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Mice Star in Jeongseon Mine Art Project

Mice Star in Jeongseon Mine Art Project

JEONGSEON, Aug. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Jeongseon County in Gangwon Province, home to an abandoned mining town, has been reborn as an exhibition space for artwork. The county’s urban renewal support center carried out a “one-pyong art” project to install artworks by utilizing topographical features in an alley on 650 Street. The artworks are based [...]

Hostel Opens in Abandoned Mining Village

Hostel Opens in Abandoned Mining Village

JEONGSEON, May 15 (Korea Bizwire) — An abandoned mining village located in Jeongseon County, Gangwon Province has been transformed into a new tourism attraction dedicated to mountain biking. Jeongseon County held an opening ceremony for a hostel in the Yemi MTB (mountain bike) village on Tuesday. Yemi MTB Village Hostel is a lodging facility for [...]

Cable Car Development Plans out of Control?

Cable Car Development Plans out of Control?

SEOUL, May 9 (Korea Bizwire) – As a surprising number of local governing bodies around Korea are currently developing or planning cable car installations in their district to boost tourism, hoping to follow in the footsteps of a successful project in Tongyeong, several environmental organizations are opposing the idea, saying that the attractions are not without [...]