Jeongdongjin Sunrise Festival (정동진 해맞이 축제 모래시계회전식)

  • Jeongdongjin Sunrise Festival (정동진 해맞이 축제 모래시계회전식)
  • Jeongdongjin Sunrise Festival (정동진 해맞이 축제 모래시계회전식)

Explanation

Many people come to celebrate a fresh start at the Jeongdongjin Sunrise Festival, taking place on the eve of one year and the first day of the New Year at Sandglass Park. The sandglass at the park has a diameter of 8.06 meters, x_width of 3.2 meters, weight of 40 tons and holds 8 tons of sand, making it one of the biggest sandglasses in the world. It takes a whole year for sand to trickle to the bottom and then the sandglass restarts again on New Year’s Day each year at midnight.

Festival events include a fireworks display, the turning of the sandglass to start another year, and performances by various artists.


Inquiry

Gangneung-si • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-33-640-5530, 5913


Homepage

www.gn.go.kr/tour (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)


Information Use

Event Start Date : 2019년 12월 31일

Event end date : 2020년 01월 01일

Watching age : Open to visitors of all ages

Venue : Jeongdongjin Sandglass Park

Venue Locator : [Train]
From Cheongnyangni Station, take a train to Jeongdongjin Station.

Show time : 23:40~

Touring Time : Varies by program

Organizer info : Gangneung-si

Contact the organizer : • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-33-640-5530, 5913

Sponsor Information : Gangneung-si

Sponsor Contacts : +82-33-640-5530

Charges (Hours) : Free of charge


More information

Introduction
Many people come to celebrate a fresh start at the Jeongdongjin Sunrise Festival, taking place on the eve of one year and the first day of the New Year at Sandglass Park. The sandglass at the park has a diameter of 8.06 meters, x_width of 3.2 meters, weight of 40 tons and holds 8 tons of sand, making it one of the biggest sandglasses in the world. It takes a whole year for sand to trickle to the bottom and then the sandglass restarts again on New Year’s Day each year at midnight.

Festival events include a fireworks display, the turning of the sandglass to start another year, and performances by various artists.

Location

Jeongdongjin2-ri, Gangneung-si, Gangwon-do