Photogenic sightseeing spots in Yeosu, South Jeolla Province

Park Sae-jin Reporter() | Posted : November 20, 2020, 16:50 | Updated : November 20, 2020, 16:50
[This article was written based on a list of sightseeing spots provided by the Korea Tourism Organization and Yeosu City.]

SEOUL -- Yeosu is a beautiful port city in South Jeolla Province. It is famous for its scenic surroundings. The city some 320 kilometers (198 miles) south of Seoul offers a variety of fresh seafood as well as trips to small islets scattered in the sea.


 
Yeosu Art Land Culture & Resort
 

[Courtesy of Korea Tourism Organization]

[Courtesy of Korea Tourism Organization]

Yeosu Art Land Culture & Resort is an exotic resort that offers both the grace of art and relaxation. It is full of photo zones with iconic art sculptures and leisure facilities that are especially popular among couples for dating.


 
Hamel Lighthouse
 

[Courtesy of Korea Tourism Organization]

[Courtesy of Korea Tourism Organization]

A lighthouse is the landmark of a park dedicated to Hendrick Hamel, a Dutchman who became the first westerner to introduce Korea to the outside world in the 17th century. The unmanned lighthouse painted in red is an eye-catching monument. The park is located near a famous street filled with bar stalls, making it ideal for a place to visit before going on a food trip in Yeosu.


 
Myodo
 

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Myodo, or Cat Island in Korean, is literally the shape of a cat. The panoramic view atop Mount Bonghwa is one of the best mountain top panoramic views in South Korea.


 
Yeosu Prehistoric Remains Park
 

[Courtesy of Korea Tourism Organization]

[Courtesy of Korea Tourism Organization]

Visitors can have a glimpse of the lives of prehistoric people, who once lived in Yeosu a long time ago,  as well as a replica of a small prehistoric village and a wide field of Muhly Grass that turns the park into a sea of pink waves.


 
Yeosu Muslmok Beach
 

[Courtesy of Korea Tourism Organization]

[Courtesy of Korea Tourism Organization]

Muslmok Beach, known for its surprise scene, fine sand beach and a pine tree field, offers dynamic sightseeing in every season. Locals believe that building small stone pagodas on the beach can make their wish come true.
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