Gimnyeong Village in Jeju

Gimnyeong is a beautiful village on the east side of Jeju, where you can see beautiful beaches and powerful wind turbines.

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One can experience the beauty of nature and culture at Gimnyeong Village.

Kimnyeong Village

You can find information about Gimnyeong at the Harmony Center.

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The Geo trail from Gimnyeong to Woljeong is 14.6 km, starting from Harmony Center.

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Before we have the modern lighthouses with its tall towers, Gimnyeong has this stone lighthouse. This is Dodaebul standing on top of Maedangsan Hill.

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Inside this underground cave is a freshwater spring.

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You can go swimming at Cheonggul Spring, where there is freshwater even though it is surrounded by the sea.

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Locals have a traditional pig ritual “dotje” where they sacrifice black pigs and share the pork with the community.

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Gimnyeong has more than 30 wall murals. This special mural is designed with metal.

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If you would like to enjoy Gimnyeong at a relaxing pace, you can stay at one of the Geo guest houses overnight.

Gimnyeong Restaurants and Cafes:

1.Keunmul Heobok 큰물허벅 Open from 8:30am- 8:30pm.

Recommendation: abalone in a stone pot 전복뚝배기; 12,000won

2.Dong Seong Restaurant 동성식당 Open from 11:30am-1:30pm, 6pm-9:30pm

Recommendation: fern spicy stew 고사리육개장, 8,000won

3.Jeonguk Seafood 전국수산 Open from 10:30am-7:30pm

Recommendation: abalone porridge 전북죽, 12,000won

4.Woori Doori Restaurant 우리두리식당 Open from 11am-10:30pm

Recommendation: Homemade meal with side dishes 거정식백반, 7,000won

5. Kimnyeong Haenyeo Raw Fish 김녕해녀직영횟집 Open from 9:30am-7:30pm

Recommendation: Mackerel 10,000won, Conch shell 10,000won

6. Jjokeurak Cafe 쪼글락카페 Open 11am-9pm

7. Dashi Bang Project Cafe 다시방 프로젝트 카페 Open 10am-7pm

For more information about Gimnyeong Geo trails, click here.

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