Jeju was known as the kingdom of maritime trade by exchanging with various countries in the Pacific.
Jeju today attracts a host of cruise ships and tourists for majestic landscape
and geographical advantage optimized for ports of call to Asia cruise ships.
In 2016, jeju surpassed 507 voyages of cruise ships and 1.2 million cruise tourists,
marking a new history as one of the greatest ports of call in Asia.
Jeju port opened in 2012 in the city of Jeju, northern Jeju Island where 1 unit of cruise ships under 140thousand ton capacity and 1 unit of cruise ship below 85thousand ton capacity can access berth.
Near the port, there are old downtown and Jeju traditional markets.
Tourists have an easy access to various natural heritage inscribed on UNESCO and tourist attractions with gorgeous scenery such as Gotjawal, emerald-colored beach, etc.
Seogwipo Gangjeong Cruise Port located in southern Jeju Island opened in 2017 where 2 units of 220thousand capacity cruise ships can have berth.
Near the port, there are Jungmun Tourism Complex consisting of multiple accommodation and tourist attractions, pristine nature and downtown Seogwipo full of shopping districts. Tourists can enjoy lots of fun and excitement.
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