Chungcheong-do Area

Eight Scenic Views of Danyang: most beautiful sceneries in Danyang

More beautiful than the Chinese Sosang Eight Scenic view, Danyang Eight Scenic view

Eight Scenic Views of Danyang
Eight Scenic Views of Danyang

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More beautiful than the Chinese Sosang Eight Scenic view, Danyang Eight Scenic view

Danyang Eight Scenic View is said to be more beautiful than Sosang Eight Scenic view in China. 

There is Dodam Sambong and Seokmun Gate upstream of Namhangang River. 

Gudambong Oksunbong Peak, which boasts the most beautiful view of Chungju Lake, offers a taste of the beautiful scenery from the ferry. 

In the beautiful scenery of Seonam Valley, Sangseonam, Jungseonam, Haseonam and Sainam in Unseon-gugok are called Dankyung Eight Scenic Views.

1st View: Dodam Sambong(Three peaks)

Eight Scenic Views of Danyang: Dodam Sambong(Three peaks)
Eight Scenic Views of Danyang: Dodam Sambong(Three peaks)

It is located in Dodam-ri, Danyang-eup, 12km north of Danyang. 

Among the three peaks that rose through the surface of the Namhangang River, Nambong is called Guibong or Palbong, while Bukbong is called Cheobong or Sonbong. 

Jeong Do-jeon, the founder of the Joseon Dynasty, lived in this area and named his pen name Sambong after the name of ‘Dodam Sambong’.

2nd View: Seokmun (Stone Gate)

Eight Scenic Views of Danyang: Seokmun (Stone Gate)
Eight Scenic Views of Danyang: Seokmun (Stone Gate)

It is located 12km north of Danyang, downstream of Dodamsambong Peak. 

Dozens of tall stone pillars stand face to face along the Namhangang River, forming the shape of a rainbow.

3rd View: Gudambong

Eight Scenic Views of Danyang: Gudambong
Eight Scenic Views of Danyang: Gudambong

It is located in Janghoeri-ri, Danseong-myeon, 8km west of Danyang, and is a majestic rock that looks like a turtle It was also called Gubong.

4th View: Oksunbong

Oksunbong
Oksunbong

It is located in Janghoeri, 9km west of Danyang, and its towering peak looks freewheeling and extraordinary, so called Sogeumgang from ancient times.

Yi Toe-gye, who was appointed as the govonor of Danyang in 1549 (the 4th year of King Myeongjong’s reign), was named ‘丹陽同門’ on the stone wall. 

It is said to be Oksunbong because it has a white natural appearance that rises like mushrooms.

5th View: Sangseonam

Sangseonam
Sangseonam

It is located in Gasan-ri, 12km south of Danyang. 2km Up from Jungseonam Rock, there is a waterfall between tens of thousands of Cheongdan stone walls and rocks. 

It is said that during the reign of King Seonjo, Suam Kwon Sang-ha named here Sangseonam.

6th View: Jungseonam

Jungseonam
Jungseonam

It is located in Gasan-ri, Danseong-myeon, 10 kilometers south of Danyang, and is the center of Samseon Gugok. 

White rocks form hillside and are said to have been named by Kim Su-jeung during King Hyojong’s reign. 

It is also known as ‘Ssangryong Falls’.

7th View: Haseonam

Haseonam
Haseonam

It is located in Daejam-ri, Danseong-myeon, 4km south of Danyang, located upstream of the Namhangang River, which flows through the Sobaeksan Mountains. 

As the first scenic spot of Shimsan Yugok, the three-story wide rock, which used to be called Bulam, was renamed Haseonam after Im Je-gwang called it Seonam during the reign of King Seongjong of the Joseon Dynasty 

In spring, azalea blossoms and in fall, maples dye the whole mountain and create a magnificent view.

8th View: Sainam

Sainam
Sainam

It is located in Sainam-ri, Daegang-myeon, 8km south of Danyang. 

It’s soaring along the riverside of Deokjeolsan Mountain. 

It is said that Uttak used to call it Sainam at the place where he often took a rest during when he was ‘sainhaegwan’


Tour Course Information 
Dodamsambong Ferry 
Inquiries: +82-43-422-1740, +82-43-422-5593 (Korean) 
Operating hours: 30min before sunrise-30min after sunset
Route (round-trip): Dodamsambong-Seokmun-Eunjuam Rock-Jarabawi Rock 
Fare: Cruise ship – Adults: 7,000 won / Children: 4,000 won
        Motor boat – Adults: 6,000 won / Children: 4,000 won  

Dodamsambong Music Fountain
Operating Hours: March-October: 09:00-22:00 / November: 09:00-18:00 
Utilization fees: 2,000 won per one time
Inquiries: +82-43-421-3181 (Korean)

Janghoe Cruise
Inquiries : +82-43-421-8615 (Korean)
Operating Hours: Spring & Summer: 9:00-17:00 / Autumn & Winter: 9:30-17:00
Route: Janghoenaru-Eight View of Danyang-Cheongpungmyeongweol-Chungjuho-Janghoenaru Course
Fare: Adults (ages over 13): 10,000 won / Children (ages 3-12): 5,000 won


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