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Hoengseong Samwonsu Yakcho Village
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Introduction of village

The name of Samwonsu Yakcho Village was originated form the history that the three generations, Chung Jo, a military commander and civil minister in Gorye dynasty, and his son, Young In Jo, and his grandson, Ge Sun Jo, had promoted to the marshal. This village, very closed to the boundary of Honcheon Gun, is located to the North from the office of Hoengseong Gun, and is the starting point of Geumgyecheon and the uppermost area with clean water in Hangang, has a great value as a cleanest province. This village is proud of the best quality of its blueberry, sweet pumpkin produced in the clean nature, and provides the chance to enjoy the coolness and comfortableness through rafting in Geumgyeceon. This village is a good place for family unit to enjoy for Hoedaji song, a disappearing traditional ethnic culture, and affluent traditional foods.    


 Seoul – Youngdong Highway – Manjong diverging point – Jungang Highway- Hoengseong IC- No 5 national road (Direct to Hongcheon, Chuncheon) – Office of Gonggeun Myun (Turn to the right to the direction of DongMyung after passing over bridge and in front of 500m) – No 406 provincial road (about 10km) – Samwonsu Yakcho village  

 Situation of village

a) Name of village : Sangdong Ri, Hoenhseong Gun, Gangwon Do  
b) Location : This village, closed to the boundary of Hongcheon Gun, is far away 12km from the office of Hoengseong and can be reached through No 406 provincial road to the north.
c) Household and Population: 88 households (Farming household : 70, Non farming household : 18) 215 persons.

 Principal products and main sightseeing resort in the village


Producing center and Location

Production and available period to visit

Main contents
(Production volume, Number of visitors, etc)



Boundary of Sangdong Ri

End of June


  8 million won




  30 million won

Sweet pumpkin


Sticky corn


  143 thousand ea

  50 million won

Environment friendly

Woorungi grain



This village has been producing the best qualified and environment friendly rice due to the great temperature  difference between day and night during the period of cultivation. Normal yearly production volume is around 24,600kg.

  40 million won

Social condition

-   This village is a clean town, formed naturally, preserving the nature of farming village as it is, and has the best resource for leisure combined between human being/ nature/ culture.  
-   This village is trying to change the taste and charm of hometown, they have, to some novelty experiences and sightseeing themes to induce the urbanites, who want to stay in the farming town for 2 holidays weekly coinciding with the government policy, staying 5 days in the urban and 2 days in rural area in a week.  
-   This village has tangible cultural assets of Gangwon Do ( 3 floors stone tower and stone statue of Buddha sitting)  and  cultural assets, valuable historically,  related to general Chung Jo.
-   Experience of Hoedaji Song

Place to experience
▪ Boundary of Gangwon Hoengseong Samwonsu Yakcho village

 Hoedaji Song was sung by the labors collectively who were working to level a site of house or to tramp the soils after descending coffins in the grave. The original purpose of this song was    to decrease the strength of labor mentally and to increase excitement by keeping time with physical movement to the rhythm. The contents of song was to bless all sons and daughters who gave birth in this house to be dutiful sons and daughters and to enjoy all fortunes generation after generation when labors were working to level a site for a house, and to comfort the soul of the dead person by wishing them to go to the Heaven for eternal life and by sing the emptiness of life and the sadness of departure when labors were tramping the soils of grave. Visitors can experience of Hoedaji song that raises the cultural pride to revive the disappearing traditional folk culture, and allows the opportunity to share common identity and to enjoy excitements in Samwonsu Yakcho village.       

  Local transportation
Seoul – Youngdong Highway – Manjong diverging point – Jungang Highway- Hoengseong IC- No 5 national road ( Direct to Hongcheon, Chuncheon ) – Office of Gonggeun Myun ( Turn to the right to the direction of DongMyung after passing over bridge and in front of 500m) – No 406 provincial road ( about 10km) – Samwonsu Yakcho village  

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Sweet Pumpkin
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