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거북선 최초 출전지 사천에서 느끼는 충무공 이순신의 발자취.. 1592년 임진왜란 당시 이순신 장군이 선진 앞바다에서 최초로 거북선을 출전시켜 왜선 13척을 침몰시키고 승전한 사천해전을 테마로 60km의 바닷길을 걸을 수 있는 도보 여행길이다.

Course 5

Course 5
Samcheonpo elephant road
section
start: Namildae Elephant rock
arrival: Samcheonpo Bridge Park
Distance / Time
Total distance: 11km
time: 3 hours
Details
Samcheonpo elephant road has the rich view of the beauty of Namildae. It’s a fun-filled course with Sachoen’s major attractions such as Nosan Park, fish market, ferryboat ride, and Samcheonpo Bridge, etc. packed into one course.

Travel Guides

Namildae Elephant rock

Yi Sun-shin coastline road Course 5: Elephant Rock marks the start of Samcheonpo elephant road.

This rock resembles an elephant drinking water! Namildae’s Elephant rock has a natural cave between the nose and body. Sea shells have collected at its mouth over a long period of time and white sand decorates the bottom of the entrance.

Total distance: 927m
Estimated time: 6 minutes

Namildae Beach

Hyangchondong, 3km from the city center boasts Namildae beach known for its best views in all of the south shore area. The name Namildae was given by Goun Choi Chiwon, a renowned scholar in late Shilla period, who fell in love with the views in passing the area. This area is surrounded with low hills on three sides and boasts a unique view decorated with strange shaped rocks and lush forests. It’s also famous for its fine soft sand and clear blue water.

Total distance: 2.08km
Estimated time: 6 minutes

Shinhangro

Past Namildae Beach, Samcheonpo emerges along Samcheonpo elephant road.

This forms the center of coastal fishery in West Gyeongnam with main catches such as anchovy, hairtail, gizzard shad, and mackerel, etc. Over forty-seven fishing ports of varying sizes line the long 165km coastline as well as a total of 2,079 fishing boats. The front shore of Sacheon has gentle sea rich in plankton. Its clear blue water provides ideal homes to various fish. The live fish caught here are famous for its fresh taste and are sent to all regions of Korea.

Total distance: 1.59km
Estimated time: 5 minutes

Nosan Park

Nosan Park has Park Jaesam monument and Park Jaesam literature museum. Growing up in Samcheonpo sea, Park got his inspiration from Nosan Park. The sun light, sea, trees and the nature that are featured in his poetry are all from Nosan Park. This hill overlooking the sea and if you stand on the gazebo on the top of the hill the cool sea winds will refresh you. The coastline promenade decorated with shrubs and wild flowers will also leave you with quite an impression.

 

Total distance: 793m
Estimated time: 3 minutes

Samcheonpo fish market

Walk downthe scenic coastline of Nosan Park and you’ll reach Samcheonpo fish market.

Samcheonpo fish market used to be called Samcheonpo seobu market. Here as in any other traditional markets, you can buy all types of fresh produce harvest in nearby farms. You can also have a taste of live fish, shellfish, fresh fish, dried fish, etc. before making the purchase.

 

Total distance: 940m
Estimated time: 2 minutes

Ferry wharf

Here you can embark on a ferry ride to the vast sea! One of the major attractions of Sacheon is this ferry boat ride that provides a beautiful view of the sea and islands nearby Samcheonpo Bridge. Samcheonpo front shore boasts beautiful coastline and clear blue water making the ferry boat ride all the more special. Do try this special ferry boat ride if you are on Samcheonpo elephant road.

 

Total distance: 876m
Estimated time: 3 minutes

Daebangjin Military Port

Daebangjin Military Port was constructed to fend off the looting by Japanese during Goryeo era. It’s a military post that is not visible from the outside. The 100-year old hackberry trees that cast a shadow over the deep green pond of the military port a very picturesque scenery.

 

Total distance: 876m
Estimated time: 2 minutes

Samcheonpo Bridge Park

Samcheonpo Bridge Park holds Samcheonpo Bridge Yeongnyeon festival every 1st of January is also the main venue for Sacheon International Percussion Instrument Festival. It attracts many artists around Korea to perform on the amphitheater. It also serves as a resting area for visitors in the summer nights. Changseon·Samcheonpo Bridge won the first place in ‘100 Most Beautiful Roads of Korea’ Award organized by Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transportation in 2006. You get a sweeping view of this beautiful bridge and clear blue water. It also boasts Shilannakjo, one of Eight Beautiful Sights of Sacheon and spectacular night view of Changse on·Samcheonpo Bridge.