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Interesting Theme Parks in Jeju Island


If you have already traveled through Seoul and other major cities for Korea's most exciting theme parks, there's just one more region that will leave you in awe and excitement. Here are the interesting theme parks in Jeju Island.


Jeju Island is a volcano island in the southern part of South Korea. Jeju Island was selected by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 2007 together with the island's famous Lava Tubes. Jeju Island also serves as home to deep-diving Korean women who dive 10-20 meters underwater without any breathing apparatus.

Jeju is more than nature tripping. It also has interesting theme parks that will really make your trip more exciting!

1. Jeju Teseum (제주테지움)


If you're into teddy bears and other stuffed things, Jeju Island's Teddy Bear Safari is the place for you. Teddy Bear Safari a.k.a. Jeju Teseum is the world’s first exhibition theme park with various real life-sized wildlife and marine stuffed animals and teddy bears. Two buildings with two floors each are filled with these stuffed animals dressed in traditional clothing of different countries as well as mythological characters.

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Operating Hours:
08:30-19:00 
*Last admission is an hour before closing.

Address:
2159, Pyeonghwa-ro, Jeju-si, Jeju-do
제주특별자치도 제주시 애월읍 평화로 2159

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2. Jeju Glass Castle (제주유리의성)


Jeju Glass Castle is a theme park that is made entirely out of glass. Over 250 glass sculptures and models are exhibited in six exhibition parts which include an all-glass version of the labyrinth, world's largest glass ball, and the largest glass diamond among others. Different glass art masterpieces from different parts of the world can also be found here. An experience zone is also set-up for visitors who would like to try making glass artwork.

Admission Fees:


Operating Hours:
09:00-19:00
* Last admission is one hour before closing.
*Experience Zone Operating Hours: 09:00-17:30

Address:
462, Nokchabunjae-ro, Hangyeong-myeon, Jeju-si, Jeju-do
제주특별자치도 제주시 한경면 녹차분재로 462

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3. Maze Land (메이즈랜드)


Maze Land is a theme park that showcases the beauty of stone and wood that can be found in Jeju. These stones and wood are used to represent three abundant things that are found in Jeju: rocks, wind, and women. With the length of 5.3km, Maze Land holds the record for the world's longest maze made out of stone. A visit to Maze Land will give you health benefits as the stones emit high levels of far-infrared radiation and the woods produce a large volume of phytoncides. Another highlight of Maze Land is their maze museum that exhibits, not only the history but interesting mazes from all around the world. Visitors may participate in the hands-on experience such as answering puzzles and games during the museum tour.

Admission Fees:


Operating Hours:
09:00-19:00 
*Ticket booth closes 18:00

Address:
2134-47, Bijarim-ro, Gujwa-eup, Jeju-si, Jeju-do
제주특별자치도 제주시 구좌읍 비자림로 2134-47

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4. Jeju Love Land (제주러브랜드)


Jeju Love Land is a sculpture park with the theme, "sensuality and eroticism". Graduates of top art school, Hong-ik University, helped open Jeju Love Land in 2004 by exhibiting their works in this 39,667m² area in Jeju Island. Today, Jeju Love Land exhibits over 140 sculptures and attracts more couples and honeymooners with art meets eroticism in a fun, humorous style.

Admission Fees:


Operating Hours:
09:00-24:00 
*Last admission: 23:00

Address:
2894-72, Cheonbaengi-ro, Jeju-si, Jeju-do
제주특별자치도 제주시 1100로 2894-72 (연동)

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and last, but definitely not the least...

5. Bukchon Dol Hareubang Park (북촌 돌하르방공원)


Dol Hareubang, literally means "Old Grandfather", is a main symbol of Jeju Island. These are stone statues that can be found everywhere on the island. Dol Hareubang was originally seen only around the entrance of government seats. In Jeju Island, 48 of these stone statues are assembled at the Bukchon Dol Hareubang Park.

Bukchon Dol Hareubang Park exhibits the beauty and historical importance of these stone statues to visitors of Jeju Island and future generations of Koreans. The park consists of the 48 Dol Hareubang, a promenade, a botanical garden, and a learning center. Carved from porous basalt, Dol Hareubang reveals simple expressions blending naturally with the island. It is the unique cultural heritage that can only been seen and appreciated on Jeju Island.

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Operating Hours:
Summer Season 
08:30 - 19:00 
Winter Season 
08:30 - 17:30

Address:
70, Bukchonseo 1-gil, Jocheon-eup, Jeju-si, Jeju-do
제주특별자치도 제주시 조천읍 북촌서1길 70

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