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Coveting the red jewel presented by autumn, Mungyeong apple experience - Mungyeong, Gyeongbuk, South Korea

Red ripe apples are more beautiful than gems

Coveting the red jewel presented by autumn, Mungyeong apple experience

Mungyeong, Gyeongbuk, South Korea

Isn't red apple the best jewel in autumn? The red color is more beautiful and charming than Ruby. If you bite a big bite, the juice that soaks your mouth sweetly and the crunchy sound is also excellent. I visited Mungyeong to harvest apples more expensive than jewelry. This is also the time for the Mungyeong Apple Festival. From October 13th to 28th, you can experience Mungyeong apple in various ways at Mungyeong Saejae Provincial Park. Also, if you are looking for an apple festival experience farmer, you can also experience apple picking. Many farmhouses experience it regardless of the festival.

The apple field I found in October is blue and red. The sky is absolutely blue, and the apples are more red than any autumn leaves. Apple picking is available until the end of October. The busiest varieties, Busa, are harvested in November, but once cooked, they must be picked up and stored in a low-temperature warehouse.
Farmer tells child how to pick apples
The varieties that can be experienced these days are red and yellow, which are exceptionally beautiful, while the color is second to none. If there is a beauty pageant in the apple world, the Miss Apple Jean will be the right to do so. The color and shape are pretty.
Low trees are perfect for children to pick
Papa's Farm, one of the farmhouses experiencing the Mungyeong Apple Festival, is less than 5 minutes from Gaeun-eup. After inheriting the orchards of his parents, who had been growing apples for a long time, his son, Kim Jong-ha, became the farmer. Like a young farmer, the sales floor on the side of the road is clean, and it is pioneering sales channels through direct transactions over the Internet.
Apple picking is a fun experience for everyone
When I step into the apple garden, it feels dazzling and thick. This is because of the reflector on the floor. Since apples ripen red and sugar content rises only after receiving the light, the film that reflects light is spread widely on the floor. That's why all apples are red evenly, regardless of where they are running.
Apple picking is a fun experience for everyone
When picking apples, be careful not to damage the branches. If you grab the apple and flip it up, it will bounce and fall off easily. There are so many open places that children can enjoy harvesting themselves without the help of their parents.
The apples you pick yourself are toxic.
For the fun of picking, the children who put them in a few baskets gathered together and said, “I want to eat an apple ~!” do. It would be weird if the saliva did not flow even with an apple like this in front.
Apple tastes good even for babies
Pick the cutest one and bite it one by one. The cool, sweet juice that flows through your mouth is also nice to hear the crunchy sound. The children cry out, "It's really delicious!" A thirsty car has no better new stuff than this.
The taste of apples that fell in love with
Apples are good for your health, as there is a saying that 'one apple a day does not require a doctor.' It is effective in preventing skin diseases and aging, as well as preventing adult diseases and heart disease. Many people worry about residual pesticides and cut them, but if you wash them well, don't worry. The apple peel has a lot of dietary fiber, vitamins, and antioxidants that are good for constipation, so you should eat it.
Apple trees twinkling as if they were lit
Also, when eaten at night, gastric juice is secreted, so the stomach may become sore that the words ‘morning apples are golden apples, and evening apples are poison apples’. If you are thinking about your health, eat apples from now on, and take one tablet each morning.
Papa's Farm Sales and Apple Field for Experience
After the apple picking experience was over, I bought a box containing the apples I picked myself. It's much fresher and riper than living at a local mart, and it's also worthwhile since it's a harvest experience.
Experience-type cultural tourism market Aza open space

After lunch in the nearby Gaeun-eup, we went to the Ajagae Market. Ajagae was the father of Gyeonhyang who founded the Baekbaekje and was born and worked in this town. Originally, the 4th and 9th are the market days, but the market is open every Saturday from September 29th to October 27th as a special product sale event for autumn.

Gaeun Station, designated as a modern cultural heritage
It is also within walking distance of Gaeun Station, which became a closed station, and Mungyeong Coal Museum. Gaeun Station has a small history of modern cultural heritage. The Mungyeong Coal Museum, built in the shape of a round coal, shows in detail the process of excavating coal, the use of coal, the life of a coal mine, and the story of a miner. You can also go directly to the Eunseong Coal mine tunnel that was in the past.
Mungyeong Coal Museum
You can ride the rail bike at Gaeun Station. The train tracks are double tracked, but there are not many bicycles, so there are many people waiting on weekends. The scenery is good because it is a course to see the mountains, fields, and red ripening apples. The course takes about 40 minutes round trip.
A rail bike departing from Gurang-ri Station
Travel information

Mungyeong Papa Farm
-Address: 668 Galjeon-ri, Gaeun-eup, Mungyeong-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
-Inquiries: 010-3463-8838


Mungyeong Apple Festival
-Period: October 13-28, 2018
-Address: Munjae Saejae Provincial Park, Saejae-ro, Mungyeong-eup, Mungyeong-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
-Inquiries: 054-571-7677


Restaurants near

Mungyeong Yakdol Hanwoo Town: Charcoal grill / 2426, Mungyeong-daero, Mungyeong-eup, Mungyeong-eup, Gyeongsangbuk-do / 1588-9075


Friendship Garden: Allgang Haejangguk / 1 Oncheon 3-gil, Mungyeong-eup, Mungyeong-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do / 054-571-9996

Chaegane perilla noodles: perilla kalguksu / 10-16 Oncheon 3-gil, Mungyeong-eup, Mungyeong-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do / 054-571-8881


Idun Pension: 115, Munhwa-eup, Mungyeong-eup, Mungyeong-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do / 054-572-3340


Mungyeong Tourist Hotel: 32-11 Saejae 2-gil, Mungyeong-eup, Mungyeong-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do / 054-571-8001


Seongbochon Youth Hostel: 377, Sangmu-ro, Hogye-myeon, Mungyeong-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do / 054-555-0001


※ The above information was updated in October 2018, and may change later, so be sure to check it before you travel.
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