Located southwest of the Korean Peninsula, Jeju Island is a popular tourist destination among domestic and international travelers alike for its beautiful and pristine natural scenery. The island is home to a number of UNESCO-designated World Natural Heritage sites such as Manjanggul Cave and Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak, as well as distinct tourist attractions like the numerous oreums (Jeju dialect for small volcanic cones) scattered around the island. Apart from its stunning natural environment, Jeju is also known for dishes made with fresh and savory local products and seafood, offering both visual and palatable pleasure for visitors to the island.
Jeju City Tour Information
The Jeju National Museum presents a comprehensive display of Jeju Island's aboriginal culture and history. Inside and outside the museum, visitors can find exhibits showing the unique housing and living culture of Jeju. Nearby attractions include Sarabong Park, Samseonghyeol, and the Jeju Folk Museum.
Gwandeokjeong Pavilion, literally meaning an exercise of mind and virtue, is the oldest existing architectural structure on Jeju Island. This one-story building consisting of five compartments on the front and four compartments on the side was built as a training ground for soldiers.
Yongduam Rock is a dragon head-shaped rock located on a beach near Yongyeon Pond. Standing in harmony with the magnificent costal landscape of Jeju, Yongduam was created as the result of the solidification of flowing lava. Visitors can also spot female divers gathering seafood around this area.
Jeju Stone Park is a reflection of the history and culture of Jeju, an island that abounds with stones. The park consists of a stone museum, a stone culture exhibition hall, an outdoor exhibition area, and a straw-roofed house zone. The museum displays the island's stone-related food, clothing, and traditional game cultures. At the outdoor exhibition area, visitors can find stones ingrained with the history of Jeju, and get a glimpse of the local dwelling lifestyle in the past. Eco Land Theme Park is also located nearby.
At the Jeju Roe Deer Observation Center, visitors can observe over 200 roe deer romping around the field. Inside the observation center, there is also an exhibition hall displaying the distinctive features of Jeju's roe deer in comparison with deer from other regions around the world. The roe deer feeding hours are at 9:00 am and 3:30 pm, during which time visitors can watch a great number of roe deer gathered in one place.