Seongeupville, 10minutes’ drive from the Pyoseon Beach, should be visited without the help from the guides or escorts. Anyone can look around the village in 1 or 2hrs by themselves, so I recommend tourists to visit the place on their way to Pyoseon or other famous sightseeing places. Seong-Eup Folk Ville can be visited on a any day, but be sure to put on the sunscreens and wear hats just before you travel since there aren’t many places you can avoid the sunshine. Various restaurants can be found, but the restaurants here could be a bit more costlier than elsewhere. With a free bicycle anybody can borrow, roam around the whole village and see how native people in Jeju lived.

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West Entrance of the Fortress
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SeongEup Supermarket for locals
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The Flag says, ‘Seongeupville Entrance’
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South Entrance of the Fortress
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Fortress with the flag. The logo symbolizes ‘sun’, ‘autumn’, ‘south’, ‘fire.’ Google the Korean Flag!
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Seongeup Square
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Resident could be seen inside the house
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Dol-Harubang sculptures in front of the house
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Houses near the hut with the black pig
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Lonely black piggy awaiting the tourists
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Black Pork Restaurant Jung-Eui-Gol
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House of the Jeju Traditional Clothing dressmaker
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Villagers coming back to the ville after the day spent at the farm
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Korean Traditional-Style Food ‘Ho-bak Restaurant’
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Gate of the old school
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Gate of the ‘School of Confucian Teaching,’ unused for more than 100 years.
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Inside the old school
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Cenotaphs of the famous scholars
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House which taught ‘etiquettes’ to students
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Place where you could actually spend a night. Never recommended as it is burning hot in summer and freezing cold in winter
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Brief History and the Aerial Photo of the Ville
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Closed-up photo of the ville
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Brief history lesson
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Free Bicycle Rentals
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QR-code near the sightseeing guide board
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Signpost says, ‘see for yourself’
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Village houses along the road
Take bus 710 and get off at Seongeup-ri
Take bus 710 and get off at Seongeup-ri

It’ll take around 1hr and 20 minutes to get to the Seong-Eup Folk Village by bus. As SeongEup Village is located close to the Pyoseon Beach, I once again recommend people to visit the village on their way to the Pyoseon beach. Sungsan-Ilchoolbong and U-do are also close by, therefore you can consider going there after visiting the Pyoseon Beach. Note that there’s no direct bus to the Sungsan-Ilchulbong from Seong-Eup Village, so go visit Pyoseon Beach first before going to other attractions.

Written by Allaboutjeju

AllaboutJeju.com aims to provide information for the people traveling to Jeju Island of Korea, especially backpackers. Traveling this beautiful island without a car or a tour guide can be challenging for any foreigners, but your trip filled with unique local experiences will be priceless. With the help of AllaboutJeju.com, make your very personal journey even more special.

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