Jeju, South Korea

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Jeju, a city on an island of the same name, is a beautiful destination, located off the SW coast of South Korea. A volcanic island, with good rainfall and mild climate, results in its being known as Koreas Hawaii. A good road system and rental cars allow for ease in visiting the entire island. There is a wide range of activities for visitors such as hiking in Hallasan National Park with South Koreas highest peak, Mt.Hallasan and other well known trails, viewing majestic waterfalls, riding horses, or simply relaxing on the sandy beaches.

Ancient relics, some deemed to be from the stone age, and others through time, make visits to numerous sites such as the Ville pond of Ouum ri, Gosan ri, and Sangmo ri, simply fascinating to many, who are impressed by the mystery of the island. Other places of interest include the Sangumburi Crater 350 m across and 100 m deep with its unique grave sites, Manjanggul, one of the longest lava tubes in the world, and Manjang Cave with its rare species, and investigate the fascinating use of Jeju Olle hiking trail system. Enjoy the duty free shopping, fascinating souvenirs, and you won’t be surprised that the locals call their home the Island of the Gods.