Chuncheon is another amazing city that a solo woman traveler might miss out on when planning a trip to South Korea. Our solo woman’s guide to Chuncheon will cover all the amazing things to do in this city. The guide will surely change your mind and make this a must-visit place when visiting South Korea.
The city which is just an hour’s drive away from Seoul and is a great retreat from all the hustle and bustle of the metropolis because it is filled with natural beauty. The area is surrounded by rivers and hills, making it a picturesque beauty!
A solo woman traveler could reach Chuncheon in just half an hour by train to Chuncheon from Seoul; it’s fast and convenient. The city which is known for its gorgeous mountains and lakes makes it a must-visit place and has some picturesque scenic surroundings; so your plan should be to focus on nature.
Chuncheon Myeongdong Street
Taking inspiration from the myeongdong street in Seoul, Chuncheon Myeongdong Street is a small street perfect for shopping. There are many stores on both sides of the street that focus on fashion mostly. You can shop to your heart’s content as you will be able to find the latest fashionable clothes at a reasonable price.
The Garden of Morning Calm
The first place you should visit as a solo woman traveler is The Garden of Morning Calm. This 30,000 square metres of lush green garden with beautiful flowers and plants is a scenic wonder. Remember to visit the garden during the lighting festival as the trees are lit up and give a spectacular view at night.
For a solo woman traveler who is a K-drama fan, Jade Garden will be a much more fun experience. It’s a European-style garden and is host to thousands of different plant species and has several themed gardens. The garden has served as a filming location for many dramas and movies in the past and if you are a movie or drama buff then visiting Jade Garden is a must.
Elysian Gangchon Ski Resort
The next thing a solo woman traveler in Chuncheon should catch is the Elysian Gangchon ski resort if one is a ski lover. A subway ride from Seoul could easily take you to the ski resort, and you could have a wonderful time. The resort serves as a golf course in the summer and the panoramic view from the top is pretty amazing.
Cheongpyeong lake is another place that a solo woman traveler in Chuncheon should not miss. The hotels around the lake are an ideal place to stay the night, and one can feel calm by merely watching the picturesque view from their hotel balconies. A solo woman traveler in Chuncheon, who is an adventure junkie, will love this place as the lake offers various water activities like water skiing, jet skiing, banana boating and much more.
The Petite France
Who would have thought that you could catch a glimpse of France while in South Korea? The Petite France in Chuncheon is a small French colony that is filled with bright colors. It’s a place where you could experience the traditional French culture along with getting a taste of their food, music
No trip can be complete without trying local food, right? While Korean cuisine itself is pretty famous around the globe, but few authentic local dishes are prepared best in the original destination. Dak galbi is one such dish of Chuncheon, which is a must-try. The city even has a street, Dakgalbi Street, that is dedicated to restaurants that specialize in and make this local delicacy.
You can also plan to visit Nami Island which lies about 30 minutes southwest of downtown Chuncheon.
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- Solo Women Travelers Guide to Incheon