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Seoraksan National Park

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Address: Sokcho, Gangwon-do, South Korea
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Seoraksan National Park Day Trip from Seoul

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Fabulous Mountains Temple and Walks

Really worth the 2.5hr bus trip from Seoul. Try the cable car on a clear day. Great little café roaster on site. Lots of eateries. The temple complex is living Buddhism and has a... read more

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Kangaroo Island, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really worth the 2.5hr bus trip from Seoul. Try the cable car on a clear day. Great little café roaster on site. Lots of eateries. The temple complex is living Buddhism and has a temple stay. Entry fee is 3,500 and car parking 4,000. We bussed in on No7 - very frequent from Sokcho town.

Thank NibbanAh
Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the cable car ride to the ancient mountain top fortress and there was spectacular views (the best scenery that we saw in South Korea), particularly with the snow/ice covered peaks. We started the walk to Ulsanbawi but due to the season (early sunset), we turned back before we got there. There were lots of places to catch the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the autumn view all the way up to Ulsanbawi rock in Seoraksan. The whole journey took us about 2 hours plus to completed. The weather was nice & comfortable. Would suggest to go early as possible to avoid the crowd & have a clearer view from top of the mountain.

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Sungai Buloh, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Seoraksan National Park is great in Winter. There is an extensive network of trails and also a cable car ride to one of the peaks hear the main entrance. Ulsanbawi is a good half day return climb but the main peak takes 2 days. Access is easy from Sokcho town ( half hour by bus from the bus station). Trails... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

S.N.P. is an outdoor person's absolute gem. Incredible mountain views with a range of challenging/ beginners hikes for all ages and fitness levels. You can also enjoy some great local Korean cuisine in the main entrance area after a long hike. This could be my favorite place in Korea!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

You can go to Seoraksan from Seoul. There are buses direct from Seoul to Sokcho (approx. 3 hours) and then you can take a bus to Seoraksan. It's about 20-30 minutes from Sokcho. There are several nice hiking routes in Seoraksan eg. rock route, falls route. This is a good place to enjoy colorful autumn.

1 Thank OtaroTraveller
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Arriving on a Thursday at Sokcho was kind of creepy because the hotel village nearby the entrance of the park looked like an abandonned olympic village. But on Friday and Saturday lots of Seoul-people arrived and we had a good time. During weekends the park is crowded with Korean people dressed in the latest hiking outfits. Walking a trail is... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

This is little bit out of major town attraction but Korea while well known for cities and factories is less known for natural beauty. This is great place to experience that part of Korea. Make sure you bring good camera and comfortable shoes and let yourself run wild. Scenery is amazing and view from hiking trails is breathless. Be warned... More 

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Torrance, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Seroaksan is very beautiful mountain in South Korea. There are few hiking trails so choose the one that attracts you most. Each has different views.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Beautiful place to visit for nature lover and photography enthusiasts. Beautiful mountain view and sunset.

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