Dobongsan

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Dobongsan
Mount Dobongsan peaks Seoninbong (708m), Manjangbong (718m), Jaunbong (740m) and Shinseondae (730m).JPG
Mount Dobongsan peaks Seoninbong (708 m), Manjangbong (718 m), Jaunbong (740 m) and Shinseondae (730 m) taken from trail leading to summit.
Map of Dobongsan in South Korea
Map of Dobongsan in South Korea
Dobongsan
Location
Highest point
Elevation 739.5 m (2,426 ft)
Coordinates 37°41′54.73″N 127°0′53.88″E / 37.6985361°N 127.0149667°E / 37.6985361; 127.0149667Coordinates: 37°41′54.73″N 127°0′53.88″E / 37.6985361°N 127.0149667°E / 37.6985361; 127.0149667
Geography
Location South Korea
Climbing
Easiest route Dobongsan Station
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised Romanization Dobongsan
McCune–Reischauer Tobongsan

Dobongsan is a mountain in Bukhansan National Park, South Korea.[1] It extends across Seoul, the national capital, and the cities of Yangju and Uijeongbu, in the province of Gyeonggi-do.[2] It has an elevation of 739.5 m (2,426 ft).[3] Nearby Dobongsan Station is named after it.[4]

It is known for the magnificent rock formations of the Manjangbong, Seoninbong, Jubong, Obong and Uiam Peaks. The Seoninbong Peak has 37 hiking courses, including the famous Bakjwi (Bat) Course. The mountain is also home to Cheonchuksa Temple, the oldest temple in the region, and several other temples including Mangwolsa and Hoeryongsa, as well as a number of beautiful valleys called Donong, Songchu, Obong and Yeongeocheon. Furthermore, it is easily accessible by public transportation. [5]

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  1. ^ "Dobongsan Mountain". Visit Korea. Korea Tourism Organization. Retrieved 2015-09-16. 
  2. ^ "Bukhansan Dulle-gil Trail". Visit Korea. Korea Tourism Organization. Retrieved 2015-09-16. 
  3. ^ Yu Jeong-yeol (2007). 한국의 산 여행 (Travel Guide to Korean Mountains). Seoul: 관동 상억연구회 (Kwandong). p. 47. ISBN 978-89-958055-1-0. 
  4. ^ "도봉산역" (in Korean). KRIC. Retrieved 2015-09-16. 
  5. ^ "Dobongsan Mountain (도봉산)" (in Korean). VisitKorea. Retrieved 2016-12-31.