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Hwanseongul Cave (Daei-ri Cave System) (환선굴 (대이리 동굴지대))

  • Hwanseongul Cave  (Daei-ri Cave System) (환선굴 (대이리 동굴지대))
  • Hwanseongul Cave  (Daei-ri Cave System) (환선굴 (대이리 동굴지대))
  • Hwanseongul Cave  (Daei-ri Cave System) (환선굴 (대이리 동굴지대))
  • Hwanseongul Cave  (Daei-ri Cave System) (환선굴 (대이리 동굴지대))
  • Hwanseongul Cave  (Daei-ri Cave System) (환선굴 (대이리 동굴지대))
  • Hwanseongul Cave  (Daei-ri Cave System) (환선굴 (대이리 동굴지대))
  • Hwanseongul Cave  (Daei-ri Cave System) (환선굴 (대이리 동굴지대))
  • Hwanseongul Cave  (Daei-ri Cave System) (환선굴 (대이리 동굴지대))
  • Hwanseongul Cave  (Daei-ri Cave System) (환선굴 (대이리 동굴지대))
  • Hwanseongul Cave  (Daei-ri Cave System) (환선굴 (대이리 동굴지대))
  • Hwanseongul Cave  (Daei-ri Cave System) (환선굴 (대이리 동굴지대))
  • Hwanseongul Cave  (Daei-ri Cave System) (환선굴 (대이리 동굴지대))
  • Hwanseongul Cave  (Daei-ri Cave System) (환선굴 (대이리 동굴지대))
  • Hwanseongul Cave  (Daei-ri Cave System) (환선굴 (대이리 동굴지대))
  • Hwanseongul Cave  (Daei-ri Cave System) (환선굴 (대이리 동굴지대))
  • Hwanseongul Cave  (Daei-ri Cave System) (환선굴 (대이리 동굴지대))
  • Hwanseongul Cave  (Daei-ri Cave System) (환선굴 (대이리 동굴지대))
  • Hwanseongul Cave  (Daei-ri Cave System) (환선굴 (대이리 동굴지대))
  • Hwanseongul Cave  (Daei-ri Cave System) (환선굴 (대이리 동굴지대))
  • Hwanseongul Cave  (Daei-ri Cave System) (환선굴 (대이리 동굴지대))
  • Hwanseongul Cave  (Daei-ri Cave System) (환선굴 (대이리 동굴지대))
  • Hwanseongul Cave  (Daei-ri Cave System) (환선굴 (대이리 동굴지대))
  • Hwanseongul Cave  (Daei-ri Cave System) (환선굴 (대이리 동굴지대))
  • Hwanseongul Cave  (Daei-ri Cave System) (환선굴 (대이리 동굴지대))
  • Hwanseongul Cave  (Daei-ri Cave System) (환선굴 (대이리 동굴지대))
  • Address 800, Hwanseon-ro, Samcheok-si, Gangwon-do
    강원도 삼척시 신기면 환선로 800
  • Type Lakes/ Rivers/ Caves
  • Inquiries • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
    (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
    • For more info: +82-33-541-9266,
    +82-33-541-7600
  • Homepage www.samcheok.go.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
  • Information
    Introduction
    Hwanseongul Cave is the largest limestone cave in Asia, formed estimated 530 million years ago. The cafe features fantastic rocks in various shapes, stalagmites, and stalactites. There have been 47 new breeds of animals discovered in Hwanseongul Cave, with four of these being found to only live in this cave. In April 2010, a monorail was installed within the cave to make it more convenient for people to see all the natural habitat.

    Current Status
    Natural Monument No.178 (Designated on June 15, 1966)

    Opening date
    1997

    Closed
    18th of every month (following day if 18th is a holiday)

    Duration
    - On foot: Approx. 2 hrs (From the ticket office to the entrance: Round trip 1 hr / Viewing 1 hr)
    - Monorail: Approx. 1 hr 40 min (From the ticket office to the entrance: Round trip 40 min / Viewing 1 hr)
    * Monorail travel time: Approx. 15 min round trip (One-way approx. 7 min)

    Operating Hours
    November-February: 09:00-16:00
    March-October: 08:30-17:00
    * Last admission: 10 min before closing

    Maximum Occupancy
    No limit

    Parking Facilities
    Available

    Parking Fees
    Free

    Admission Fees
    [Hwanseongul Cave]
    Individual - Adults 4,500 won / Teenagers 3,000 won / Children 2,000 won
    Groups - Adults 4,000 won / Teenagers 2,500 won / Children 2,000 won

    * Group: 30 people or more

    [Hwanseongul Cave Monorail]
    Adults: Round-trip 7,000 won / One-way 4,000 won
    Children: Round-trip 3,000 won / One-way 2,000 won

    * Tickets sold on-site
    * Monorail max. occupancy: 40 passengers
    * Travel time: Approx. 15min round-trip (7min one-way)
    * No group discounts

    Available Facilities
    Monorail (08:00-17:00)
    * Inquiries: +82-33-541-2621

    Restrooms
    Available

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