Located on the east shore of the Korean Peninsula, Jeongdongjin is one of the most popular destinations for the first sunrise of the new year with tickets for the sunrise train selling out rapidly. The scenery is beautiful with the clear blue sea, steep cliffs and coastal roads.
Known for its hand-shaped bronze sculptures located at the waterfront, Homigot Sunrise Square in Pohang is the venue for the Homigot Sunrise Festival. There are various facilities such as monuments, a flame holder and a performance stage.
Built during the Goryeo Dynasty, this temple is a popular destination on New Years Day as people visit to pray for the wellbeing of their families and make a wish for the year ahead.
Offering impressive views of the sunrise, the New Year's Sunrise Festival is held here in Ganjeolgot Cape every December. It starts at sunset on the 31st with various cultural events, a year-end concert, firework displays and more!
Seongsan Sunrise Peak is a UNESCO World Nature Heritage Site where you can view the sunrise. You'll be enchanted by the magical views sculpted by mother nature as you view the sunrise at this location and make your wishes for the coming year.