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[May] Gomchwi Festival in Yanggu

  • periodMay
  • placePallang Falls, Pallang-ri, Dong-myeon, Yanggu-gun, Gangwon-do
  • InformationYangu-gun Festival Committee : (033)480-2229, 2230
  • Homepagehttp://ygfestival.kr
  • PublishedDecember 1, 2014
  • RevisedMay 8, 2018


The fragrant May festival with an aromatic and fresh spring herb, Gomchwi



Pallang Falls of Yanggu-gun is full of sweetly scented Gomchwi on May. On a drowsy spring day, flavorful spring herbs can stimulate your appetite. Gomchwi is an aromatic spring herb that you eat young leaves, and it is good for health. In the oriental medicine, its roots are used to make medicine,  so you can eat it raw, or blanch it slightly and season it to eat. Yanggu that is the major producer of Gomchwi and is famous for Daeamsan Mountain Gomchwi. It holds the festival at the shipping date. You can taste various food made of Gomchwi, such as pancakes, glutinous rice cakes, salted Gomchwi, and pickled Gomchwi in the festival. There are various experience programs, for example, hitting a rice-cake mallet, fishing with bare hands, making a white clay pottery, making salted Gomchwi and woodcraft.



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