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Jeju Island Special Tourist Zone (제주도 관광특구)

  • Jeju Hallasan Mountain Dullegil Trail
  • Jeju Island Special Tourist Zone (제주도 관광특구)
  • Green tea field near Hallasan Mountain
  • Jeju Island Special Tourist Zone (제주도 관광특구)
  • Hallasan
  • Hallasan
  • Hallasan
  • Hallasan
  • Jeju Olle Trail 12
  • Jeju Olle Trail 12
  • Jeju Olle Trail 12
  • Jeju Olle Trail 12
  • Jeju Olle Trail 12
  • Jeju Olle Trail 8
  • Sinyang Beach
  • Jungmun Chocolate Land & Museum
  • Jungmun Jinsil Campground
  • Jungmun Jinsil Campground
  • Jungmun Jinsil Campground
  • Address Jeju-do
  • Type Amusement Parks/ Tourist Resorts
  • Inquiries • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
    (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
    • Jeju Travel Hotline: +82-64-740-6000
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    Jeju Island, designated as Jeju Special Autonomous Province, lies southwest of the Korean Peninsula and is the largest tourist destination in Korea. The whole island was designated as a special tourist zone, and wherever tourists go, they can look upon beautiful scenery. Every year, about 8.7 million people from Korea and abroad visit this fascinating island that measures 73 kilometers across, east to west, and 31 kilometers, from north to south.
    Jeju Island earned the UNESCO triple crown, being designated as a World Natural Heritage, Global Geopark, and Biosphere Reserve as well as one of the Seven Wonders of Nature. The climate of Jeju is quite different from the temperate climate of mainland Korea. Since the island has a subtropical climate as well as a subarctic one, there are many peculiar plants that can only to be found on this island. The unique sight of Jeju Island captivates travelers. The scenery that represents this volcanic island of Jeju, such as Jusangjeolli Cliff (columnar joints on the coast) were created by Hallasan Mountain and Oreum (parasitic cones in Jeju dialect). The piedmont area that visitors encounter on their way from the beach to Hallasan Mountain is a gift of nature and the piedmont area on the way to Geomunoreum Volcanic Cone, where Jeju World Natural Heritage Center is located, is worth seeing. Another unique aspect here is the Jeju dialect and lifestyle.
    Traveling the 182-kilometer circuit road along the coastline by car, motor scooter or bike is recommended. There is a trail for walking called “Jeju Olle-gil” for those who choose to make a round trip on foot. Jeju Island is implementing more discretionary and diversified policies in politics and economy as well as tourism, and this is what makes Jeju worthy of the name “free international city.”

    Current Status
    Special Tourist Zone (Designated on August 31, 1994)

    Parking Facilities
    Parking lots are available at tourist sites and attractions, museums, arts galleries.

    Available Facilities
    Tourist information center, interpretation center, souvenir shop, nightlife restaurant exclusively for foreigners, luxury hotel, tourist hotel, guest house, casino, etc.

    Public restrooms at tourist sites and attractions.

    Interpretation Services Offered
    Interpretation service is available at the luxury hotels and tourist information centers.
    Multilingual travel handbooks, including English, Chinese and Japanese are available at each tourist information center.
    Jeju Cultural Tourism has posted travel information on its website in English, Chinese and Japanese.

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