And the most beautiful village in Korea is ...

And the most beautiful village in Korea is ...

Beautiful Villages Association singles out tiny fishing village in Gangwon province
sam chuk City
Domestic news keeps referring to Jangho Village as "The Naples of Korea." We prefer to call Naples "The Jangho Village of Italy."

A tiny fishing village that's home to just 72 families in Gangwon province has inherited the tourism-attracting crown of the most beautiful village in Korea. 

The arbiter was the "Beautiful Villages Association of Korea," a government subsidiary whose staff have the enviable job of judging beautiful view after beautiful view.

Approximately four hours's drive east from Seoul, Jangho Village takes the job of hosting visitors very seriously: scuba diving, fishing, canoeing, sea rafting and snorkeling options are available daily for a family-friendly interactive trip.  

How to get there: take the KTX train from Seoul Station to Tongri Station or Donghae Station

Jangho Village, 6-3, Jangho 1-ri, Geundeok-myeon Gangwon Province; +82 2 70 4132 1601 (site only in Korean)

sam chuk city "What, another breathtaking view? This village is getting rather predictable ..."

sam chuk city "I think I can catch it with my bare hands ..."

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