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Yongduam Rock (용두암)

  • Yongduam Rock (용두암)
  • Yongduam Rock (용두암)
  • Yongduam Rock (용두암)
  • Yongduam Rock (용두암)
  • Yongduam Rock (용두암)
  • Address Yongduam-gil, Jeju-si, Jeju-do
    제주특별자치도 제주시 용두암길 (제주올레길17코스)
  • Type Seasides/ Beaches/ Islands
  • Inquiries • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
    (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
    • Jeju Travel Hotline: +82-64-740-6000
  • Homepage www.visitjeju.net
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    Introduction
    Situated on the northern coast in downtown Jeju, Yongduam Rock is an estimated 10-meter-tall stone that has been worn down over time by strong winds and waves into a shape resembling a dragon's head. There are many legends surrounding the rock. One legend has it that a dragon stealing precious jade from Hallasan Mountain was shot down by an arrow from the mountain deity. When he fell down, his body immediately sank into the ocean and his head rapidly froze looking at the sky. Another legend has it that a white horse, who dreamed of being a dragon and ascending to the sky, came to be caught by a soldier and froze into the rock.

    From Yongduam Rock, visitors can see haenyeo (female divers) working at catching seafood. Near the rock are various cafes, bars, and restaurants. The coastal road between here and Aewol-eup is popular among couples. Cafes and seafood restaurants began to appear there five years ago and now form a pleasant café village.

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