Korea has always been a dream destination for young people. And a place not to be missed when you traveling to Korea, that is Jeju Island. Jeju Island is dubbed the “Hawaii of Korea”, famous for its beautiful scenery and many charming, romantic and attractive places. Every inch of the scenery on Jeju Island, through the lens is as beautiful as the screen footage. Because of that, Jeju Island is always a great setting for romantic Korean movies such as Boys Over Flowers, Iris, All in…
So, where to go in Jeju island? Joining Living Nomad to discover the 21 top places to visit in Jeju and best places to visit in Jeju island (Jeju best place to visit) below including famous places in Jeju, Jeju island interesting places to visit, Jeju must go places (must go places in Jeju), must see places in Jeju and must visit places in Jeju to find out the best answer!
Camellia Hill is a beautiful flower hill in legend with many different types of flowers, but the most famous is camellia in the winter, diversity of colors and the scent filled in a dreamy sky. Camellia Hill is a perfect place for virtual living in winter that is really for those who love flowers and love photography.
This is a must visit places in Jeju, because any corner is a beautiful backdrop for your photos. Especially, BTS member Jin has taken a promotional poster for the Love Yourself series at Camellia Hill on Jeju Island, thus it attracting more fans to visit and capture photos to be like their idols.
You also remember to visit the small road at the entrance, there are rows of beautiful trees with yellow leaves like Winter Sonata movie (2002).
Tips: Because this is a very hot place, it is quite difficult to buy entrance tickets. You can buy tickets to visit the area directly at the entrance of the flower hill, however, it is quite a waste of time because we have to wait a long time and we need more time to take photos than waiting time to buy tickets, right? So, you can buy tickets in advance through travel agents like Klook, Trazy or KKday.
Address: 166 Byeongang-ro, Andeok-myeon, Seogwipo, Jeju-do, South Korea
Phone: +82 64-792-0088
Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak
Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak, also known as Sunrise Peak, is honored to be recognized by UNESCO as a world natural heritage, attracting a lot of visitors to visit. You just need to climb to the middle of the mountain and you can admire the whole island of Jeju from above. You will be surprised when the panoramic view of Jeju Island with many poetic landscapes unfolds before your eyes.
Seongsan Ilchulbong is also in the top 7 new world natural wonders, the first place to welcome the sun on the island: This is one of the best places to visit in Jeju island and must go places in Jeju, because of beautiful volcanic crater, natural stones, whispering waves, sloped path, lush lawns, and especially brilliant yellow flowers of mustard. Nature here is poetic and very charming. This is the setting scene of the movie My Name Is Kim Sam-soon / My Lovely Samsoon (American title) (2005). The way to this place with the bright yellow flowers mustard field is also the beautiful place in the movie Boy Over Flowers (2009).
Seongsan Ilchulbong is a volcano formed by volcanic eruptions on the seabed about five thousand years ago. Located on the east coast of Jeju Island, 182 meters high, like a giant ancient castle, has a crater like a bowl.
This is known as the most beautiful beach in the eastern part of Jeju Island with the blue water as reflecting the sky. Moreover, this beach is also famous for a lot of lovely small cafes along the coast. Sipping a cup of coffee and feeling the sea breeze, the whispering waves are not a bad idea.
Ecoland Theme Park
If you are a lover of nature and wild animals, this is a place not to be missed. Here, you will be sitting on a ship simulating an 18th-century steamship and exploring the Gotjawal forest with beautiful trails like movies and exotic plants and animals.
Besides the park, there is also a “super big giant” lake with thousands of virtual living corners. The wind blows from the lake surface so cool, enjoying an outdoor lunch before such a poetic landscape is really a must try experience.
Address: 1221-1 Daeheul-ri, Jocheon-eup, Jeju, Jeju Island, South Korea
Phone: +82 64-802-8020
Seongeup Folk Village
This is a traditional conservation village on Jeju Island, which recreated the lives of Korean people centuries ago. A small secret, this village is the setting of the famous historical film Dae Jang Geum of the land of kimchi. Seongeup folk village is one of best places to visit in Jeju island, this is considered a live museum in Jeju.
With a total of 117 houses, Jeju Folk Village has restored the village’s scenery in 1890. Including Village Mountain, Hill-Country Village, Fishing Village and Shamanism Village. Around the houses there are also auxiliary works such as kitchen, vegetable garden, animal shed or jars of poor people.
It was rebuilt after the research and analysis of experts. The houses here are built from volcanic lava rock, the roof is covered with grass, is a tourist attraction, where you can discover the customs of the past. The walls of the houses here are about 50 centimeters high and are built with stones, the strange thing is that no houses have gates (lock), this is also a special feature of Jeju in the past.
The small winding roads in the village are quiet, peaceful, on both sides of the roads are the green trees and colorful flowers. The daily life, tools or pets are scattered in the village campus, making people feel like life is still going on here.
In order to develop this place into a cultural tourist destination, the Korean government has issued preferential policies to retain people in the village such as: free tuition, electricity and tap water fees according to the permitted norms. So when coming to Seongeup ethnic village, there are still residents who live and do traditional jobs, you will meet and chat with them. Come here, you also can feel the peaceful life, temporarily forget the hustle and bustle in the outside world, listen to the history stories extremely interesting and attracting.
Address: Seong-eup-ri, Pyoseon-myeon, Jeju, Jeju Island 699-912, South Korea
Phone: +82 64-710-6797
Hallasan National Park and Mount Sanbangsan
Hallasan volcano on the island with 1.950 meters high, is a shield volcano on Jeju Island, the highest mountain in Korea.
Hallasan Mountain is considered by the Korean people as “the mountain reaches the galaxy”. Every season has its own each scene, but every season is also beautiful. If you want to conquer this mountain, it is not too difficult because the mountain has been exploited with a road available exclusively for visitors, but it still bearing bold the wildness.
The surrounding area is Hallasan National Park. Hallasan mountain peak is a clear blue lake. Hallasan is not merely a volcano, but it also has many spiritual values. Hallasan Mountain is worshiped because people think that there are gods and spirits on the mountain.
Hallasan Mountain is recognized as a Natural Monument, Nature Reserve, National Park, UNESCO’s Conservation Area, World Natural Heritage…
Address: 2070-61 1100(Cheonbaek)-ro, Odeung-dong, Cheju, Jeju-do, South Korea
Area: 153.1 km²
Phone: +82 64-747-9950
Climbing mountain the whole day like that, our bodies must be very tired. So, let’s going to Sanbangsan hot springs, which is famous for herbal healing treatments. After a day of exhausting mountain climbing, come here to immerse yourself in the warm water with herbal scent wrapped around to relax the tendons and bones, recover your health is a great feeling.
Address: 192 Sagyebung-ro41beon-gil, Andeok-myeon, Seogwipo, Jeju-do, South Korea
Phone: +82 64-792-8300