Ondaldong Gul

Ondal Cave


Useful Information

Location: Ha-ri, Youngch'un-myon, Danyang county, 21.7km from new Danyang. Free parking, 250 spaces.
Open: Summer daily 9-18
Winter daily 9-17:30.
Last admission is one hour before closing.
[2018]
Fee: Adults WON 5,000, Middle/High School Students WON 3,500, Elementary School Students WON 2,500, Seniors (65+) WON 1,500.
[2018]
Classification: ExplainKarst cave
Light: electric.
Dimension: T=15°C.
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Address: Ondal Cave, Yeongchun-myon Danyang-gun Chungbuk-do, Tel: +82-43-420-1254 or Tel: +82-43-423-8820
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History

18-JAN-1979 cave designated natural monument No. 261.

Description

Ondal cave is located below Ondal Castle and named after it. On ancient maps, like Dongguk Yojiseoungram, the map of east nations, it is also called Nam-gul (South cave) or Sansung Gul (Castle cave).

The cave is entered through a portal which is 8m high and 15m wide. The tour includes the main branch, which is 312m long, and a side branch which is 283m long. Six chambers of various size contain an abundance of beautiful speleothems. The cave contais a cave river, which lsprings from the cave and is said to be the underground drainage of nearby Dragon's Lake (Yongso), located in the Kagok-myon.