Being formed in the fantastic rocks and stones and pine trees beside New Millennium Road, the best driving course connecting Samcheok port and Samcheok beach, New Millennium Marina is famous for its beautiful sunrise. It provides a spectacular wishing tower engraved with 32,347 names (320 of which belong to foreigners) and a beach sculpture park. Especially, various events are held on the open stage, including the Sunrise Festival on New Year’s Day. Also, visitors can enjoy fresh sashimi at the nearby sashimi center after viewing the sunrise.
||Chodo-ri, Hyeonnae-myeon, Goseong-gun
||Maritime Museum 1,000won
History and Security Museum 1,500won
||Goseong County Office +82-33-680-3362
Lake Songji is located in Oho-ri, Jugwang-myeon, Goseong-gun, Gangwon-do, 13km north from Sokcho and 11.3Km from Ganseong on the national highway 7. Its beach features clean seawater and notably fresh air which offers a chance to view a magnificent sunrise. You can go live-fishing at the sea on the fishing boat as well as enjoy the attractive taste of your own catch.
- Location : Oho-ri, Jugwang-myeon, Goseong-gun
- Inquiry Phone : +82-33-680-3361,3
- Tongiljeonmangdae - The Unification Observatory
- location: Myeongho-ri, Hyunnae-myeon, Goseong-gun
- lreference: Culture & Tourism Department of Goseong County Office: 033-680-3545
It was built at the northernmost of East Coast on February 9, in 1984. It may help us to go through the tragic division of Korea , and think over the displaced people's sorrow by looking at Mt. Geumgang and Haegeumgang. Over one million people visit here every year.
Jeonjin-shipja-cheoltap (Jeonjin crossed steel tower): The lighting event for Christmas in December
Tongil-giwon-beomjong (a bell for the unification of Korea ): height 1.87m, diameter 1.25m, weight 1,875 lb, the range of tolling 4km the lighting event of Gwangmyeong Lamp on Buddha's birthday
Statue of the Virgin Mary: built by the Roman Catholic Church in 1986 size: 13.6 pyung, height: 10.5m
Tongil-giwon-mireukbulsang (Statue of Maitreya for the unification of Korea ): built by Shinheung temple, height: 13.6m
351 goji-jeontoo-jeonjeokbi (the 351-meter hill monument for a vestige of a battle): it commemorates the recovery of lost territory in the Korean war.
- Geonbong Temple
- location: Naengcheon-ri, Geojin-eup, Goseong-gun
- reference: Culture & Tourism Department of Goseong County Office: 033-680-3352
Geonbong Temple which is located at the bottom of the southern Mt. Geumgang had been built in the 7th year of king Beopheung of Shilla Dynasty, in 520. During its flourishing times, with its 3,813 rooms and branch temples such as Shinheung and Naksan Temples etc. it was one of the great four temples in Korea. However, the Korean War destroyed everything except Burimun. Despite of the misfortune, it is getting its prosperity by setting the ground and restoring some parts to the original state. Lying in the civilian passage restriction line, this temple had not allowed the passages, but has permitted people to pass by since the summer of 1992. It is preserved as a treasure No.51 of Gangwon and being continued the reconstruction.
- Hwajinpo Aquarium
- location: Chodo-ri, Hyunnae-myun, Goseong-gun
- reference: 033-682-7300
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- Information : Donghae City Hall +82-33-530-2546
This is an undersea tunneled aquarium that lies on the origin of the overland travel, at Goseong-gun. It has a hall to exhibit nearly 40,000 shellfish that consists of about 1,500 specimens such as clams, Crustaceas, corals, fossils, and stuffed specimens etc. and a hall to show approximately three thousands underwater creatures in various aquariums. The latter displays about 125 specimens of submarine lives classified with each habitat environment and special concepts.