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Dumulmeori & getting there | Yangpyeong, South Korea

Top Places to GO at Yangpyeong:

Dumulmeori / Semiwon Garden / Strawberry Farms / Bukhangang Railroad Bridge

Yangsu Station 양수역:

경기도 양평군 양서면 목왕로 55-10 | 55-10 Mogwang-ro, Yangseo-myeon, Yangpyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do

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Yangpyeong - Admission Fees

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  • Yangsu Station (Gyeongui-Jungang line, exit 1). About 70 mins from Seoul Station.

Yangsu Station at Yangpyeong is the nearest station to the meeting point of Bukhangang River (North Hangang River) and Namhangang River (South Hangang River). A short walk from the station, you will be presented with the calmness of rustic mountain and river views with the conveniences (e.g. restaurants and shops) of the town. It is a perfect place for those who want to get away from the bustle of the city life and typical tourist crowd.

 

The most popular attractions and things to do at Yangpyeong include Dumulmeori (a Top 100 Must-Visit Tourist Spots in Korea), Semiwon Garden, cycling to Bukhangang Railroad Bridge, strawberry picking at one of its many local farms and Yangsuri Traditional Market.

 Dumulmeori 두물머리

Dumulmeori

경기도 양평군 양서면 두물머리길 | Dumulmeori-gil, Yangpyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do

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Dumulmeori - Admission Fees

Free

  • From Yangsu Station: 10 mins by cycling, 30 mins by walking or 6 mins by taxi

  • From Semiwon Garden: 7 mins by cycling, 20 mins by walking or 4 mins by taxi

Dumulmeori, a main ecotourisum spot is the place where the Bukhangang River flowing from Geumgangsan Mountain and Namhangang River originating from Geomyongso Spring at the foot of Geumdaeboung Peak converge. A 'Top 100 Must-Visit Tourist Spots in Korea', Dumulmeori is surrounded by water, Dumulmeori offers beautiful scenery, a 26m high zelkova tree of over 400 years old, a 16m long traditional sailboat and a frame photo zone.

Dumulmeori is also a popular filming location for dramas like The Beauty Inside (2018), Two Cops (2017-18), The Man Living in Our House (2016), She Was Pretty (2015) and Goddess of Marriage (2013).

 Semiwon Garden 세미원

Semiwon Garden

경기도 양평군 양서면 양수로 93 | 93, Yangsu-ro, Yangseo-myeon, Yangpyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do

Jul-Aug: 9:00-20:00

Sep-Jun: 9:00-18:00 (Closed on Mondays. If Monday is a national holiday, it is open & close on Tuesday)

Semiwon Garden - Admission Fees
  • Adult: 5,000 won / Child or Youth (age 6-18) & Senior (age 65 & above): 3,000 won / Child (age 5 & below): free

  • From Yangsu Station: 3 mins by cycling, 12 mins by walking or 2 mins by taxi

  • From Dumulmeori: 7 mins by cycling, 20 mins by walking or 4 mins by taxi

Semiwon Garden is surrounded by water in Korea's traditional garden style. Over 50 kinds of lotus flowers and 60 kinds of water plants grow in the large 1320㎡ compound. Beautiful lotus flowers bloom at the beginning of July through to the end of August. There is a pontoon bridge over Namhangang River that connects the garden to Dumulmeori.

Strawberry Picking

 Young Farmer Strawberry Experience Farm 어린농부 딸기체험농장

경기도 양평군 양서면 양수리 802-1  | 802-1 Yangsu-ri, Yangseo-myeon, Yangpyeong, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

8:00-17:00

Closed on Mondays.

Young Farmer Strawberry Experience Farm - Admission Fees

Course A - Strawberry Picking Only:

  • 15,000 won

  • Plastic container will be given for strawberry picking

  • Visitors can fill up the container till the lid can be closed

  • No strawberry eating during picking

Course B - Strawberry Picking & DIY Chocolate Strawberries:

  • 21,000 won per person

Course C - Strawberry Picking & Strawberry Jam Making:

  • 21,000 won per person

  • From Yangsu Station: Walk to Dumulmeori-gil and turn right to Dumulmeori-gil 68beon-gil (blue sign to 'Han River Environment Research Center'). Walk straight about 100m passing the tennis court on your right. Young Farmer Strawberry Experience Farm is on the small road on your right (there is a sign with strawberries on it). 30 mins walk from Yangsu station or 7 mins on Taxi. See map on walking path.

Yangpyeong is also famous for its strawberries and Yangpyeong Strawberry Festival is held annually.

There are quite a number of strawberry farms along the walk to Dumulmeori, more so nearer to Dumulmeori. Of which, Young Farmer Strawberry Experience Farm ran by the husband and wife team is a popular one with their big and sweet organic strawberries and on-site facilities for visitors. The friendly farm owner will give you a brief introduction and picking instructions in English.

Every mid-November to mid-June, visitors can enjoy strawberry picking and strawberry jam making at the farm.

Yangsuri Traditional Market

 Yangsuri Traditional Market 양수리 전통시장

양서면 양수리 1060 | 1060, Yangsu-ri, Yangseo-myeon

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Yangsuri Traditional Market - Admission Fees

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  • Walking distance from Yangsu Station, Dumulmeori and Semiwon Garden

Yangsuri ( means ‘the meeting of two waters’) Traditional Market is one of the three major traditional markets in Yangpyeong. Visitors can try a variety of local food and things to buy at the market. A folk 5-day market is held at the entrance of the market on the 1st and 6th of every month, providing more things for visitors to see and purchase. 

 Namhangang Bike Path

One great way to go around Yangpyeong is cycling along the scenic Namhangang River on its well-paved cycling path. The bicycle course is popular with the locals and various bicycle festivals are held throughout the year too.

Bukanganggyo Bridge (or Bukhangang Railroad Bridge 북한강철교) used to be a railroad bridge, now transformed into a cycling and pedestrian path. Crossing the bridge provides scenic view of the river and surrounding mountains. You may even chance across a passing train running parallel to the bridge.

There are 2 bicycle rental shops near Yangsu Station. The first one is located a short distance (10m) away from Yangsu Station (exit 1) and the other one just directly across the road.

Operating hours: 9:00 to 18:00 (before sunset).

Fees: from 3,000 won (1 hr) to full day rental.

ID required.

Recommended Cycling Course to Dumulmeori and Semiwon:

Yangsu Station ⇢ Bukanganggyo Bridge ⇢ Yangsuyo Bridge ⇢ Strawberry Farm ⇢Dumulmeori ⇢ Semiwon ⇢ Yangsu Station (about 9km, 30mins exclude sightseeing)

Yangpyeong complete bicycle course (20.2km)

Map of Cycling Paths near Yangsu Station

Yangpyeong - Cycling Path near Yangsu Station
Namhangang Bike Path

Recommended Restaurant at Yangpyeong: 산들에 농원 장어 (Sandre Freshwater Grilled Eel Restaurant)

경기도 남양주시 양서면 용담리 536-10 | 536-10 Yongdam-ri, Yangseo-myeon, Yangpyeong

11:00 - 22:00

Sandre Freshwater Grilled Eel Restaurant - Pricing

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  • 8 mins walk from Yangsu Station main road (Mogwang-ro), along the way to Semiwon Garden.

At the end of the main road from Yangsu Station and just before the traffic light to Semiwon Garden is a highly recommended restaurant (산들에 농원 장어) known for its 100% domestic freshwater grilled eels. Besides enjoying the good service at the restaurant, you can also check out its equally delicious domestic pork ribs!

Map

Map of Cycling & Walking Courses to Yangpyeong Top Attractions

Yangpyeong - Map of Dumulmeori and Semiwon Garden | KoreaToDo

Map of Semiwon Garden

Yangpyeong - Map of Semiwon Garden

Dumulmeori Tour Information Map

Dumulmeori - Tourist Map
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