Things to do in Sokcho

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Sokcho Attractions

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Places of interest in Sokcho

Sokcho is crammed with must-see places to visit and things to do. We can help you decide where to stay in Sokcho, and make it a breeze to explore Sokcho and the surrounding areas with our guides on where to go, what to see and when to see it. No matter how long your stay, it’s easy to find places of interest in Sokcho to make sure that you enjoy your holiday to the fullest and don’t miss a thing. Leave the local knowledge to us and leave the hassle behind.

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Sokcho attractions

Sokcho has something for everyone, so whether you’re planning to get active on a summer holiday, put a spring in your step with a romantic rendezvous, or pamper yourself with a leisurely winter trip, you’ll find plenty of attractions in Sokcho to keep you entertained. Expedia makes it easy to book your flight, hotel and rental car in advance, making for hassle-free travel and freeing you up to explore the sights of Sokcho.

Looking for things to do in Sokcho can be time-consuming, but we can take the hassle out of planning your holiday. Whether you’re looking to get active in the great outdoors, sample the cuisine of Sokcho or catch up with the vibrant local culture, our guides to Sokcho attractions ensure that you’ll have a successful trip, whatever the season. Happy trails!

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Top places to visit

1. Sokcho Beach

If a restful holiday is part of your travel plans, Sokcho Beach might be the perfect place to visit during your trip to Sokcho. Discover the area's mountain views and seek out the hiking trails.
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If a restful holiday is part of your travel plans, Sokcho Beach might be the perfect place to visit during your trip to Sokcho. Discover the area's mountain views and seek out the hiking trails.

2. Seorak Waterpia

Seorak Waterpia is an exceptional water park sourced from a set of hot springs. It features a 4-D ride, thermal water saunas and a wave pool among the many fun features and rides. Bring the kids to explore the impressive lightly alkaline pools and exciting rides of this fun and dynamic indoor and outdoor complex.
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Make a splash in the hot-spring swimming pools and hot tubs, enjoy the picturesque mountain views and ride into The Maelstrom.

3. Dongmyeong Port

Explore the waterfront in Sokcho with a trip to Dongmyeong Port. Stroll along the seaside or discover the area's mountain views.
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Explore the waterfront in Sokcho with a trip to Dongmyeong Port. Stroll along the seaside or discover the area's mountain views.

4. Sinheungsa Temple

First-time hikers on their way up the mild slope at the beginning of the Ulsanbawi course of Seoraksan National Park may be surprised to see an ancient temple along the trail. Sinheungsa is not as old as the mountains themselves, but it has been in place for many generations. The temple is Buddhist, specifically Seon or Korean Zen.
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Amid the majestic mountains of Seoraksan National Park sits an ancient Zen Buddhist temple and a monument to a peaceful unification for Korea. 

5. Sokcho Expo Tower

Find out about the history of Sokcho when you take a trip to Sokcho Expo Tower. Wander the seaside and parks in the area.
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Find out about the history of Sokcho when you take a trip to Sokcho Expo Tower. Wander the seaside and parks in the area.

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