Sunchang Region Introduction
Some rivers go upstream of the Seomjin River such as Jeokseong River, Mt. Yonggol, Mt. Hoemun, and Mt. Gangcheon. The water is clear and the scenery is pleasant. In particular, Mt. Gangcheon is a county park in Sunchang, with beautiful valleys and clear water throughout the entire year. There is also the Gangcheonsa Temple, which was founded in the Silla period. The famous Sunchang honey is produced in this mountain.
The Forest Museum was built to preserve nature and forests in Mt. Naejang, creating a forest culture through the learning and exhibition of forest historical materials and by providing as a resting place. The exhibition hall has one basement and two ground floors. The first floor consists of a lobby, 1-4 exhibition rooms, and a rest area. Representative exhibits include small items made of Korean paper, stuffed animals such as otters and yellow gourds, forest products such as mushrooms, stone and wood, and folklife products related to forests such as Dalguji and Duiju. On the second floor, there is an office, a sample room, and a video theater. In the basement, there is a storage room, a machine room, an electricity room and a generator room. The exhibition hall is classified with forest today and tomorrow, types and use of forest products, Honam vein, Korean paper, understanding of forest, forests and ecosystems, forest-related folk products, wood crafting experience, environment experience class, Seascape panorama, flowers, roots, stems, leaves, and woodcraft exhibition rooms.
address : 1777 Churyeong-ro, Bokheung-myeon, Sunchang-gun, Jeollabuk-do
Sunchang Fermented Sauce Crypt
This is the nation's largest fermented sauce crypt, maintaining at an annual average temperature of 15℃. There are various sauces from around the world including red pepper paste, soybean paste, and soy sauce. You can also drink fermented Sunchang coffee, which has been fermented with Cheonggukjanggyun (gochobacteria) at a cafe in the crypt. Also, there are exhibitions such as the World Sauce Planning Exhibition Hall, Mold Media Art Hall, Sauce & Coloring Exhibition Hall, Paste & Sauce Storage Hall, Trick Art Zone, and a VR Experience Hall.
address : 805-9, Baeksan-ri, Sunchang-eup, Sunchang-gun, Jeollabuk-do, Republic of Korea
Hyangga Amusement Park
Hyanggari Amusement Park is a naturally occurring amusement park located in Hyangga Village in Daegari, Pungsan-myeon, Sunchang-gun. It is said that the river water of the Seomjin River is called fragrant water, and the nearby Okchulsan is called Gasan, that is, a beautiful mountain. Hyanggari Amusement Park has a beautiful view. Since ancient times, poets and gi-saengs have enjoyed boating here. Mountains and 2km of wide white sandy beach spread along the Seomjin river and various trees including strange rocks and cypresses are harmonized. Hyanggari Amusement Park is famous not only for its beautiful scenery but also as a fishing spot. It is said that many stonefish are caught here, especially in the Autumn.
address : 1072 Daegar-ri, Pungsan-myeon, Sunchang-gun, Jeollabuk-do
Guksabong, which forms the boundary between Ssangchi-myeon, Sunchang-gun, Sannae-myeon, and Jeongeup-si, is known for its natural environment and climatic conditions, which are suitable for the breeding of azaleas. In Ssangchi Guksabong, there is a status of Gunsinbongjo. Nae-dong Village, which means a civil war, is located in the front and Okchokbong, which illuminates Okchok, stands out in the rear. In addition, the Churyeong River, the upper stream of the Seomjin River and the lifeline of Ssangchi-myeon, flows in front of the village. perfecting the conditions for the geography of feng shui. At the end of April, pale pink azaleas form a magnificent streak of 1.7km, and the azalea festival is held in early May every year. Guksanbong Azalea Festival has a variety of cultural events, starting from Pungmulnori, Sanshinje, Pansori, Gayageum performances, flute performances, gakseol performances and singing competitions. In particular, a paragliding club's flying celebration show is scheduled to give visitors a sure sight to see.
address : Jongam-ri, Ssangchi-myeon, Sunchang-gun, Jeollabuk-do
Source : Culture and Tourism Departments
Tourist Course Introduction (two days trip)
Gangcheonsan County Park
It has abundant tourism resources, including its gracefully shaped terrains, dense forests, strange rocks and bizarre stones, and was designated as the first national county park in 1981. Gangcheon mountain(583.7m), also called as Yongcheon mountain, is located in a distance of 10km from Sunchang-eup and faced with Gwangdeok mountain(565m) and Sanseong mountain(603m). Gangcheon mountain has a lot of towering peaks, dense forests and waterfalls among numerous rocks only to be called as a little Kumkang of Honam region. Despite its low mountain terrain and not being so magnificent, it features clear water flowing through the valley throughout the year, beautiful peaks, great and small valleys, and a lot of places of interest, such as Sunchang Samindae, Shinseondae, Byeongpung rock, Bum rock, Ermi rock, Buddha rock, Biryong waterfall, Gujanggun waterfall, Yaksoo waterfall, and etc.
Sunchang Fermented Seasoning Museum
The first in South Korea Sunchang enterocele museum opened in 2007 is the enterocele the representative cultural space publicizing the Sunchang,that is this Village of traditional soybean based fermented food, as the Jo Seong-Han museum with the first in the country with Thematic. The disappearing local folk materials and enterocele related remains 906 dot is displayed and it is the genealogy of the traditional soybean based fermented food. And The core force role is performed in the traditional culture conservation and inheritance through the various temporary exhibitions. The history of the enterocele, it makes the soy law, Sunchang Gochujang introduction through the model which, large capsicum Children animation screening, and Sunchang early are displaying 70 given points including enterocele relation folklore keepsake, and etc.
Sunchang Traditional Red Pepper Paste Village
The place where you can feel the smell of fermented soybeans and the red pepper paste at every corner of village!
Sunchang Hyangga Recreation Area
Hyanggari Recreation Area is the natural recreation area located in Hyangga town besides Daega-ri, Pungsan-myeon, Sunchang-gun. It is in the place where the river covers the mountain edge. The local people called Hyangga-ri Haengga or Haengga-ri. It is told that Seomjingang river is a fragrant water and Okchulsan nearby is Gasan(佳山), that is a beautiful mountain. Therefore, Hyangga(香佳) was named.
Representative Food Introduction
“Freshwater Mae-un-tang is spicy with tears” Freshwater mae-un-tang features deliciously boiled freshwater fish such as catfish, pagasari (dongjagae), and pirami caught from the Churyeong River in front of the Sannaedul Village. In particular, the taste and quality are different from other freshwater mae-un-tang because it is a natural freshwater fish caught by the villagers in the clear stream of Churyeong River flowing through the mountains.Go to Related Restaurants