Destination: Whale Fossil Museum (Donghae, Gangwon-do)
The Donghae Whale Fossil Museum (동해고래화석박물관) is across the street from Mangsang Beach. Seemingly intended to bring in tourists in the same way the biggest ball of string might,
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Directions to the Whale Fossil Museum: Get to Donghae (from Seoul's Express Bus Terminal, buses leave every 40-50 minutes, take about 3 1/2 hours, and cost 14,400 - 21,300 won). From Donghae Bus Terminal, walk up to the bus stop on the same side of the street. Take bus 11, 11-1, 12-1, 61, or 91 - any of the buses to Mangsang Beach; 1,400 won entrance, about a 15-20 minute bus ride. Alternatively, take a taxi to Mangsang Beach - either the Whale Fossil Museum is across the street from the beach. 2,000 won admission, open 10am-6pm.
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