Gossidong Gul

Gossi Cave - Kossidonggul

Useful Information

Open: All year daily 9-18, last admission 17. [2005]
Fee: Adults won 3,000, Children (13-23) won 2,200, Children (7-12) Won 1,200.
Groups (30+): Adults Won 2,400, Children (13-23) won 1,900, Children (7-12) Won 1,200. [2005]
Classification: SpeleologyKarst cave
Light: LightIncandescent Electric Light System
Dimension: L=6,000 m.
Guided tours:  
Address: Gossidong Gul, Jinbyeol-li 506-1, Hadong-myeon, Yeongwol-gun, Tel: +82-33-370-2621.
Travel Phone: +82-33-1330 (English Korean Chinese Japanese)
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Gossi Cave was named after the Go family, who took refuge here. They were fighting against Japanese invaders during the Japanese occupation of Korea. The cave was their secret hideout. The places were they made fire are shown on the tour.

Inside the cave, there are stalactites, stalagmites, four lakes, three falls, six plazas (open spaces) that have been formed over the past 400 million years. In addition, there are about twenty-four microorganisms that inhabit the cave.