Jeju, Korea
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Jeju, Korea
World Natural Heritage ‘Jeju-Island’
    Located southwest of the Korean Peninsula, Jeju Island is a popular tourist destination among domestic and international travelers alike for its beautiful and pristine natural scenery. The island is home to a number of UNESCO-designated World Natural Heritage sites such as Manjanggul Cave and Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak, as well as distinct tourist attractions like the numerous oreums (Jeju dialect for small volcanic cones) scattered around the island. Apart from its stunning natural environment, Jeju is also known for dishes made with fresh and savory local products and seafood, offering both visual and palatable pleasure for visitors to the island.
    3 CROWNS Winner of UNESCO's Triple Crowns,
    World-Renowned Tourism City
Jeju, a Treasure of Natural Beauty Being Kept and Preserved by the World
As to Jeju Province, the Hallasan Mountain of 1,950m rises high highly on the island central part as the volcanic island of the oval shaped that is 41㎞ with east and west about 73㎞ and north and south. The Jeju Province made of the volcanic activity makes a boast of the volcano topography that is various and unique as much as the whole island can be said to be 'the volcano museum'. 360 Yeo Oreum that it is big on the ground spreads. About 160 lava tunnels are underneath scattered in the whole island with the land. The Oreum shich is abundant in small one in this way and case where there is the cave is very globally rare.
Such value of Jeju has resulted in UNESCO Triple Crown Holder with the designation of Biosphere Reserve in 2002 as the beginning, designation of World Natural Heritage in 2007, and Biosphere Reserve certification in 2010. This is unprecedented in the world, and Jeju has now become a 'treasure island of environmental asset' wherein the world has to preserve.
The World's First Recipient of UNESCO's Triple Crowns in Earth Sciences
UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage
Biosphere Reserve World Natural Heritage Glabal Geoparks Culture of Jeju Haenyeo
2002 2007 2010 (woman divers Inscribed)