Seongsan Ilchulbong, Seogwipo

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Rising from the ocean like a rocky crown, the World Heritage Site of Seongsan Ilchulbong stands as a testament to the region's ancient volcanic activity. Formed nearly 5,000 years ago by an eruption, the formation, known as a "tuff cone," features sheer walls with a depressed center. Hike your way up to the top of the raised crater, which stands 180 m (591 ft) high and has a diameter of nearly 600 m (1,969 ft), and look out over the rugged interior. You'll also get to enjoy sweeping views of the surrounding ocean and coastline from the rim. Plan your Seongsan Ilchulbong visit and explore what else you can see and do in Seogwipo using our Seogwipo travel route planning app .
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  • Spend at least 2 hours here. Worth the climb. Beautiful scenery. If you bring kids or older adults, it’s worth the walk at the ground level and also to the sea.  more »
  • I'd like a better rose yet thought up here, watching from below, but in the middle of the stairs and off the bench in the sunny day. I climbed so bad if even half as good, with nice views. Without a day off, even on the right down fro 30 minutes. Paid the entrance fee. Under the parking fine, to have lunch at the store if parking will be free and paid is after. Many seafood shops.
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  • We want to get sunset view thus we go up at 6PM after back from Udo Island. Be prepare to climb up stairs and I mean lots of it. Have few places to stop, rest and see the sun set down. The view from t...  more »
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  • Nice hiking place. Go and enjoy the nature. This is very good for couple, friends, family, solo traveler... Seafood is also super. Good service and price.
  • Must visit if you are a nature lover. The view is just amazIng. Breathtaking. Do go like an hour or two before the Sun sets, the moment the Sun shines on the mountain. Everything is just like golden in colour. Be prepared to climb stairs and stairs. It's not too hard but it does require some reasonable fitness. Really affordable entrance fee 2000won
  • Splendid sunrise. One of the must visit places in Jeju if you love watching sunrise. It takes 30 minutes to climb up the stairs to the viewing platform. We stayed at Sun Villa Pensions which was just a stone throw away from the park. You could see the crater from the balcony and Starbucks on the left. It was really convenient to have a place nearby as we had to wake up early to hike up to catch the sunrise (6.45 am). Best part is early risers go in free-of-charge! Be sure to check the time for sunrise if you are planning a trip there for the sunrise because it differs from season to season. The only down side is that the area as well as the park have limited street lights so you'll be needing a torchlight to walk either early in the morning or at night.
  • A must place to visit while is Jeju Island. Scenery is epically beautiful, especially on a sunny day. Many fast food stalls, restaurants and small department stores around the entrance, so food is not a worry. Entrance fee is at 2000 per Adult. Really tiring 180m above sea level climb, but definitely worth the effort!
  • The main attraction of Jeju. A great place and hike is reasonable. The view along the way is fantastic. The small town at the foot of the hill sells everything a tourist needs. After the hike, try the fresh hallabong juice for refreshment, it is a wonderful experience.

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