a
a
a
a
a
a

Upo Wetland

Upo Wetland is part of the Tentative list of Republic of Korea in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Click here for a short description of the site, as delivered by the state party.

Map

Legend

  • Tentative

The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.

Community Reviews


Kyle Magnuson

I was pleasantly suprised by Upo. I honestly did not know what to expect. No one in Korea I knew ever visited Upo marsh, while only a few had even heard of it. The Upo wetland is really out of the way for most travelers, located deep in the Gyeongsangnam countryside. I highly recommend upon arrival renting out a bike, which is conveniently located at the entrance of the marsh. The marsh is beautiful, and you will undoubtably see wildlife. I primarily saw cranes and ducks. The marsh is somewhat small in comparison to most natural nominations, but I would not be suprised if Upo became a WHS. The site was recently registered on the Ramsar wetland list. Visiting the site in the early evening was particularly worthwhile.

If you are planning to visit Haeinsa Temple I would suggest Daegu as a hub destination. From Daegu, you can visit Haeinsa, Daegaya Tombs, Dodong Seowon, and Upo Wetland. Which is a nice sample of Korea's Tentative List.

Upo Wetland (7)

Read more from Kyle Magnuson here.


Share your experiences!

Have you been to Upo Wetland? Click here to add your own review.

Site Info

Site History

    2011 - Submitted

     

Site Links

In the News

Locations

The site has 1 locations.

  • Upo Wetland
© WHS 1997-2017