Haeju's Folk Street
The street gives an insight to Korea's old folk customs. It consists of amusement hall, folk restaurant, several pavilions, folk game grounds, etc.
Sokdamgugok & Sohyon Academy
Sokdamgugok is the name of a place along the Sokdom River and means "Pools on Rocks and Nine Valleys". There are 9 valleys extending about 8 km. Unbyong Valley (namely, "the finest among nine valleys") is considered the most beautiful one.
The Unbyong Valley houses the Sohyon Academy, which dated back from the 16th century. Here the famous scholar Li Ryul Gok taught, and the names of various peaks and valleys in the area are themed along with the celebration of all things peaceful, quiet and meditative, from the Munsan (best place for reading), Kwan Rock (horsehair hat), Chwilyong (a flower-patterned blind), and others.
Mount Suyang & Other mountains
Mount Suyang rises on the dividing spot between Haeju and Sinwon County with many peaks including the highest Sollyu Peak (946 m), Pakdal, Jangdae and Mae Peaks. This mountain is famous with various peaks, rock formations, clear waterfalls rolling down the valleys, and ancient fort Suyang.
Suyangsan Falls are high falls flowing down 128 m covering 12.5m wide during rainy season. The falls start at Jol Valley of Mount Jangdae standing on the southeast ridge of Mount Suyang. It has been known as one of Haeju with its foliage in summer, maples in autumn and snowscape.
Mount Jangsu - it's 54 km north from Haeju to the resthouse of Chaeryong town and and another 20 km to Sariwon. Jangsusan or Mount Jangsu is a stunning, dramatic peak topped by a hermitage. Mount Jangsu is known as "Mount Kumgang of Hwanghae". While Mount Kumngang is the "prince" of peaks, Mount Jangsu prides itself as the "queen" of valleys. It is 747 m high measuring 10 km from east to west and 8 km from north to south. There are mountain fort, Hyonam Temple and Myoum Temple are remained in it.
Local Farm near Haeju
As we leave the provincial capital and before arriving in Sinchon a stop at a local goat farm in Sinwon country, Kyenam Farm, can be arranged. The farm itself has more than just goats and one of the farm’s staff will guide us around the facilities. Going to a farm allows us to see how farmers work in North Korea and have a greater understanding of the system in the country.