Bus schedule: 06:30, 08:05, 10:05, 11:30, 13:30, 15:05, 17:05, 18:30
From Geumsan Intercity Bus Terminal, take a taxi to the festival venue. (1.5km)
E-Mail
kbg0115@yahoo.co.kr
Homepage
tour.geumsan.go.kr (Korean only)



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