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Chuncheon Destination Guide

Explore Chuncheon in South Korea

Chuncheon in the region of Gangwon with its 209,746 inhabitants is a town in South Korea - some 46 mi or ( 75 km ) North-East of Seoul , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Chuncheon

Current time in Chuncheon is now 04:40 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Seoul " with a UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Panghwaktunji, Daejeon, Daegu, Seoul, and Busan. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Panghwaktunji . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Chuncheon ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Nami Island...Winter Sonata By.ya's photos around Chuncheon, Korea Rep. (blog chuncheon korea)

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## Korean Traditional Dance by Treasure ##

2:29 min by Steven Bammel
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Treasure performed this dance (entitled "흥의꽃을 실어" (or something similar)) at the 2010 14th National Gradeschool Dance Competition at Gangweon University in Chuncheon City on June 4, 2010. The colors a ..

KORAIL itx-청춘(淸春), NEX-5n, zeiss sonnar T* 24.8

2:05 min by YunJongwon
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KORAIL's mid-high speed train itx-청춘 is now on service. you can go 춘천시(Choon cheon city), well known place for the filming location of Korean tv cinema 「겨울연가 (winter sonata)」. it departs at 용산역(Yongsa ..

2011 춘천마임축제 공식 어린이 초청공연_신비한 마법융단 솔트부쉬_Salt bush

5:55 min by chuncheonmime
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■ Narrative Summary The Saltbush narrative centres on the journey of two Aboriginal friends from different cultural backgrounds and language groups as they cross Australia on foot. Their journey sees ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Operation Ripper

Operation Ripper was a United Nations military operation conceived by the commander US Eighth Army, General Matthew Ridgway, during the Korean War. The operation was intended to destroy as much as possible of the Chinese communist People's Volunteer Army and North Korean military around Seoul and the towns of Hongch'on, 50 miles east of Seoul, and Ch'unch'on, 15 miles further south. The operation also aimed to bring UN troops to the 38th parallel.

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Located at 37.87 127.73 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 1951 in Korea, Battles of the Korean War, Battles of the Korean War involving Australia, Battles of the Korean War involving Canada, Battles of the Korean War involving the United States, Conflicts in 1951, Military operations of the Korean War


Chuncheon is the capital of Gangwon Province, South Korea. The city lies in the northeast of the county, located in a basin formed by the Soyang River and Han River. There are some large lakes around the city, most notably Lake Soyang and Lake Uiam. The area is renowned for its small river islands, such as Sangjungdo, Ha-Jungdo, Bungeodo, and Wido. It is a popular destination among east Asian tourists as it was featured in the popular Korean drama Winter Sonata.

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Located at 37.87 127.73 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Chuncheon, Cities in Gangwon Province (South Korea)

Battle of Chuncheon

The Battle of Chuncheon was one of a series of coordinated attacks beginning on 25 June 1950 that marked the beginning of the Korean War.

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Located at 37.87 127.73 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Battles of the Korean War

Kangwon National University

Kangwon National University (KNU) was established in 1947 in Chuncheon, Gangwon-do province, South Korea. As one of 10 Flagship Korean National Universities, Kangwon National University serves as the flagship educational institution of Gangwon province.

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Located at 37.87 127.74 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Chuncheon, Educational institutions established in 1947, National universities and colleges in South Korea, Universities and colleges in Gangwon Province (South Korea)

Chuncheon Civic Stadium

Chuncheon Civic Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium located in Chuncheon, Gangwon-do, South Korea. It was built in 1979 to hold Korean Junior Sports Festival in 1980. It also held Korean National Sports Festival two times in 1985 and 1996. The stadium had a capacity of 35,000 people. In December 2008, because of the deterioration of its equipment, the stadium was demolished, and a new stadium was built in another place. That is Chuncheon Stadium

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Located at 37.87 127.72 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Gangwon Province (South Korea), Chuncheon, Football venues in South Korea, Multi-purpose stadiums in South Korea, Sport in Gangwon Province (South Korea), Sports venues in South Korea

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Chuncheon