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A feast of emerald summer sea, from Yangyang Jikyung-ri to Hajodae - versus...

Blue sea from Jukdojeong Observatory

A feast of emerald summer sea, from Yangyang Jikyung-ri to Hajodae


When exiting Namyangyang IC of Donghae Expressway, it is Yangyang in the north and Gangneung in the south, bordering Hyangho, the lagoon. Departing from Jigyeong-ri Beach, heading north on National Highway 7, you will see the Yangyang Beach and the beautiful harbor, where the blue sea overflows. Let's enjoy the sea of Yangyang from Jikyungri beach to Hajodae this summer.

Ride on the coastal road, from Jikyung-ri Beach to Namae Port
The sea of Yangyang that meets Namyangyang IC of the Donghae Expressway is the beach of Jikyung-ri. Jikyung-ri, where Jikyung-ri Beach is located, is a town named because it is on the border between Gangneung and Yangyang. The fence is installed, so the view is not very good, but it has a dense pine forest and over 1.5km of beach.
People riding banana boats at Jikyungri Beach
From Jigyeong-ri Beach to Namae Port and Namae 3-ri, a coastal road runs along National Route 7, making it a perfect drive course.
Jikyung-ri beach scenery
To the north of Jikyung-ri Beach, Wonpo Beach continues along the border of Sanghwacheon. After crossing the 1st bridge, there is a small rock called “Sangam”. The story about burn cancer is interesting. Three companions are fishing in Sangcheon, and only poisonous companions have produced the fish. As No-seung passed by and prayed in prayer, considering that he was particularly careful, he disappeared and a rock appeared. It is said that the rock is called burn cancer because it is like a burn that refers to a monk who has practiced for a long time. Wonpo Beach, which spreads north from Sanghwacheon, is just as long as Jikyung-ri Beach and the pine forest is lush, making it ideal for camping.
Wonpo Beach Scenery
After passing the long straight line of the Wonpo Beach, the coastline continues to form a large arc towards the sea. I wanted to go around a hill, and Namae Port is well known as a beautiful port in Gangwon-do. Starting with Namae 1ri Beach, Namae Port, Namae 3ri Beach, and Gaetmaeul Beach unfold.
Wonpo Beach Scenery
Along with Samcheok Chogok Port and Gangneung Simgok Port, Namae Port, known as Gangwon-do's three most beautiful ports, boasts a beautiful scenery like the nickname “Venice of Gangwon-do”. In particular, there is a song that reminds me of Namae Port. This is Song Chang-shik's <Whale Hunting>, which starts with "Drinking, singing and dancing, but there is only one sorrow in my heart." Namae Port is well known as the location of the movie Whale Hunting. It was filmed in 1984, and even though it has already been over 30 years, its reputation does not seem to have cooled.
Namae Port Cover Seat
To see the panoramic view of Namae Port, you will have to walk the breakwater with the red Songi Lighthouse. The ridgeline between Namae Port and Baekdudaegan overlaps the view of people fishing on the breakwater, providing a landscape.
Tourists walking around Namae Port breakwater
When you take in the scenery of Namae Port gradually, there is a pine tree that stands out. Towering on the top of a small 30m peak, this pine tree is full of red energy, and its appearance is very mysterious. Originally, this peak was an uninhabited island called Yanga-do, but it became a small mountain on land by creating a breakwater. Yanga also has a promenade to the summit, and the town's Seonghwangdang and Jeongja are located.
Namae Port scenery
Although it overlooks Namae Port from the top, it is a pity that it is hidden from the pine forest.
Pine tree standing on top of Yanga-do, Namae Port
I know the spacious sea in my arms.
Hugheam is a hermitage that means to rest and rest, and is quite large. It feels as if it will be a healing spot, but the pilgrim pilgrims and tourists who continue to continually mix up and become more complicated than before. Nevertheless, Hugheam is a place where you can rest for a while while looking at the generous sea.
Small beach at the entrance of Yeonhwadae
Hugh Huam has been told that a statue of the Guan Yin Bodhisattva and a Buddha statue were found lying on the beach. The soft rock called Yeonhwadae and the small beach at the entrance are the most attractive. When you climb the Yeonhwadae, the marvelous rocks created by waves of many years, such as the tortoise rock and the fist rock, resembling a tortoise rock and toes and fists, spread over the sea. Looks up The group of yellowfish in the sea around Yeonhwadae is also worth seeing. The yellowfish is a fish of the carp family Ingot, born in a river, going out to the sea to live, and going back to the river where it is home. People can be bored to see the food being thrown, and the yellow fishes cause a splash of water so that the water is black. It is a scenery that can be seen from June to December. Suddenly, these yellow fish and the mother's head are worried that they will not lose their own habits like seagulls.
Shoal of flocks flocking to Yeonhwaam Yeonhwadae
A small beach without a name at the entrance to Yeonhwadae is a beach that affects more people than anyone who passes by. It is a good place to sit on a rock and enjoy the Tak.
Walkway through Jukdojeong
If you go up north again from Hugheam, you will encounter Pope Beach and Jukdo Beach in turn. Between the two beaches is a small island called Jukdo. Like Yangado in Namae Port, it used to be an island and now land. There is a lush bamboo forest, so it was named Jukdo. Now, pine trees are densely packed so as not to allow a handful of light instead of bamboo. The promenade through the pine forest blends with the rocky cliffs, providing a landscape comparable to the sea.
The sea seen from Jukdojeong Observatory
Take a breath at Jukdojeong at the top of Jukdo Island and take a look at the population beach at a glance. After passing through Jukdojeong, the Hasan Road continues, with an observation deck located adjacent to the sea. The scenery is so pleasant that the chest can be pierced, and the emerald sea is close to the hand. When you wind down the waist of Jukdo Island, you reach the beach where the rock formations and the rock of the rocks harmonize. Jukdoam is the main attraction in Jukdo Island. 30 minutes is enough to get around Jukdo and go down.
Jukdo Beach Scenery
Climax of Yangyang superb view, 38-line rest area and Hajodae
The 38th Line Rest Area is a rest area that looks like a rest area along National Route 7 adjacent to the sea. A small island called Jodo and a knight questionnaire with a small mushroom-shaped lighthouse decorate the seascape. The 38th Line Resting Place was where the 38th Line was drawn before the Korean War broke out. It was a land of North Korea bordering the 38th parallel and became a fierce battlefield when the Korean War broke out. When the ceasefire reached the end of the ceasefire, the ROK armed forces advanced through Sokcho to Goseong.
38-line cover seat standing at the entrance of the 38-line rest area
Yangyang's 38th Line is also the place where the Armed Forces Day was established on October 1st. On October 1, 1950, the 3rd Battalion of the 23rd Regiment, 3rd Division of the ROK Armed Forces, made its first North through the 38th parallel in Yangyang. As if to remind you of the scars of the Korean War, the 38-seat cover seat stands tall at the entrance of the 38-station rest area.
Songi Lighthouse of Knights Moon Beach and Articles Question
After passing the 38th line rest area, Hajodae is a great place. It is one of the most beautiful sights in Yangyang. Hajodae is the name after each of the names of Harun and Jo Joon, the nation's national officials. It is said to have been built during the end of the Joseon Dynasty. However, there is no change as much as the scenery viewed from Hajodae, so people's elasticity never stops. Hajodae's rock formations are literally spectacular. Pine trees hanging from the branches surround the Hajodae, and the east sea is spread across the pine trees. The pine trees on the rock formations seem pitiful, but they are solemn as a symbol of strong vitality.
Pine on the rock formations seen from Hajodae
Hajodae alone is a pity. The Hajo Lighthouse, located on the other side, is a perfect place for viewing the vibrant sea. After passing the overpass, standing at the Hajodae Lighthouse on the Giam Cliff, the Mangdaedaehae catches the eye with a long coastline extending north and south. Hajodae, designated as a scenic spot No. 68, is well known as a famous spot for sunrise along with Naksansa Costume.
Hazodae, a dense pine forest
Travel information

1.Nearby Restaurants

Ipam Buckwheat Town: Makguksu / 155, Sanghwacheon-ro, Namnam-myeon, Yangyang-gun / 033-671-7447

Dalraechon: Yaksanchaebapsang / 643 Hwaamcheon-ro, Hyunnam-myeon, Yangyang-gun / 033-673-2201

Cheonsun Restaurant: Tukkoritang / 13 Namdaecheon-ro, Yangyang-eup, Yangyang-gun / 033-672-5566

Siloam Makguksu: Makguksu / 8-5 Jangsan 4-gil, Ganghyeon-myeon, Yangyang-gun / 033-671-5547


Eight Hotel & Pension: 3403 Donghae-daero, Ganghyeon-myeon, Yangyang-gun / 033-671-2883


Fire Barrage: 37, Micheon-ri, Seomyeon, Yangyang-gun / 033-673-4589

※ The above information was updated in August 2019, and may change later, so be sure to check it before you travel.
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