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What people say

"Picture this: You're sipping on a latte with a panoramic ocean view, enjoying the gentle sea breeze and the sound of waves crashing against the shore. Welcome to Gangneung, the hidden gem of South Korea's east coast! Whether you're a foodie or a nature enthusiast, Gangneung has something to offer. Take a stroll through hidden street food stalls and markets that serve the freshest seafood you've ever tasted. & if you're up for a challenge, hit the coastal trekking trails & soak up the breathtaking views of the shoreline. The best part? Gangneung is only a two-hour ride on the KTX from Seoul, making it the perfect day-trip destination to escape the hustle & bustle of city life. 🎒 Day-trip-friendly from Seoul"
"Gangneung is one of South Korea's hidden gem on the east coast. Whether you're a nature enthusiast or a foodie you'll enjoy Gangneung. Visitors can enjoy a panoramic ocean view, and stroll through street food stalls and markets. You'll also get to enjoy coastal trekking trails and breathtaking views of the ocean if you're up to the challenge. How can I get to Gangneung? Take a 2-hour KTX from Seoul! It's an easy day-trip destination to escape city life. I also recommend checking out these tours to help you visit local attractions in this area. "
"Famous for Coffee and its stunning beaches this East Sea city is a perfect retreat from the crowded and hectic metropolis. Especially K-Drama and K-Pop Fans will have a lot to see here!"

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