Sokcho Museum & Displaced Civilians Folk Village (속초시립박물관·속초실향민문화촌) - Area information - Korea travel information

Sokcho Museum & Displaced Civilians Folk Village (속초시립박물관·속초실향민문화촌)

Sokcho Museum & Displaced Civilians Folk Village (속초시립박물관·속초실향민문화촌)

0m    14900     2020-05-13

16, Sinheung 2-gil, Sokcho-si, Gangwon-do
+82-33-639-2978

The city of Sokcho has a unique local culture. Sandwiched between Mt. Seoraksan and the East Sea, it experiences both the lifestyle of the mountains and the sea. It is influenced by the Abai Village, which was a settlement created by North Korean refugees during the Korean War. The unique folk cultures can be viewed at the Sokcho City Museum and the Displaced Civilians Folk Village. Visitors can also experience seasonal rituals and events, North Korean cultural programs, and other museum cultural programs.

Seorak Pine Resort (설악파인리조트)

Seorak Pine Resort (설악파인리조트)

536m    28634     2019-10-07

14, Gwangwang-ro 408beon-gil, Sokcho-si, Gangwon-do
+82-33-635-5800

Hanwha Resort Seorak Waterpia (한화리조트 설악 워터피아)

Hanwha Resort Seorak Waterpia (한화리조트 설악 워터피아)

1.4 Km    86129     2020-04-02

111, Misiryeong-ro 2983beon-gil, Sokcho-si, Gangwon-do
+82-33-630-5800

Located within Seorak Hanwha Resort, nestled at the foot of Seoraksan Mountain and before the deep blue ocean, Seorak Waterpia is a hot springs water theme park that uses 100% pure natural hot springs water. The park is divided into a spa zone and water zone, with major facilities including an indoor sauna, water play facilities, and a rooftop leisure spa. In particular, the outdoor sauna is quite popular for it's view of Seoraksan Mountain. The water throughout the park is kept at a toasty 49 degrees Celsius, making for a fun spa experience year round and fun for the whole family.

Hanwha Resort Seorak (한화리조트 설악)

Hanwha Resort Seorak (한화리조트 설악)

1.4 Km    33934     2019-08-20

111, Misiryeong-ro 2983beon-gil, Sokcho-si, Gangwon-do
+82-33-630-5500

Hanwha Resort Seorak features breathtaking views of Seoraksan Mountain and the East Sea. Guests can enjoy some rest and relaxation at the spa or enjoy playing a round of golf.

Hotel Amaranth [Korea Quality] / 호텔 아마란스 [한국관광 품질인증]

Hotel Amaranth [Korea Quality] / 호텔 아마란스 [한국관광 품질인증]

1.4 Km    5122     2020-09-10

55, Oncheon-ro, Sokcho-si, Gangwon-do
+82-33-636-5252

The hotel was named “amaranth,” meaning “unfading flower or legendary flower,” hoping that it will be an excellent hotel that maintains its high quality for guests at all times. This medium-sized business and family hotel offers clean and pleasant rooms as well as a view of the beautiful scenery of Seoraksan Mountain. Each room has a small terrace that offers an open view of Ulsanbawi Rock on its right. Guests will find relaxation and peace amid the quiet stillness of the environment, along with clean hotel facilities. Since it is adjacent to the Cheoksan Spa Area of Sokcho, Gangwon-do, guests can reach the mountains, hot springs, sea, and lake within 5~15 minutes by car. It also takes only five minutes to get to Sokcho IC. Hotel Amaranth has acquired certifications such as Accommodation Sanitation Evaluation by Korea Quality in order to provide guests with the ultimate comfort and safety during their stay.

Cheoksan Spa (척산온천장)

Cheoksan Spa (척산온천장)

1.5 Km    7721     2020-03-26

288, Gwangwang-ro, Sokcho-si, Gangwon-do
+82-33-636-4806

Nestled at the foot of Seoraksan National Park, Cheoksan Spa was designated as a nationally approved spa due to its clean water. Visitors can stay here in comfort thanks to the wide guestrooms, and large parking lot. Subsidiary facilities include spa bath, resting area, barbeque site, and Korean restaurant as well as a seminar room perfect for business meetings and workshops.

Cheoksan Hot Springs Zone (척산온천지구)

Cheoksan Hot Springs Zone (척산온천지구)

1.5 Km    46702     2020-09-17

288, Gwangwang-ro, Sokcho-si, Gangwon-do
+82-33-636-4806

Cheoksan Hot Springs Zone consists of hot springs of Chocksan Spa and Cheoksan Hot Spring Resort. Hot springs in Cheoksan are known to be beneficial for people with skin disease, eye disease, gastroenteric disorders, and neuralgia. Not only are the waters soft and great for the skin, but drinking the water is said to beautify the skin and improve blood circulation.

Cheoksan Hot Springs Zone is located a mere 10 minutes away from one of Korea’s most beautiful mountain ranges, Seoraksan Mountain, and so the resort is considered the perfect place to relax and relieve fatigue after an invigorating hike.

Hansongjeong Garden (한송정가든)

Hansongjeong Garden (한송정가든)

2.4 Km    8904     2018-11-07

452-4, Nohak-dong, Sokcho-si, Gangwon-do
82-33-636-7750

Hansongjeong Garden is owned by a first-rate chef who only uses carefully selected ingredients. The owner-chef won the Grand Prize in the SIFE Seoul International Culinary Competition 2007 and received a bronze medal for his work at the Gangwon Tour Service Competition. He also has a patent on Eolgari Nangmyeon (Cold Buckwheat Noodles with Eolgari Kimchi).

I'Park Condominium (아이파크콘도)

I'Park Condominium (아이파크콘도)

3.3 Km    21744     2019-02-08

75-16, Goseong-daero, Goseong-gun, Gangwon-do
+82-33-635-9300

I-Park Condo is a condominium-style accommodation located in harmony with nature. The rooms are comfortable and clean, and the hotel staff aim to make each guests’ stay a wonderful experience.

Youngrangho Resort (영랑호리조트)

Youngrangho Resort (영랑호리조트)

3.7 Km    14535     2019-08-20

170, Yeongnanghoban-gil, Sokcho-si, Gangwon-do
+82-33-633-0001

The resort town of Sokcho is famous for it's picturesque natural scenery of mountains, lakes, and the East Sea. Located in the midst of all this beauty is Youngrangho Resort, offering various types of accommodations, including a tower-style condominium, with views of the sunrise over the East Sea and Seoraksan Mountain in one glance, and a villa-style condominium which offers the scenery of Youngrangho Lake, as well as Yeongrangho CC, an attractive golf course perfect for golf lovers.

The resort's image changes with the seasons. There is a 9 kilometer walking path perfect for taking in the changing of the seasons on resort grounds. As for subsidiary facilities, there is a gift shop, pool hall, arcade, supermarket and more to give guests excellent service while staying at the resort. The cozy rooms with diverse concepts show the resort's efforts to meet every visitor’s taste.

Yeongnangho Lake (영랑호)

Yeongnangho Lake (영랑호)

4.0 Km    15429     2020-04-27

140, Yeongnanghoban-gil, Sokcho-si, Gangwon-do
+82-33-639-2690

Yeongnangho Lake is a naturally formed lagoon with a circumference of roughly 8 kilometers. The name originated during the Silla Period (57 BC – AD 935), when a young man named Yeongnang is said to have discovered the lake, as recorded in Memorabilia of the Three Kingdoms.

Beombawi Rock, one of Sokcho's eight scenic attractions, is located on the shore of Yeongnangho Lake. This rock is said to resemble a tiger (beom in Korean) crouching over the lake.

Seorak Plaza Country Club (설악프라자컨트리클럽)

1.4 Km    8694     2018-10-22

1111, Misiryeong-ro 2983beon-gil, Sokcho-si, Gangwon-do
+82-33-630-5511~4

Seorak Plaza Country club, as one of the resort facilities of the Hanhwa Resort is one of the best golf clubs in Korea, and it prides over its spectacular scenery. Also, situated in the vicinity of one of Korea’s most famed tourist sites, Mt. Seoraksan, it enables customers to look over Mt. Seoraksan’s unexplored landscapes and to look over the Eastern Sea during the games. The whole 18 hole course has an interesting design, and it can seem easy and difficult at the same time.
With the warm climate of an island, it is the most adequate golf club to enjoy golfing throughout the year. It includes Korea’s one and only sauna that provides 100% pure natural mineral water, and also has a unique food court selling local specialities.