Youngsters living inside the Jeju city usually hang around at three distinct locations. Cityhall Area, Shinjeju Baozen Street and Topdong Seaside are those. To hang around with locals or go to bars, visit Cityhall Area. Just like any locals in South Korea, locals and tourists here love to drink and have fun throughout the whole night. Night is filled with illuminating signboards and drunken people, so come take a look at how locals enjoy themselves!
Locals usually go visit Cityhall Area, because it has always been that way. The reason might be that local merchants there cannot speak English well. Unlike the Cityhall Area, Shinjeju Baozen Street is more tourist-friendly and most of the merchants can speak basic English and Chinese. Domestic tourists and businessmen come visit Baozen Street more, as here you can find more various kinds of bars and pubs.
Last place that I recommend is Top-Dong. Top-Dong is filled with locals drinking near the tripods, so those who’d like to have some raw seafoods can have soju and raw fish meat here. Youngsters tend to come here for something active.
Of the 3 places I mentioned, Shinjeju Baozen Street is the place where most tourists and businessmen visit. Cityhall would be a good place to go if you want more localized experience. Since Top-Dong is not too faraway from Cityhall, You might wanna go to Cityhall Area after visiting Top-Dong!
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