Bonghwa-gun Tourism

Bonghwa County (Bonghwa-gun) is a county in North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea. It lies inland, at the northern edge of the province, and borders Gangwon province to the north. To the east it is bounded by Yeongyang and Uljin counties, to the south by Andong, and to the west by Yeongju. The county is ringed by the Taebaek and Sobaek Mountains, the highest of which is Taebaek-san itself, at more than 1500 meters above sea level. Because of this mountainous inland location, Bonghwa has a colder climate than most of the province, with an average annual temperature of 10 °C (50 °F). Bonghwa is connected to the national rail grid by the Yeongdong Line, which stops at Bonghwa Station on its way between Yeongju and Gangneung. The Yeongdong Line, which is not known for its speed, stops at a total of 13 stations as it winds through Bonghwa, before ambling north into the next province. Korean National Treasure No. 201, a rock-carved seated Buddhist statue, is located in Bukji-ri, Murya-myeon. Famous people from Bonghwa include director Kim Ki-duk. The county is also the setting of the 2008 documentary film Old Partner, which has won numerous awards for its portrayal of rural life.


Discover the beauty of the city's striking landscope, welcome to Bonghwa-gun, South Korea. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Ulsan, South Korea. Ulsan is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Ulsan Grand Park, Daewangam Park, Jangsaengpo Whale Museum. Popular vacation packages of Bonghwa-gun are of 1-2 days.

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    • Climate Index 66.54 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Bonghwa-gun

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.43 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.28 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 75.02 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 67.43 USD

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