Blue ganse symbols (like a little wireframe pony) face the forward direction in other places. Three many’s, three lacks and three treasures. Close to Banks,Shops, Cafes. In Jeju, Seogwipo and the smaller towns there is an abundance of rooms in small guesthouses with character. Note that some trails, such as Route 7, require hikers to traverse the island's extremely rocky coastline. In intra-city buses, i.e. There is also Led Zeppelin, a vinyl bar which as the name suggests is focused on album-oriented rock, and has a massive selection of records, CDs, tapes, and DVDs. In Seogwipo, there's a KB Star bank accepts foreign cards, its on the corner of Jungjeong-ro & Jungang-ro opposite Mr pizza (type "Kb Bank" into google maps). They have Thai beers and milk tea too. If you are from the press or a media organisation, or a social media reporter, please use this form to contact our Communications Department. This was a series of events that lasted until 1954 that resulted in the deaths of up 25,000 to 30,000 Jeju citizens. As such, a common sight around Jeju's coastline is that of the "haenyo" or "woman diver", a figure that has become somewhat iconic of the island. The island was created entirely from volcanic eruptions approximately 2 million years ago, during the time period extending from the Tertiary to the beginning of the Quaternary period, and consists chiefly of basalt and lava. The trails are well marked: blue arrows point in the forward direction and orange point the reverse (anticlockwise). The following lists a few of note roughly clockwise from Jeju City: As the tourist trade in Jeju Island has grown larger in recent years, it is increasingly common to find some taxi drivers who speak English, Japanese and Chinese, especially in Jeju City. Vote for Jeju island as the New 7 Wonders of the world ! If you want, you could charter your own boat or light aircraft. Take a 50 minute bus ride from Jeju City Bus Terminal. In Jeju city, partying establishments are located in Shin-Jeju, about a KRW5,000 taxi ride from Jeju city proper, or in City Hall area (behind the main street where the bus drops you off), in and around the back alleys (on either side of the main street), colored by lights and university student. Although Jeju is an attractive and beautiful place to visit, it does get very busy and congested during peak season and transportation to and from the mainland can be frustrating at times. Several other smaller ports have boats to the outlying islands of Kapa-do, Mara-do, Piyang-do, and U-do (all of these are smaller islands around Jeju). A very beautiful modern building, the museum is surrounded with summer-houses, stone towers and soft green grass lawns. The latter tend to be a little less flavorsome (ironically) but are cute enough to make nice gifts. Some locals prefer bicycles to cars, especially in areas outside of the Jeju City metropolitan area. There are also open gardens in Japanese, Italian, French and Korean styles. Elsewhere on Jeju you will find phallic representations are an ancient symbol of the island. So they might even challenge the price of a ferry. The "folklore" is a bit misleading, this is actually an authentic traditional Jeju village in which (some) people actually live. Jeju Bus Information System  to find information about the available lines in Jeju Island. Restaurants are scattered across the entire island, usually near highway intersections, but the majority naturally lie aroun the coast and particularly in the urban centers of Jeju City and Jungmun/Seogwipo. Otherwise you might need to get all the cash you require before going to Jeju. The more relaxed options are mostly in Seogwipo-si (the small city in the south), where you can sit by the water at Rosemarines, or on the colorful Lee Jung Seop St. at Cafe Maybe, Utopia cafe (includes mini tree house and many rooftop seating options) , Goofy foot (surf bar with a pool table), or Woodstock ( thousands of LP's to play by request) . South Korea is an amazing place to live for a year! Unfortunately, while there is a bit of signage in English, to really appreciate and understand this place requires a tour guide or book. Open everyday except Tuesdays. Buses and taxis are the main method of public transportation. Get the audioguide: a steal at only Kw 2000. Due to the amount of hikers, they might even be done without crampons (even if the locals suggest otherwise) due to the cracked up track, which leaves enough powder for well-profiled hiking shoes. turn right at Aewol Sea Road, after Hagwi. Probably the most attractive beach on the north coast of Jeju, two kilometers west of Hallim, and on the other side of the street from Hallim Park. There are only a few western style pubs on the island, but there are some other good options. As in most places in Korea, right next to the bus terminal in Jeju city there are several motels, around KRW30,000 each a night. Extensive tourism information, directions and maps of the Olle trails (including details of any which are temporarily off-limits) in all the usual-suspect languages can be found at the airport or tourism information centres such as the one at Jungmun. By bus you could get off the 702 West Coast bus around Hagwi and walk for 20 mins. Very imposing from a distance, but less so on approach and the very top would be somewhat anticlimatic to anyone but a rock-licking geologist.