National Security Package Tour in Gangwhado
- Time requiredOne Day Tour
- Min person2 PAX
- Pick upHotel Pickup
- Cancellation PolicyNo Refund
Voucher typeprinted vaucher
Ganghwa Peace Observatory was restricted area but opened September 9th, 2008 in the Civilian Control Line in northern forest land of Cheolsan-ri, Yangsa-myeon. Feel unique northern culture very close at this place.
There are experienced Ganghwa national defense and provocation on North Korea and high performance telescope, comparison national defense power between North and South Korea, unification policy of endless war and the way to gather as the same Korean race, the backgrounds and times of the Korean War, and on the exhibition room of second floor there is visual facilities to watch damage conditions of the tragedy.
You can look around the view of North Korea at the observatory on the third floor. Observatory shows Gaeseong industrial Complex Tower, lifestyle of North Korean, Songaksan, created a town for disguise, and various obstacles and also provides screening for bad weathers.
Jeondeungsa is the most well-known temple in Ganghwa. This temple is not only for praying Buddhist monks or the tourist spot. This is the site of history with the Korean race’s pain and glory from Dangun the legendary founding father of Gojoseon to today.
Since the Stone Age, Ganghwa have many places with many histories at once as the flourished region. Dangun’s three sons build Samrangseong(three-star castle) where the temple is placed. Temple is in a castle which is very uncommon case, thus it has no Four Devas(the four heavenly guardians of Buddhism) and iljumun(one pillar gate) to show where the entrance is.
Enjoy historical background of the love story between King Chungryul and princess from Yuan after climb up to the Jeondeungsa.
General Eo was dead in the invasion of U.S at Gwangseongbo warships in 1871 lead other historical camps in scale and military bases. You can see delightful Yongdudondae(the natural military base) following down a walkway. There are also photos of Gwangseongbo battles when it was used in invasion of U.S. in 1871 and France in 1866. Heungseondaewongun(regent, the father of Emperor Kojong) not to in amity with the West and make the Anti-foreign Stele because of this historical accident. Share the information will make the experience fresher and easier to remember while checking out historical backgrounds of site with your children.
Fourth biggest size of island in Korea is Ganghwado and easy to approach from capital area where have histories of Korea and lively plentiful. First place to visit before touring Ganghwa to look around is the Ganghwa History Museum and its past days at once.
Perfect for exploring cultural heritage is Ganghwa. Cradle of Korean history including from the Stone Age to Goryeo, Joseon Dynasty is the whole island. Dolmen in Ganghwa was designated a world heritage site from UNESCO with Joenbuk, Hwasun, Jeonnam & Gochang, Also Goryeo army resisted Mongolian army at the Ganghwa filed, and fought to win the western powers and Manchu War at the end of the Joseon Dynasty.
At the Ganghwa Dolmen Park, Ganghwa History Museum is placed which is essential place to visit to learn the history of Korea and also Ganghwa.
- Pick-up and drop-off service may be delayed due to traffic.
- Admission Fee
- Hotel Pick up & Drop off Service (in Seoul)
- Depending on traffic the order of the tour schedule may change.
- For your safety, stay with the group and follow the directions of the guide during a group tour.
- T-WITH cannot take responsibility for any injuries or losses incurred while on tour.
■ After the confirmation, cancellation is NOT available. NO REFUND.