Ch'ondong Cave

Cheondong Cave


Useful Information

Location: Ch'ondong-ri, Cheondong village, 4km from Danyang town. From Danyang, pass Gosudaegyo (Bridge), turn right, 6 km.
Open: All year daily 9-17.
Fee: Adults WON 4,000, Children (10-18) WON 2,500, Children (0-10) WON 1,500.
Groups (+): Adults WON 3,500, Children (10-18) WON 2,000, Children (0-10) WON 1,200.
[2006]
Classification: ExplainKarst cave
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Dimension: T=15°C.
Guided tours: L=470m.
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Address: Ch'ondong Cave, Danyang-up Danyang-gun Chungbuk-do, Tel: +82-043-423-5044.
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History

FEB-1977 discovered by an inhabitant of Cheondong village.
08-DEC-1977 cave designated regional monument No. 19.

Description

Cheondong cave, named after the village it is located at, is a very recent discovery. It was found in 1977 by a local and declared a National Monument in the same year. It is located between Pirobong Peak and YonHwabong Peak, the main peaks of Mt. Sobaeksan.

Only 470m in length this cave is famous for the delicacy and beauty of its speleothems.