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Kangwon Land Casino (강원랜드 카지노)

Kangwon Land Casino (강원랜드 카지노)

48730     2022-01-03

265, High1-gil, Jeongseon-gun, Gangwon-do
+82-1588-7789

Kangwon Land Casino opened on October 28, 2000 as the only casino in Korea to allow the admission of Koreans. The casino is part of Kangwon Land Resort, a leisure complex which also offers 477 guestrooms.

O2 Ski Resort (오투리조트 스키장)

O2 Ski Resort (오투리조트 스키장)

41749     2021-12-28

861, Seohang-ro, Taebaek-si, Gangwon-do
+82-33-580-7000

The O2 Ski Resort is located in Taebaek, Gangwon-do, the center of leisure in Korea. In summer, there is no heat wave nor mosquitos and in winter, it receives the first snowfall in Korea as well as the longest snow season. This town-style resort is located only ten minutes from downtown Taebaek and is a world-class leisure town with various facilties and sightseeing attractions nearby. The O2 Ski Resort has been specially designed for families with ski slopes for adults and a sledding hill and kids' park.

Bears Town Ski Resort (베어스타운리조트 스키장)

Bears Town Ski Resort (베어스타운리조트 스키장)

120846     2021-12-20

27, Geumgang-ro 2536beon-gil, Pocheon-si, Gyeonggi-do
+82-31-540-5000

Bears Town Resort is a large leisure complex on the outskirts of Seoul that owns a slope officially approved by the International Ski Federation. It was the first in the country to offer rental services allowing for a wider range of visitors. The beginner slope Little Bear, is perfect for first time skiers and boarders. Including the 88 Challenger slope that was officially approved by the International Ski Federation, there are ten slopes. There are also eight lifts that can carry up to 15,200 people per hour. The resort also has a slope for ski lessons and a sledding hill.

Vivaldi Park Ski World (비발디 파크 스키월드)

Vivaldi Park Ski World (비발디 파크 스키월드)

221885     2021-12-20

262, Hanchigol-gil, Hongcheon-gun, Gangwon-do
+82-1588-4888

Vivaldi Park Ski World attracts ski lovers with their one-day skiing and nighttime skiing options as well as offering large accommodation facilities. The condos provide direct access to the ski slopes, adding more convenience for visiting this ski resort. There are 12 ski slopes, one gondola and 10 lifts for optimal enjoyment. Vivaldi Park Ski World also hosts various competitions, providing excellent slope and snow conditions for all visitors from beginners to winter sports enthusiasts.

Oak Valley Snow Park (오크밸리 스키장)

Oak Valley Snow Park (오크밸리 스키장)

100928     2021-12-10

58, Oak valley 2-gil, Wonju-si, Gangwon-do
+82-33-769-7070

Oak Valley Snow Park is a premium ski resort that everyone in the family can enjoy. From beginners to advanced courses as well as a different theme for every course, visitors can try each slope without worry. The Golf Village offers a straight course for maximum speed as well as a kids-only course. Filled with various events in winter, visitors can enjoy fireworks every night as well as special concerts by famous singers.

Jisan Forest Ski Resort (지산 포레스트 리조트 스키장)

Jisan Forest Ski Resort (지산 포레스트 리조트 스키장)

160505     2021-11-19

267, Jisan-ro, Icheon-si, Gyeonggi-do
+82-31-644-1200

Jisan Forest Resort, which opened in December 1996, makes for the perfect one-day trip from Seoul. It is located only forty minutes from the capital and is covered with beautiful white pines.

The ski slopes were developed to be environmentally-friendly, making it a popular attraction for the locals. With the latest snow removal machine, the drive from Seoul is safer, letting more people come to the resort at night to enjoy night skiing. For those visiting with family, the beginner courses makes it easy to learn how to ski and snowboard.

Furthermore, Icheon ceramics complex is a mere 15 minutes away, offering a variety of sights to see and ceramicware experience programs to enjoy. Everland Amusement park and a hot springs complex are also located very close by.

Dokdo Island Observatory Cable Car (독도전망대 케이블카)

Dokdo Island Observatory Cable Car (독도전망대 케이블카)

11873     2021-10-01

Dodong-ri, Ulleung-gun, Gyeongsangbuk-do
+82-54-790-6427

The Dokdo Island Observatory Cable Car, from which one can get a bird's eye view of Ulleungdo Island, is a must-see tourist attraction. Located inside the Dodong Yaksu Park, the cable car takes visitors up to Manghyangbong Peak. When the sky is really clear (about 50 days a year), you can see as far as Dokdo Island that is located 92 kilometers away. This is also the first place to view the rising sun in Ulleungdo Island.

Phoenix Snow Park (휘닉스 스노우파크)

178819     2021-12-20

174, Taegi-ro, Pyeongchang-gun, Gangwon-do
+82-1588-2828

With a 5-star hotel, condominium buildings, ski slopes, and a top-class golf course, the mountain resort complex of Phoenix Park provides various recreational and amusement facilities for a great vacation. The resort is located approximately 1 hour and 50 minutes from Seoul in Pyeongchang, Gangwon-do. Pyeongchang is a major winter sports region in Korea and is the host city of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

The resort has a total of seventeen slopes, four of which are approved by the FIS (International Ski Federation), and has superb snow quality. Phoenix Snow Park is an environmentally friendly resort, created with the minimum possible disruption to surrounding nature. For more information on the Phoenix Snow Park and subsidiary facilities, please visit the official website or call the ski resort helpine.

Eden Valley Ski Resort (에덴밸리스키장 (에덴밸리리조트))

63417     2021-12-20

1206, Eosil-ro, Yangsan-si, Gyeongsangnam-do
+82-55-379-8000

Located in Yangsan, Gyeongsangnam-do, Eden Valley Resort ski slopes have been scientifically designed to disperse skiers and prevent overcrowding. Various slope types are available for skiers and snowboarders of diverse skill levels. Visitors can enjoy winter leisure sports in this international-standard ski resort.

Korean Folk Village Sledding Hills (한국민속촌 눈썰매장)

24373     2021-12-13

90, Minsokchon-ro, Giheung-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do
+82-31-286-2111

The Korean Folk Village Sledding Hills has two slopes, one for adults and another for children. Visitors to the Korean Folk Village can enjoy various cultural events as well as sledding in winer.

High1 Ski Resort (하이원리조트 스키장)

137980     2021-12-13

500, High1-gil, Jeongseon-gun, Gangwon-do
+82-1588-7789

High1 Ski Resort is equipped with lifts and ski slopes for beginners as well as intermediate and advanced skiers, providing an enjoyable environment for the whole family. It is also designed to be the most environmental-friendly ski resort in the nation. Preserving the mountain while making the slopes, in spring various wild edible greens are seen and in summer many wild flowers bloom, making the resort an eco-travel attraction all year round. The revolving restaurant at the mountain top, 1,340 meters above sea level, provides an amazing view of the surrounding area with one full rotation every hour.

Gapyeong Sledding Hills (가평사계절썰매장)

20405     2021-08-31

5-20, Gitdaebong-gil, Gapyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do
+82-31-8078-8048

Located in Deokhyeon-ri, Sang-myeon, Gapyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do, Gapyeong Sledding Hills is close to Jojongcheon Stream and clean valleys. It operates water sledding hills during summer and ice sledding hills during winter to give a fun experience to children. Spanning the area of 9,780㎡, it is comprised of varied slopes, moving walkways, snack bar, restaurant, resting area, changing room, shower facility, outdoor swimming pool for children and adults, shaded shelter and other subsidiary facilities. It is the sole leisure experience area for families located in the metropolitan area.