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Sokcho Lighthouse Observatory

8-28, Yeonggeumjeong-ro 5-gil, Sokcho, Gangwon-do, South Korea
+82 33-635-2003
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Panoramic view of Sokcho

The lighthouse observatory is located on a rock by the ocean, but if you are unfit be careful as... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2018
palawanismyhome
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puerto princesa
Beautiful view of the sea

The observatory has long been one of my favorite places to visit in Sokcho. It's a nice little... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2017
George N
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Shenyang, China
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Jul 8, 2018
“Panoramic view of Sokcho”
Nov 5, 2017
“Beautiful view of the sea”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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8-28, Yeonggeumjeong-ro 5-gil, Sokcho, Gangwon-do, South Korea
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+82 33-635-2003
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Reviewed July 8, 2018

The lighthouse observatory is located on a rock by the ocean, but if you are unfit be careful as you have to climb about 180 steps to reach it. From here you will have a great view of the town, the ocean, the lakes and...More

Thank palawanismyhome
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Reviewed November 5, 2017

The observatory has long been one of my favorite places to visit in Sokcho. It's a nice little climb to see a great view of the sea. There's also some tasty street food nearby.

Thank George N
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Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

A great place to spend a spare hour or less. Go on a clear day, or better still at sunrise! Lovely 360deg views from the top. Climb is not too severe and child friendly.

Thank U C
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Reviewed August 22, 2016

You can see everything of Sokcho including Serock mountain, deep blue Dong-hae(sea), sokcho city and lakes for FREE!

2  Thank JudyofKorea
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Reviewed November 13, 2015

An ideal destination to view the sea and part of the city as well as soaking up the sea breeze although it was already sundown when we were there. It's just a short climb up. However, it was drizzling when we were there and it...More

2  Thank Donovan C
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Reviewed October 29, 2015

Has a good view of harbor. Has a few stairs to climb to get to the top. Has a map that points out parts of the city.

1  Thank byron d
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Reviewed May 29, 2015

there's several lighthouse at Sokcho and this one is the biggest, and they are in the top of the city so you'll found the pretty city and ocean there. close to fish market and seafood restaurant

Thank sugiphang
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Reviewed April 16, 2015

If you are looking for somewhere with great views of Sokcho this is your best bet. It is much higher than the Expo Tower as it is built on top of a cliff and offers better views. Parking is at the bottom of the cliff...More

1  Thank donga100
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