Download GPX file for this article
38.11127.99Full screen dynamic map

Asia > East Asia > South Korea > Gangwon > Yanggu

Yanggu

From Wikivoyage
Jump to navigation Jump to search


Yanggu (양구) is a district in Gangwon near the Korean DMZ.

Understand[edit]

Get in[edit]

Get around[edit]

See[edit]

  • Punch Bowl. A valley by 400-to-500-meter-above-sea-level highlands near the coast of Yanggu-gun. American reporters dubbed the basin the punch bowl. From Dolsanryeong that is between the east side and coasts in Yanggu-gun, visitors can view the beautiful panorama of the sea of fog that often hangs around the punch bowl.
  • The Fourth Underground Tunnel. This is the only of the North-Korean-built tunnels discovered with motorized transport inside. The water flowing out from the tunnel have filtered through mountain rock and is considered healthy to drink.
  • Eulji Observatory Tower. Eulji Observatory Tower is located 1,049 meters above sea level and one of the bitterest battlegrounds of the Korean War. From the tower, visitors can see the checkpoint and farms in North Korea and four peaks including Birobong, the highest in the Geumgangsan Diamond Mountains.

Do[edit]

Buy[edit]

Eat[edit]

Drink[edit]

Sleep[edit]

Connect[edit]

Go next[edit]

This city travel guide to Yanggu is an outline and needs more content. It has a template, but there is not enough information present. Please plunge forward and help it grow!