Suraksan is a mountain in South Korea. It extends across the district of Nowon-gu in Seoul, the national capital, and the cities of Namyangju and Uijeongbu, in the province of Gyeonggi-do. It has an elevation of 637.7 m (2,092 ft).[1][2]

Suraksan
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Map of Suraksan in South Korea
Map of Suraksan in South Korea
Suraksan
Highest point
Elevation637.7 m (2,092 ft)
Coordinates37°41′46″N 127°04′55″E / 37.69611°N 127.08194°E / 37.69611; 127.08194
Geography
LocationSouth Korea
Climbing
Easiest routeJangam Station
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationSuraksan
McCune–ReischauerSuraksan

SightsEdit

Suraksan is a hiking mountain, notable sights include the Geunnyu, Eunnyu, and Ongnyu waterfalls, the Heungguksa temple from the Silla period, the Seongnimsa temple from the Joseon period, and Gwesanjeong Pavilion.[2]

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ An 2004, p.332.
  2. ^ a b "Suraksan Mountain (수락산)". Korea Tourism Organisation. Retrieved 2017-02-22.

ReferencesEdit

  • An Gyeong-ho (2004). 한국 200 명산 (200 Korean Mountains). Seoul: 깊은솔 (Gipeunsol). ISBN 89-89917-14-X.