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Jeju City travel guide

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You're Going to Love Jeju

Jeju Island is fast becoming the go-to island destination in South Korea thanks to its breathtaking beaches, scenic cliffs, local delicacies, and welcoming local population. With an area that is three times bigger than Seoul, the country's capital, Jeju Island provides a wide landscape of possibilities for your next vacation adventure.

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Jeju

What to do in Jeju

When to Visit Jeju

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The best time to visit Jeju is in the spring between April and June, when the country's cherry blossom trees are in fully bloom and the weather is moderate. This time also has the added bonus of being outside of the main summer tourist season, allowing uninterrupted natural views and shorter lines at most main attractions.

How to Get to Jeju

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Where to Stay in Jeju

Ojori B&B in the eastern rural area of Seongsan features lush green mountain views with complimentary breakfast. Blue Spring Hotel offers more central beach-side accommodation in a luxury high-rise hotel in Hallim. Some of the best areas to stay in in Jeju include Jeju City, which is close to Mount Hallasan, and Jungmun Tourist Resort Complex, home to the Teddy Bear Museum and loads of other attractions.

Where to stay in popular areas of Jeju City

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How to Get Around Jeju

The Cost of Living in Jeju

It is worth noting that minus a few banks in the city of Jeju, most ATMs on Jeju Island do not accept foreign debit cards for cash withdrawals. It is therefore recommended to bring the cash you need with you before arriving.

Shopping

Yeon-Dong Shopping District is a great area filled with boutique shops selling mid- to high-priced quality goods. The area also features a number of cafes, karaoke bars, and art galleries to round out your day of shopping. Lee Joong Seop Art Street in Seogwipo is a popular backdrop for many Korean drama films, featuring local eclectic art and several quirky cafes. For a more authentic shopping experience, visit the Art Street for the flea and craft market on Saturday for some inspiration for start your next project. Souvenirs can cost upwards of KRW20,000.

Supermarkets and Food Stores

Two of the most widespread supermarkets for one-stop shopping on Jeju Island are Lotte Mart and Shilla Duty Free Shop. Here you can find food, beauty, home decor, and other products to meet your needs while travelling. A gallon of milk will set you back about KRW7,000.

Where to Eat in Jeju

For a taste of famously authentic black pork, head over to Jeju Hukdon Saesang Suragan before the crowds start piling in after 7 p.m. A meal for two costs around KRW39,000 and can be ordered from English-language menus for convenience. Myeongjin Jeonbok in downtown Jeju features a simple menu with just four options but a robust local crowd following. Make sure to try the fresh-caught abalone from the adjacent waters for around KRW50,000 for two people.