Taean-gun Tourism, South Korea

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Taean County (Taean-gun) is a county in South Chungcheong Do, South Korea. Taean County is most famous for Taean Haean National Park, known for its clear seas, unpolluted soils, coastal flora, tidal flats, coasts, and white sand. It includes thirty different beaches; one of these, Mallipo Beach, is considered one of the three most beautiful in Korea and is over three kilometers long. This beach is also the site of the 2007 Korea oil spill. The Korean government designated Taean Haean National Park in 1978. It consists of 326.57 km² of land. There are about 130 islands in the park, and 250 species of flora thrive there. Chollipo Arboretum in Sowon-myeon, founded in 1979 by naturalized US-expatriate Min Byung Gal (Carl Ferris Miller), is a 64ha (158 acre) private botanical garden housing more than 7000 different species of plants collected from more than 60 countries. The Sinduri beach in Taean is home to the Duung wetland, a sand dune wetland and protected area that is also designated a National Treasure of South Korea. The Korean boy band Big Bang based their song, "붉은노을 ("Sunset Glow"), in honor of the park. The title track from their 2nd full-length Korean album, Sunset Glow, a remake of Lee Moon Sae's Red Sunset. Their Music Video for Sunset Glow is spreading the message to visit Tae-an beaches again after the 2007 Korea oil spill where it had previously struck the once populated tourist attraction a year ago, leaving it deserted and neglected.


A place in South Korea, Taean-gun is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. Taean-gun is located at a short trip away from Seoul a major city in South Korea. Seoul, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Gyeongbokgung Palace, The War Memorial Of Korea, Changdeokgung Palace. A holiday in Taean-gun can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Taean-gun*

  • Pollution Statistics in Taean-gun

    Know the pollution level of Taean-gun before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Taean-gun: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Taean-gun for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Taean-gun.

    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 100 (Very High)
  • Living in Taean-gun - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 90.63 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 64.85 (High)
    • Pollution Index 68.1 (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.

  • Cost for Essentials in Taean-gun

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.09 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.82 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.48 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 92.81 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 74.25 USD

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