Seoraksan National Park, Sokcho

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Listed as a tentative World Heritage Site, Seoraksan National Park shelters rare animal and plant life on an area of 163.6 sq km (63.2 sq mi), popular among tourists and naturalists. Valued for its natural diversity, the park has registered about 1,010 species of plants and 1,560 species of animals. Black bears, Siberian flying squirrels, otters, and other animals roam the reserve, just make sure to follow all safety measures during encounters. Besides exploring the serene natural environment, you can also visit the Buddhist temples situated near the park. The mountainous area--covered in pine trees, oaks, and other deciduous trees--annually receives more than 1,000 millimeters of precipitation, so carry an umbrella just in case. Using our world travel planner, Sokcho attractions like Seoraksan National Park can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • I initially planned to spend around half a day, but I think it's worth a full day trip to really walk all the way to the top and take it all in. All the good reviews are worth it - the landscape is...  more »
  • Always enjoy a stroll or a hike in the mountains. Park is well maintained, and still only paid $30 for 3 admissions and 2 people return ticket on the cabal car. The cable car was a bit crowded but...  more »
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