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Is the cost of living in Gangneung high?

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We asked people how much they someone comfortably live on in Gangneung, they wrote...

"The cost of living in Gangneung is considered moderate compared to other cities in South Korea. Rent for a one-bedroom apartment in the city center can be quite affordable, while outside the city center, it can be even cheaper. The cost of utilities such as electricity, heating, cooling, water, and garbage is also relatively low. When it comes to groceries, prices can vary. Local markets offer fresh produce at reasonable prices, while imported goods can be more expensive. Eating out at an inexpensive restaurant is quite affordable, but dining at a mid-range restaurant can be a bit pricier. Public transportation in Gangneung is efficient and affordable, with buses and taxis being the primary modes of transport. Owning a car can be more expensive, considering the cost of gasoline and maintenance. Healthcare in Gangneung is of high quality and is relatively affordable, especially with the national health insurance that covers a large portion of medical expenses. Overall, the cost of living in Gangneung is manageable, offering a good quality of life at a reasonable cost," remarked another expat in Gangneung, Korea.

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