Hwajinpo Beach [화진포해변]

High Society (2015); Autumn in My Heart (2000)

[FINAL EPISODE SPOILER] Yoon Joon-suh (Song Seung-heon) and Yoon/Choi Eun-suh (Song Hye-kyo) spend their last moments together at this beach in final episode 16 of Autumn In My Heart (가을동화) (KBS2, 2000) as she passes away peacefully while he piggybacks her along the shore.

Also seen in High Society (Sangryusahoe/상류사회) (SBS, 2015).

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Hwajinpo Beach [화진포해변], opened in 1973, is a 1.7km long beach surrounded by pine forests, with white sand comprised of monazite. It is located in the village of Chodo [Chodo-ri/초도리] in Goseong County’s Hyeonnae Township [Hyeonnae-myeon/현내면] and hence sits at the northernmost point of South Korea’s east coast.

Address
99 Hwajinpo-gil, Chodo-ri, Hyeonnae-myeon, Goseong-gun, Gangwon-do, South Korea
강원도 고성군 현내면 초도리 99
Geolocation: 38.479094, 128.438721

Getting here
It takes about 40 minutes by car/taxi from Sokcho City.

— submitted by Marion KDL

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