10 never-miss destinations when travelling to Jeju Island





 

Many travel and tourism enthusiasts believe that when traveling to South Korea, the program should be limited to the capital Seoul only, because of its abundance of archaeological and tourist icing sites and its natural and environmental parks, and although the magnificent island of Jeju, which is part of unesco’s world cultural heritage, is one of the most important tourist attractions in this diverse country as well, some do not prefer to visit, just to get acquainted with Korean culture by visiting the capital. But today we invite you to get to know them and make them on your list of destinations for your next holiday.

Jeju Island is characterized by its age of more than two million years, where it appeared after a large volcanic eruption and formed on an area of up to 53 miles, including stunning landscapes due to its tropical trees and amazing tourist places, and in this theme we will show you some wonderful tourist destinations within jeju island, to believe that her visit is necessary for all lovers of travel after you get acquainted with those destinations, do not miss reading the following lines :

1. The summit of Mount Songsan Ilchulbong Seongsan Ilchulbong on Jeju Island:

Mount Songsan Ilchulpong rises about 182 meters above sea level, resulting from volcanic eruptions that occurred on the island more than 100,000 years ago.

Located in the middle of the water, Songsan Ilchulpong mountain looks like a separate island within Jeju Island, and it is recommended to watch the sunrise from the top of the mountain, as it is an amazing breathtaking view and not easily forgotten, and reading the island from above its peak gives the entire region a stunning panoramic view as if you were watching it from within a plane or balloon.

The cost of visiting this amazing tourist attraction is only 2,000 and only “less than US$2”.

2. Manjanggul Cave on Jeju Island:

Nature and adventure enthusiasts have a real chance to experience something rare and unique by heading to the Manjangul Cave, which geologists consider the world’s largest lava crater. The cave’s crater is five metres wide, the height is about 10 meters high, and the cave is 13 kilometres long.

The lava formed inside the cave dates back about 2.5 million years and still retains its natural form after all these years, but the area tourists are allowed to visit from this calcified lava amounts to only one kilometer of its real area.

The cost of visiting this wonderful place is only 2,000 korean wan.

3. Cheonjiyeon Waterfalls on Jeju Island:

This magnificent landscape catches the eye of everyone who wants to see it, as the natural waterfalls descend from a mountain slope to make a very strong sound covering everything around it. The funny thing is that the name of the place is due to a legendary story about seven nymphs who descended to the mountain from the sky on ladders of clouds in order to get a bath in the waters of the pure waterfalls.

The waterfalls are about 22 metres high, about 12 metres wide and characterized by stunning water purity.

The cost of visiting this place is only 2,000 koreans.

4. Mount Hallasan on Jeju Island:

This mountain is the first thing your eyes will fall on when you arrive on Jeju Island, it is located in the heart of the island and is about 1950 meters high, so you can’t miss it from any spot within the island. The mountain is characterized by the crater of a dormant volcano, where its 360 conical cracks are clearly visible on the top of the mountain, eventually forming a magnificent landscape.

On top of the mountain is a small lake called Baengnokdam, which is 500 metres high and 3 km wide.

The entire Area of Mount Halasan is a nature reserve, with a cost of only 1,600 koreans.

5. Teddy Bear Museum on Jeju Island:

If you’ve already spent a few days in South Korea, you know for sure how much its people love to stick to some childish habits and love video games, cheerful colors and children’s toys, so don’t be surprised when, on your tour of Jeju Island, you discover a museum dedicated to teddy bears.

This museum houses a huge collection of teddy bears, some of which date back hundreds of years, so you will be able to discover how the shape of baby dolls has changed over the years, and what materials are used in their new designs year after year.

The museum also includes two teddy bears in their forms that were promoted in different countries around the world.

The cost of visiting this place is 7,000.

6. Yeomiji Botanical Garden on Jeju Island:

The Yumiji Eco-Garden is the largest botanical garden in Asia, containing about 1,200 different species of tropical plants.

As for its name, it literally means “it’s a beautiful land”, and it also means “garden of paradise”, which was chosen for it because of the splendor of the landscape and the scarcity of plants within it.

Inside, the huge garden has some small green gardens, each of which specialises in a particular plant, such as the flower garden, the cactus garden, the tropical fruit garden and the bush garden.

The cost of visiting this place is 7 korean.

7. Jeongbang Jeongbang Waterfalls on Jeju Island:

Gyeongbang Falls is the only waterfall in asia to fall into the Pacific Ocean. It is characterized by its breathtaking view, especially in the middle of the day, which is 23 meters high and about eight meters wide.

The cost of visiting this place is only 2,000 koreans.

 

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