Wednesday, July 18, 2012

More info on Boryeong Mud Festival

▶ Period: July 14-24 (Sat-Tues), 2012
▶ Location: Dacheon Beach and neighboring area

▶ Directions to the 2012 Boryeong Mud Festival:
Seoul → Boryeong (Daecheon)
Central City Express Bus Terminal (Express Bus Terminal Station, Subway Line 3, Exit 2, Honamseon Line) → Boryeong, Daechon (Travel time: 2hr, 30min / first bus: 6:00 / last bus: 21:50 / bus every hour / fare: 9,900-14,500 won) 

Boryeong (Daecheon) → Daecheon Beach
From the Boryeong (Daecheon) Bus Terminal take a local bus towards Daecheon Beach→ Get off at Daecheon Beach (bus every 10min / travel time: approx. 20min) 

*** Transportation Tip!! ***
During the Boryeong Mud Festival period, there is a bus that departs from the Seoul Central City Express Bus Terminal and goes directly to Daecheon Beach. 

▶ 1330 tt call center: +82-41-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
▶ Translation Services during the Festival
English: 010-5438-4865 / Japanese: 010-6717-5759 / Chinese: 010-2031-2270 
▶ Accommodations: A variety of accommodations such as motels and inns are available along the beach. The Mud Festival is one of the most popular summertime festivals in Korea, so make sure to book your accommodations in advance. 

- Tip!!
During the festival period, translation services are available for international visitors. Local officials are standing by to provide information about clean and affordable lodging facilities and help in making reservations. For assistance, please call 011-438-4865 (English). 

▶ Food: On and near the beach you’ll find plenty of seafood restaurants serving raw fish and grilled clams. If you are looking for just a quick and simple meal, try the fast food restaurant Lotteria located at the Citizens Tower Square. 

☞ Go to 2012 Boryeong Mud Festival 
▶ Homepage: (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

And finally, for those of you that are interested, here's a post of a blogger that went to the festival:

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