Gangwon-do Area

Seoraksan National Park: Korea National Tourist Site

Mt. Seorak, considered the first South Korean mountain, is literally a "National Tourist Site". its reputation is already global beyond South Korea.

Seoraksan National Park
Seoraksan National Park

Description: 

Mt. Seorak, considered the first South Korean mountain, is literally a “National Tourist Site”.

The obscenity of small parks, Sinheungsa Temple, and Gwongeumseong tells us that its reputation is already global beyond South Korea.

The chief mountain

Seoraksan National Park entrance
Seoraksan National Park

Though it is the third of the South Korean region, the beauty that shines through the four seasons – the azalea of spring and the valley of summer, autumn foliage and winter snow.

The scenery of Ulsan Rock, which rose up in the sky with the scenery of Seorak mountain from the direction of Sokcho, is admired by people. 

Ulsan Rock, which came up from Jeju to fill the 12,000 peaks of Mt. Kumgang, was settled here to fall for the view of Seorak. 

Mt. Seorak Gwongeumseong
Mt. Seorak Gwongeumseong

Shinheungsa Temple, a wish of bronze Buddha

 Seoraksan National Park, wish of bronze Buddha
Seoraksan National Park, wish of bronze Buddha

The temple was built by Jajang Yulsa during the Silla Dynasty and was so important that it was given in charity by King Sunjo.

Bojeru, located in front of the Sacheon Wangmun(Four Devas gate), looks different from any other place, and it is interesting to see the portraits of various ancestors, including the Master of Samyeong.

The bronze Buddha, which is made to symbolize the temple, captures the heart of Mt. Seorak, wishing for unification.

Seoraksan National Park, Shinheungsa Temple
Seoraksan National Park, Shinheungsa Temple

Thousand different shapes depending on the season.

Mt. Seorak
Mt. Seorak

Another beauty of Mt. Seorak is that it has different topographical views, climates and cultures, not only during the seasons, but also in each region.

Located 1,244 meters above sea level, Bongjeongam, one of the country’s five Jeokboksa Temple, is famous for its Seokga sarira pagoda, which enshrines the essence of Seokga. 

Seoraksan Mountain, which has “Thousands Clothes,” “Thousands Face” and “Thousands Story,” is a mountain that won’t get tired of going to 1,000 times.

Seoraksan Mountain
Seoraksan Mountain

Hiking Course 
* Subject to changes depending on parks. Refer to the official website before visiting.

Parking Facilities 
Available

Parking Fees 
Compact vehicles: 2,000 won
Small & Mid-sized cars: 4,000-5,000 won
Large-sized cars: 6,000-7,500 won

Admission Fees 
Free

Baby Stroller Rentals 
Not available

Pets 
Not permitted

Homepage
english.knps.or.kr 
(Korean, English, Chinese, Japanese) 
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(Korean, English, Japanese)


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