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MT. GYERYONGSAN NATIONAL PARK
Address
777 Hakbong-ri, Banpo-myeon, Gongju-si, Chungnam

Description
Gyeryongsan National Park stretches across Daejeon, Kwangju, and Nonsan districts.  This magnificent mountain is 845.1m above sea level and was made a national park in 1968.
Gyeryongsans name comes from the fact that the ridgeline looks like the top of a chicken head.  On the Pungsujiri side, the topographical features are what make it stand out and on the Musoksin side, its mysterious folklore is what makes it interesting.  There are 15 summits on this mountain, of which Cheonhwangbong (845.1m) is the main, and others are Sambulbong, Sinseongbong, and Gwanembong peaks to name a few. This mountain is famous for Its many places of interest, with its fantastic rock structures, on the west side the Yongmun waterfall, to the east Euseon waterfall, and to the south Amyongchu and Sutyongchu waterfalls.
In the spring, cherry blossoms bloom on Donghaksa mountain trail, and during the summer the lush green of the Donghaksa valley is very beautiful.  During the fall, the maple trees turn their autumn leaves around Gapsa and Yongmun waterfalls like some painting.  And the snowcap of Sambulbong in the winter offer a simple and majestic view.  
Gyeryongsan is full of rare animals and plants, beautiful waterfalls and a rich history mysterious legends and cultural treasures. To the east is Donghaksa, northwest, Gapsa, southwest, Sinwonsa, and southeast, Yonghwasa, and every valley has ponds and falls that blend together exquisitely well.

Local Transportation
  • Inner city bus(#102, #103) from Daejeon Bus Terminal to Donghaksa / comes frequently  / 1hour and 10 Min.
    * Bus #103 only runs on Sunday.
  • Inter/inner city bus from Yuseong Intercity Bus Terminal and Yuseong Keumho Bus Ternal to Donghaksa / comes frequently / 15 Min.
  • Inner city bus #2 from old Gongju Bus Terminal to Donghaksa / 6 times daily / 30 ~40 Min.
  • Inner city bus #2 from Yuseong Police Substation to Gapsa / 14 times daily / 50min / Interval - 1 Hour
  • Inner city bus #10 from Gongju to Sinwonsa temple / 40 Min.

  • Detailed Info
    Inquiries: Gyeryongsan Administration Office +82-42-825-3002 (Korean)
    Website: http://english.knps.or.kr/
    Admission

    classification

    Adults

    (over 20 years old)

    Students

    (14-19 years old )

    Children

    ( 8-13 years old)

    Group (won)

    Individual

    Group

    Individual

    Group

    Individual

    Donghaksa Temple

    3,000

    3,200

    1,000

    1,200

    500

    600

    Gapsa Temple

    3,000

    3,200

    1,100

    1,300

    550

    700

    Sinwonsa Temple

    3,000

    3,200

    1,100

    1,300

    550

    700

    * 30 or more people are considered as a gruop.
    * Undergraduate should have a stduent identity card to be considered as students.
    Hours: 6:00 a.m. ~ 7:00 p.m.
    Closed>: open year round
    Korea Apartment - Korea apartment, Korea seoul Serviced Apartments, Korea real estate and Korean Furniture Rental provided.
    RM 901, Hannam BLDG 737-37, Hannam-Dong, Yongsan-Gu, Seoul, Korea "INTER-WAYS"
    Registration No. : 106-86-18160 / Registration No. for On-line Sales : 03858
    The President: Sang-Moon, Park / Personal Data: Byung-Jun, Kim
    Korea Office +82.2.793.8866 / webmaster@nicerent.com / Fax +82.2.793.8849
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