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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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  • I went to the Cape cross-section with my family. A lot of the car did not blocked time pm. 02-la-the wind was cool.
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  • Also good for walking down the road watching the ocean ~ jandibatdo was well ~ ~ Café places places pecking ~ don't ~ too bad near saw heard Yen
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  • Nice place, great surf and beautiful views. Again come back when the flowers bloom, then it is probably even more beautiful.
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  • Scenic serene clean blue sea ideallic for a family outing kite flying plus point soak in nature loved my visit
  • Who lives in Ulsan this is a nice place for day tour. There is a giant post box, light house also a small museum restaurants, entertainment area also a beautiful ground. Since I had a costal walk from Ganjeolgot to Jinha beach it was awesome. There were beautiful beaches and cliffs alone the way even with man made fishing area middle of the sea.
  • It is a beautiful location and a beautiful drive from Ulsan. I'd recommend spending an evening here with family and returning post dinner. On the way back you can enjoy some sights of the Ulsan Industrial area as they shine bright at night.
  • Very nice park with a lot of areas to sit down and have a picnic. The beach is a bit dirty though.
  • 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.
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