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Ganghwa Peace Observatory

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Dec 12, 2017
“Peaceful and Unique”
Dec 8, 2017
“Gaze into North Korea, step back in time.”
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797 Jeonmangdae-ro, Yangsa-myeon Ganghwa-gun, Incheon 23012, South Korea
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Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

The view from the observatory is amazing. Except the fact that I could see a part of North Korea's land, there are many reasons why I recommend the place. Fresh air, beautiful sunset view, and unique atmosphere. A guide there told visitors and tourists lots...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

I visited here on a company team building weekend back in 2015. It was a truly surreal experience. To get a first hand view across the Han River right into North Korea was looking into a world trapped in a time warp. It made me...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

DMZ is a well-known place for domestic and even foreign travellers. If you want to see directly the land of North Korea, not just see soldiers between the zone, this observatory would satisfy your desire. Tip : There is a parking lot so you can...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank 101belleyu
Reviewed 2 July 2017

The peace observatory was part of our one-day trip to the Ganghwa island clusters. We visited the Bomunsa temple in Seokmodo before this and spent quite some time at the temple so ended up reaching the peace observatory at around 5.30pm thinking we had time...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank HL0512
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

For those with their own transport, this is a great North Korea observatory option. Plentiful coin-operated binoculars, large viewing platforms, and ample parking. The place was virtually empty on a gorgeous spring Saturday, late in the day. We could see homes, farmers, and other daily...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 12 April 2012

It is amazing to see this place. The quality of the presentation is very high the meaning of the view is extreme.

Date of experience: April 2012
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Hi, personally we were staying in Hongdae so we had not considered travel options from Incheon. We took bus 3000 from Sinchon Line 2 subway, Exit 1 to get to Ganghwa Bus Terminal. It's basically from start to end so it was... More
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