How to explore Jeongdongjin with Gangneung foreigner tourist taxi

How to explore Jeongdongjin with Gangneung foreigner tourist taxi


Gangneung is a beautiful coastal city in Gangwon-do Province with breathtaking natural landscapes and ocean views. It can be challenging for foreigners without a car to travel around Gangneung, however, an easy & reliable tourist taxi service is now exclusively available to all foreigners in Korea!

Check out how to use Gangneung foreigners tourist taxi service to explore the recommended ‘Jeongdongjin’ course in Gangneung!

How to Use Gangneung Foreigner Tourist Taxi Service

  1. Visit Gangneung Tourist Information Center located in the Gangneung train (KTX) station.
  2. Consult with the guide about the destinations and course. 
  3. Fill in the application form. (Make sure you bring your passport for verification.)
  4. Hop on the taxi and meet the driver. 
  5. Enjoy the ride and trip. Bon voyage!

20,000KRW for 3 hours (15,000KRW for every hour after 3 hours)
*Parking fee, admissions, toll fee are excluded from the price. You need to pay separately.

What to bring:
Please bring your passport. If you’re a group of people, the person who’s booking needs to bring his/her passport.
Gangneung Tourist Information 033-640-4534

To find out more about using Gangneung foreigner tourist taxi service, click here:

Recommended Course: Southern Gangneung ‘Jeongdongjin’ Course

1. Haslla Art World

Haslla Art World is a unique art museum and park built on a cliff overlooking the vast east sea. ‘Haslla’ was what Gangneung was called back in the Goguryeo Dynasty. You can find a variety of modern artworks and sculptures both indoor and outdoor under various themes that change every year. Also, there are many cafes and restaurants that are enjoyable to admire the magnificent ocean view.

  • Address: 1441 Yulgokro, Gangneung, Gangwon-do 
  • Phone number: 033-644-9411
  • Opening hours: 9:00am~6:00pm
  • Admission: Adult & Youth 12,000 KRW/ Children 11,000KRW
  • Website:

2. Deungmyeong Beach

Deungmyeong Beach is a small, pristine beach that offers breathtaking ocean scenery along with the pine forest next to the railroad tracks, which is recently known as a popular photo spot. It’s also the filming location of the K-drama ‘Encounter’, starring Park Bo-gum and Song Hye-kyo. Have a moment of your own to relax while listening to the sound of the crashing waves and the scent of the briny ocean air.

  • Address: Jeongdongjin-ri, Gangdong-myeon, Gangneung, Gangwon-do

3. Jeongdongjin Station & Railbike

Jeongdongjin Station is one of the best sunrise spots, originally famous as the filming location of the K-drama ‘Hourglass’. It’s listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the station closest to a beach. Take a stroll along the coast and enjoy a peaceful moment to soak up the vast view of the peaceful coast.

You can also ride the Jeongdongjin Railbike that starts from Jeongdongjin Station and goes around the Hourglass Park.

  • Address: Jeongdongjin Station, 17 Jeongdongyeok-gil, Gangneung, Gangwon-do
  • Book Jeongdongjin Railbike here:

4. Jeongdong Simgok Bada Buchae-gil (Seaside Trail)

Opened in 2016 to the public, Jeongdong Simgok Bada Buchae-gil was once used as a border route for military purposes only. It’s now the largest coastal trail in Korea, offering a close view of the jaw-dropping ocean waves and the natural wonders of the East Sea.

*Please make sure you check the weather forecast as it may close in case of strong wind and unfavorable weather.

  • Address:144-3 Simgok-ri, Gangdong-myeon, Gangneung, Gangwon-do
  • Phone number: 033-641-9445
  • Opening hours: Apr~Oct 9:00am~5:30pm (Last admission 4:30pm) / Nov~Mar 9:00am~4:30pm (Last admission 3:30pm)
  • Admission: Adult 3,000KRW/ Youth 2,500KRW/ Children 2,000KRW
  • Website:

5. Jungang Market

Jungang Market is Gangneung’s most famous and popular traditional market, which offers authentic local delicacies, including Gamja-ongsimi (potato ball soup), Gamja-jeon (potato pancake), and Dakgangjeong (glazed & fried chicken bites), and a variety of daily necessities, such as cosmetics and agricultural products.

  • Address: 21 Geumseong-ro, Gangneung, Gangwon-do
  • Phone number: 033-648-2285

6. Wolhwa Street

Wolhwa Street is a street and park that covers the area from Gangneung Station to Buheung Village. There are various markets on the street, including the Jungang Market and walkways to stalls and shops. You can try the famous ice cream and hotteok (sweet pancake filled with sugar syrup).

  • Address: 2111 Gyeonggang-ro, Gangneung, Gangwon-do
  • Phone number: 033-640-4565

If you want to explore the beautiful ‘Jeongdongjin’ course without any hassles, don’t forget to book Gangneung Foreigner Tourist Taxi service:

Also, check out other recommended courses in Gangneung by reading ‘The Ultimate Guide to Using Gangeung Foreigner Tourist Taxi’ on Trazy Blog:

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*Photo partial credits to Gangneung Official Naver Blog & dedicated websites.


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