Nami Island (Namiseom)
Nami Island was formed as a result of the construction of the Cheongpyeong Dam. It is a half moon shaped isle. Walking into the island along the straightway starting from the Nami Island wharf, you can find a grave of General Nami this island named after. This island has a wide grassplot and various trees including chest-nut trees, birches, ginkgo trees, maples and more.
The island is well equipped with the facilities for recreation and accommodation, a zoo, a botanical garden, camping sites, swimming pools and water-sports facilities for motorboats and water skiing. People love this island as a rest place to provide young people with romance, lovers with reminiscences, families and workers with affection.
A special feature of Nami Island is that there are no telephone poles. This is because all electric wires were built underground to keep the natural feeling of the landscape. The island is really great for relaxing and enjoying the nature. You can rent bike or take electric car tour or walk slowly on the forest path surrounded by pines or have a picnic on the grass.