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Boryeong, Chungcheongnam-do 보령 - (Travel Info Korea)
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Boryeong-si is located in the west sea, Chungcheongnam-do, Korea. It is adjacent to Cheongyang-gun and Buyeo-gun to the east, the west sea to the west, to Seocheon-gun to the south and Hongseong-gun to the north. Janghang Line is connected with Seohaean Expressway. There are Daecheon port, Daecheon beach and Muchangpo Beach. Boryeong-si holds Boryeong Mud Festival every year. Its downtown is around Daecheon. The headquarter of Korea Midland Power Co., Ltd is supposed to move here. The administrative division is 1eup 10myeon 5dong. (Data source: Wikipedia)

Daecheon beach

It is always crowded with tourists who hope to enjoy summer vacation and romance all the year round. The accommodations are well equipped. It has fine sand beach and wonderful sunset. Various restaurants stand near the beach and Daecheon fishing port.

The beach has 3.5 km length and 100m width. Oddly formed rocks and strangely shaped stones in the south is so beautiful. It is the best place to enjoy pleasant sea bathing with modest water temperature. The sand is made of shell powders, which is unique in the East. You can avoid strong sun light under the shade of forest, and enjoy the sea. It is also the best place for camp ground.


Address: Sinheuk-dong, Boryeong-si, Chungcheongnam-do
Contact information: 041-933-7051

Boryeong Mud Festival

Boryeong mud festival was originated from local festival for increasing awareness of mud products like mudpack, and invigorating local resources. It has become the World coastal festival after it was selected the best festival by Ministry of Culture and Tourism in 2007. It has various events like mud bathing, mud massage, mud flat boot camp and mud wrestling competition.


Address: Ilwon, Daecheon beach, Sinheuk-dong, Boryeong-si, Chungcheongnam-do
Contact information: 041-930-3820

* Mud cosmetics

Boryeong mud is the main ingredient. It has better components and effects than Israeli mud, known for the world best. It is effective to skin care.

Contact information: 041-930-3527 (Boryeong City Hall)
Website: (The service is unavailable now.)

Muchangpo Beach

It has 1.5 km length and 1~2m water level, so it is smaller than Daecheon beach. But you can enjoy sea bathing, sea fishing and wood bathing thanks to rocks of fantastic shape and dense pine forest. It is also famous for “Muchangpo Beach, Moses' Miracle” in every full-moon night and the end of the month.

The glow of the setting sun(one of eight beautiful landscapes in Boryeong) is out of this world.


Address: Open sea 1gil 10, Ungcheon-eup, Boryeong-si, Chungcheongnam-do
Contact information: 041-936-3561

Seongjusan Mountain Seongjusa Temple Site

Seongjusan mountain is the origin of Charyeong mountain range. It stands for Boryeong. The mountain has been called Seongjusan as many hermits have lived from long ago. In the temple with 64,800㎡ area, there are a lot of cultural properties like a tower and a monument, No. 8 national treasure and No. 19 treasure. You can assume the scale of old temple.


Address: Sungju-ri 72, Seongju-myeon, Boryeong-si, Chungcheongnam-do
Contact information: 041-930-3226
Website: (The service is unavailable now)

Boryeongho Lake

It was established in October, 1998. A dam was created in ungcheon river, and it captured the water. So Punggye-ri, Yongsu-ri and Pyeongna-ri were submerged. The water fills the middle of Amisan mountain and Anggakssan mountain.


Address: Jusan-myeon, Boryeong-si, Chungcheongnam-do
Contact information: 041-939-1200
Website: (The service is unavailable now.)

Coal Museum

The museum was built to honor the history of coal industry in Boryeong. About 3,300 relics are being displayed in 500 pyeongs of exhibition hall. You would feel like as if you were in the mine thanks to the cold wind tunnel using abandoned mine.


Address: Seongjusallo 508, Seongju-myeon, Boryeong-si, Chungcheongnam-do
Contact information: 041-934-1902

Oeyeondo Island

The island has been called “Oeyeondo” because it is often surrounded by sea mist. Like its name, it is usually hided by dense fog. But all of a sudden, it appears with small islands nearby. The island has beautiful natural scenery like odd shaped rocks like Mae rock, folding screen rock, woman rock, Goraejoji and Sangtu rock, and Mongolian beach. It has been developed as an ocean reports resort after it was selected to “The island that I want to go” by Ministry of Culture Sports and Tourism.


Address: Oeyeondo-ri, Ocheon-myeon, Boryeong-si, Chungcheongnam-do
Contact information: 041-930-3520

Wonsando Island

It is the Namhang beach of the west coast. It has gentle slope, clean water and modest temperature, which are the best qualification for enjoying sea bathing.


Address: Wonsando-ri, Ocheon-myeon, Boryeong-si, Chungcheongnam-do
Contact information: 041-930-3520

Janggodo Island

The island, which looks like a janggu (double-headed drum with a narrow waist in the middle), is located in the 21 kilometers of northernwest of Daecheon port. It is adjacent to various islands like Wonsando island, Sapsido island and Godaedo island.


Address: Janggodo-ri, Ocheon-myeon, Boryeong-si, Chungcheongnam-do
Contact information: 041-930-3520

Sapsido Island

The island is far 6kilometers from the southern Taean County, and 13.2kilometers from Daejeonhang port. People have lived in the island since the Mahan dynasty period. It has been called “Sapsido” since it looks like a curved bow.


Address: Sapsido-ri, Ocheon-myeon, Boryeong-si, Chungcheongnam-do
Contact information: 041-930-3250

Hodo Island

Hodo island is located in the place that it takes 40 minutes by passenger ship from Daecheon port. It has been called “Hodo” as it looks like a fox. The long beach is the best place to enjoy peaceful vacation.


Address: Ocheon-myeon, Boryeong-si, Chungcheongnam-do
Contact information: 041-930-3520

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