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Mangwon Riverside Terrace (망원한강공원)

Mangwon Riverside Terrace (망원한강공원)

9508     2018-06-19

467, Maponaru-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul
+82-2-3780-0601

Mangwon Riverside Terrace within Mangwon Hangang Park is a wide grassy area perfect for taking walks or grabbing a nap. In the summer, visitors can take advantage of the area’s swimming pool or wide variety of summer water sports such as windsurfing, waterskiing and/or motor boating.

Yongpyong Ski Resort (용평리조트 스키장)

Yongpyong Ski Resort (용평리조트 스키장)

205850     2018-05-02

715, Olympic-ro, Daegwanryeong-myeon, Pyeongchang-gun, Gangwon-do
+82-1588-0009

Yongpyong Resort is situated at the center of Korea’s Baekdudaegan Mountain Range, and sees an average of 250 centimeters of snowfall per season, which makes for excellent skiing conditions. Not only that, the resort’s enormous seventeen million square meter complex includes a 45-hole golf course, gondolas, swimming pool, and other facilities. This all-season recreational complex allows visitors to escape from daily life and relax.

Yongpyong Resort has an impressive ski slopes, including the popular Rainbow Slopes, and offers excellent facilities for skiers. The resort's Dragon Plaza offers a variety of services for skiers and snowboarders.

Yongpyong Resort has hosted a number of international competitions, including the World Cup Ski Competition and the Asian Winter Games. It is consequently one of the most popular ski resorts in Korea, and is frequented by many tourists.

Accommodation options include condominiums, a hotel, and a youth hostel.

Gangchon Rail Park (강촌 레일파크)

Gangchon Rail Park (강촌 레일파크)

36766     2018-04-30

1383, Gimyujeong-ro, Chuncheon-si, Gangwon-do

When the Gyeongchun Line, a double-tracked railway line connecting Seoul and Chuncheon, opened on December 20, 2010, it replaced the Mugunghwa train that traveled this route for 70 years. Built on the discontinued train line, Gangchon Rail Park is a popular tourist attraction where visitors can pedal along old railroad tracks while taking in the lovely Bukhangang River scenery.

Ulsan Munsu Football Stadium (문수축구경기장)

Ulsan Munsu Football Stadium (문수축구경기장)

11830     2018-04-12

44, Munsu-ro, Nam-gu, Ulsan
+82-52-220-2002

Ulsan Munsu Football Stadium is surrounded by a thick forest. There are Marronnier and Byeokcheon Squares near the entrance to the stadium. Rock carvings Bangudae (National Treasure No. 285) and Cheonjeolligakseok (National Treasure No. 147) successfully recreate life as it was many years ago.

Jangchung Gymnasium (장충체육관)

Jangchung Gymnasium (장충체육관)

14538     2018-04-11

241, Dongho-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul
+82-2-2128-2800

Jangchung Gymnasium is Korea’s first domed gymnasium and opened Februrary 1st, 1963. The gym holds diverse athletic events such as basketball, volleyball and handball competitions as well as boxing, wrestling, weight-lifting and ssireum (Korean traditional wrestling). The gym also presents other cultural performances and events including international competitions, concerts and madangnori. The Jangchung Fitness Club, is also located within the facility and offers monthly memberships.

Paradise Casino Jeju Grand (파라다이스 카지노 제주 그랜드)

Paradise Casino Jeju Grand (파라다이스 카지노 제주 그랜드)

16921     2018-04-11

80, Noyeon-ro, Jeju-si, Jeju-do
+82-64-743-2121

Visitors can enjoy a variety of entertainment like golf, horseback riding, and sightseeing during the day and exciting casino games at night. Paradise Casino Jeju Grand is located inside Maison Glad Jeju, which is only 5 minutes away from Jeju International Airport. Paradise Casino Jeju Grand offers top class service for an experience visitors will never forget.

Paradise Walker Hill Casino (파라다이스 카지노 워커힐)

Paradise Walker Hill Casino (파라다이스 카지노 워커힐)

47852     2018-04-11

177, Walkerhill-ro, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul
+82-1899-0700

Paradise Walker Hill Casino is a foreigners only casino, operating inside the Walker Hill Hotel, from where you can enjoy a fine view of the Hangang river nearby. This casino offers Baccarat, Black Jack, Roulette, Tai-Sai among others, and a variety of table games as well. The game tables are equipped Las Vegas style, and are the finest quality in Korea. It operates 24 hours a day, and about 400,000 foreign tourists come to enjoy casino games here. It is perhaps more famous outside the country than within it, and it has staff members who are fluent in many languages to serve the customers’ needs.

Gyejoksan Mountain Red Clay Trail (계족산 황톳길)

Gyejoksan Mountain Red Clay Trail (계족산 황톳길)

21600     2018-03-30

79-70, Sandi-ro, Daedeok-gu, Daejeon
+82-42-608-5133

Gyejoksan Mountain Red Clay Trail is the nation's first eco-healing barefoot walking trail, filled with the fresh aroma of pine needles. Visitors can also enjoy a view of downtown Daejeon from Gyejoksanseong Fortress, which was built during the time of the Three Kingdoms. Walking or even running along this 14-kilometer long trail at an altitude between 200 and 300 meters above sea level is a great way to get a healthy body and spirit.

Gangwon Land Casino (강원랜드 카지노)

Gangwon Land Casino (강원랜드 카지노)

42658     2018-03-29

265, High1-gil, Jeongseon-gun, Gangwon-do
+82-1588-7789, +82-33-590-6255~6

Gangwon Land Casino is Korea’s first ever casino to allow the admission of Koreans. It was established under the ‘Special law regarding support for the development of abandoned mine areas,’ which was passed in 1995 with the purpose of resuscitating the economy of such abandoned mine areas. Gangwon Land is a hotel resort with 199 rooms at present, priding over its superior casino facilities with 960 slot machines and 100 tables. Gangwon Land Casino has skilled dealers and serves free beverages to players.

Jeju KAL Hotel (Golden Beach) (제주칼호텔 (주)골든비치)

Jeju KAL Hotel (Golden Beach) (제주칼호텔 (주)골든비치)

9701     2018-03-29

151, Jungang-ro, Jeju-si, Jeju-do

Jeju KAL Hotel Casino is the largest casino on Jeju Island and for foreigners only. Equipped with the most luxurious facilities, it offers games such as Black Jack, Roulette, Baccarat, Big Wheel, and Tai-Sai KAL Hotel is also a first class tourist hotel of international standards, with two basement floors, 18 floors, and 282 rooms.

Daegu Stadium (대구스타디움)

16328     2018-04-13

180, Universiad-ro, Suseong-gu, Daegu
+82-53-602-2033

Daegu Stadium is a sports stadium located in Daeheung-dong, Suseong-gu in Daegu City. Construction of the stadium began on July 28, 1997 and was completed in May 20, 2001. Its roof is designed to resemble a globe, incorporating the beautiful curves found in the roofs of traditional Korean houses.

The stadium (70,140 seats) is suitable for hosting large-scale international sports games and 74% of the seats are protected by a Teflon-coated overhang. The 11.7-acre stadium has three stories below ground and three aboveground and is built on 130 acres of land just 9km southeast of the city’s downtown area.

Stadium facilities include a gymnasium, baseball field, indoor ice rink, horse-riding track, tennis court, fitness center, shooting range, archery range, skateboarding park, and indoor jogging course. There are smaller buildings for taekwondo, judo, and rock climbing.

The Daegu Stadium has hosted a number of matches of the 2002 FIFA World Cup; Senegal vs. Denmark (June 6), Slovenia vs. South Africa (June 8), Korea vs. U.S.A. (June 10) and Korea vs. Turkey (June 29).

Buan Sports Park (부안스포츠파크)

3209     2018-04-12

31, Cheyukgongwon-gil, Haengan-myeon, Buan-gun, Jeollabuk-do
+82-63-580-3904

Buan Sports Park located in Buan-gun, Jeollabuk-do spans over an area of 82,644㎡ and attracts almost 100,000 visitors annually. The park has a natural grass soccer field equipped with 6,700 seats, an athletic track made with natural rubbers, a torch holder, tennis courts, fields for baseball, basketball, and football, an in-line skating track, an experience hall for children, a playground, and lighting facilities for night use.