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Shasta Daisy Heavenly Garden
Located in Mitan-myeon, Pyeongchang, Cheongoksan Mountain Yukbaek Majigi is the name given to a field broad enough to sprinkle 600 majigi (4.8 tons) of rice seeds. This meadow is as large as six football fields and is already one of the most popular tourist attractions of Pyeongchang.
While driving up the winding mountain path, you will see wind power generators along the ridge. Just looking at the generator this close can be a fascinating experience. When you start to see the generators one by one, you will feel as if you are climbing up the skies, which is different from when looking down from an airplane. The blue sky and clouds look so close that you might think that you could touch them. Just looking at the view on the way up is a thrill.
From June to July, you can find Yukbaek Majigi when it is in its greatest beauty. At this time of the year, this wide meadow is full of Shasta daisies blooming, giving the impression of being in a dreamlike flower garden. Just by looking at the meadow filled with daisies, you will feel full of vitality. Shasta daisy, also known as fried egg flower, is not colorful but blooms wide and full throughout the meadow, creating a spectacular view.
While taking pictures here and there, you will find everywhere is wonderful for photos. Capture the beautiful scenery made by surrounding mountains and the clear sky in your eyes, then take a picture to capture memories. If you visit Yukbaek Majigi this season, you will definitely get a once-in-a-lifetime photo.
In fact, it is tough to visit because of the winding road, but many people visit to see the beautiful scenery of Yukbaek Majigi. There are many visitors from those for wedding shoots with fascinating scenery to those coming for the beautiful glows with the setting sun and stars in the clear night sky, and there is also an increase in visitors coming for car picnics or car camping recently.
If you fully enjoyed the flowers in the green meadow, it is now time to look at the sky. The picturesque mountains and clouds hanging over them create a spectacular scene. While walking through the broad meadow, you will be filled with amazement. By the time you may feel hot while walking in the blazing sunshine, a cool and clean wind will blow to cool you off. Wind power generators are everywhere, slowly turning at the speed of the wind and boasting a huge size. Just looking at the scenery will make you feel rewarded for braving up the rough road.
If you have fully enjoyed the scenery of Yukbaek Majigi, enjoy a moment of rest at a cafe and drink tea. If you regret not bringing delicious food or coffee to enjoy with the beautiful scenery, no need to worry. There are cafes and restaurants around the parking lot where you can find local foods and drinks at reasonable prices. You can buy food and snacks of Pyeongchang from local residents, so come with a light heart.
Recently, many people visit here early in the morning as this place has become a popular car camping site. Just stopping the car and enjoying the scenery will present you with a relaxing moment. Snacks and beverages are also available for car campers, and a parking lot and toilets are also furnished. You can stop your car at the parking lot and enjoy the wide-open view right. But please remember, cooking is not allowed. As it is a rule to ensure safety and protect nature, all visitors must fully observe this rule to protect the picturesque scenery of Yukbaek Majigi. This may be the reason why more people love this place. As the blue sky turns red and the glow of the sunset spreads, the ridges of the mountains with the glowing sun create a truly picturesque scenery. Though the window for this is very short, it is still worthwhile to visit Yukbaek Majigi for this. If you do not have enough time to stay overnight, it is recommended you visit in the daytime and watch this sunset before leaving. However, you should make every effort to ensure safety when going down after the sun sets.
If possible, it is recommended you stay overnight. Spending a night in the mountains may be uncomfortable. However, when you look at the stars scattered in the dark night sky after sunset, you will be amazed at the spectacular view. The moment will make you realize the expression of ‘start-studded sky.’ No matter how beautiful the urban nightscape may be, you will understand why humans cannot outdo nature after seeing this. Just by looking at the night sky, you will see why it is worth enduring the discomfort staying a night in the mountains.
The morning in the mountains is silent and magical. With dewdrops, the smell of moist soil, and green scent of grass, and with fewer people, you can fully enjoy the silent Yukbaek Majigi in its entirety. We continue to come back to this place because of the scents and scenery of nature that change by the hour. Just by looking at it, you will experience the gift of feeling refreshed.
Beautiful flowers, green meadows, and the blue sky. No flowery expressions can describe the scenery better than what you can actually see.
For those who need a getaway from hectic daily routines, we recommend to stay a night at Yukbaek Majigi. All the time and scenery you experience will be a gift. We hope you leave behind all your frustrations and worries in Yukbaek Majigi and go back filled with the scenery, scent, and energy offered by nature.