Thursday, December 26, 2013

Nature Trip at Jecheon Uirimji Reservoir 제천 의림지와 제림

Annyeong Haseyo.. Here I am again sharing a nature adventure but I'm sorry to tell you guys this  wasn't my adventure. It was someone I know whom this adventure belongs. But that's not a problem as long as I have permission for featuring their adventure or trips,etc. and it was also credited to them.

About this Uirimji Reservoir
Uirimji 의림지was originally called "Yimji", a reservoir that was created during the Samhan Era, it was already a hundred of hundred years ago. It was one of the most famous reservoir in Chungcheong-do a.k.a Hoseo region because of it's deep-seated history. It was designated as Monument No. 11 in Chungcheongbuk-do.This reservoir was the main tourists attraction in Jecheon region. It was also a valuable historical site for studying farming methods long time ago.


This reservoir was located in Jecheon 제천, a city in northern part Chungcheongbuk-do, a province in South Korea. It was well known for it's beautiful mountains and lake environments. Jecheon was also gaining popularity because it was well known for shooting location for Korean dramas and movies.

This reservoir was 1.8 km in circumference and 151,470m2 in water surface area and has a water level of 8-13m. It was the source water of farmland for  about 289.4 jeongbos.
Around the area, it has the Yeonghojeong Pavillion, which was built in 1807 in the 7th year of King Sunjo and also the Gyeonghuro Pavillion, which was built in 1948.
The traditional beauty of this place and structures was accented by ancient pine and willow trees. And also the 30 m high waterfall.

Nearby attractions was Pine Field Park, National Archery and Parkland.

Nature is the best healing for body and soul and because of the tranquility of the place you will find peace of mind, right?When you want to get relax do it with the accompany of nature and you will regain all your energy,

How to get there.
Address: 241, Mosan-dong, Jecheon-si, Chungcheongbuk-do 
충북 제천시 모산동 241번지

Directions:From Jecheon Station, take Bus 541, 3-2, or 3-1 to Uirimji (의림지).
Jecheon Station
1, Uirim-daero, Jecheon-si, Chungcheongbuk-do • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-
1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-1544-7788, +82-
43-643-7788 +82-1599-7777

Info. Credit : Korea Be Inspired , Wikipedia
Photo Credit : Jerome Corpuz via Facebook

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