Location Guide

Natural Beauty

​지리산 (Jiri Mountain)
​  Designated as the first national park in 1967, jirisan spreads across 1 city and 4 counties in three-provinces – Hadong, Hamyang, Sancheong of Gyeongnam province, Gurye of jeonnam province, and Namwon of jeonbuk , The total area of jirisan National park is 471.758㎢, which makes it the largest mountainous national park in Korea.  The name of Jirisan means “the mountain of the odd and wise people.” 
​순천만습지 (Suncheon Bay)
​  Located in Suncheon, Jeonnam in South Korea, Suncheon Bay is a coastal wetland, composed of a 3.5 km (2.2 mi) long stream, a 2,221 ha (5,490 acres) wide tideland and a 230 ha (570 acres) wide field of reeds. Due to its natural coast, it is the habitat of migratory birds and plants and animals. It is the first Korean coastal wetland, Suncheon Bay Ecological Park, to be registered on the list of The Ramsar Wetland on January 20, 2006. 
해남 땅끝마을 (Ttangkkeut Village in Haenam)
  This area is famous as it is on the very tip of the Korean peninsula, located in Galdu-ri of Songji-myeon. This is where Baekdusan Mountain ends reaching the tip of the peninsula. Many people visit the area so they can say they’ve stepped on the end of the land and it has long become a prime destination in Haenam.
유달산 (Yudalsan Mountain)
  Yudalsan Mountain is located in Mokpo, Jeollanam-do. Despite its low x_height of only 228 meters, the mountain boasts a panoramic view of the entire city of Mokpo and the sea. At the summit of the mountain, visitors can find Nojeokbong Peak where a statue of Admiral Yi Sun-sin stands; this is the landmark where Admiral Yi is said to have fooled and scared away invading troops by stacking straw thatches over the rocks, making their small army seem like a much larger one. There is also a pavilion; the April 19th Memorial Tower; a monument with lyrics to the song "Mokpo’s Tears;" a Buddhist temple; a sculpture park exhibiting some 100 pieces; an orchid park; and Dalseong Park with many things to see. These features make the mountain a must-see destination for those visiting the Mokpo region. 
평화광장바다분수 (The Dancing Sea Fountain of Mokpo)

The Dancing Sea Fountain of Mokpo is the world first and largest floating music fountain that creates a beautiful landscape through the harmony of water, light and music. This fountain with length of water frame 150m, height 13.5m and max. jet height 70m shows the magnificent and  fantastic performance on water screen with sweet music, splendid light and laser show along with the huge splash water dance every night. During the performance, arious programs together with spectators such as introducing the personal story, propose give a precious memory to tourists. 

만장굴 (Manjanggul Lava Tube)

TThe Manjanggul Lava Tube is located in Gimnyeong-ri, Gujwaeup, Jeju City. At up to 23m wide, 30m high and 8.928km long, it is the 12th-longest lava tube in the world and the second longest on Jeju island. It is regarded as having significant scientific and heritage value, owing to its excellent condition of preservation despite its age of formation (about 300,000 to 200,000 years ago). 

성산일출봉 (Seongsan Ilchulbong Tuff Cone)

TSeongsan Ilchulbong, also called ‘Sunrise Peak’, is an archetypal tuff cone formed by hydrovolcanic eruptions upon a shallow seabed about 5 thousand years ago. Situated on the eastern seaboard of Jeju Island and said to resemble a gigantic ancient castle, this tuff cone is 182 meters high, has a preserved bowl-like crater and also displays diverse inner structures resulting from the sea cliff. These features are considered to be of geologic worth, providing information on eruptive and depositional processes of hydromagmatic volcanoes worldwide as well as past volcanic activity of Seongsan Ilchulbong itself.

천지연폭포 (Cheonjiyeon Falls)

TThe water of Cheonjiyeonpokpo Falls, meaning "sky connected with land," appears to fall from the heavens, giving the falls its name. Apart from the wild dampalsu trees, designated as Natural Monument No. 163, the wooded area also contains a great variety of rare plants such as brambles, songyeopnan as well as gusiljappam trees, sanyuja trees (Chinese lemon trees), and camellias which all make up a forest specified as Natural Monument No. 379. Take a walk along the subtropical path towards the Cheonjiyeonpokpo Falls for a kilometer and you will be able to hear the magnificent sound of the water falling. The waterfall is 22 meters high, 12 meters wide and 20 meters in depth. The clear and deep water of Cheonjiyeonpokpo Falls is designated as Natural Monument No. 27 and is renowned as a habitat for Mutae eels (Natural Monument No. 258).

산굼부리 (Sangumburi Crater)

TSangumburi Crater differs from the 360 or more parasitic cones of Jeju in that it was not formed when the materials ejected from the eruption stacked. Instead, it is a maar-type parasitic cone that was formed as a crater with a hole in it when many materials were ejected. The inner area is 300,000㎡, while the interior bottom circumference is 756m, and the exterior circumference is 2,070m. Nearly vertical, the crater is approximately 130m tall, making it slightly larger and deeper than Hallasan Mountain. 




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