Gosudong Gul

Gosudonggul Cave - Kosu Cave - Gosu Cave


Useful Information

Location: Kosu-ri, 2km from Danyang town. 10 minutes on foot from Danyang downtown
Open: MAR to OCT daily 9-17:30. NOV to FEB daily 9-17. [2005]
Fee: Adults Won 4,000, Children (14-19) Won 2,500, Children (5-13) Won 1,500.
Groups (+): Adults won 3,500, Children (14-19) Won 2,000, Children (5-13) Won 1,200.
[2005]
Classification:  Karst cave.
Light: electric.
Dimension: L=5,400m, T=15°C.
Guided tours: L=1,700m, VR=50m.
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Address: Gosugul Cave Administration Office, Gosu-ri, Danyang-eup, Danyang-gun, Chungcheongbuk-do, Tel: +82-43-422-3072.
Last update:$Date: 2013/04/25 23:02:00 $

History

 
OCT-1973general academic investigation by the Korea Cave Society.
NOV-1975report of the Association for Cave Conservation.
21-SEP-1976cave designated Natural Monument No. 256.

Description

The main branch of Kosu Cave is 1,200 meters long. It features a variety of spectacular speleothems: stalactites, stalagmites, columns, cave coral, cave pearls, cave shields, draperies, and aragonite crystals. The main chamber has a series of majestic 10-metre long stalactites. The Lion Rock is said to be the guardian of the cave.


See also


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