Daecheon Beach (Mud Square)
897-15, Daehae-ro, Boryeong-si, Chungcheongnam-do
Daecheon Beach, the main site of the mud festival, is a 3.5km long, 100m wide shell beach resort famous for its moderate water temperature and gentle slopes making it the best summer vacation spot in the West Sea.
Daecheon Beach is famous not only for its fine shell powdered sand but for its mineral-rich mud known to be effective in improving the skin as well as in curing a number of skin diseases. Hence the reason why Boryeong Mud Festival is so famous.
|Premium 09:00 / 11:30 / 12:00 / 14:00 / 18:00 / 19:00 / 19:30 / 21:50||2hr 10min||15,900 Won||15,900 Won||8,000 Won|
|Express 10:00 / 11:00 / 13:00 / 15:00 / 16:00 / 17:00 / 18:30 / 20:50||10,900 Won||10,900 Won||5,500 Won|
|Standard 09:20 / 10:50 / 18:40||2hr 50min||10,900 Won||8,700 Won||5,500 Won|
|Route: Nambu -> Neposhin City -> Hongseong -> Gwangcheon -> Cheongso-> Jupo -> Jugyo -> Boryeong Daecheon|
|Standard 08:20 / 10:50 / 14:00 / 17:50 / 19:30||3hr||10,900 Won||8,700 Won||8,000 Won|
|Stop over 06:40 / 10:15 / 13:20 / 15:50 / 18:40||3hr 30min||10,900 Won||8,700 Won||5,500 Won|
|Route: East Seoul -> Neposhin city -> Hongseong -> Gwangcheon-> Cheongso-> Jupo-> Jugyo-> Boryeong Daecheon|
|Standard 13:00 / 15:00 / 17:20||3hr||13,300 Won||10,600 Won||6,700 Won|
|Standard 11:00/15:25/19:25||2hr 45min||11,600 Won||9,300 Won||5,800 Won|
|Standard 12:00 / 14:10 / 15:50 / 16:40 / 17:45 / 19:00||2hr 10min||10,500 Won||8,400 Won||5,300 Won|
|Standard 08:00 / 10:30 / 13:20 / 16:20 / 19:30||1hr 50min||12,000 Won||9,600 Won||6,000 Won|
|Stop over 10:59 / 12:19 / 13:55 / 15:47 / 18:27||2hr 50min|
|Route: Daejeon Terminal Complex -> Yuseong -> Gongju -> Wooseong -> Ansim -> Mokmyeon -> Jeongsan -> Mati -> Daeti -> Jujeong -> Cheongyang -> Hwaseong (Chungnam Province) -> Cheongra -> Boryeong|
|Seoul-> Daecheon||Gyeongbu Expressway & National Road||Seoul→ Gyeongbu expressway (SeochoIC)→ Cheonan→ Onyang → Hongseong→ Gwangcheon→ Daecheon||3hr|
|Seohaean Expressway||Seoul→ West Seoul IC→ Ansan→ Mebong→ Bibong→ Baran→ Pyeongtaek → Songak→ Dangjin→ Seosan→ Hemi→ Hongseong → Gwangcheon → Daecheon||2hr|
|Daejeon-> Daecheon||Cheongyang Direction||Daejeon→ Yuseong→ Gongju→ Cheongyang→ Daecheon||2hr|
|Buyeo Direction||West Daejeon→ Yeonsan→ Nonsan→ Buyeo→ Daecheon||2hr 20min|
|Gwangju-> Daecheon||Honam& Seohaean Expressway||Gwangju →Jeonju IC→ Iksan→ Gunsan→ Seocheon→ Daecheon||3hr|
|Daegu-> Daecheon||Gyeongbu highway||Busan → Yuseong→ Gongju→ Cheongyang→ Daecheon||3hr 20min|
|Busan-> Daecheon||Gyeongbu highway||Busan → Yuseong→ Gongju→ Cheongyang→ Daecheon||5hr|
|Mugunghwa-ho 05:35 / 06:23 / 08:15 / 10:25 / 12:25 / 14:20 / 16:25 / 18:27 / 20:35||2hr 40min||11,200 Won||10,900 Won||5,600 Won|
|Saemaul-ho 07:35 / 09:27 / 11:40 / 13:28 / 15:25 / 17:37||2hr 20min||20,200 Won||20,200 Won||11,900 Won|
|Online reservation: www.letskorail.com|
There are lots of restaurants where you can taste raw fishes which are various and fresh as Boryeong is located near the beach. Try it with a spicy gochujang-based sauce called chogochujang (초고추장), Ssamjang (쌈장), or wasabi sauce. You will be amazed!
If you order a big menu set, you might get this as ‘service.” It is common for travelers to godirectly to the fish market, pick out a few crabs, take them back to the place they are staying and cook them. These tasty crabs are served in a several different ways. Koatgaetang is a hot spicy crab soup which is boiled with gochujang, red chili pepper flakes and various vegetables. The blue crap strew has lots of protein which are good for children and older people as well. Try it out!
Webfoot Octopus is chewy and savory. Fried webfoot octopus, raw webfoot octopus, and webfoot octopus mixed with vegetables are available.
This is a high-protein and low-calorie food. Due to its rich essential amino acids and iron content, it’s good for preventing anemia and coronary sclerosis. This fresh shell dish is also good for pregnant women and skin care. Roasted comb pen shell, comb pen shell stew, comb pen shell porridge, and fritters are available.
Oysters from Cheonbuk are famous for unique favor and good tasty and it has protein with Vitamin A etc. It’s healthy food. Try the grilled oyster as well.
Price range: KRW 25,000 ~ KRW 40,000
This is one of the most unique dishes South Korea has to offer. Skate is a flat fish that is fermented. It is similar to shark and there is a large amount of uric acid that comes through their skin. This makes it an incredibly potent dish. It is usually served with equally strong ingredients that typically include garlic, peppers, and Kimchi.
The fragrance of grilled gizzard shad is good. There is an old saying in Korea that its scent of grilled gizzard shad is so appetizing that it brings back the daughter-in-law who ran away.
Jumbo shrimp are enjoyed raw, boiled or grilled. If it is grilled with sault, the more you chew, the more flavor you will get. If you eat as a soup, the soup will be light. It will be different to blue crab soup.