Gangwon is a province in the northeastern corner of South Korea, bordering North Korea and having a long coast along the East Sea. Remote and off the traditional tourist trail, the region is relatively undeveloped being 82% mountainous and only sparsely populated.
Popular destinations: Pyeongchang
Pyeongchang is a city and a county in Gangwon. The city will host the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Wonju is a city in Gangwon. Wonju is a modern city of over 300,000 people to the east of Seoul.
Gangneung is the largest coastal city in Gangwon Province, third largest overall.
Hwacheon is a county in Gangwon. Hwacheon gun has many high mountains such as Mt.
Samcheok is a city in Gangwon. Samcheok city is located at the southernmost region of Gangwon-do, reaches out to the east coast, and Uljin in Gyeongsangbuk-do to the south.
Jeongseon is a town in Gangwon. It is both a name of a small town and of a bigger county it is the capital of.
Yangyang is in Gangwon. It is both a name of a small town and of a bigger county it is the capital of.
Popular Destinations in South Korea