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"Must-visit travel destinations of Korea II"
Issue date: 12th August 2016
Must-visit travel destination Series

The second series feature walking trails with scenic spots.

 

    

  1. Olle Trails of Jeju lsland (Songaksan).
  2. Woljeongsa Jeonnami Forst Trail.
  3. Hadrrng Simri Cherry Blossom Road.
  4. Yeongdeok Blue Road.
  1. The Olle Trails of Jeju lsland were developed as hiking trails for travelers after locals selected some ol the best paths on the island. The trails features 2l courses connected to one another and they include paths along beaches, up mountains and trough fields. Because the Jeju 0lle trails offer such breathtaking views of Jejus unique landscape, they have become a national sensation in recent years attracting numerous travelers from far and wide.

  2. In Gangwon-do Province, the Woljeongsa Jeonnami Forst Trail is a scenic walk from lljumun gate of renowned 1000-year-old Woljeongsa Temple to Geumgang Bridge in Pyeongchang, Through the trail itself runs a mere kilometer. It is surrounded by a thick forest of more than l'B00 fir trees over 8o years old that keep the air fresh, because the fire forest has protected the temple for more than 1'000 years. The trail is often referred to as the forest trail of a thousand years.

  3. The Hadrrng Simri Cherry Blossom Road is a 6 kilometer path from Hwagae Market to Ssanggyesa Temple, developed originally in the 1930s. the path is lined by some l'200 cherry trees aged between 50 and 70 years. Every April, the road becomes a spectacular white tunnel as the trees come into full bloom. The road is also referred to as Hollye-gil {meaning wedding trail), as some believe that a young couple walking along the trail will grow old together.

  4. Yeongdeok Blue Road is a hiking trail winding along the picturesque coastline of Yeongdeok. From Snow Crab Park the trail stretches to the Wind Farm, Sunrise Park, Chuksan Port and to Goraebul Beach. The 64.6-kilometer Blue Road is ideal for tourists as it connects many attractions of Yeongdeok. The most popular section is the B Course. The Path of Blue Snow Crabs, which takes visitors from Sunrise Park to Chuksan Port through the Cradle of the Yeongyang Nam Family. For its scenic views the B course is often called a fantastic oceanside path.

    Text: Korea Post

 

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