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Ganjeolgot, Ulsan

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Ganjeolgot is a park and popular tourist destination in Seosaeng-myeon, Ulju County, Ulsan, South Korea. Every New Year's Eve, people gather at the park for the Ganjeolgot Sunrise Festival. Ganjeolgot is the easternmost part of the Korean Peninsula, so it is where you can see the first sunrise of the year, earlier than anywhere else in Korea. Ganjeolgot is also home to the world's second-largest mailbox, which was built in 2006. People write their wishes on postcards and put them in the mailbox with the belief that doing this will make their wishes come true. The name Ganjeolgot is composed of two parts: Ganjeol, Chinese for a long bamboo pole used to harvest fruits from tall trees, and Got, a native Korean word meaning "cape." The name refers to the geographical shape of the area.
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  • September 14, 2017
    Visit a couple of times, but the view from the ocean is where cross-section is very nice!! In the old days, dont you ever, but these days there are many draws the tourists crowded!! The wind is constant but is refreshing and cool ~ ~ stress getting tulh draws
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  • August 12, 2017
    The sea breeze is so strong, all picture-in-picture by blowing hair mess. In addition to the horizon, a huge blue sea and wide ranging the distance to see lots of the mailbox.
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  • June 14, 2017
    Great sea view disappointing play. The flowers around the scenic walk till the letterbox Dick and enjoy shooting there.
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  • April 25, 2017
    It is the famous Ganjolgot. I don't see any special thing there but saw why people come here. It was famous for a spot to see sunrise and sunset on. From there it started to have many buildings and sculptures and so on. As more people came, it became more famous. Frankly speaking, Ganjolgot is just a place you can see on sea shore in many places in Korea. I mean it is not that special. Now it is a public park and well arranged. This is another reason why it is popular among Koreans. 간절곶. 해돋이로 유명한곳. 그라나 난 그리 특별한 건 못 느꼈다.
  • May 24, 2017
    Park with great views of the water.
  • June 27, 2017
    So pretty!!
  • April 6, 2017
    Good location
  • August 28, 2016
    Good~

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