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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Seongsan Ilchulbong (성산일출봉), Jeju Island, South Korea.

Introduction:
Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak (성산일출봉)   also called sunrise peak (日出峰)  is formed 100,000 years ago from volcanic eruption. It's located on the eastern of jeju Island, on top of the peak there is a huge crater (600m in diameter and 90m high).During spring Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak is surrounded by bright yellow colored rapeseed flowers. Sunrise from the peak is magnificent where can observe it from top of the mountain. Hike from the foothills to the top take about half an hour, from the top there you will see a huge crater and scenic view of Jeju-do.It worth the hike. 

Tips:
During summer please apply sunscreen as the sun might burn you.
Wear some  wind breaker as the wind might get strong.
Light wear for hiking.
Drink plenty of water to prevent dehydrate



Attraction:
Hiking, seaside, UNESCO Heritage Site, panoramic view from top, sunrise


Contacts:
Address: Jeju Special Self-Governing Province Seogwipo-si Seongsan-eup Seongsan-ri 114
call center : +82-64-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) 
• For more info: +82-64-710-7923, +82-64-783-0959 (Korean)




Admission Fees:
Classification
Adults
Youths
Children
Individual
2,000 won
1,000 won
1,000 won
Group (over 10)
1,200 won
600 won
600 won


Nearby Attractions:



Coordinates: 33.458227,126.941945
Map:

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References:
http://english.visitkorea.or.kr/enu/SI/SI_EN_3_1_1_1.jsp?cid=264207
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seongsan_Ilchulbong


 Panoramic view from Seongsan Ilchulbong
  Panoramic view on Seongsan Ilchulbong
  Panoramic view from Seongsan Ilchulbong
 Panoramic view of Seongsan Ilchulbong
 Seongsan Ilchulbong from bridge 
Seongsan Ilchulbong from small town 
 Seongsan Ilchulbong
 with mummy mei and jie
 Seongsan Ilchulbong- entrance
 Seongsan Ilchulbong- horse riding 
 Seongsan Ilchulbong view from top


  Seongsan Ilchulbong view from top
  Seongsan Ilchulbong view from top
  Seongsan Ilchulbong view from top
 Seongsan Ilchulbong view from top
 Seongsan Ilchulbong -- flowers
The beautiful view of Seongsan Ilchulbong
 Seongsan Ilchulbong
 Seongsan Ilchulbong-- yellow flowers
 Seongsan Ilchulbong--path to the sea
 Seongsan Ilchulbong
 Seongsan Ilchulbong--the walking path
 Seongsan Ilchulbong entrance with mummy jie and mei
Seongsan Ilchulbong--from temple


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