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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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  • Such a beautiful and magnificent mountain with amazing tracking routes, beautiful temples and breathtaking streams. If you love nature and tracking, you will 100% love this place. 
    Such a beautiful and magnificent mountain with amazing tracking routes, beautiful temples and breathtaking streams. If you love nature and tracking, you will 100% love this place.  more »
  • SEP 2012 Very nice stay. My wife and I took our teenaged daughter and her best friend here for the weekend a couple of years ago and we loved it! We tried to do everything that was available at the... 
    SEP 2012 Very nice stay. My wife and I took our teenaged daughter and her best friend here for the weekend a couple of years ago and we loved it! We tried to do everything that was available at the...  more »
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  • Amazing. No words describe Seoraksan. It is a natural wonder on par with Yosemite, Mount Rainier, Kilimanjaro, or the Alps. It has one of the only examples of karst topography in the entire world, and definitely the most accessible example of such unique geology. It is accessible, gorgeous, peaceful, and presents a great hiking challenge if you choose the most difficult paths. There is something for everyone here.
  • Visit here 5 years ago for a Holiday trips, it was an amazing moment, the place was beautiful and very clean, if you loves natures environment you gotta love this place. You can take cable car to higher ground and the photo spot there even more beautiful unless it's foggy day.

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