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The 10 best places to visit in Pyeongtaek

1. Udari Cultural Village

 

The cultural arts experience center'Udari Cultural Village' started in August 2006 and reopened the old Seotan Elementary School's Geumgak branch, where Pyeongtaek City and Pyeongtaek Cultural Center were closed as a culture and arts experience space. Seven cultural artists and program instructors are operating various programs such as living pottery, woodworking experience, creative nursery rhymes and modern life experiences.

2. Wind Bird Village

 

Wind Bird Village was selected as a green rural experience village in Gyeonggi-do in 2008, and it was designed to create a space where children can escape from the city's steamy life and breathe with nature, forgotten from childhood. Various programs are available, such as the experience of catching bare-handed fish in wetlands, paddy pools that use rice fields as they are, mud pools full of high-quality muds that are good for the skin, and atopy pools that are good for our health since ancient times, and rice paddy squirrels used to produce organic rice. It is done.

3. West Sea Bridge

 

The West Sea Bridge, which is magnificently spread like a bridge over the open sea of ​​Asan Bay, creates a wonderful landscape in harmony with the sunset. It is the gateway to the west coast, the center of Northeast Asian logistics transportation, and connects Gyeonggi-do and Chungcheong-do across Asan Bay to reduce logistics costs and It shortened the driving time between Seoul and Mokpo. It was built in a complex form of cable-stayed bridge, FCM bridge, and PSM bridge. The height of the pylon reaches a height of 182m, a 60-story building, and boasts a total length of 7.3km and a width of 31.4m. Built with domestic capital and technology, it contributed to the improvement of domestic civil engineering technology, introduced Korea's first bridge maintenance system (BMS), and the shape of the bridge's main tower is embodied in the shape of the temple's Tangan, giving the Korean modeling beauty.

4. Jinwicheon Amusement Park

 

Looking at the natural environment of Pyeongtaek City, it is a relatively flat terrain, except for some hills. There are Mubong Mountain in the northeast, Deokji Mountain, Museong Mountain, and Obong Mountain in the north and west, and High Mountain, Maan Mountain in the south, and Wind Mountain in the center. The stream flows along the border with Dunpo-myeon, Asan-si, Chungnam, in the southeastern part of the river, while Balancheon flows into Namyangho while bordering with Hwaseong-si in the northwest. Around the banks of Anseongcheon and Jinwicheon, Pyeongtaek Plain consists of fertile alluvial plains and reclaimed plains created by sedimentation. The Jinwicheon Citizen's Amusement Park is an amusement park formed along the direct riverside that spans approximately 2km from Bongnam-ri, Jinwi-myeon to Jinwi Bridge on National Route 1. The upstream side is a water source protected area. It is a naturally occurring amusement park used by about 1,000 residents a day in summer when the water is clear. Accordingly, in order to solve the shortage of recreational facilities in the area and provide a play area, Pyeongtaek City organized rivers and surroundings, installed convenience facilities, and developed and settled as an amusement park popular with citizens.

5. Pyeongtaek Lake Tourist Complex

 

In December 1973, a 2km sea route between Gwon-man, Hyeondeok-myeon, Pyeongtaek-si, Gyeonggi-do, and Mowon-ri, Inju-myeon, Asan-si, Chungcheongnam-do, was built as a seawall of Asan Bay. Since the following year, it has been known as a fishing season for all seasons. Unlike the dams in the mountainous inland areas of Pyeongtaek Lake (Asan Lake), there are many fish and carp in the tideland lake on the beach.


6. Pyeongtaek Gas Promotion Center

 

LNG experiment, see it with your own eyes It is an LNG publicity building located in the Pyeongtaek Production Base of Korea Gas Corporation. It consists of an exhibition hall and an audio-visual room. During the tour, LNG experiments, exhibition halls, and on-site visits are made. LNG experiments, which are rarely seen, are interesting, and foreign visitors can be visited. The promotional video supports English, Chinese, Russian, and Spanish, and tours are available in English.

7. Ji Young-hee Korean Traditional Music Center


This exhibition hall introduces Ji Young-hee, the father of modern Korean classical music, produced by Pyeongtaek, where you can see his achievements that led to the popularization, modernization, and globalization of Korean traditional music. It is a comprehensive arts venue where national art intangible cultural properties No. 52 Shinawi is a performer of arts and illuminates his artistic world. There are a large number of artifacts that are very valuable and rare for Korean traditional music. In addition, there is a corner where you can listen to music and videos so that you can learn about Pyeongtaek traditional arts such as Udari Pyeongtaek Nongak and Pyeongtaek Folk Song. Through the exhibition hall, you can feel that Pyeongtaek is the real home of Korean sounds.
Opening Date: June 05, 2015

8. Pyeongtaek Cultural Center

Pyeongtaek Cultural Center was founded on February 20, 1971 for the development and succession of local culture. It is promoting activities to develop the culture of Pyeongtaek, such as raising awareness of the importance of local history, research and research, preservation of artifacts and ruins, and various cultural and artistic events.

9. Mubongsan Youth Training Center, Pyeongtaek-si

 

By establishing a natural area training facility against the backdrop of beautiful natural scenery, our youth, the leading players of the future, learn through pro-natural experiences, mental and physical training activities, self-development and emotional cultivation activities, intellectual exploration activities, sports activities, cultural activities, and volunteer activities It was established as a dedicated effort by Pyeongtaek City to cultivate the ability and qualities to practice and fulfill their dreams and hopes. Fostering Philosophy-We learn the wisdom of living together by nurturing desirable youth through challenging and experiential activities with various programs in nature.

*Cultivation Goal-Volunteer and neighbor love experience activities, youth culture and traditional culture grafting and succession development, learning wisdom to live together in autonomous order, developing new awareness and activities for nature conservation activities

10. Pyeongtaek City Indoor Swimming Pool

 

Indoor swimming pools operated by Pyeongtaek City include Sosa Bug Potstown Swimming Pool, Ichung Cultural Sports Center Swimming Pool, and Seopyeong Taek National Sports Center Swimming Pool.

The 10 best places to visit in Pocheon

1. Hangawon, the Korean Cultural Museum

 

Hangawon is the first Korean traditional Korean culture museum. The Korean Culture Museum is a space where you can learn everything about Korean medicine at a glance by delivering comprehensive information about the Korean medicine centered on exhibition descriptions and exhibitions of artifacts, including the history and origins of Korean medicine, and tools for producing Korean medicine. In the exhibition room on the 1st floor of the Korean Culture Museum, the process of producing Korean medicine, the raw materials of Korean medicine, the history of Korean medicine, various kinds of Korean medicine (medicine, Yugwa, Yumiwa, Jeongwa, Dasik, Gangjeong), King Surasang, festivals and everyday Chinese exhibits, etc. Get and understand basic information. In the exhibition hall on the 2nd floor of the Korean Culture Museum, seasonal and traditional Chinese tea, traditional Chinese tea, Korean sweets and world confectionery, Korean traditional tools, Korean traditional celebrities and Korean famous clusters, Pocheon Korean and clusters, national distribution of Korean traditional, tourist attractions in Pocheon, Korean traditional medicine This is a space where you can learn the general information of Korean medicine such as excellence at a glance. Through theoretical education at the Korean Culture Museum, you can easily learn about Korean medicine by facilitating the experience at the Korean Culture Museum.


2. National Arboretum Forest Museum

 

The Forest Museum is part of the National Arboretum, from October 25, 1985 to April 5, 1987, for the purpose of collecting data on forestry and forestry, national generalogy and field study, sample classification and identification, storage, exhibition and research. It was built over 1 year and 6 months.

The building is 4,617 square meters (1,400 pyeong) on ​​the 1st and 2nd basement levels of a reinforced concrete building. The exterior is built using traditional new materials such as granite, a domestic stone, and is based on the traditional thoughts of Korean architecture that conform to nature. Inside, it was constructed using domestic materials such as pine trees and larch. The front wall of the museum is a graphic stone wall painting of Sansumunjeon, a mural in the era of Baekje, and is expressed by harmonious arrangement of nature such as mountains, trees, water, rocks, and clouds. The ceiling of the entrance to the entrance shows a good example of the use of thinning small hardwood by constructing structures by collecting larch thinning materials. The entrance to the Forest Museum was engraved on the granite collected from the river in Dongdang-ri, Sicheon-myeon, Sancheong-gun, Gyeongnam Province.

3. The Park African Museum

 

'The Park African Museum' is a complex cultural space with the theme of African culture, opened on June 26, 2006 under the name'African Arts Museum', and in April 2015, named'The Park African Museum'. It was reopened.
It is located near the National Arboretum in Pocheon-si, Gyeonggi-do, and covers an area of ​​about 3,050 square meters.
There are also 3,700 relics, art works, folk crafts and museums and outdoor exhibition halls from around 30 countries on the African continent, such as Tanzania, Kenya, and Zimbabwe. have.
The museum, which consists of three large exhibition halls, a video theater, and a museum, has more than 300 masks, including African ceremonies, wedding ceremonies, funerals, royal and patriarchal relics, hunting and war related goods, musical instruments, and various household items. Wooden sculptures, stone sculptures, paintings, and stuffed animals of the Maconde and Shona are on display, and numerous sculptures are placed in various places on the outside.
Sculptures are also known for their inspiration for world-renowned masters such as Picasso, whose abstract and geometric shapes are predominant. In addition, the artistic value is recognized as a representative collection of European nobility. There are dozens of these statues in containers. Currently, it has the largest number in Korea.

4. Bears Town Resort Swimming Pool

 

It is an outdoor swimming pool in Bears Town Resort, also known as a Cocomong swimming pool, and is popular with children. 20% discount is applied to 4 guests in 1 room during the move-in period. When using the pool, you must wear a cap hat, and the deck and parasol facilities are good, so you can take a break after playing in the water.

5. Lake Valley Equestrian Club

 

Lake Valley Equestrian Club is located within an hour from Seoul, so there is no inconvenience in enjoying horseback riding, and it is equipped with facilities such as obstacles and long-distance riding courses from the basics, so horsebackers learn basic horseback riding from the beginning and enjoy romantic riding. So far, you can enjoy.

6. Menguri Observatory (4 courses, Hansangang Jusangjeolli-gil)

 

The Menguri area is a cliff road with an entrance along the cliffs along the Hantan River. It is said that if you fall without being careful, bruises will form on your body. The columnar joint is well developed along the Hantan River and the scenery is beautiful. The canyon is about 4 km long.

 

7. Pigeon Bag Waterfall

 

Pigeonang Falls, Natural Monument No. 537. It is a waterfall with a huge columnar joint and a powerful stream of water flowing unceasingly under a cozy valley. As you step in, you can see the very mysterious appearance of the pitted joint that you saw in various historical dramas and dramas. Pigeonang Falls is a basalt erosion canyon located in Gyeonggisanri, Yeongbuk-myeon, located at the end of Bumucheon originated from Bumusan. The name Pigeon Nang is called Pigeon Nang Waterfall because the surrounding terrain is shaped like a nest of pigeons. It is said that pigeons are called pigeons because other pigeons inhabit the caves around the waterfall. It is said that the way to climb is controlled when there is heavy rain, so be careful before going up.

8. Blue Hill Blueberry

 

Blueberry, one of the top 10 superfoods, summer is the harvest season, but these days, you can always meet blue bees in various forms such as frozen blueberries, dried blueberries, drinks, ice cream, and cookies.
Blue Hill Blueberry, the only blueberry farm in Pocheon, is always popular with children because it has many fun experiences such as picking blueberries and making blueberry shaved ice .

9. Pocheon Hantan River Sky Bridge

 

It is an unusual type of footpath bridge that connects the ecological landscape complex (completed on Dec. 2019) and the theme park (completed on Dec. 2019) that has been cut off by the Hantan River Gorge. You can see 50m. This is a main walking course in which you can see the columnar joints and unexplored views of the Hantan River in connection with the Hantan River Sky Bridge.The 6km section that starts from the Sky Bridge and returns to the Sky Bridge along the Goryeo Gorge in the north direction walks along the both sides of the Hantan River while looking at the river. It is the best course for walking regardless of age or gender, as it is composed of an optimal course where you can go down and cross the stepping stone, and view the unexplored scenery such as a canyon from below the river.

 

10. Pyeonggang Botanical Garden

 

 * Fern Garden
This is a place where ferns (ferns, etc.) that reproduce spores without flowers are displayed by type. There are about 330 native ferns in Korea, and among them, more than 100 species that can be grown in the central and northern regions are exhibited. Fern plants are difficult to classify due to the nature of plants, so research has been insufficient. In addition to the currently recorded 330 species, unrecorded species are being published, and at the same time, the unidentified species are registered as rare species.

The best 10 places to visit in Hwaseong

1. Uido

 

In fact, the resident population is an island of about 40 people, and Mr. Papyeong Yoon first came in and started living. It is said. It is called Uwoomdo because it looks like a cow and makes a sound of rust on the land.


2. Hwaseong Woori Flower Botanical Garden

 

The Uri Flower Botanical Garden, which is composed of an area of ​​110,000 square meters, contains Seoksan Mountain, which represents the five famous mountains of Seoraksan, Jirisan, Taebaeksan, and Hallasan in the exhibition greenhouse. Over 1,600 kinds of native plants are exhibited, and there are ecological learning centers where you can enjoy our flowers, exhibition halls, wish trees (280-year-old sea pine), and a thousand-year-old wait (1000-year-old birch roots). It is a resting place where you can enjoy our beautiful plants and nature by creating a shelter of ginkgo trails and pine forests.

3. Gongpyeong Port

 

Gungpyeong Port, with a pier of 200 fishing boats and a breakwater of about 1.5km in length, is located in Gungpyeong-ri, Seosin-myeon, Hwaseong-si, and belongs to a large scale in Gyeonggi-do. From Jeongjagak, you can see the scenery of the West Sea, and there is an imperial sunset that belongs to the eight views of Hwaseong. Fresh seafood can be eaten on the spot at a seafood market, and there is a colony of 100-year-old sea pine. 

4. Jebudo Beach

 

It is a beach on Jebudo, a small island in the West Sea, also known as the'Miracle of Moses'. Jebudo Beach is 1.8km long and has a rocky cliff on the right side of the white sand beach, creating a secret. On the left is a hawk rock, the water temperature is also moderate, and the slope is gentle.

5. Donata Farm

 

※ Suspension of experience due to the internal situation of the ranch In addition, the farm has introduced a state-of-the-art milking system, a robot milking machine for the first time in Korea, and produces milk that is hygienic by automating the milking process. Because cows can milk themselves whenever they want, it can dramatically reduce the stress they experience. In addition, we are fully committed to removing various stress factors by understanding the behavior of cows. Therefore, it produces healthy milk from cows that are less stressed. In addition, milk milked from 12 am to 4 am using the state-of-the-art robot milking system contains 3 to 4 times more sleep-inducing ingredients than regular milk. This is milk that has been restricted and is limited in quantity. Also, siyu yogurt and string cheese, which will be made from processed milk, will be a new pride of the Donata Farm.

6. Hong Nappa's birthplace

 

It is the birthplace of the wrecked Hong Young-hoo (1898~1941) who pioneered the dawn of modern music in Korea. Hong Nanpa was born on April 10, 1898, the eldest of two sons and two girls in Hong Soon, graduated from YMCA Middle School in 1912, and became a teacher at the training center after completing the Chosun Jeongak Training Center in 1915.
After going to Japan in 1918, he returned to Japan after studying for two years at the Ueno Music School in Tokyo, and composed "Bong Sun-hwa" in 1920. In 1922, he founded the Yeonakhoe (硏樂會), and in 1925, held a violin solo. Meanwhile, in addition to publishing Korea's first music magazine 『Music World』, a novel was published to show the literary material.
In 1926, he joined Tokyo High School of Music again in Japan and became the first violinist of the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra the following year. After returning to Korea in 1929, he served as a professor at the Central Childcare School. In 1931, he moved to the United States to study at Sherwood Music School and returned to Korea in 1933. After returning to Korea, she worked as an instructor at Ewha Womans University and transferred to Gyeongseong Childcare School. Since 1935, all 14 songs, including “The Memories of the White Horse River,” have been released under the name of Na Soun. In August 1941, pleurisy, a chronic illness, worsened and ended a 43-year-long life. Representative works include song songs such as "Bong Seon-hwa", "Night at Seongbulsa Temple", "Up on the Old Garden", and children's songs such as "Dalmasing" and "Day Moon in the Day".
The current birthplace was restored in 1986 when it was originally destroyed, and it is a wooden block that has a'a' shape with 4 squares. The house, which consists of two rooms and a kitchen, has a small courtyard, and under the eaves of the building there are several photos of wrecked portraits and artifacts used in his lifetime. If you look around thatched village in a cozy village, you can hear the melody of'Hometown Spring' everywhere.

7. Hanae Theme Park

 

The 50,000㎡ (15,000 pyeong) walkway garden has various kinds of wildflowers, various trees, aquatic plants, bonsai, ecological plants, traditional stone water, stone sculptures, and Jangseung, etc., so you can enjoy walking and enjoying them. A variety of rare minerals from all over the world, jade carvings, fossils, chiefs, shape stones, crystals, and stalactites are exhibited inside the Hanok building built according to the traditional method. Landscaped stone, traditional stone sculptures, stone cranes, stone mortars, etc. Various traditional stone products, such as Fulme and Daum Idol, were used in the Joseon Dynasty. In the Insect Museum, you can meet 3,000 rare and novelty insects from over 600 species in Korea and around the world. In the insect experience room, you can collect insects around Hana Theme Park and experience making insect specimens and making wood insects. You can take the worm directly to the house and experience it. At the Park and Seogak Exhibition Hall, you can recognize the shape and variety of traditional works, and the world of the artist's works, Hong Chul-sun, who went up to the ranks of Park's masterpiece through Park and the world of the artist's writing by carved using wood from various materials Through this, you can experience the extreme of traditional art souls, experience traditional crafts at the pottery garden, and practice activities at the Challenge Park. It has facilities such as salt foot bath, food market, and lodging.

8. Hwaseong Bear Farm


※ Private farms are not available for private use during weekdays on weekdays . Opened in 2002, Bare Farm is a nature-experience learning center exclusively for children with amusement, viewing, and experience facilities that constantly incite children's curiosity in nature. It is equipped with a viewing facility, a four season rail sledding ground, an indoor playground, a water playground, and various natural experiences.

9. Nozak Hong Literature Museum

 

The Nohzak Hongsa Literature Museum was constructed to honor the late Nohjak Hongsaeng, an artist who refused to write a single line of pro-Japanese writing during the Japanese colonial period. The Hongsa Literature Museum aims to promote various projects for the revitalization of literature and drama according to the spirit of the late Master Hongsa who was a leading poet and dramatist leading romanticism. do.

10. Hwaseong Cultural Center

Hwaseong has been built as a noble meaning of ancestors since ancient times as the hometown of Chung, Hyo, and Ye. On the basis of this long history, Hwaseong Cultural Center opened in December 1964 and was approved as a corporation on February 25, 1965. It was approved to be established as a Hwaseong Cultural Center under the Local Cultural Center Promotion Act.
Hwaseong Cultural Center develops, disseminates, spreads and transmits local unique cultures, conducts research on local history, collects and preserves research and data, holds cultural and arts events, collects, preserves and disseminates cultural data, and preserves traditional culture. We are conducting exchange projects at home and abroad, social education activities, cultural activities for community development, and other projects that can contribute to the development of local culture.