This is the one and only traditional natural fabric of Korea with some 1,500 years of tradition. It is as white and flawless as white jade and lightweight, so it is considered as the best well-being fabric for summer clothing.
This is one of the premium rice wines enjoyed by the royal family of Baekje 1,300 years ago. After the fall of Baekje, the drifters from Baekje made this variety of rice wine at the Juryuseong Fortress of Geonjisan Mountain in Hansan as a way to comfort themselves from the heartache of losing their country.
The shoreline of Seocheon has the perfect conditions for the production of laver such as abundant sunshine, exchange between freshwater and seawater, tidal flats, etc. For this reason, Seocheon laver is higher in quality than the varieties of laver produced in other regions.
The tidal flats of Seocheon are a place of life, serving as a natural ecological learning place for children and giving a chance for grown-ups to catch clams against the backdrop of the beautiful natural environment.
The reed field in Seocheon has been chosen as one of the top 7 reeds in Korea by the Korea Tourism Organization and one of the four major reed fields in the country. It attracts many film location hunters and photographers.
Migratory birds including rare species such as swans, mallard ducks, oystercatchers and Saunder's gulls flock to this area, and the flight of the Baikal teals in groups is a breathtaking sight.
There is a dense forest of 85 camellia trees that are around 500 years old in Dongbaekjeong, Maryang-ri, that has been designated as Natural Monument No. 169.
It is comprised of ecological research and education centers such as the Future Environment Research Center, Greenhouse Ecosystem, Environmental Education Center, Botanical Garden of Endangered Species, Insect Center and Training Center.
The Marine Biodiversity Institute of Korea provides biotechnology source materials developed using the research outcomes to the relevant enterprises, and for this reason, it is expected to attract the relevant enterprises and develop into a hub of research, exhibition, education and tourism.
The Amenity Welfare Village containing convalescent hospital and facilities for seniors, a senior welfare center and a welfare center for people with disabilities guarantee a comfortable and enriched post-retirement life in our surer-aged society.