Category Archives: Waterfall

Huwon: The Secret Garden of Changdeokgung

More than half of the grounds of Changdeokgung Palace are in the Huwon, the ‘Secret Garden’, which is the supreme example of a traditional Korean garden. It was established for the exclusive use of the Joseon kings, and only people … Continue reading

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The Famous Waterfalls of Seogwipo & Jungmun

The waterfalls along the southern coast – in Seogwipo and Jungmun – are one of the most famous scenic sights on Jeju Island. Seogwipo is the ‘second city’ on Jeju island (the main city is Jeju City in the north). … Continue reading

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Jirisan National Park: Buril Waterfall

After I turned right off the Samsinbong ridge down towards Ssangyesa, the trail stopped being a bumpy up-and-down-up-and-down hike, and I finally started seriously lowering my altitude. I was afraid the trail was going to be really steep after all … Continue reading

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Seoraksan National Park: Valley of the Waterfalls

I continued my descent from Daecheongbong in Seoraksan via the “Waterfall Valley” route. There are multiple trails running to and from Daecheongbong, but the two which are considered the most scenic are the “Dinosaur Ridge” route and the “Waterfall Valley” … Continue reading

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Seoraksan National Park: Biryeong Waterfall

Seoraksan National Park has many waterfalls. The most easily accessed in Biryeong Waterfall, which of course means it’s very popular. For a person who can move at a reasonably fast speed, the round trip from the park entrance to Biryeong … Continue reading

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