Jangheung County (Jangheung-gun) is a county in South Jeolla Province, South Korea.
Cheongwansa Temple is situated in the middle of Cheongwansan Mountain and is believed to have been built by Monk Tongyeong during the Silla Kingdom. It was once home to over 1,000 monks in its 89 buildings. Beneath the temple’s humble exterior is an impressive collection of cultural properties including Cheongwansa Three-Story Pagoda (Treasure), Cheongwansa Seokdeung (stone lantern), Five-Story Pagoda, and Jangheung Tapsansaji Seokdeung (stone lantern). In addition, Cheongwansan Mountain is known for beautiful camellias in spring and gorgeous silver grass in fall as well as an array of fascinating rock formations. Visitors can also enjoy the views of Dadohae (an archipelago) from the top of the mountain.
Address: 1272-473, Chilgwan-ro, Jangheung-gun, Jeollanam-do
Jangheung-gun’s Jeongnamjin is the warmest place on the Korean mainland. The region has a diverse natural environment including stunning views of mountains, fields, the ocean, lakes, rivers and streams. It also has several cultural and tourist sites such as Cheongwansan Mountain, Bangchon Cultural Village, and Borimsa Temple, one of the three Borimsa Temples in Asia. The Jeongnamjin district has a wide variety of tourist attractions nearby such as the Samsan Embankment; a provincial park on Cheongwansan Mountain; a literature park; and Sodeungseom Island, a famous sunset attraction often used as a filming location and festival grounds. A number of festivals are held around the area to promote the region's diverse produce and beauty.
Address: Gwansan-eup, Jangheung-gun, Jeollanam-do
JEONGNAMJIN JANGHEUNG WATER FESTIVAL
The Jeongnamjin Jangheung Water Festival celebrates the clean and refreshing water of the Tamjingang River and Jangheung Lake. The festival serves as the perfect way to keep cool on a hot summer's day while also promoting the local economy. The festival includes various programs and activities that take place both in the daytime and at night.
Address: Geonsan-ri, Jangheung-eup, Jangheung-gun, Jeollanam-do
JEONGNAMJIN JANGHEUNG SATURDAY MARKET
Jeongnamjin Jangheung Saturday Market is the nation's first weekend market, selling produce, locally grown beef, and other specialty products. A permanent stage within the market also provides a venue for dynamic performances and concerts, making a trip to this marketplace exciting.
Address: 15, Toyosijang 3-gil, Jangheung-gun, Jeollanam-do