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Trash: Jeju Stone Park (제주돌문화공원)

  • Trash: Jeju Stone Park (제주돌문화공원)
  • Trash: Jeju Stone Park (제주돌문화공원)
  • Trash: Jeju Stone Park (제주돌문화공원)
  • Trash: Jeju Stone Park (제주돌문화공원)
  • Trash: Jeju Stone Park (제주돌문화공원)
  • Trash: Jeju Stone Park (제주돌문화공원)
  • Trash: Jeju Stone Park (제주돌문화공원)

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Address
2023, Namjo-ro, Jocheon-eup, Jeju-si, Jeju-do
제주특별자치도 제주시 조천읍 남조로 2023
Type
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-64-710-7731 (Administrative Office) / +82-64-710-7764,7765 (Ticket Office)
Homepage
www.jejustonepark.com
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
  • Information
    Introduction

    Jeju Stone Park is an ecological and cultural park that displays the history of stone culture pivotal to the history and culture of Jeju Island.

    The park will be constructed in its entirety by 2020 and its first installments (Jeju Stone Museum, Jeju’s Traditional Thatched-roof Houses, and Jeju Stone Culture Exhibition Hall) were opened in June 2006 seven years after construction began.

    Because the park covers a wide variety of exhibitions in a large area, visitors may want to take enough time to look around in the park. Befitting the unique natural landscape on Jeju Island, the park is situated nearby oreum small volcanic cones scatted throughout the island. Visitors can arrive at the entrance of the park by walking along what looks like fortress walls on a gentle hill. The entrance itself is a great spot to overlook nearby attractions.

    Following the exhibition pathway, visitors will find stone sculptures such as Grandmother Seolmundae and Five Hundred Generals and traditional local thatched-roof houses amidst the forest. Oddly enough, Jeju Stone Museum is located underground so as not to interfere with the natural landscape.

    Outdoor Exhibition offers 48 Dol Hareubang (literally "Old Grandfather" stone statues) seen throughout Jeju Island), Bangsatap (small, round towers made of many stones that were believed to ward off misfortunes), Jeongjuseok (low stone symbols showing that Jeju didn’t need high fences against potential encroachments), and Dongjaseok (child-looking grave stones revealing what people on Jeju Island thought about their afterlife. Overall, surrounded by beautiful nature, the park offers the unique culture and history of Jeju Island.



    Telephone
    +82-64-710-7731

    Closed
    N/A (Open all year round)

    Operating Hours
    09:00-18:00 (Last admission: 17:00)

    Parking Facilities
    Available

    Parking Fees
    Free

    Admission Fees
    Adults (ages 19-64): 5,000 won / Group: 4,000 won
    Youths (ages 13-18): 3,500 won / Group: 2,800 won

    * Free entrance: children under age 12, seniors of age 65 and over, the handicapped.
    * Group: 10 or more people * Online reservations are eligible for a discount

    Available Facilities
    Museum shop, lounge, rest areas

    Facilities for the Handicapped
    Separate restrooms, parking spaces

    Interpretation Services Offered
    Audio guide rental available

    Pets
    Not permitted

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