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Byeonsanbando National Park

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Address: Daehang-ri, Byeonsan-myeon, Buan-gun, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea
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+82 63-582-7808
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Unsung but amazing

Quite often destinations which are not high on the guide list or commercially marketed turn out or be real diamonds and byeonsanbando national park is one such place. 4 hrs south... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2016
Hong Kong, China
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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Quite often destinations which are not high on the guide list or commercially marketed turn out or be real diamonds and byeonsanbando national park is one such place. 4 hrs south of Seoul it is likely not even many people will talk about it but visit if u will , it will take your breath away. Stay in the dameyung... More 

1 Thank duag27
Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

This is not a hot tourist spot and it is quite far away from Seoul. It has some river and waterfall views and in autumn the maple trees change colours. To see the waterfall (Jikso Waterfall) from the observation lookout one has to walk up some a fairly steep and rocky path. Good exercise and plenty of fresh air, hence... More 

1 Thank yipjcs88
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

Byeonsanbando (bando means a penisular) National Park is the only peninsula based park in Korea with a mix of mountains and sea. Byeonsan Penisular is divided into the mountain called Naebyeonsan (Inner Byeonsan) and the coastal area Oebyeonsan (Outer Byeonsan). Naebyeosan consists of rhyolite which was created through eruptions in the Cretaceous period. Stratifications are also clearly noticeable on Chaeseokgang... More 

Thank Pan-Bong H
Guri, South Korea
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Reviewed 31 December 2015

CY ( 2015.12.30 ) The Byeonsanbando National Park was wide park and devided some district. There had mountain, sea, temple and various attraction. I and my wife visited Naesosa Temple area, there had temple and path with beautiful view and fresh air. I wanted to look around all district, but I didn't had much time. There was good national park.

Thank HanJuyoung
Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 10 November 2015

This is a relatively small area for maple leaf sighting and photography in South Korea, but you will not be disappointed on the right day especially if there is good sunshine. Since this is not the top location for the purposes in this nation, you will not readily find a huge crowd blocking your sight or spoiling your photographic mood... More 

Thank Teruce
Seoul, South Korea
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Reviewed 8 July 2015

The drive from Buan to the beach in Gyeokpo is beautiful as it winds through Byeonsan National Park. There is a hiking trail that runs all the way along the road the curves by the sea too.

Thank RoxyHutton
Guelph, Canada
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Reviewed 27 July 2014

We stopped by this park to see Jikso Falls, but have now decided to come back and visit it in the future. Great place to spend the day at, with beach camping sites located about thirty minutes away. The only cost was parking, 2,000 KRW, but otherwise it was completely free. I did not see any buses out to this... More 

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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 31 December 2013

Snow makes the park even more beautiful... Visit Naesosa and Chaeseokgang, two places are a must see if you are around.

Thank Soojin C
Seoul, South Korea
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Reviewed 21 November 2013

You can easily spent several hiking hours in this wonderful national park and you will be impressed how breathtaking views you will see. Enjoy Enjoy Enjoy Enjoy Enjoy Enjoy Enjoy !

Thank Kai A

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