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Jeju Island
Located southwest of the Korean Peninsula, Jejudo Island is a volcanic island in the shape of an oval that measures 73km from west to east, and 31km from north to south. As Korea’s most southern region, the weather on Jejudo Island remains significantly warmer than the mainland even during the cold winter months. Jejudo Island is sometimes referred to as “Samdado Island” (meaning the “three many”) because of its abundance of rocks, women, and wind. Wind from the ocean blows steadily throughout the year and past volcanic activity has littered the island with an assortment of beautiful and unusually-shaped black rocks. The island’s reputation of having an abundance of women points back to the time when fishing was the primary means of income and many men were lost at sea.

In addition to having its own unique culture, Jeju is full of breathtaking sights and unusual attractions: World Heritage Sites (such as Hallasan Mountain and Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak) and sandy beaches alongside turquoise waters. Small mountains (called Oreum in Jeju dialect) are found all across the island. There are said to be more than 365 oreums, more than one for each day of the year! The "Jeju Olle" paths offer a great opportunity to explore this unique landscape, leading visitors among quiet places off the beaten path.

Jeju’s phenomenal natural beauty, historical legacies, quirky museums, and array of water sports make it one of the best vacation spots in Korea.


Below are the attractive places in Jeju Island:




Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak
Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak rose from under the sea in a volcanic eruption over 100,000 years ago. Located on the eastern end of Jejudo Island, there is a huge crater at the top of Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak. The crater is about 600m in diameter and 90m high. With the 99 sharp rocks surrounding the crater, it looks like a gigantic crown. While the southeast and north sides are cliffs, the northwest side is a verdant grassy hill that is connected to the Seongsan Village. The ridge provides an ideal spot for walks and for horse riding as well.

The sunrise from the crater is magnificent. Also the Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak surrounded by bright yellow colored rapeseed flowers in the spring is truly a sight to behold.


Admission Fee:
Classification
Adults
Youths
Children
Individual
2,000 won
1,000 won
1,000 won
Group (over 10)
1,200 won
600 won
600 won
Operate:
Winter : 1 hour before sunrise -8pm
Summer : 1 hour before sunrise -9pm
Access:
At Jeju Intercity Bus Terminal, Take a Direct Bus (Dongilju bus bound for Seongsan) and get off at Seongsalliipgu bus stop. (Travel time : 2 hrs); At Seogwipo Intercity Bus Terminal, Take a Direct Bus (Dongilju bus bound for Seongsan) and get off at Seongsalliipgu bus stop (Travel time: 2 hr 30 min); At Seongsalliipgu bus stop, you will see Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak. Walk to the peak (about 1km).
Address: Jeju Special Self-Governing Province Seogwipo-si Seongsan-eup Seongsan-ri 114



Udo Maritime Park
Situated on the eastern end of Jeju Island, Udo Island was named because it resembles a lying cow. It boasts fertile soils, abundant schools of fish, and scenic sights; local heritage (female divers, stone walls, and stone tombs) as well as natural attractions abound on the island, making it a miniature of Jeju Island. The island is also full of amenities and tourism outlets: fishing, bike trails, sand massaging, tour submarines and cruises.

Seobin Baeksa (a coral beach designated as Natural Monument No. 438) has appeared regularly in films (including Il Mare) and TV commercials thanks to its breathtaking white sand and emerald blue sea. The sea around the beach showcases different colors depending on the water level. These make Seobin Baeksa one of the most popular tourist attractions along with Hallasan Mountain on Jeju Island. Residing in Udobong Peak (132.5m), the highest spot on the island, is a lighthouse surrounded by a spacious park. The peak offers outstanding overlooks of the island at a glance.

To protect the exquisite nature and promote maritime tourism, Bukjeju County designated two ports on the island (Udo Port and Haumokdong Port) and the sea surrounding it (25,863) as Udo Maritime Park in January 2001. Visitors can appreciate maritime tourism at its best including a trip under the sea by submarine.


Admission Fee:
Udo Island Ferry Terminal: 500 won
Udo Maritime Park: Adult 1,500 won / Children(Age 7 +): 1000 won
Ferry Fare: Age 13 or over: 2,000 won / 12 or under: 700 won
Full size car: 13,200 won / mid-size, economy: 11,000 won / compact: 8,800 won
Local Bus Fare: Age 13 or over 800 won / 12 or under: 400 won
Access: From Jeju Intercity Bus Terminal or Seogwipo Terminal. Take an intercity buy bound for Seongsan Port. (Bus schedule: 20min intervals/Travel time: 30-40min) Get off at Seongsan Port, and take a ferry to Udo Island. (Ferry schedule: 1hr intervals/Travel time: 15min)
Address: Jeju Special Self-Governing Province Jeju-si Udo-myeon



Yeomiji Botanical Garden
Located within Jungmun Resort, Yeomiji Botanical Garden  is the best botanical garden in Asia that has a unique southern atmosphere. The indoor garden contains approximately 2,000 rare tropical and subtropical plants including Flower Garden, Water Lily Garden, Jungle Garden, Subtropical Fruits Garden, Cactus and Succulent Garden, and Observation Platform. The outdoor garden houses, Jeju Native Garden, as well as Korean, Japanese, Italian and French folk gardens. The tour train accommodating 60 persons lies between Indoor and Outdoor Garden. The Jungmun Tourist Complex, Cheonjeyeon Falls as well as a clear view of Mt. Hallasan, and nearby coast as well as Marado Island can be observed at the thirty-eight meter observation platform.


Admission Fee: Adult (age 19-64) 7,000 won (group 4,800 won) ; Youth (age 13-19) 4,500won (group 3,000 won); Child (age 3-13) 3,500 won (group 2,500); Senior (age over 65) 4,000 won (group 3,000)
Operation: 9am-6pm. Close at New Year's Day, Seollal, Chuseok
Access:
From Seoul to Jeju-do
- Gimpo Airport (subway line No.5 Gimpo Airport station)
- Take an Incheon Airport limousine (Contact No- +82-1577-2600: Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
From Jeju-do to Jeju Yeomiji Botanical Garden
Take an airport limousine No.600
Get off at Yeomiji Botanical Garden in Jungmun sightseeing complex. (15 minute interval, 50 minute ride)
Address: Jeju Special Self-Governing Province Seogwipo-si Saekdal-dong 2920 within Jungmun Resort



Jeju Folk Village Museum
With a total of 117 houses and facilities, Jeju Folk Village Museum has restored the scenes of the village to that of the 1890’s. Among them are Mountain Village, Hill-Country Village, Fishing Village and Shamanism Village. On land of more than 40 acres it has been reconstructed following long-term research and analysis of experts. Some of the extensive range of folk items on display are 1,627 woodenware, 1,046 bamboo ware, 1,699 earthenware, 1,544 porcelain ware, 765 wax candles, 921 ironware and 579 other items. The Jeju Folk Village Museum is the island’s main tourist attraction where customs of the old days can be explored.

Since March 2006, Daeganggeum Mini Theme Park located at the Jeju Folk Village, offers various things for visitors to see. Many of the scenes from episodes 27 to 32 of the historical drama, in which Jang-geum learns medicine as a maid were filmed at Jeju Folk Village. In order to fit the theme of Daeganggeum, the separate locations have joined together, and are now open to tourists. Visitors can appreciate the amazing scenic beauty of Jeju as well as experience the traditional culture of Jeju at this theme park.

Admission Fee:
Age
Individual
Group (Over 20 persons)
65 & Over
4,000 won
3,000 won
19~64
8,000 won
5,000 won
13~18
4,500 won
3,500 won
7~12
4,000 won
3,000 won

Operate: 8:30am-5pm ( Oct-Feb); 8.30am-5.30pm (Mar); 8.30am-6pm ( Apr-Jul 15); 8.30am-6.30pm (July 16-Aug); 8.30am-6pm (Sept)
Access:
From Jeju International Airport, take bus 100 to Jeju Intercity Bus Terminal.
From Jeju Terminal, take a bus (bound for Bunyoung Road) to Jeju Folk Village Museum. (Travel time: 60min)



Jungmun Beach
Jungmun Beach has a sandy shore so fine that it is called Jinmosal. The white sand beach is 560m long and the water has an average depth of 1.2m. Different shades of black, red, and grey are beautifully mixed into the white sand of the beach. This helps to accentuate Jeju-do Island’s black Hyeonmuam stones. To the right side of the beach is a natural sea cave called Haesikgul Cave. This area is often used for TV commercials, and the turbulent water is great for windsurfing and other water sports.


Admission Fee: Free
Access:
From Seoul to Jeju -From Gimpo Airport (Subway Line No. 5, Gimpo Airport Station) / Incheon Airport, take the airport limousine bus.


































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