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Walk along Ganghwado Nadeul-gil

Ganghwado Island has 20 walking courses where you can explore the history of Ganghwa and nature. If you take a walk on the Ganghwa-do Nadeul-Gil course, you will be able to see not only the sea but also five mudflats around the world, world heritage sites, and many more. Among them, we will introduce Course 3 “Royal Tomb Trail” which was listed in the “2015 Top 10 Beautiful Forest Roads in Korea”.
Course 3, Royal Tomb Trail
Ganghwa-do Nadeul-gil Course 3, Royal Tomb Trail, is a 16.2km course that takes about 5 hours and 30 minutes to walk from the Onsu Parking Zone to the Goryeo Royal Tombs. From the oldest temple in Korea, Jeondeungsa Temple to the Goryeo royal tombs, which are filled with sorrow. You can complete the course without difficulty while viewing the rice fields and the village.
  • AddressAddress
    24, Cheonghadong-gil, Ganghwa-eup, Ganghwa-gun, Incheon
  • PhonePhone
    +82-32-934-1906
  • Hours of operationHours of Operation
    Summer Season 09:00~18:00 / Winter Season 09:00~17:00)
  • WebsiteWebsite
Jeondeungsa
The first stop on this trail is Jeondeungsa Temple. Jeondeungsa Temple is the oldest Korean temple in existence and thus has the longest history among Korean temples. You can feel the grandeur of Jeondeungsa Temple, which has endured a long time surrounded by nature. Especially in autumn, when the leaves are change color, creating a superb view. It takes about an hour to tour Jeondeungsa Temple. Jeondeungsa also operates a temple stay program for foreigners, so you can enjoy a variety of experiences, such as talking with a monk over tea or pilgrimages to a temple.

* Admission: 3,000 won for adults, 2,000 won for teenagers, and 1,000 won for children.
* Templestay has different schedules for each program, so please refer to the website and make a reservation.
  • AddressAddress
    37-41, Jeondeungsa-ro, Gilsang-myeon, Ganghwa-gun, Incheon
  • PhonePhone
    +82-32-937-0125
  • Hours of operationHours of Operation
    Winter season Daily 7:00 ~ 17:00
    Summer season Daily 7:00 ~ 18:30
    Holidays : Open year round
  • WebsiteWebsite
Onsu Anglican Church
The second stop is Onsu Anglican Church. Onsu Anglican Church was selected as Incheon Metropolitan City's Tangible Cultural Property No. 52 in 2003, and it is a wooden building with a compromise between East and West that applies Western Christian church styles to Korea's traditional architectural techniques. It was built in 1906 by Father Mark N. Trollope, a British bishop, and it is a building that shows the will of the Anglican Church to share the lives of Koreans. The size is small, but you can feel the harmony of the architectural styles of the East and the West.
  • AddressAddress
    14, Onsu-gil 38beon-gil, Gilsang-myeon, Ganghwa-gun, Incheon
  • PhonePhone
    +82-32-937-0005
  • Hours of operationHours of Operation
    Daily 9:00 ~ 18:00
    Holidays : Open year round
Royal Tombs of Goryeo Dynasty
The last stop of the third course on Ganghwado Island is the Royal Tombs of Goryeo. The Royal Tombs of Goryeo consist of four Goryeo kings and queens, including Seokneung, Gonneung, Hongneung, and Gareung. Their royal tombs were constructed during the Mongolian rebellion and are relatively small in comparison to the graves of other monarchs. You can see the sad history of the Goryeo Dynasty, which had to endure difficult times.
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