To make you feel the atmosphere of Bongpyeong, the background of Lee Hyo-seok’s novel “When Buckwheat Flowers Blossom,” the marketplace in the novel, exhibition of characters, Chungju House, a milling machine that stimulates hometown nostalgia, and a waterwheel are reproduced. You can also find an outdoor natural park where wildflowers are planted, shelters, a stage for poetry recitals, and a mineral spring. Various rare wetland plants grow naturally in the large wetland in the forest and the valley is an optimal natural ecological site because a large amount of crayfish that can only be found in clean areas live.

Lee Hyo-seok Literature Forest is a forest bathing place in the barrier-free road. It is a recreational facility built with support from the subsidy Green Fund by the Korea Forest Service and the Korea Forest Welfare Institute, equipped with a gently inclined deck road so that anyone can enjoy various benefits of the forest. All the disabled, the elderly, and children can take a walk with ease and enjoy the scenery of Lee Hyo-seok’s novels in nature.


Opening hours

Summer (April to September) 09:00-18:00

Winter (October-March) 09:00-17:00


Adults Soldiers and students Children, senior citizens and Pyeongchang residents The disabled and people of national merit
Individual Group Individual Group Individual Group Individual Group
2,000 1,500 1,500 1,000 1,000 500 Free of charge Free of charge
Nearby Places to Visit

Birthplace of Lee Hyo-seok, Hyo-seok Moonlight Hill, Lee Hyo-seok Gasan Park, Lee Hyo-seok Culture Village, Bongpyeong Traditional Market, Chungju House etc.



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Changdong-ri, Bongpyeong-myeon, Pyeongchang-gun, Gangwon-do, 대한민국

Monday Closed
Local time 11:12pm


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