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Yangpyeong Dumulmeori : Two water area

Yangpyeong Dumulmeori literally means 'two water area,' and refers to the place where Bukhangang River and Namhangang River meet.

Yangpyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do


Yangpyeong Dumulmeori
Yangpyeong Dumulmeori 

Description: 

Dumulmeori literally means ‘two water area,’ and refers to the place where Bukhangang River and Namhangang River meet. 

Dumulmeori is the starting point of the Han River, where the two rivers, the Bukhangang River that flowed down from Mount Kumgang and the Namhangang River that originated in Gangwon Province, are combined. 

Dumulmeori mix well with early morning mist, sunrise, yellow sailboat, and a 400-year-old zelkova.

The place where Koreans are waiting for the beautiful scenery of the four seasons has been selected as the “100 Must-visit tourist spots in Korea”.

Yangpyeong Dumulmeori
Yangpyeong Dumulmeori

It is widely known as the first scenic view of the Han River and various drama and film filming locations, and is one of the most popular eco-tourism destinations in Korea, where numerous Korean and foreign tourists visit. 

Although the name and appearance have changed several times depending on the passage of time, it is still a representative attraction of Yangpyeong, which is constantly visited by people and the scenery created by combining mountains and rivers.

The scenery of Dumulmeori is by no means splendid.
A hundreds of years old tree stands facing the river, drawing a great shadow, and a calm river, a sailboat, a modest lotus field and an island, and a gentle mountaineering. 

Yangpyeong Dumulmeori
Yangpyeong Dumulmeori

If you put down your busy daily routine for a while and are in a simple and beautiful nature, you feel that your daily routine will heal. 

Also, as the two rivers meet and become one, it is a place of exchange and communication, ready to warmly welcome family members, lovers, people from business trips and anyone else. 

If you walk along the river, you can walk along a beautiful stone wall road, and in the summer when the lotus flowers are in full bloom, the trail becomes more abundant.

A 400-year-old zelkova tree

Yangpyeong Dumulmeori zelkova tree
Yangpyeong Dumulmeori zelkova tree

The big zelkova tree catches your eye when you step into Dumulmeori. It is a 26 meters high. In fact, the majestic tree has been in its place for over 400 years. 

The zelkova trees provided shade for the riverside hills, and served as a sign for those who traveled to Hanyang by boat.

Yangpyeong Dumulmeori
Yangpyeong Dumulmeori zelkova tree

A sailboat with a double head

Yangpyeong Dumulmeori
Yangpyeong Dumulmeori sailboat

It is the sailboat that appears most often in pictures of the Dumulmeori.

It is a traditional sailboat measuring 16 meters long, 3 meters wide and 8 meters high, and was restored in its original form by Kim Gwi-sung, the owner of the functions of Gyeonggi Intangible Cultural Property No. 11. 

It is also called the ‘Hwangpo sailboat’ because the sail is yellowish in color. 

It was used to transport food and firewood along the Han River, but now the destination of the sailboat has disappeared due to the development of transportation. 

It is a sailboat, which is usually anchored, but it has a beautiful ambience of a Dumulmeori.

Yangpyeong Dumulmeori   sailboat

Parking Facilities 
Available (Public parking lots at entrance of Yangpyeong Dumulmeori and under the bridge. Private parking lot available around the location)

Available Facilities 
Sumilwon (situated to the right of the entrance of Dumulmeori) is an art gallery where visitors can enjoy the artwork, have their portraits drawn, or drink tea in a quiet environment.

Admission Fees 
Free of charge


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