With Seoraksan(Mt.), a national park, Youngrangho(Lake), dozens of scenic beaches and many other attractive tourist resources surrounding the port, it has served as the base for marine tourist and advance base for coastal fisheries as well. Currently, car ferries from/to Zarubino and Vladivostok in Russia are in operation.
- Designated port on April 27, 1962
- Opened on December 8, 1997