|Jeongbang Falls (정방폭포)|
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|Jeongbang Falls (정방폭포) is only water fall in Asia that falls directly into the ocean. On the wall of the water fall, there is an inscription written “Seobulgwacha”, referring to Seobul passing by this place. Seobul was a servant of the Chinese Emperor Jin (BC 259~210) who was ordered by the Emperor to find the substance that would make him immortal. Seogwipo is also said to have gotten its name to mean Seobul headed back west.
Jeongbang Waterfall is situated by a high cliff by the sea, and an old evergreen stands there leaning back as if it would fall into the ocean. Go east for about 300 meters and you will see another waterfall called Sojeongbang Waterfall. It is a great place to relax during the summer. There is an observatory at the top of the cliff, from which you can command a fine view of the sea.
|Scenic Spot No. 43 (designated on August 8, 2008)|
|Summer 08:00-19:00 / Winter 08:00-18:00
※ Times are subject to change depending on the weather conditions.
|Adults 2,000 won / Group 1,600 won
Children 1,000 won / Group 600 won
* Groups are more than 10 persons.
|Pets must be on a leash at all times. Please bring plastic bags to dispose of pet litter.|
|From Jeju Airport,
Take a limousine bus and get off in front of Paradise Hotel.
Walk 5 min following the sign of Jeongbangpokpo Waterfall.
From Jeju Intercity Bus Terminal,
Take an intercity bus (Jungmungosok) bound for Seogwipo-si (travel time: 2hrs) and get off at Jeju world cup stadium.
Or take an inercity bus(5.16) bound for Seogwipo-si and get off at Dongmun rotary (travel time: 2hrs).
At both bus stop, take taxi for 5 min to Jeongbangpokpo waterfall.