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Tongil Park (Unification Park)

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Aninjin-ri, Gangdong-myeon, Gangneung, Gangwon-do, South Korea
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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

We came on a day trip from Gangneung using the bus. It took about 30minutes to get here. We got off at the Unification Park (3000KRW) with the boat, explored around there and then walked up to the part with the planes and memorials. It...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank danigross88
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Picked a beautiful day for this little trip down the coast. Got dropped off by taxi at the top park with a collection of planes and armoured ground vehicles. It was fun climbing into the tanks and personal vehicles. Then we strolled the 900m or...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

This was a really great outing. There is a lot to see and a lot of history. South Korea has been through a lot and this is one place where you read about the country's history and victories.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Lindi L
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

The park actually is split into several different parks. We went to the one with the ship and the submarine which was nice. The ship has rooms and displays set up. It only takes about a hour to go see everything. If you are driving...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank bsiu99
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Great opportunity to go inside a real North Korean sub, apparently there was 25 North Korean soldiers in there when it was discovered in south korean waters in 1996. I don't know where they would fit 5, not to mention 25!

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Kerrie J
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Leave the civilian line and embark on a journey in the Militarized Zone. In your own car experience the 6 lane highways built for 1 reason And it is not tourist traffic! Stand just 2.8 kilometers from the North and spend 50cents looking through powerful...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank ceodavidkr
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Had an enjoyable visit and agree with previous reviews, Used the local bus from Gangneung that run hourly. Very little English so it was a rather quick tour over the site for us. It is somewhat isolated from the pavilion and outdoor exhibition area. OK...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

We explored the decommissioned war ship and found it interesting. This ship is being allowed to rot away. Very strange, maybe there's no money to spend on upkeep. The North Korean sub that sits near it is going the same route. Very interesting touring through...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Tom031
Reviewed 18 April 2016

In 1996 North Korea sent a submarine to this part of South Korea to put onshore North Korean military personnel but where caught and and the ship was sunk. Later they raised the sub from the sea and put it on land to make this...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank JimandSuki_11
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Second morning stopover after lunch visiting the East Sea's Rail Station for our 22 persons group bus tour around SK, this was promoted as a major landmark for warship, submarine and history. Perhaps we're pressed for time, our guide did not tell us about the...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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