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South Korea To Jeju Island

One way to travel from South Korea to Jeju Island is to take an internal flight from Seoul Gimpo Airport to visit Jeju island. This is one way to getting to jeju island from Seoul. Estimated travel time required from Incheon airport to Gimpo airport is about 60 minutes.


Once in Jeju, you may ask what are the things to do in Jeju City? Jelu city has a lot of tourist spots.

Mysterious Road Jeju


The mysterious road in Jeju actually has a downward slope but appears to be uphill because of the higher surroundings. The Mystery road is about 100 meters and is marked by a sign post at the start and end. When vehicles are drove to the Mysterious Road, the vehicles will move uphill when the engine is off, the  gear is put to neutral and.

Mysterious Road Jeju
Mysterious Road Jeju
Mystery Road
Mystery Road

Jeju Dragon (Yongduam) Head Rock

Jeju dragon (Yongduam) head rock was created by strong winds and waves over thousands of years. However, there are plenty of other stories of how it came to be. One legend has it that a dragon stealing precious jade from Mt. Halla was shot down by an arrow from the mountain deity. 

When he fell down on Yongduam, 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.
Pictures of Dragon Heads
Pictures of Dragon Heads
From Yongduam, visitors might be able to see the Haeneo women divers working on catching seafood and selling them near the beach.

Jeju Island Beach
Jeju Island Beach

 Jeju Island Ice Museum


Jeju Ice Gallery
Jeju Ice Gallery
The first of its kind built in Jeju, exhibits the best sculptures that elevated the ice up to the state of art.
Also, it provides an experience space where visitors can touch and feel the ice sculptures. The temperature is below zero degrees celsius, you may not be able to stay there for a couple of minutes without winter gear.

Jeju Ice Sculptures
Jeju Ice Sculptures

Jeju Ice Slide
Jeju Ice Slide

Trick Art Museum Jeju


The trick art museum is together with the ice museum. Trick Art Museum Jeju is an optical illusion museum, Where previously only exhibited during special events in each city is now permanently available for visitors to enjoy at all times in Jeju. 

Trick Art uses various scientific drawing techniques and special paint to bring pictures alive in 3-D so that the visitors can experience the exhibition first hand. Trick Art was founded 20 years ago by the Japanese artist Kenju Kazumune, of SD Corporation. Korea has 2 venues that exhibit Trick Art- the Haile Art Town and Trick Art Museum Jeju.

Jeju Sunrise (Seongsan Ilchulbong) Peak


Jeju Sunrise (Seongsan Ilchulbong) Peak rose from under the sea in a volcanic eruption over 100,000 years ago. Located on the eastern end of Jejudo Island, there is a huge crater at the top of Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak. The crater is about 600m in diameter and 90m high.

With the 99 sharp rocks surrounding the crater, it looks like a gigantic crown. While the southeast and north sides are cliffs, the northwest side is a verdant grassy hill that is connected to the Seongsan Village. The ridge provides an ideal spot for walks and there is Jeju Horse Park beside it for horse riding as well.
Jeju Sunrise (Seongsan Ilchulbong) Peak
Jeju Sunrise (Seongsan Ilchulbong) Peak

Jeju Folk Village

With a total of 117 houses and facilities, Jeju Folk Village has restored the scenes of the village to that of the 1890’s. Among them are Mountain Village, Hill-Country Village, Fishing Village and Shamanism Village. On land of more than 40 acres it has been reconstructed following long-term research and analysis of experts.

Some of the extensive range of folk items on display are 1,627 woodenware, 1,046 bamboo ware, 1,699 earthenware, 1,544 porcelain ware, 765 wax candles, 921 ironware and 579 other items. The Jeju Folk Village is the island’s main tourist attraction where customs of the old days can be explored.

Seongeup Folk Village
Seongeup Folk Village
Stone Grandfather Statues (Harubang)
Stone Grandfather Statues (Harubang)

Located at the foot of Halla Mountain on Jeju Island, Seongeup Folk Village is a small town that holds a vast amount of culture. The Seongeup Folk Village shows the unique culture of Jeju Island: the black lava rock walls, the straight but curvy alleys to block the wind, and the stone grandfather statues (Harubang), which have become a prime feature of the landscape. The local black-haired pigs and tongsi (pigsty / restroom) are especially well-known characteristics of Jeju folk culture. The Jeju black pork is said to be very nutritious.

The Korea drama “ Da Chang Jin” (Dae Jang Geum / 大長今) had featured JeJu island as one of its famous filming sites. Seongeup Folk Village was also a placed where it was filmed. 

Hello Kitty Museum Jeju Island

Hello Kitty Museum Jeju
Hello Kitty Museum Jeju
Hello Kitty Island is a special exhibition hall, themed around Hello Kitty, beloved by many people all over the world. Visitors can enjoy the many various exhibits, comprised of a gift shop, Kitty History Hall, Art Education Hall, Music Education Hall, Art Gallery, World Gallery Hall, Trip around the World Gallery Hall, Constellation Education Hall, Planned Gallery, Hello Kitty Café, 3D Theater, Outdoor Modeling Gallery, and more. At Hello Kitty Café, hot coffee is served along with sweet deserts.

What to do in Jeju city? There are many more Jeju tourist spots and places to visit in Jeju. Time for you to explore further South Korea To Jeju Island.

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