Heundeul Bawi

Seoraksan National Park

This massive 16-tonne boulder is balanced on the edge of a rocky ledge and can be rocked to and fro by a small group of people. It’s a lookout on the way to Ulsan Bawi and a popular spot for photos.

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1. Gyejo-am

0.18 MILES

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2. Ulsan Bawi

0.54 MILES

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4. Sinheung-sa

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5. Bronze Jwabul Statue

1.39 MILES

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6. Geumganggul

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7. Yukdam Pokpo

2.21 MILES

Yukdam Pokpo is a series of six waterfalls and a pond.

8. Gwongeum-seong

2.41 MILES

These remains of a fortress are thought to date to the 13th century. The easiest and quickest way to get here is to take the cable car.