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Jeju » Yongduam Rock (Dragon Head Rock)

Address Jeju Special Self-Governing Province Jeju-si Yongdam-dong
Situated to the north of Jeju City, Yongduam was created by strong winds and waves over thousands of years. The legend has it that a dragon stealing precious jade from Mt. Halla was shot down by an arrow from the mountain deity. From Yongduam, visitors can see Haeneo women divers working on catching seafood. Near the rock are various cafes, bars, and restaurants. The coastal road between Aewol-eup and Yongduam is a popular spot for couples. Cafes and seafood restaurants began to appear there five years ago and now form a pleasant café village.


Jeju » Jeju National Museum

Address Jeju-si Geonip-dong 261 (Samsaseok-ro 11)
Opened on June 15, 2001 Jeju National Museum is a historical museum that displays, preserves and studies Jeju Island’s historical and cultural assets. Jeju National Museum houses various remains excavated from ruins, including meaningful relics from the prehistoric age through to the Joseon Dynasty. It boasts unique traditional culture and holds special exhibitions each year.


Jeju » Gimnyeong Maze Park

Address Jeju Special Self-governing Province Jeju-si Gujwa-eup
Gimnyeong Maze Park was designed by the world famous company Adrian Fisher Minotaur Maze Designs and funded by the life-time savings of an American Professor at Cheju National University, Frederic H. Dustin, whose love for Jeju has kept him on the island for 27 years. This unique maze park contains foliages from all over Asia and has been personally maintained by Dr Dunstan since 1987. There are four ways to get through the maze from the entrance. If you use a map, it will take only 5 minutes, but without a map it’s a bit more difficult and can take up to 20 minutes. Some visitors have been known to spend up to 50 minutes lost in the maze before giving up and calling for help!


Jeju » Manjanggul Cave [UNESCO World Heritage]

Address Jeju Special Self-Governing Province Jeju-si Gujwa-eup
Manjanggul Cave is one of the finest lava tunnels in the world, is UNESCO World Heritage, and is a designated natural monument. A lava tunnel is formed when the lava that was deep in the ground spouts from the peak and flows to the surface. Manjanggul Cave has a variety of interesting structures inside including 70cm lava stalagmites and the lava tube tunnels. Only 1km of the 13,422m Manjanggul Cave is open to the tourists. The inside of the tunnel sustains at a temperature of 11~21℃, creating a comfortable atmosphere. There are rare animals such as bats living in the tunnel, which makes this tunnel valuable for researchers as well. The stone pillars and stalactites are widely spread and the tunnels shows off the cave’s topographical features. The Stone Turtle is especially eye-catching because it is shaped like Jeju-do Island.


Jeju » Seopjikoji

Address Jeju Special Self-Governing Province Seogwipo-si
Seopjikoji is located at the end of the eastern shore of Jeju-do Island. "Seopji" is the old name for the area, and "Koji" is Jeju dialect meaning a sudden bump on land. Green fields without a single tree spread beyond the cliff to where a rock called “seondol” protrudes. Also there are stonewalls along the road to block the wind on the way to the lighthouse at the end of Seopjikoji. Within the stonewalls, you may find the most brilliant rapeseed flower fields every April. Going up the metal steps of the lighthouse, you can view the whole seashore at a glance. The locations where lots of movies was filmed have become popular tourist spots.


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