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Jeonju Hanok Rail Bike (전주한옥레일바이크)

Jeonju Hanok Rail Bike (전주한옥레일바이크)

5953     2019-09-20

420, Dongbu-daero, Deokjin-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do
+82-63-273-7788

Jeonju Hanok Rail Bike runs along an abandoned section of railroad on the Ajung Line near Jeonju Hanok Village, one of Korea’s largest landmarks, attracting 10 million visitors a year. The course runs approximately 3.4 kilometers from Silli to Waemangsil at a speed of about 15 to 20 kilometers per hour.

Jeonju Hanok Rail Bike is the first rail to run through the city along the entire route. Fun programs are prepared for individuals, groups of family or company, field trips, experiential study and other varied events. The rail bikes are available to enjoy all year round and the rail park houses varied subsidiary facilities including a photo zone, and Ajung Dabang (cafe) whose main menu is Ajung latte and strawberry slush.

Jeongseon Rail Bike (정선레일바이크)

Jeongseon Rail Bike (정선레일바이크)

16410     2019-09-20

745, Nochusan-ro, Yeoryang-myeon, Jeongseon-gun, Gangwon-do
+82-33-563-8787

The rail bike in Jeongseon is a new type of leisure sports that combines biking along a railway and scenic views. Rail bikes are commonly found in the mountainous regions of Europe. This actitivity makes use of an abandoned railway track that runs from Jeongseon's Auraji to Gujeol-ri. The total track is 7.2 kilometers long and is a continuous descent that is easy to ride along clean valley waters and crimson red foliage.
There are 2-person (110 kilograms) and 4-person rail bikes (138 kilograms). Despite its large size, the rail bikes run quite smoothly enough for one person to pedal a 4-person railbike at speeds of 10 to 30 kilometers per hour.
At the boarding area in Gujeol-ri Station, there is a café named A Grasshopper’s Dream. Housed in a train, the café is designed in the shape of a grasshopper. The rail bike's path starts from Gujeol-ri Station and ends at Auraji Station. Ride at a slow speed of 15 kph to enjoy the surrounding scenery. Visitors can conveniently return back to Gujeol-ri on a free train.

Sanmagi-yetgil Trail (산막이옛길)

Sanmagi-yetgil Trail (산막이옛길)

4157     2019-09-16

88, Sanmagiyet-gil, Goesan-gun, Chungcheongbuk-do
+82-43-832-3527

The Sanmagi-yetgil Trail is a 4 kilometer-long old path connecting Saorang Village to the mountain village Sanmaki. Restored by retracing the old path, Sanmagi-yetgil is a great walking trail passing by mountains, streams, and forests. Most of the path is outfitted with a wooden deck in a eco-friendly method to minimize damages to the environment and to maintain the natural look. The surrounding beauty is recognized as the best scenic view of Goesan. The natural ecosystem around Goesan Dam has been preserved in its original state.

Yangbangsan Paragliding Site (양방산활공장)

Yangbangsan Paragliding Site (양방산활공장)

31     2019-09-11

350, Yangbangsan-gil, Danyang-gun, Chungcheongbuk-do
+82-43-422-1146

Yangbangsan Paragliding Site is situated 664 meters above sea level at the top of Yangbangsan Mountain. Upon arrival at the site, one can get a panoramic view of Danyang, including the meandering Namhangang River. While serving as the main venue for major gliding sports competitions, the site is also frequented by tourists and extreme sports enthusiasts who want to experience hang gliding and paragliding.

Gimhae Nakdonggang River Rail Park (김해낙동강레일파크)

Gimhae Nakdonggang River Rail Park (김해낙동강레일파크)

9385     2019-09-11

41, Masa-ro 473beon-gil, Gimhae-si, Gyeongsangnam-do

Gimhae Nakdonggang River rail bike runs for about 3km in distance and you may enjoy nakdonggang river's beautiful view while riding on the rail bike. Experience a unique atmosphere as you bypass the vintage railway bridge, and a wine cave can also be found in the vicinity.

Nongoldam-gil Street (Deungdae Damhwa Village) (동해 논골담길 (등대 담화마을))

Nongoldam-gil Street (Deungdae Damhwa Village) (동해 논골담길 (등대 담화마을))

6463     2019-09-02

Areas of Nongol 3-gil, Donghae-si, Gangwon-do
+82-33-539-8445

Nongoldam-gil Street refers to the road going uphill from Mukho Port to Mukho lighthouse. 30 years ago, Nongol was the representative port of pollack and squid, but about 20,000 residents left town as fishing resources dwindled. For now, nearly 4,000 people are living in the town whose atmosphere became empty and silent.

To improve the ambience of the town, Donghae Cultural Center applied for a project named ‘Mukho Deungdae Damhwa’ to the Ministry of Cultures, Sports and Tourism. In August 2010, the center started visiting older people living in Nongol Village to find out their life story and then painted their stories on the walls throughout the village’s alley. Members who majored in art made the sketches and the elderly in their 60-70s colored the sketches to create the mural street of Nongol Village. The starting point of the street has various frames hanging on the wall which depict the history and process of the village.

Mokdong Stadium (목동운동장(목동아이스링크,사격장)

Mokdong Stadium (목동운동장(목동아이스링크,사격장)

11760     2019-08-30

939, Anyangcheon-ro, Yangcheon-gu, Seoul
+82-2-2240-8800

Mokdong Stadium, located in Mok-dong, Yangcheon-gu, was opened on November 4, 1989 to accommodate an increasing number of people who want to work out in Seoul. It houses a soccer field, baseball field, figure skating rink, as well as a traditional game field at the Jungang plaza. Also, it has an indoor shooting range and fitness club. The main stadium is comprised of a soccer field and an athletic sports stadium, spanning over an area of 16,233㎡ and is able to accommodate up to 16,000 people. The ice rink covers an area of 6,018㎡ and can accommodate up to 7,000 people. Not only are there the usual on-ice activities such as ice hockey and figure skating, ice ballet performance is also held in the stadium. The stadium is used for a diverse range of sports as well as a daily work out place for nearby residents.

Inje Speedium Resort Circuit (인제스피디움리조트 서킷)

Inje Speedium Resort Circuit (인제스피디움리조트 서킷)

5613     2019-08-29

130, Sanghadap-ro, Girin-myeon, Inje-gun, Gangwon-do
+82-1644-3366

Inje Speedium is the space where ardent racing car fans can experience the dizzy speed of racing cars. You can also meet world-class drivers at the domestic motor sports theme park, which was established for popularization of the domestic motor sports.

The motor sports culture theme park meets with the pop culture here in Inje Speedium. In addition, the International Motor Racing to Motor Sports Culture can be all watched and experienced in a relaxing environment. The one-stop entertainment park is also featured alongside with accommodation.

Incheon Munhak Sports Complex (Incheon Worldcup Stadium) (인천문학경기장(인천월드컵경기장))

Incheon Munhak Sports Complex (Incheon Worldcup Stadium) (인천문학경기장(인천월드컵경기장))

19215     2019-08-29

618, Maesohol-ro, Michuhol-gu, Incheon
+82-32-455-2677

Munhak Sports Complex is located in Michuhol-gu, Incheon. Construction began in July 1994 and was completed in February 2002. The complex and its grounds measure 432,034.60 ㎡. The complex originally began its construction as the main venue for National Athletic Competition, but changes were made along the way to hold the Korea-Japan soccer game during the FIFA World Cup in 2002.

Suyeong Bay Yachting Center (수영만 요트경기장)

Suyeong Bay Yachting Center (수영만 요트경기장)

28137     2019-08-19

84, Haeundaehaebyeon-ro, Haeundae-gu, Busan
+82-51-741-6440

Suyeong Bay Yachting Center is located between Gwangalli and Haeundae beaches and was built in 1986 as an international scale stadium, used during the ‘86 Asian Games and the ‘88 Seoul Olympics. It is able to anchor 448 yachts, and it has the proper natural environment for yachting so as to be the venue of various domestic and international yacht contests, becoming a popular yacht site for lovers of yachting and ocean sports.

Bomun Golf Club (보문골프클럽)

12583     2019-09-10

182-14, Bomun-ro, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
+82-54-745-1680

Bomun Golf Club has spectacular scenery and as it is situated within the Bomun Tourist Complex, which is a international recreation area situated in Gyeongju. Many facilities such as hotels. hot springs, golf course, tennis court, weight room, souvenir shop, shopping center, and trail for strolling are all provided. Boating, yachting, and wind surfing can be enjoyed at Bomun Lake.

Daecheongho Obaengni (500-ri) Road (대청호오백리길)

5883     2019-08-01

Daedeok-gu, Daejeon
+82-42-250-1236

Daecheongho Obaengni (500-ri) Road is a 220km walking path passing through the Daejong (Dong-gu, Daedeok-gu) and Chungcheongbuk-do (Cheongwon, Okcheon, Boeun) areas. The road passes Daecheongho Lake, small streams, trekking roads, a forest trail, an old path, and much more. The "obaengni" (500-ri) from the name of the road comes from the distance from Seoul or Busan to Daecheongho Lake, which is 500-ri.

Several mountains at an altitude of 200-300m and lots of greenery surround Daecheongho Lake. The area also has a date course, a meditation course, a trekking course, a family trip course to experience rural culture and cultural exploration, a bike course and other themed courses. The road was awarded an Asian Townscape Award by the UN-Habitat Program.

Near the road are tourism attractions like the Daecheong Dam Water Culture Center, Daecheongho Sculture Park, Daecheongho Art Museum, Daecheongho Natural Ecology Center and others. In addition, there are historic cultural tourism spots like Cheongwon Cheongnamdae, Munui Cultural Properities Site, Boeun Songnisan Mountain, Okcheon Dujunbong Peak, and the birthplace of Jeong Jiyong and Yuk Yeongsu.