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Ulsanbawi Rock, Sokcho

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An hour-long hike to Ulsanbawi Rock gives you the opportunity to feel like you're standing on the edge of a knife. First you need to climb rather steep steel stairs, but after that, take your time and walk on the paved trail. On your way up you'll spot a Buddhist temple, an ideal resting place. Once you've reached the top, you'll see both sides of the steep ridge. Relax on the summit, and watch the mesmerizing landscape until you decide to go back. Put Ulsanbawi Rock into our Sokcho travel itinerary maker to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Sokcho.
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Where to stay in Sokcho

The accommodations of Sokcho are split between the city and the national park. The main urban area lies close to the sea; here, luxury and standard hotels and budget-friendly hostels provide good access to the beaches along the coast, as well as the restaurants and bars of the city center. Inland, you'll find a solid mix of resorts, hotels, and hostels in the national park, particularly close to the hot springs and skiable areas.
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  • about 2,5 hours roundtrip hike, a lot of people said the view was amazing but sadly when i got there it was covered by fog, but still a nice and enjoyable hike  more »
  • Don't miss Seoraksan or this great hike. The view is amazing. I bagged Ulsanbawi, Geumganggul cave and Biryeong falls all in one epic day.  more »
  • Do need some stair master time as it's an uphill walk, light hiking gear recommended but we saw some sneakers and tshirts. Climb is a 3,5 km walk through man made steel stairs and carefully placed roc...  more »
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  • It took 5 hours round trip to do Ulsanbawi trail, some people only need 3 hours. Depend on your strength. Total 6 km round trip with up and down step. So exhausted but believe me you will regret it if you don't do it, because the victory is so sweet, and the scenery is amazing. Tips: bring enough water and don't spend much, because on top only one seller who sells tea and is expensive.
  • Worth the climb -- it is an absolutely gorgeous view. The path, which is shaded only a little ways after the temple, involves many many stone and steel stairs. There is no water at the top, so bring lots!
  • Missy decree passed by scientific methods can meet the wonderful scenery of the rocks in Ulsan. Sokcho is expected to make further travel enjoyable.
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  • I really would rock ships in Ulsan ... ... ... ... .... Do not go back ... Went up with ... En en ~ ♡ ♡ llao too good I ㅠ ㅠ ♡ ♡ ♡
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