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Yeosu Yeongchwisan Mountain (영취산 (여수))

  • Yeosu Yeongchwisan Mountain (영취산 (여수))
  • Yeosu Yeongchwisan Mountain (영취산 (여수))
  • Yeosu Yeongchwisan Mountain (영취산 (여수))
  • Yeosu Yeongchwisan Mountain (영취산 (여수))
  • Yeosu Yeongchwisan Mountain (영취산 (여수))
  • Yeosu Yeongchwisan Mountain (영취산 (여수))
  • Yeosu Yeongchwisan Mountain (영취산 (여수))
  • Address Sangam-dong, Yeosu-si, Jeollanam-do
    전라남도 여수시 상암동
  • Type Mountains
  • Inquiries • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
    (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
    • For more info: +82-1899-2012
  • Homepage tour.yeosu.go.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
  • Information
    Introduction
    Yeongchwisan Mountain is not very tall, rising just 510 meters above sea level, but the mountain has long been deemed as a spiritual guardian of the Yeosu peninsula. During the old days, people held rituals for rain or offered wishful prayers here. Geumseongdae and Dosolam Hermitage are two Buddhist places of worship on the mountain.

    As Yeongchwisan Mountain is not very tall, taking any hiking course will lead you to the peak within about four hours. The mountain is a perfect place for family travelers to go hiking. Yeongchwisan Mountain is also widely known as the first place in Korea where azaleas begin to bloom in the spring, and is one of the top three most famous places in Korea for azalea blossoms. In April each year, the azalea festival is held in the mountain. The festival offers a variety of programs including a ritual for the god of the mountain, a writing contest for students, a photo contest, and Miss Azalea beauty pageant. During the festival, visitors can enjoy various events and local foods.

    Hiking Course
    Yeongchwisan Mountain - Course 1: Azalea Event Hall, Wollae-dong → Peak (2.2km / 40 minute)
    Yeongchwisan Mountain - Course 2: Tokkigol, Sangam-dong → Peak (3km / 1hour)
    Yeongchwisan Mountain – Course 3: Sangam-gil 47, Eup-dong → Peak (1.4km / 35 minute)
    Yeongchwisan Mountain – Course 4: Sangam Elementary School → Peak (2.3km / 40 minute)
    Yeongchwisan Mountain – Course 5: Janaerigogae, Homyeong-dong → Peak (2.4km / 40 minute)
    Yeongchwisan Mountain – Course 6: Entrance of Heungguksa Temple → Peak (2.1km / 40 minute)
    Yeongchwisan Mountain – Course 7: Back of Jungheung Elementary School, Tosan-gil 9 → Peak (3.3km / 1 hour 20 minute)
    Yeongchwisan Mountain – Course 8: Reserve Forces Training Camp → 1 Intersection (1.2km / 40 minute)
    * Overlapping sections are excluded in the estimated length.

    Parking Facilities
    Not available

    Admission Fees
    Free

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