Must-see attractions in Chuncheon

  • Samak-san


    The highest mountain near Chuncheon, Samak-san offers incredible views of the town and surrounding lakes. The hike up to the peak (645m) can be strenuous…

  • Namiseom Island


    Part of popular TV drama Winter Sonata was set on this island in an artificial lake southwest of Chuncheon. It’s home to rows of majestic redwoods,…

  • Korean War Memorial


    The evocative statues at this memorial to the Battle of Chuncheon are shown midaction, holding North Koreans at bay at the opening of the Korean War on 25…

  • Gongjicheon Sculpture Park


    Families and teens picnic and sit in the shade of trees in this park dotted with sculptures, some of them hard to fathom. It's a very pleasant diversion…

  • Soyang-gang Maiden


    This 7m-tall bronze statue by the lake is more exciting if you know the famous Korean song mentioning said maiden (the ballad whines on loop by the water).

  • Chuncheon City Hall


    The landmark Chuncheon City Hall was undergoing a huge reconstruction and rebuilding at the time of writing.

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