Seoraksan National Park, Sokcho

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Must see · National Park · Nature / Park
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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  • We had a lovely experience. We drove as far as we could to park, paid 5k won to park and 10k won entrance fee. We got cable car tickets immediately (bought them at 9:05 and our time was 9:45). We...  more »
  • I recommend hiking with my family. Sometimes it was a little hard to walk, but the road is not rough. It is good to feel the beautiful nature. And the Buddha at the entrance is very grand. You can...  more »

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