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A trip to an eco-city of rock art and whales

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Day 1

How to get to the recommended courses

- 55 minutes by plane to Ulsan Airport from Gimpo International Airport, 50 minute by car to Bangudae Petroglyphs from Ulsan Airport
- 2 hours and 10 minutes by KTX to Ulsan Station from Seoul Station, 20 minutes by car to Bangudae Petroglyphs from Ulsan Station
- 4 hours and 30 minutes by bus to Ulsan Express Bus Terminal/Ulsan Intercity Bus Terminal from Seoul, 50 minutes by car to Bangudae Petroglyphs from Ulsan Express Bus Terminal/Ulsan Intercity Bus Terminal

Bangudae Petroglyph Rock
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991, Daegok-ri, Eonyang-eup, Ulju-gun, Ulsan

On the face of a 10m wide, 3m tall rock, sea animals, land animals, humans, and tools were painted. As an art of both hunting and religion, this is regarded as a masterpiece showing people’s life and custom of the prehistoric times.

"반구대 암각화 은/는 어떻게 가야 하나요?" How do I get to Bangudae Petroglyph Rock?

"반구대 암각화 (으)로 가주세요. 이곳의 주소는 울산광역시 울주군 언양읍 대곡리 991 입니다." Please go to Bangudae Petroglyph Rock. It is located at 991, Daegok-ri, Eonyang-eup, Ulju-gun, Ulsan.

"반구대 암각화은/는 어떻게 가야 하나요?" How do I get to Bangudae Petroglyph Rock?

"반구대 암각화(으)로 가주세요. 이곳의 주소는 울산광역시 울주군 언양읍 대곡리 991 입니다." Please go to Bangudae Petroglyph Rock. It is located at 991, Daegok-ri, Eonyang-eup, Ulju-gun, Ulsan.

Travel TIP

● Address : 769-1, Bancheon-ri, Eonyang-eup, Ulju-gun, Ulsan
● Operating hours : open all year round
● Entrance fee : free
● Contact : +82-10-3564-6020 / jst6020@naver.com

[ Ulsan Petroglyph Museum ]
● Address : (Cheonjeon-ri 333 - 1) 254, Bangudaean-gil, Dudong-myeon, Ulju-gun, Ulsan
● Operating hours : 9:00~18:00(Mondays closed)
● Entrance fee : free
● Contact : +82-52-229-4797
● Homepage : http://bangudae.ulsan.go.kr/

Travel TIP

● Address : 769-1, Bancheon-ri, Eonyang-eup, Ulju-gun, Ulsan
● Operating hours : open all year round
● Entrance fee : free
● Contact : +82-10-3564-6020 / jst6020@naver.com

[ Ulsan Petroglyph Museum ]
● Address : (Cheonjeon-ri 333 - 1) 254, Bangudaean-gil, Dudong-myeon, Ulju-gun, Ulsan
● Operating hours : 9:00~18:00(Mondays closed)
● Entrance fee : free
● Contact : +82-52-229-4797
● Homepage : http://bangudae.ulsan.go.kr/

6.1 Km, 20minutes Take taxi → Bangudaean-gil → Cheonjeondaehyeon-ro → Cheonjeongakseok-gil → get off at Cheonjeongakseok (taxi fare 7,000 won) Bus
Cheonjeon-ri Petroglyph Rock
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San 207, Cheonjeon-ri, Dudong-myeon, Ulju-gun, Ulsan

Presumed to have been made during the Bronze Age, this petroglyph has two levels with two different paintings each showcasing different techniques. You can see and learn about the diverse epochs from the vivid paintings of people’s lives and thoughts in eras spanning prehistoric times to the Silla Dynasty.

"천전리각석 은/는 어떻게 가야 하나요?" How do I get to Cheonjeon-ri Petroglyph Rock?

"천전리각석 (으)로 가주세요. 이곳의 주소는 울산광역시 울주군 두동면 천전리 산207-8 입니다." Please go to Cheonjeon-ri Petroglyph Rock. It is located at San 207, Cheonjeon-ri, Dudong-myeon, Ulju-gun, Ulsan.

"천전리각석은/는 어떻게 가야 하나요?" How do I get to Cheonjeon-ri Petroglyph Rock?

"천전리각석(으)로 가주세요. 이곳의 주소는 울산광역시 울주군 두동면 천전리 산207-8 입니다." Please go to Cheonjeon-ri Petroglyph Rock. It is located at San 207, Cheonjeon-ri, Dudong-myeon, Ulju-gun, Ulsan.

Travel TIP

● Address : San 210, Cheonjeon-ri, Dudong-myeon, Ulju-gun, Ulsan
● Operating hours : open all year round
● Entrance fee : free

Travel TIP

● Address : San 210, Cheonjeon-ri, Dudong-myeon, Ulju-gun, Ulsan
● Operating hours : open all year round
● Entrance fee : free

14.3 Km, 35minutes Take taxi → Cheonjeondaehyeon-ro → Bangudae-ro → Jakkwae-ro → get off at Amethyst Cavern Park (taxi fare 15,000 won) Bus
Amethyst Cavern Park
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San 4, Gacheon-ri, Samnam-myeon, Ulju-gun, Ulsan

Originally an amethyst mine, this place has been remodeled and reborn as an artificial cavern park. The cave is presumed to have been created about 65 million years ago, with total length of 2.5km and height of 2~15m. You can see natural amethysts in the cave from a boat and experience the effect of amethyst in the Gi (energy) experience room.

"자수정 동굴나라 은/는 어떻게 가야 하나요?" How do I get to Amethyst Cavern Park?

"자수정 동굴나라 (으)로 가주세요. 이곳의 주소는 울산광역시 울주군 삼남면 가천리 산4 입니다." Please go to Amethyst Cavern Park. It is located at San 4, Gacheon-ri, Samnam-myeon, Ulju-gun, Ulsan.

"자수정 동굴나라은/는 어떻게 가야 하나요?" How do I get to Amethyst Cavern Park?

"자수정 동굴나라(으)로 가주세요. 이곳의 주소는 울산광역시 울주군 삼남면 가천리 산4 입니다." Please go to Amethyst Cavern Park. It is located at San 4, Gacheon-ri, Samnam-myeon, Ulju-gun, Ulsan.

Travel TIP

● Address : 112, Jasujeong-ro, Samnam-myeon, Ulju-gun, Ulsan
● Operating hours : 9:00~18:00(open all year round)
● Entrance fee : Cave Explore, Viking, and 15 other programs price differs 3,000 won~13,000 won
Package(cave+boat) Adult 11,000 won, Children (age 3~14) 9,000 won
● Contact : +82-52- 254- 1515/ qw58456@naver.com
● Homepage :http://www.jsjland.co.kr/

Travel TIP

● Address : 112, Jasujeong-ro, Samnam-myeon, Ulju-gun, Ulsan
● Operating hours : 9:00~18:00(open all year round)
● Entrance fee : Cave Explore, Viking, and 15 other programs price differs 3,000 won~13,000 won
Package(cave+boat) Adult 11,000 won, Children (age 3~14) 9,000 won
● Contact : +82-52- 254- 1515/ qw58456@naver.com
● Homepage :http://www.jsjland.co.kr/

38.8 Km, 1hour and 30minutes Take a bus 323 at Amethyst Cavern Park Entrance Stop → make a transfer and take bus 1713 at Namcheon Bridge Stop→ make a transfer and take bus 406 at Gongeoptap Stop → get off at Jangsaengpo Whale Museum Stop → go across a crosswalk and walk 260m Bus
Jangsaengpo Whale Museum
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244, Jansaengpogorae-ro, Nam-gu, Ulsan

Jangsaengpo Port used to be the biggest whale fishing base in Korea in the past. Today, whaling as an economic activity has been banned, and Jangsaengpo Whale Museum is the only place where you can see the history of Korean whale fishing starting from the prehistoric times. This museum houses comprehensive materials about whale such as ecology and evolution of the whale, history of whaling worldwide, and skull of gray whale, which often appeared in Jangsaengpo.

"장생포 고래박물관 은/는 어떻게 가야 하나요?" How do I get to Jangsaengpo Whale Museum?

"장생포 고래박물관 (으)로 가주세요. 이곳의 주소는 울산광역시 남구 장생포고래로 244 입니다." Please go to Jangsaengpo Whale Museum. It is located at 244, Jansaengpogorae-ro, Nam-gu, Ulsan.

"장생포 고래박물관은/는 어떻게 가야 하나요?" How do I get to Jangsaengpo Whale Museum?

"장생포 고래박물관(으)로 가주세요. 이곳의 주소는 울산광역시 남구 장생포고래로 244 입니다." Please go to Jangsaengpo Whale Museum. It is located at 244, Jansaengpogorae-ro, Nam-gu, Ulsan.

Travel TIP

● Address : 244, Jangsaengpogorae-ro, Nam-gu, Ulsan
● Operating hours : 9:30~18:00(Mondays, New Years/ Thanksgiving Holidays Closed)
● Entrance fee
-Whale Museum(Main Building) Adult(over 20) 2,000 won, Student and Soldiers(age 14~19) 1,500 won, Children (13 under) 1,000 won
-Whale Life Experience Museum (Annex) Adult 5,000 won, Student and Soldiers 4,000 won, Children 3,000 won
-4D Screen 3,000 won
-Package (Main Building, annex, 4D) Adult 9,000 won, Student and Soldiers 7,700 won, Children 6,300 won
● Contact : +82-52- 256- 6301
● Homepage :http://www.whalecity.kr/eng/

Travel TIP

● Address : 244, Jangsaengpogorae-ro, Nam-gu, Ulsan
● Operating hours : 9:30~18:00(Mondays, New Years/ Thanksgiving Holidays Closed)
● Entrance fee
-Whale Museum(Main Building) Adult(over 20) 2,000 won, Student and Soldiers(age 14~19) 1,500 won, Children (13 under) 1,000 won
-Whale Life Experience Museum (Annex) Adult 5,000 won, Student and Soldiers 4,000 won, Children 3,000 won
-4D Screen 3,000 won
-Package (Main Building, annex, 4D) Adult 9,000 won, Student and Soldiers 7,700 won, Children 6,300 won
● Contact : +82-52- 256- 6301
● Homepage :http://www.whalecity.kr/eng/

10.6 Km, 25minutes Take taxi → Jangsaengpogorae-ro → Bangeojinsunhwando-ro → Deungdae-ro → get off at Daewangam Park (taxi fare 12,000 won) Bus
Daewangam Park
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907, Ilsan-dong, Dong-gu, Ulsan

Legend has it that the wife of King Munmu, who united the 3 kingdoms and achieved a unified Silla, was buried here in Ulsan Daewangam. Daewangam Park was built in this memorable place. You can use the iron bridge connecting Daewangam and the land.

"대왕암공원 은/는 어떻게 가야 하나요?" How do I get to Daewangam Park?

"대왕암공원 (으)로 가주세요. 이곳의 주소는 울산광역시 동구 일산동 907 입니다." Please go to Daewangam Park. It is located at 907, Ilsan-dong, Dong-gu, Ulsan.

"대왕암공원은/는 어떻게 가야 하나요?" How do I get to Daewangam Park?

"대왕암공원(으)로 가주세요. 이곳의 주소는 울산광역시 동구 일산동 907 입니다." Please go to Daewangam Park. It is located at 907, Ilsan-dong, Dong-gu, Ulsan.

Travel TIP

● Address : 907 San, Ilsan-dong, Dong-gu, Ulsan
● Operating hours : open all year round
● Entrance fee : free
● Contact : +82-52-209-3751

Travel TIP

● Address : 907 San, Ilsan-dong, Dong-gu, Ulsan
● Operating hours : open all year round
● Entrance fee : free
● Contact : +82-52-209-3751

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