UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Jeju

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Jeju, Jeju, South Korea (B)

Jeju Island has 368 oreums or volcanic cones. Of the 368, two have been designated as World Heritage Sites: Geomun Oreum and Seongsan Ilchulbong. Hiking in Geomun Oreum is a popular activity, and there are three trails to choose from:

For those who don't want to hike around Geomun Oreum, the Jeju World Natural Heritage Center offers an indoor museum where one can learn about Jeju Island and its Natural Heritage sites.

Directions by bus: From Jeju Intercity Bus Terminal, take bus 211 or 221 to 거문오름입구 Geomun Oreum bus stop (40 minutes).

Geomun Oreum has a lava tube system stretching 36 kilometers and includes about 20 caves, one of which is Manjanggul Cave. Manjanggul Cave is about 7.4 kilometers long but only 1 kilometer is open to the public.

Directions by bus: From Jeju Intercity Bus Terminal, take bus 201 to 김녕리 Gimnyeong-ri bus stop (55 minutes) then transfer to bus 711-1 or 711-2 to 만장굴입구 Manjanggul bus stop (10 minutes).

I did not get to visit Geomun Oreum and Manjanggul Cave, but I did get to hike the other two UNESCO World Heritage Sites: ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Jeju
Guide Location: South Korea » Jeju
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Mustachio Ventures
Read it on Author's Website: http://mustachioventures.blogspot.com/2018/06/unesco-world-heritage-sites-in-jeju.html
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Geomun Oreum
  • Jeju World Natural Heritage Center
  • Manjanggul Cave
  • Seongsan Ilchulbong
  • Gwangchigi Beach
  • Sinyang Beach
  • Yeongsil Trail