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Upo Wetland

Address: Yueo-myeon, Changnyeong-gun, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea
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Daejeon, South Korea
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62 reviews 62 reviews
34 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Upo is the name of the wetland made up of four humongous ponds(it's too larget to be called a pond but not a lake). It is not man made eventhough there are dikes built during early 20th century. And it is under the Ramsar protection project. There are different trails which you can choose from. The biggest pond is also... More

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Pohang, South Korea
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

There are lots of migratory birds. We enjoyed observing them flying in triangular shaped groups. They went underwater and floated in lines. We borrowed bikes and rode around the wetland. I prepared a pair of binoculars and it's was very good idea. We visited there at Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning. We spent the night at spurious hotel at Bugog... More

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Guri, South Korea
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600 reviews 600 reviews
301 attraction reviews
186 helpful votes 186 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

C1 ( 2013.06.01 ) There was a swamp park good for walking. Trails along the beautiful swamp views are well made​​. The scenery from the observation deck of the hill have a lot of admiration in the middle of walkway. If you want to enjoy the trails more fun, you can rent bicycles at the entrance. And ecological museum, wetland... More

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Los Angeles, California
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114 attraction reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

Upo is unique as one of the only inland wetlands in the country. The location of Upo is very rural, and is relatively unknown even in Korea. The wetland is an important bird sanctuary and has been recognized by Ramsar as of high ecological importance. Upo wetland can be enjoyed very pleasantly in 1-2 hrs. I highly recommend renting a... More

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