Pavilion that has 5secrets about the five moons.
Gyeongpodae Pavilion, which is Tangible cultural property no.6 of Gangwon Province, is a sophisticated pavilion. In 1326, Park Sookjeong, who was a Gangwon provincial governor in the Goryeo dynasty, first built it and Han geub, who was provincial governor in the Joseon dynasty moved it to the present location in 1508.
Where the pavilion is located, there is always a beautiful scenery.
The discerning poets used to go up to Gyeongpodae and they left a great works. Euje poem that King Sukjong wrote and Gyeongpodaebu that Yulgok wrote when he was ten are telling us the eternal history of Gyeongpodae.
If you climb up to Gyeongpodae like the old poet, you can see the glistening Gyeongpo lake, which seems to have been well wiped. At the end of the gaze, there are blue waves of Gyeongpo beach If looking it with your eyes is not enough, let’s go directly into the scenery.
It takes about an hour to go over all 4km long Gyeongpo lake walking course. But there are so many things to see. There are some sculptures along the way, migratory birds swimming on the surface of the water, and cherry blossoms in the spring. You will be once more impressed by the graceful appearance of Gyeongpodae Pavilion as you stop the step at certain moment.
"Gyeongpo prickly water lily wetland"
It is the place where the beautiful lotus are blooming in summer. It’s a home to the 'Prickly Water Lily’ which is designated as the 2nd grade endangered wild plants. The flower language of it is "good luck to you" and it blooms from late July to the end of August, Its purple flower bouquet, unlike the lotus flowers, makes a mysterious atmosphere.
Gangneung-si Gyeongpo-ro 365
intra-city bus 202, 202-1,
202-2, 313, 333-1(weekend)
00:00am ~ 24:00pm