Introduction

Gyejoksan Barefoot Festival is an exclusive festival that participants can walk or run 14.5km barefoot along the red clay trail while enjoying a cultural experience. Feet are thought to be the second heart in our body as it connects the entire living being. Therefore, stimulating feet by walking on clay road has positive health benefits such as preventing and healing diseases, and stress relieving. Visitors can easily be impressed with the natural beauty as well as local cultural and art events held in the forest, as they enjoy this eco-healing festival.

 

Address: 

485, Jang-dong, Daedeok-gu, Daejeon[Google Map]

 

 

Homepage: 

www.daedeok.go.kr (Korean only)

 

 

Additional Info

 

Introduction: 

Gyejoksan Barefoot Festival is an exclusive festival that participants can walk or run 14.5km barefoot along the red clay trail while enjoying a cultural experience. Feet are thought to be the second heart in our body as it connects the entire living being. Therefore, stimulating feet by walking on clay road has positive health benefits such as preventing and healing diseases, and stress relieving. Visitors can easily be impressed with the natural beauty as well as local cultural and art events held in the forest, as they enjoy this eco-healing festival.

 

Programs: 

- Barefoot walking/Forest culture experience (May 13-14)
- Barefoot marathon (13km) May 14

 

How to Particpate: 

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tel: • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-42-530-1836

telname: Mackiss Company / Gyejoksan Mountain Barefoot Festival Organizing Committee

zipcode: 34345

eventenddate: 20180513

eventplace: Hwangtot-gil Area in Gyejoksan Mountain in Jang-dong, Daedeok-gu, Daejeon-si

eventstartdate: 20180512

placeinfo: [Bus]
From Daejeon Bus Terminal, take Bus 611, 616, or 701 to Daedeok-gu Rehabilitation Center for the Disabled (대덕구장애인복지관) Bus Stop.
Transfer to Bus 74 to Jangdong Nature Recreational Center (장동지구산림욕장) Bus Stop.
Follow the signs for Gyejoksanseong (계족산성) for 400m to arrive at the festival venue.

program: barefoot stamp, red mud experience, face painting, balloon art, etc.

sponsor1: Mackiss Company / Gyejoksan Mountain Barefoot Festival Organizing Committee

sponsor1tel: • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-42-530-1836

sponsor2: Mackiss Company / Gyejoksan Mountain Barefoot Festival Organizing Committee

sponsor2tel: +82-42-530-1836

subevent: Barefoot walking, forest culture experience, forest music performances

usetimefestival: Barefoot Marathon: 15,000 won (free for Koreans in their 10's and foreigners)
Other programs: Free

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