Seoraksan National Park, Sokcho

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Listed as a tentative World Heritage Site, Seoraksan National Park shelters rare animal and plant life on an area of 163.6 sq km (63.2 sq mi), popular among tourists and naturalists. Valued for its natural diversity, the park has registered about 1,010 species of plants and 1,560 species of animals. Black bears, Siberian flying squirrels, otters, and other animals roam the reserve, just make sure to follow all safety measures during encounters. Besides exploring the serene natural environment, you can also visit the Buddhist temples situated near the park. The mountainous area--covered in pine trees, oaks, and other deciduous trees--annually receives more than 1,000 millimeters of precipitation, so carry an umbrella just in case. Using our world travel planner, Sokcho attractions like Seoraksan National Park can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Just amazing! Easy to follow trails of varying difficulty. Stunning, unspoilt scenery at every step. The monk chanting in the remote cave was the icing on the cake.  more »
  • This National Park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, is a lovely tranquil area - except by the cable car terminus, where there are hordes of tourists. We took the cable car up, 10K krw, and spent a short t...  more »
  • 3,500 won the day ticket mid-May there were we, however, a weekend was fairly full but not as dramatic as we expected with the bus line 7 and 7-1 can of Sokcho from the park entrance 30 min walk close to where there is also a 7/11 it is still boxed can buy us twice at the information point quite well counselled felt
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