Botanic Garden & Temple without meal
Visites, Excursions en pleine nature, Culture, Déjeuner exclus
Located within Jungmun Resort, Yeomiji Botanical Garden is one of the best botanical gardens in Asia with a unique southern atmosphere. The indoor garden contains approximately 2,000 rare tropical and subtropical plants throughout the Flower Garden, Water Lily Garden, Jungle Garden, Subtropical Fruits Garden, Cactus and Succulent Garden, and Observation Platform. The outdoor garden offers Jeju Native Garden, as well as Korean, Japanese, Italian and French folk gardens. The tour train accommodating 60 persons travels between Indoor and Outdoor Garden. Jungmun Tourist Complex and Cheonjeyeon Falls. A clear view of Hallasan Mountain, and the nearby coast and Marado Island can all be observed from the 38 meter high observation platform.
You will also visit the Yakcheonsa Temple, whose architectural style is reminiscent of the Buddhist temples of the early Joseon Dynasty. Measuring an impressive 98 feet tall and spanning a total area of 35,000 square feet, it is the largest temple in the East. A 16-foot-tall statue of Vairocana greets you when you enter the temple. The walls on both the right and left have been sculpted into large altar portraits of Buddha and in front of the Dharma Hall is a giant Buddhist temple bell, weighing 18 tons. Beloved for its size and grandeur, the temple consists of the main temple and a three-story residential structure for the Buddhist monks. Other notable sites are the Dharma Hall, built inside a natural cave, the Samseongak Shrine and the Sarira Pagoda. After your visit you’ll return to the ship at Jeju.
Please note: Minimum age is 8 years.
English & other European tour guides are subject to availability.