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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 online itinerary creator, Sokcho attractions like Seoraksan National Park can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Enjoyed the autumn view all the way up to Ulsanbawi rock in Seoraksan. The whole journey took us about 2 hours plus to completed. The weather was nice & comfortable. Would suggest to go early as possi...  more »
  • Seoraksan National Park is great in Winter. There is an extensive network of trails and also a cable car ride to one of the peaks hear the main entrance. Ulsanbawi is a good half day return climb but ...  more »
  • In winter on Mt. seorak San software is packed with snow. Beautiful, too, and it feels fresh, white snow to where it looked exhausted, Snow day at the more beautiful.
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