We recommend tourist destination that represents Jeju
We recommend tourist destination that represents Jeju
Udo resembles how cows lie down, so the island used to be called cow island and Shei island.
Modest slope, fertile land, abundant fisheries, Udo eight signature scenery make Udo the ultimate destination for tourists, bringing 2 million visitors a year as a representative sub-island of Jeju Island.
Seongsan Ilchulbong is a hydro-magmatic volcano in which magma erupted in the water.
Hot magma that erupted during volcanic activity met cold sea water, making volcanic ashes wet and sticky.
Such sticky layers piled up and made Seongsan Ilchulbong of today.
When it was created, Seongsan Ilchulbong was far away from the main island.
However, as sand and pebble piled up nearby, a path connected to the mainland emerged during the ebb tide.
In 1940, the road was established and now Seongsan Ilchulbong is seamlessly linked to the land.
Seopjikoji is a protruded area on the east sea of Jeju.
Marine view against the backdrop of Seongsan Ilchulbong is spectacular.
You can meet signature Jeju scenery with Sinyang Beach at Deulmeoli, rape blossom land on hilly plain, Jeju pony enjoying grass-eating, sea cliff surrounded by rocks and high-towering legendary Seonbawi.
Notably, unlike other coastal areas of Jeju, Seopjikoji is made up of red volcanic ashes called song-yi.
Magnificently unique rocks that emerge and submerge depending on tidal wave bring rock exhibition of the nature to you.
Jeju Dongmun Traditional Market is a time-honored traditional markets that represents Jeju.
Along with Jeju Dongmun Traditional Seafood Market, Jeju Dongmun Traditional Market is the most pivotal and one of the largest year-round traditional markets.
Seongeup Folk Village keeps Jeju straw-roofed house best preserved where tourists have access to residents who live in straw house and traditional restroom called Tong Si.
Notably, old trees, stone-piled wall and old castle wall make an antique scenery, telling the history of capital city for 500 years.
Eco Land Theme Park is where tourists take Lincoln Train, handmade from the UK modeled after Bald Win, a steam locomotive made in 1800s for touring about 1million square meters of Gotjawal.
On 1million square meter Gotjawal, there are train rails and lake created for experiencing the nature and ecology, walks and picnic.
Jeolmul Natural Recreation Forest is located right under Jeolmul Oreum attracting visitors all year round with beautiful cedar forests, well established walking trail, cozy tree house, forest trail of longevity with virgin forests.
Saebyeol Oreum is the most representative oreum in western Jeju out of oreum areas in Jungsangan where Barime Oreum, Nuun Oreum, Dang Oreum and Geum Oreum are located.
Its name Saebyeol comes from standing like Venus alone in the night time.
With an amazing landscape, Seongyi Sidol Ranch and Wangdda Tree attract a number of tourists.
OSULLOC Tea Muesum opened in September 2001 exhibiting local and international tea-related items.
The Museum is located at the entrance of Seogwang Tea Garden on green tea field.
The east and the west strike the right balance, creating the space for enjoying culture and eco-friendly leisure.
The whole building is shaped after green tea cup.
As a place for learning green tea and traditional Korean tea culture, tourists can build an experience of what SULLOC Tea is all about.
Along with Jirisan Mountain and Geumgangsan Mountain of North Korea, Hallasan belongs to three major spiritual mountains, located at the southern tip of the Korean Peninsula with 1,950m in height above sea level.
Various vegetation renders a high academic value of the mountain. As a repository of animals and plants, Hallasan was designated as Natural Memorial No.182 on Oct 12 of 1966 and nature protection zone.
On Mar 24 of 1970, Hallasan was designated as national park.
In December 2002, Hallasan was designated as UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Sanbangsan Mountain is viewable from almost any place in southwestern Jeju for its huge size and the mountain is particularly eye-catching as it stands tall alone in the flat region.
Sanbang means a mountain with cave.
In a small cave under Sanbang Mountain, Buddha is honored and this place is called 'Sanbanggulsa'.
Raindrops are falling any day regardless of the weather condition and this raindrop is called the tear drop of 'Sanbangdeok' a goddess of Sanbangsan Mountain.
You can find peace of mind and calmness with wide sea, beautiful and majestic green nature within Sanbangsan Mountain.
Hallim Park opened in 1971 where founder Song Bonggyu revitalized a wide land around Hallim.
With 9 fantastic theme parks, Hallim Park is the signature tourist attraction where Jiang Zemin, former Chinese Premier and Nakasone, former Japanese Prime Minister paid a visit to the Park.
Annually, over 1 million local and international visitors are enjoying the Park.
Jeju Glass Castle is the greatest glass-centric museum and theme park in Korea that opened in 2008 with glass art as a theme.
Glass Castle was established as a multi-purpose glass theme park with cutting-edge architecture-based glass work experience hall, modern glass art indoor exhibition hall and glass dome-shaped coffee shop.
Seogquipo Maeil Olle Market is year-round traditional market with over 50 year of history.
Maeil Olle Market is one of Jeju Olle 6 courses.
Its original name Seogwipo Maeil Market was changed into Maeil Olle Market.
With renovation, the market gained a renewed vitality.
Sanbangsan is towering mountain in a sea shore that makes you feel like reaching out to Gapado Island.
The area is called 99bong as it consists of 99 small mountain peaks.
From Sanbanggulsa in southern Jeju to the entrance of Songaksan Mountain, you can enjoy driving against the backdrop of magnificent ocean view.
Oedolgae Rock was created about 1.5 million years ago when lava from volcano eruption changed the shape of the island.
The name Oedolgae Rock came from standing alone away from the water and the area is also called 'Halmang Rock' with legend in which an old lady waited for her husband who took to the sea for fishing and turned into a rock.
Lee Jung Seop Street is a street dedicated to genius painter Lee Jung Seop who integrated his passion for art into art works and passed away at the age of 40, centering around straw-roofed house where he used to stay while taking refuge.
Jusangjeolli Cliff Dae is where blackish red hexagon-shaped stone columns that pile up in a sophisticated manner surround the sea located at the eastern sea side of Jungmun Tourism Complex.
You can experience Jusangjeolli Cliff, pristine tourism resources which brings nature's greatness and subtlety altogether.
It is designated as Jeju Cultural Heritage No.50