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Sokcho Expo Tower 속초 엑스포타워

  • +82-33-637-4504
72, Expo-ro, Sokcho-si, Gangwon-do (강원도 속초시 엑스포로 72 (조양동))

Sokcho Expo Tower in the area of Cheongchoho Lake, Joyang-dong, is an observatory tower set in a park surrounded by mountains and lakes.

The tower is 73.4m in x_height and can accommodate up to 100 visitors at once. From the observation platform, visitors can enjoy a complete view of the Sokcho area, including Ulsanbawi Rock and Daecheongbong Peak in Seoraksan Mountain, the East Sea and downtown Sokcho. The view around sunset is especially picturesque and the migratory bird habitat of Cheongchoho Lake is also located near the tower.

Utilization information

・Maximum Occupancy : 100 people

・Information : • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-33-637-4504

・Parking Facilities : Available

・Closed : N/A (Open year-round)

・Operating Hours : 09:00-21:30

Facility Utilization Fees

Adults (ages 19-64): Individuals 1,500 won / Groups 1,200 won
Youths (ages 13-18): Individuals 1,200 won / Groups 1,000 won
Children (ages 5-12): Individuals 800 won / Groups 600 won

※ Disabled visitors: Free
※ Groups: 20 people and more

Available Facilities

* Observatory: The 15-story building consists of a sales corner for souvenirs and a photo exhibition for tourist spots in the area of Seorak, a vending machine, telescopes, chairs and tables to enjoy the whole view of Sokcho.

* Expo Memorial Hall – IMAX movie screenings for group of 20 or more people

Parking Fees


Interpretation Services Offered

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From Seoul Express Bus Terminal, Dong Seoul Bus Terminal or Sangbong Intercity Bus Terminal, take an intercity bus or express bus bound for Sokcho Intercity Bus Terminal or Sokcho Express Bus Terminal.

Take Bus 9 from Express Bus Terminal Bus Stop at Sokcho Express Bus Terminal and get off at Buyeong APT Bus Stop. (2 bus stops away)
Walk right 300m toward the expo tower.

Or, take Bus 9-1 from Intercity Bus Terminal Bus Stop at Sokcho Intercity Bus Terminal and get off at Joyang Post Office Bus Stop. (10 bus stops away)
Walk right 250m to reach the expo tower.

72, Expo-ro, Sokcho-si, Gangwon-do


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