Province of Konsen-Namdo (Gyeongsangnam-Do)
Residents of South Korea are very reverent about the nature of their country. Any elevation, from where you can admire the surrounding landscapes, turns into an equipped viewing platform, and the mountain array — In the National Park with exciting walking routes.
Acquaintance with the variety of landscapes Konsan-Naudo will help to comprehend the subtleties of the relationship of South Koreans with the environment.
Konsen-Namado — Province of the Republic of Korea, located in the west of the country. Administrative Center and the largest city — Chhanvon. The provincial area is 10,533 km², Population — 3.45 million. human.
In the north, Konsen-Mousto borders on the province of Konsen-Pukto and the city of direct submission to Tagu, in the north and northwest — from Cheolla-Pukto, in the East — With the cities of direct subordination Ulsan and Busan, in the southwest — from Chella-Namdo, and in the south is washed by Korean Strait.
For Konsan-Mojdo, the rugged coastline, groups of small uninhabited islands and picturesque bays. Also on the province of the province is one of the highest mountain ranges of South Korea.
The highest point of the province of Konsen-Namdo — Mount Chirisan (1915 m), lower point — Sea level (0 m).
Konsan-Mousto is located in the zone of subtropical wet climate and is one of the warmest provinces of South Korea. Thanks to the warm currents in the Korean Strait, the climate is softer here than in the central part of the peninsula.
Summer in Konsen Namdo — sufficiently roast, but cooler and more comfortable than in the central provinces, winter — warm and dry; The air temperature is almost never falling below zero.
As in other provinces of Korea, which have access to the sea, in June and August in Konsen-Namudo there is a season of monsoon: the wind blows from the sea to land and brings heavy rains. At the end of the summer or at the beginning of autumn over South Korea, Typhins are held, affecting the coastal region of Konsen-Namdo.
It is best to go to this province in spring or autumn. Most comfortable months — May and October. In the summer, the trip will be spoiled by prolonged strong shines, and in the winter in Konsen-Namudo, though he is warm, but due to the lack of snow is not so beautiful, as in the north of the country.
The main advantage of Konsan-Namdo — Sea and mountain landscapes, which are not found almost anywhere, except South Korea. Ancient architectural monuments in Konsan-Namdo very little, but those that have survived, amazing imagination.
Hains — One of the most famous Buddhist temple complexes in South Korea, located on Mount Casan. Here is the collection of sacred texts “Coreana truck” or “Korea TECCHANGEN”, Cut in the XIII century for 81 340 markets of wood birch. Pokhanjon Changuyn repository, where there are plates and other treasures, was erected in the XV century and survived to this day almost in pristine.
Unfortunately, the visitor is prohibited by the entrance to all storage buildings — Racks with sacred texts can only be seen through the grille, while being outside the building. Every year in late October-early November, a festival is held on the territory of the temple of Hains “Coreana truck”, where you can get acquainted with the history of creating the famous collection and see copies of the ancient tablets.
Hallohesan — National Marine Park on Islands Koja, Namhe, Yeosu and Multiple of Little Islands. One of the most famous — Odoneau, where camellia and various tropical plants grow.
Also, tourists are popular is the island of Vedo (Oedo), fully vested under the Botanical Garden. On the territory of Park Hallehesan there are a lot of viewing sites with which views of the Korean bay, dodied by hilly uninhabited islands.
Chirisan — The highest mountain range in the mainland of South Korea. Its territory has the status of the National Park. The tops of Chirisan conducts many comfortable hayking routes of various complexity that pass through the ancient Buddhist temples and various natural attractions.
At different heights, you can relax to continue climbing with new forces — For this, equipped platforms with toilets, drinking water and food tables.
Upkyonp — Wetland in the county of Chhannun. The total area of the four swamp is 5.5 km², And the depth — About 1 meter. Thousands of types of living organisms and about a hundred species of plants live on the bottom of the reservoir. Landscapes of swamps are worked out incredibly beautiful thanks to the hills, weak whale and authentic wooden boats.
Lovers of beautiful and photographers love to come to this place in spring or autumn at sunrise to see the fog. In the evening at the end of summer, the abundance of fireflies can be observed in the swamp.
Thondos — Buddhist monastery on the southern slope of Mount Jonchuksan in the city of Yansan. Founded in 646, but only the construction of the XVII century remained to this day. The monastery complex consists of 65 buildings and is one of the largest in South Korea.
Each building of the monastery — place of worship of any Buddhist deity. The territory of Tchondos is decorated with arched bridges, ancient stone lamps and blooming plants. To the temple leads a picturesque road through the forest.
Chinjuson — Ancient fortress in the city of Chinju, built in the last years of the existence of the state of Kori. Now the fortress wall is a pleasure zone, and there is a large park with architectural objects inside it in traditional Korean style.
Each year in October on the Navy River, the largest festival of paper lamps is held in South Korea, and in the evenings from the fortress can be viewed on bright multicolored figures that reflect in water.
To visit key sights of Konsen-Naudo province, it is more convenient to stay in Busan and make radial trips on a rented car — In the schedule of public transport Korea it is very difficult to deal without knowing the Korean language.
But for walking on the National Summer Park Hallohesan it is better to stay on the island of the Koji, and for climbing Mount Chirisan — In one of the hotels at her foot.
If a beach holiday is scheduled to Konsen-Namdo, it is worth keeping in mind that it is not accepted in South Korea in South Korea in South Korea. Such clothes here are considered obscene, so the Koreans are horrified on the semi-digit Europeans and can even make a remark.
They themselves bathe in T-shirts and shorts and are far away. Tourists who are not ready to enter the water are completely dressed, it is better to compromise and choose a more modest option: men — fairly loose shorts, women — Piece Swimsuit.
In the province of Konsen-Namdo no airport — Nearest are located in the cities of Tagu and Busan (Kimhe). You can fly to Tagu from Vladivostok direct flight of the airline “T’Way”, What is convenient only to residents of the Far East.
Those who live in the European part of Russia or Siberia, you must first get from Moscow, St. Petersburg, Novosibirsk or Irkutsk to Seoul (Incheon Airport) by regular flight a / k “Aeroflot”, “Korean Air”, “S7”, “Aurora” or flights of foreign companies with docks.
From Seoul or Inchon Airport to Konsen-Naudo, it is convenient to get on a rented car.
You can also get near public transport:
by bus to Chhanvona from (Express Bus Terminal);
On high-speed KTX from the main railway station Seoul to Chhanvon;
By bus from Seoul (Nambu bus station) to Kodij;
by train of Busan to Chhanvona (a direct train goes not every day);
by bus from Busan to Chhanvona;
By bus from Pusana to Kodij (Jangseungpo);
You can also fly from Kimhoe Airport (Gimpo) in Kimhae (Gimhae) — From this airport there are direct buses to Chhanvona.
The optimal route from any city of South Korea to the province of Konsen-Namudo and between its cities can be made using the Rome2RIO website and