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Yeongdong Begins Construction of Wellness Park This Month

According to Yonhap News,

(YEONGDONG=Yonhap News) According to Yeongdong on April 7, the county has begun construction of the Wellness Park across 100 hectares of forestry near the Rainbow Healing Town in Maecheon-ri.

A total of KRW 25 billion will be spent until 2022 on creating the forest-themed park, complete with accommodation facilities, amusement rides, forest energy revitalization center, medicinal herb resources center, eco trails, leisure and sports facilities, and an outdoor camping area.

The county also plans to build houses using bricks made of illite, a mineral found locally, as well as a saltwater foot bath.

Yeongdong boast's Korea's largest reserves of the mysterious mineral illite, known for its superior capacity to absorb heavy metals and decompose organic matter.

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Source: Yonhap News (Apr. 7, 2017)

** This article was translated from the Korean.