Visit Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival in Korea

Visit Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival in Korea
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Hwacheon in Gangwon Province, known for its rivers, lake trout, and natural scenery, is holding the "Sancheoneo (mountain trout) Ice Festival" this month.

The festival features sancheoneo experiences such as ice fishing, lure fishing, and fishing with bare hands.

Those who catch sancheoneo can ask to have it grilled or sliced into sashimi at the festival's food centres.

State-run rail operator KORAIL is providing day-trip packages for this festival until Jan. 31.

The packages enable tourists to enjoy a vast array of activities including ice fishing, railcar driving, ice sculpture visits and sancheoneo ice fishing. For more information, visit or call 1544-7755.

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