Welcome to Cheorwon


Most of the war sites lie within the Civilian Control Zone that spans 20km from the border, so visitors must present identification and register with the Hantan-gang Tourism Office at the Iron Triangle Memorial Hall (철의 삼각 전적관) for an official 2½-hour tour. Bring your passport.


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Lost City of Cheorwon DMZ Private Day Trip from Seoul

Our tour guide will meet you at your hotel at 8 a.m.. After drive about 2.5 hours, we arrival at Cheorwon city and visit the Second Incursion Tunnel, it was built by the North Korean military in bedrock. It was discovered on March 24, 1975, total length is 3.5km in the 50m-160m below the surface. North Korean built the second Incursion Tunnel to invade South Korea, it could accommodate 30,000 people to pass through per hour. The next stop is Peace observatory. Opened in November 2007, Cheorwon Peace Observatory provides a panoramic view of the border of North & South Korea. The first floor is an exhibition hall and the second floor is an observatory, travelers can enjoy the view of the Cheorwon plain, North Korea, and Demilitarized Zone.Woljeong-ri Station is an abandoned train station located in Cheorwon country, it was constructed in August 1914, this station is one of the stops of Gyeongwon railroad line which connects Seoul and Wonsan. The train was used by North Korean and it bombed by U.N. forces. Now the northeast station of the Gyeongwon railroad line close to the boundary line in the demilitarized zone. There is a signboard written ”The Iron Horse Wants to Run again”, there stand remains of a train that was used to make frequent trips to North Korea.And then we will visit the former Korean workers party office. This office was constructed in 1946. This is the headquarters of the Labor Party until the Korean war began on June 25, 1950. It’s becoming a historical site now. The building and structure destroyed during the Korean war, travelers can still see the bullet holes inside the building.Before back to Seoul, we will relaxing at the Goseokjeong Pavilion, the most beautiful river in Cheorwon city.After the day trip we will back to Seoul at around 6p.m.

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Full Day Cheorwon DMZ Tour with Lunch from Seoul

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: KTOURSTORYDetailed Schedule:7:20am Depart from Hongik Univ. Station Exit 48:00pm Depart from Myeongdong Station Exit 28:10pm Depart from Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station Exit 10 10:30pm Arrive at Memorial Tower of Baengmagoji Battlefield and Memorial Museum11:10am Leave for Goseokjeong National Tourist Area11:30am Arrive at Goseokjeong National Tourist Area (Include lunch: Korean Table D'hote )12:30pm Get ready for going to DMZ- 2nd Tunnel- Cheorwon Peace Observatory- Woljeong-ri Station- Cheorwon Korean Workers' Party Headquarters6:30pm Arrive at Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station6:40pm Arrive at Myeongdong Station7:20pm Depart from Hongik Univ. StationStop At: 백마고지전적지Memorial Tower of Baengmagoji Battlefield and Memorial MuseumLocated in the northern area of South Korea, Baengma Battlefield was one of the bloodiest battlefields during the Korean War.After the battle the area gave off a bad smell because of the dead bodies. The mountain area lost its original shape due to the severe battle and as a result the area was named “Baengmagoji” as it was said to resemble a white horse (Baengma) lying down.Duration: 40 minutesStop At: The 2nd Tunnel, Cheorwon-gun, Gangwon-doThe 2nd Tunnel, which was made by North Koreans to invade South Korea, was discovered on March 24, 1975. The use of this tunnel would allow for thirty thousand armed forces as well as tanks to pass through per hour.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Cheorwon Peace Observatory, Cheorwon-gun, Gangwon-doCheorwon Peace Observatory offers a panoramic view of the DMZ (Demilitarized Zone separating North and South Korea) in the central forward area of Cheorwon-gun, Gangwon-do. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Woljeongri Station, Cheorwon-gun, Gangwon-doWoljeong-ri Station (Iron Triangle Battlefield) is the last stop before reaching the DMZ. Located at the spot where the fiercest battle was held during the Korean War, this train marks the partition line of the Korean peninsula.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Nodongdangsa, Cheorwon-gun, Gangwon-doThis three-story building located in Cheorwon-eup was constructed in 1946. Used as the headquarters of the Labor Party until the break of the Korean War on June 25.Duration: 1 hourStop At: GoseogjeongGoseokjeong Pavilion is the most scenic spots among the eight scenic views of Cheorwon. It is also the starting point for DMZ tours as the Iron Triangle Battlefield Conservation Office is located here.Duration: 1 hour