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Korea is very famous for its festivals during four seasons. And winter is not an exception. During winter season there is a festival called ‘Pyeongchang Winter Festival’ that will begin from December 30, 2016. The festival is held in light of the upcoming PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics whereby both Pyeongchang Trout Festival and Daegwallyeong Snow Festival are combined into one integrated winter festival.
During the festival you can enjoy variety of activities, such as ice fishing, tent fishing, cycling on ice, ice bobsleigh, catching trout with bare hands, snow sledding and many, many others. Moreover, you will be able not only enjoy these activities, but in the world of digits, how can we deal without photos, right? So, there will be set different ice sculptures, where you can make awesome pictures XD
Pyeongchang Winter Festival – Catch Trout & Play with Snow! | Official Korea Tourism Organization
☞ Event period: December 30, 2016 – February 12, 2017
(※ Main event for Daegwallyeong Snow Festival: February 3-12, 2017)
– Festival Venue No. 1 (Pyeongchang Trout Festival): Areas of Odaecheon Stream in Jinbu-myeon, Pyeongchang-gun, Gangwon-do (In front of Jinbu Intercity Bus Terminal)
– Festival Venue No. 2 (Daegwallyeong Snow Festival): Daegwallyeong Snow Town (Main event will be held at areas around Daegwallyeong Songcheon Stream)
– Festival Venue No. 1: Dong Seoul Bus Terminal → Jinbu Intercity Bus Terminal (approx. 2 hr 15 min)
– Festival Venue No. 2: Dong Seoul Bus Terminal → Hoenggye Intercity Bus Terminal (approx. 2 hr 30 min) → Daegwallyeong Snow Town (Take a taxi for about 12-min)
☞ Website: Pyeongchang Trout Festival www.festival700.or.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
☞ 1330 Korea Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
※ Operation of the aforementioned festivals are subject to change according to weather conditions. Please refer to the official website or make a phone inquiry prior to visiting.
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