Daecheon Beach (Mud Square)
897-15, Daehae-ro, Boryeong-si, Chungcheongnam-do
Daecheon Beach is famous not only for its white sand made mostly out of shells but its mud which is rich in minerals and therapeutic mud treatments which help improve the skin as well as cure a number of skin disorders. 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.
Origin & History - The Characteristics and Pride of Boryeong Mud Festival
Among various kinds of mud, the well-known ones include mud from the Dead sea in Israel, glacial soil in Columbia beach of Canada, Lake Baikal in Russia, and clay mud in California, which are main source of domestic mud-based cosmetics.
The sea shore mud has be taken from Daecheon Beach of Boryeong and processed as mud powder. Mud water is extracted mud powder which is good at aging skin, removing waste stuffs, etc. That has a very good effect to skin beauty. The OEM is produced from the domestic famous cosmetic corporation that assures the sales of Boryeong products’ quality.