In addition to tangerine chocolate, I recommend to you buy some of these chocolate. These are banana chocolate, kiwi chocolate, green tea chocolate, blueberry chocolate, and so on… delicious and distinctive flavor. Jeju’s chocolate is not too sweet but it smells of bananas and blueberries. Buying as a gift to take home is extremely suitable.

Hallabong kiwi chocolate
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jeju green tea chocolate
Jeju green tea chocolate
jeju banana chocolate
Jeju banana flavored chocolate
Very diverse chocolate
Diverse chocolate types

Chocolate in Jeju is famous. Perhaps that is why there is a Chocolate Land Museum here. Chocolate Land is not only a showcase of creative chocolate artworks, but also a place where you can experience making your own chocolate products.

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Chocolate Land Museum
Chocolate Land Museum
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Chocolate Land Museum
Address: 2864-36 Saekdal-dong, Seogwipo, Jeju-do, South Korea
Hours: 10AM – 6PM (last entry at 5PM)
Phone: +82 64-738-1197

Small souvenirs, stationeries in bold Jeju-do style

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Jeju keychains

Small gifts such as bookmarks, postcards, … at tourist destinations or souvenir shops on Jeju Island are available for sale. The price is quite cheap so you can buy a lot to give to your friends without worrying about the price at all. Some pretty items: Bookmark, postcard, pen, note book, cuff bracelet, keychains …

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Jeju's souvenir bookmark is pretty
Jeju’s souvenir bookmark is pretty

Especially, decorative candle cup is also a gift to help you bring whole Jeju Island home. In each candle cup, there is sand, a bit of volcanic ash, seashells, shells and small stones from Jeju Island itself. Very meaningful and cute, isn’t it?

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Where to buy?

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The Islander
Address: 31 Jungang-ro 7-gil, Ildoil-dong, Cheju, Jeju-do, South Korea
Hours: 11AM–8PM
Phone: +82 70-8811-9562

Makgeolli rice wine

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Makgeolli, a traditional rice wine of Jeju

Makgeolli rice wine is a long-standing traditional Korean food. It is made from the main ingredient is rice, milky color like rice water and typical sweet taste. A special thing is that unlike Soju, Makgeolli does not contain fat. So, Makgeolli is very suitable for dieters.

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Makgeolli is a traditional wine in Korea, so the price is not high at all.
Makgeolli rice wine (3)
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In addition to the traditional rice flavor, Makgeolli has many other flavors. These include: Banana flavor, peach flavor, Hallabong tangerine, chestnut flavor. Even the cheese flavor. Makgeolli is usually bottled in plastic bottles. The taste even more better if you chill and shake well before using. Makgeolli is available at traditional markets or convenience stores. Come and buy and sipping to see how they taste!

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Makgeolli rice wine (3)
Surprise? Tangerine flavored rice wine and lemon flavor are also available
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Makgeolli shop

Omegi-tteok (Korean rice cakes)

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Omegi-tteok rice cake has a mild taste, not too sweet

Omegi-tteok rice cake is a traditional and simple snack on Jeju Island. This local type of cake is supple, made from simple ingredients such as red beans, millet seeds, glutinous rice, etc. People will boil the cake and then cover it with a layer of soft ground red bean flour on top. Depending on what flavor the maker will add when kneading the cake.

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Omegi-tteok (Korean rice cakes),must buy in jeju (1)
Sipping tea and eating Omegi-tteok rice cakes is the best
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Omegi-tteok (Korean rice cakes),must buy in jeju (1)
Omegi-tteok Shop

Looking to buy cake is not difficult. You can buy cakes at supermarkets in downtown Jeju, tourist shops, or traditional markets that I have introduced above.

Lingzhi Mushroom

Lingzhi Mushroom

Lingzhi mushroom on Jeju Island is very good quality, and tourists often choose to buy lingzhi as gifts to make tea or tonic. This is a special gift to grandparents and parents.

Must buy in Jeju – Tangerine biscuits (Hallabong biscuits)

Tangerine biscuits (Hallabong biscuits)

Another product made from the famous tangerine on Jeju Island, also known as Jeju Gamgyul Gwajul. This is a snack that whenever eaten, becomes addicted forever. Biscuits made from deep fried wheat flour, dipped in cereal syrup, covered with puffed rice, crispy and delicious. Tangerine biscuits are loved and exported to many foreign countries.

Jeju hallabong biscuit
Jeju hallabong biscuit

What to buy in Jeju island – Mango

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Jeju mango boxes

Besides Hallabong tangerines, the mango on Jeju Island is also a great agricultural product but the price is quite expensive. Mangoes are carefully arranged about 8 fruits in solemn gift boxes when purchased. In Korea, if you receive a box of tangerines or a box of mangoes from Jeju Island, it confirms your hight position in the heart of a gift giver.

jeju mango

What can you buy in Jeju island – Green tea

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Green tea powder

Jeju Island is also considered a green tea paradise with vast tea plantations, tea forests and tea hills. You can visit the O’sulloc Tea Museum or live virtual in the tea hills in the early morning. On the island, green tea-related products such as tea ceremony, matcha, tea powder, ice cream, cakes, fresh milk and green tea-flavored candy are also selling alot. Taste delicious, refreshing and healthy, green tea becomes a gift when traveling to Jeju Island extremely meaningful.

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O’sulloc Tea Museum
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O’sulloc tea fields
Innisfree Green Tea Balancing Special Skin Care Set
Innisfree Green Tea Balancing Special Skin Care Set | best shopping in jeju
Osulloc (오설록) Tea House in Myeongdong
Tea products
OSULLOC Green Tea Milk Spread 200g
OSULLOC Green Tea Milk Spread 200g
Osulloc (오설록) Tea House in Myeongdong
Green tea cakes
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O’sulloc tea shop

Natural cosmetics from volcanic ash

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Volcanic ash and clay on Jeju Island especially contain a lot of minerals that beautify and rejuvenate women’s skin. It is not natural that women and mothers on the island to have firm and white pink skin regardless of age. Cosmetics on the island are also formulated according to their own formula, using the natural ingredients available. You can find all kinds of cleanser, water balance, moisturizer and clay mask … Surely the girls will love this gift when traveling to Jeju Island.

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Natural cosmetics from volcanic ash jeju (1)
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Natural cosmetics from volcanic ash jeju (1)
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Where to buy?

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Innisfree Jeju House
Address: 23 Sinhwayeoksa-ro, Andeok-myeon, Seogwipo, Jeju-do, South Korea
Hours: 9AM–6PM
Phone: +82 64-794-5351

Best shopping in Jeju – Buckwheat Noodles (Jeju Soba)

Best shopping in Jeju – Buckwheat Noodles (Jeju Soba) (1)

Similar to noodles or vermicelli, this noodle is very popular in Jeju Island and is made from buckwheat flour, has a very high nutritional value. This noodle can be eaten hot with bone broth soup or served cold with sauce. If you still have eaten not enough yet, you can buy it as a gift when traveling to Jeju Island or make it according to your own recipe.

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Best shopping in Jeju – Buckwheat Noodles (Jeju Soba) (1)

Jeju Island pottery

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Pottery, also known as Onggi on Jeju Island, is special without enamel and still has a glossy, durable enamel layer because the earthenware contains a large amount of volcanic ash on the island. This gifts to bring back when traveling to Jeju Island can be small jars, teapots or cups of tea, wind bells or small and pretty statues are also very reasonable.

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Jars | must buy in jeju

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Tea set | must buy in jeju
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Jeju Island pottery (1)

Jeju Island pottery (1)

Where to buy?

Jeju Doye-chon
Address: Ambansumanong-ro 441 bungil 3, Daejeong-eup, Seogwipo, Jeju
Phone: 011-698-9390

Did you find the gifts that Living Nomads introduced above interesting? Coming to Jeju but do not know what to buy as a gift, please refer to this article. Have a great time exploring Jeju Island.

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Seongsan Ilchulbong

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