Geumneung Stone Park: Jeju culture set in stone

2018-02-13 12.57.02This park is filled with stone statues created over the course of 40 years which depict all sorts of interesting and quaint scenes of Jeju life. As you explore the different themes and creations around the park, take note of the remarkable individuality and emotion on the faces of many of these works of art.

You will be treated to variations on well-known Jeju statues like the dolhareubang grandfather stone statues and the haenyeo diving women, to images of Buddhist monks, teachers, villagers, children and even farm animals carved out of the island’s basalt stone.

Address: 176, Hallim-ro, Hallim-eup, Jeju-si, Jeju-do

Open everyday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Free of charge (there is a parking fee if you come by car)

 

For more information and a map to its location in Hallim-eup: http://www.visitjeju.net/en/tourView.jto?menuCd=DOM_000001817000000000&areaId=CNTS_000000000019446&langCd=EN&cpath=

Click here for a list of more fascinating cultural destinations on the island: http://www.visitjeju.net/en/index.jto?menuCd=DOM_000001817003000000

 


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