(Hadong County, South Gyeongsang Province)
Beautiful Hadong County was recently named one of South Korea’s first “slow cities” for its embrace of traditional culture. It’s also where the first tea plants were grown in Korea. The area retains its heritage by harvesting high-grade teas using traditional methods. The annual festival offers many tea and ceramics-related activities, as well as concerts and a temple stay program.
(more info: call +82-55-1330 or visit http://festival.hadong.go.kr/)