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Seongsan Ilchulbong, Seogwipo

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Must see · World heritage site · Geologic Formation · Mountain
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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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  • Breathtaking! Seongsan Ilchulbong is one of Jeju's Crown & Jewel destinations. This beautiful natural wonder provides awesome 360 degrees views, fresh air and an escape for all the current issues... 
    Breathtaking! Seongsan Ilchulbong is one of Jeju's Crown & Jewel destinations. This beautiful natural wonder provides awesome 360 degrees views, fresh air and an escape for all the current issues...  more »
  • We went there directly from the airport via bus (because it was too early for us to check in at our booked hotel). At the place, the lockers were not available, unfortunately, and we cannot leave... 
    We went there directly from the airport via bus (because it was too early for us to check in at our booked hotel). At the place, the lockers were not available, unfortunately, and we cannot leave...  more »
  • This place is just a little hike for most. It does have about 300 steps up, but they are set up for a nice pace. Great views up and down, but not much to the crater itself. During morning this place.....  more
    This place is just a little hike for most. It does have about 300 steps up, but they are set up for a nice pace. Great views up and down, but not much to the crater itself. During morning this place.....  more »
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  • amazing experience. visited in 2012 and I want to return
  • Can see the sea from the peak... deep sea
  • You can enjoy stunning views
  • A lot of beautiful places to photo
  • nice view

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