You will see a 4 kilometer’s of sunflowers road as you
visit Sun flower Village.
Bupyeong-ri was originally subject to Wapyeong-dong, Gangcheon-myeon,
Wonju-gun, Gangwon-do but incorporated into Yeoju-gun in the 32nd
year of King Gojong, and the name changed to Bupyeong-ri, which
was combined with Wapyeong-dong and Satgatbong, as the administrative
district reorganization in 1914.
Located under the foot of Taebongsan Mountain, Bupyeong-ri is
an urbanized typical mountain village, which not only preserves
the image of a quiet mountain village surrounded by a low mountain
but also has a view of a river village with Seomgang River on its
east and with a sand field. Along with Seomgang River and Namhangang
River, Pupyeong 1-ri has a youth training center and Sejong Astronomical
Observatory, which enable more than 60,000 young people annually
to train their mind and body, and there is Castle Pine Golf Club
with Taebongsan Mountain behind in Bupyeong 2-ri so many golfers
and visitors come to visit the village.
Bupyeong-ri is a provincial border village locating on the borderline
of Gangwon-do and Gyeonggi-ro and about one or one and half hours
far from Seoul and the Metropolitan Area. National Road 42 which
connects the Metropolitan Area and Gangwon-do offers a very good
location by increasing approachability to Seoul and the Metropolitan