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Ssangyonggul Cave (Hallim Park) (쌍용굴-한림공원)

  • Ssangyonggul Cave (Hallim Park) (쌍용굴-한림공원)
  • Ssangyonggul Cave (Hallim Park) (쌍용굴-한림공원)
  • Ssangyonggul Cave (Hallim Park) (쌍용굴-한림공원)
  • Ssangyonggul Cave (Hallim Park) (쌍용굴-한림공원)
  • Ssangyonggul Cave (Hallim Park) (쌍용굴-한림공원)
  • Ssangyonggul Cave (Hallim Park) (쌍용굴-한림공원)
  • Ssangyonggul Cave (Hallim Park) (쌍용굴-한림공원)
  • Ssangyonggul Cave (Hallim Park) (쌍용굴-한림공원)
  • Ssangyonggul Cave (Hallim Park) (쌍용굴-한림공원)
  • Ssangyonggul Cave (Hallim Park) (쌍용굴-한림공원)
  • Ssangyonggul Cave (Hallim Park) (쌍용굴-한림공원)
  • Ssangyonggul Cave (Hallim Park) (쌍용굴-한림공원)

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Address
300, Hallim-ro, Hallim-eup, Jeju-si, Jeju-do
제주특별자치도 제주시 한림읍 한림로 300 (한림읍)
Type
Lakes/ Rivers/ Caves
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-64-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-64-796-0001~4
Homepage
www.hallimpark.co.kr
(Korean, English, Chinese, Japanese)
  • Information
    Introduction
    Ssangyonggul Cave, a designated Natural Monument, is one of the representative lava tubes of Jeju Island along with Hwanggeumgul, Socheongul, and Manjanggul caves. The cave measures approximately 400m in length, 6m in width, and 3m in height. It is thought to have been created by lava that erupted from Hallasan Mountain some 25 million years ago.

    One of the unique features of this particular cave is that it has features of both a lava tube and a limestone cave. The entire area surrounding the cave is a huge stratum of seashells and sand, while the interior is a mystical mix of stalactites and stalagmites. Lime covers the cave walls in series of natural swirls and streaks, bringing to mind the strokes of an abstract painting. Since the cave stays at a constant 17-18℃ throughout the year, it’s a welcome escape from the heat in the summer and a great place to warm up in the winter.

    The cave gets its name from its two branches, which are said to look like the paths of two dragons (‘Ssangyong’ meaning ‘two dragons’ in Korean). It is thought that Ssangyonggul Cave and Hyeopjaegul Cave were once one cave since the second entrance of Ssangyonggul Cave is so close to the end of Hyeopjaegul Cave.

    Telephone
    +82-64-796-0001~4

    Current Status
    [Lava Cave Area of Hallim, Jeju] Natural Monument No. 236 (Designated on September 30, 1971)

    Closed
    N/A (Open all year round)

    Tour Course Information
    Palm Tree Avenue - Hyeopjaegul Cave/Ssangyonggul Cave/Hwanggeumgul Cave - Jeju Stone & Bonsai Garden - Jaeam Folk Village - Bird Garden - Jaeam Stone Exhibition Hall - Water Garden - Subtropical Botanic Garden

    Operating Hours
    March-September 08:30~19:00
    Peak season (July 15-August 20) 08:30~19:30
    October 08:30~18:30
    November-February 08:30~18:00

    ※ Last admission is one hour before closing.

    Parking Facilities
    Available

    Parking Fees
    Free

    Admission Fees

    Adults: Individual 8,000 won / Group 6,000 won
    Youth: Individual 6,000 won / Group 4,000 won
    Children: Individual 5,000 won / Group: 3,000 won
    * Group: 30 people or more

    Available Facilities
    Ssangyonggak (gift shop), Yajasoo (restaurant), drivers rest area, Park Information Center, Dahwawon (gift shop), Dolharubang (restaurant), coffee shop, storage lockers

    Restrooms
    Available

    Facilities for the Handicapped
    Free wheelchair rental services

    Baby Stroller Rentals
    Available (1,000 won / Ssangyonggak Gift Shop)

    Pets
    Permitted
    * Pets must be on a leash at all times.
    * Please bring plastic bags to dispose of pet waste.
    * Large pets are not allowed.

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