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Achasan Sunrise Festival (아차산 해맞이축제)

Period

2018.01.01~2018.01.01

Address

127, Walkerhill-ro, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul

Place

Achasan Haemaji Sqare

Inquries

  • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
    (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
    For more info: +82-2-450-7575
    +82-2-450-7575

Introduction

Achasan Mountain offers great view of sunrise in Seoul, saving the stress from traffic congestions to the East Sea. Achasan Mountain is a popular spot to watch sunrise it is easily accessible from public transportation and takes only about 15 min hike up to reach the viewing spot. Hikers and non-hikers alike gather on New Year's Day to greet the sun as the hiking trail consists of well-managed, gradual slopes.

The annual Achasan Sunrise Event first began on January 1, 2000 as the first sunrise event in Seoul and has now beocome one of the most representative events of Seoul, welcoming more than 40,000 visitors every year with cultural performances and other events that wish a prosperous and hopeful new year.

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