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Top Choice Barbecue in Seogwipo

Saesom Galbi

Down an alley and perched on a cliff overlooking the harbour, this is the place for barbecued beef or pork. The atmosphere is informal and boisterous thanks to the weathered floors, open dining concept and giddy sta…
Top Choice Cafe in Seogwipo

Cafe Mayb

Creatively decorated inside, with tables spilling onto the street, Seogwipo’s most laid-back cafe is the place to meet friends or enjoy downtime with a book.
Museum in Seogwipo

Lee Jung-Seop Art Gallery & Park

On the street that is named after him and decorated with images from his distinctive paintings and drawings, is this small museum devoted to Lee Jung-Seop (1916–56). Outside, on a lovely manicured lawn with fragrant…
Stadium in Seogwipo

World Cup Stadium

Six kilometres west of central Seogwipo, this graceful soccer stadium built for the 2002 World Cup is the centrepiece of an entertainment complex that includes a multiplex cinema, E-Mart discount store, a family wat…
Waterfall in Seogwipo

Cheonjiyeon Pokpo

This 22m-high waterfall is reached after a 10-minute walk through a beautifully forested, steep gorge. The waterfall can be impressive following heavy rain; at other times it’s more noisy than wide. Well worth visit…
Bridge in Seogwipo

Saeyeon-gyo & Saeseom

The attractive cable-stayed Saeyeon-gyo bridge at the mouth of Seogwipo Harbour provides access to densely wooded Saeseom (Sod Island), around which runs a shady 1.1km trail. It’s a favourite spot to stroll at sunse…
Waterfall in Seogwipo

Jeongbang Pokpo

A favorite with photographers, this 23m-high waterfall is a 15-minute walk east of the town centre. At times less dramatic than the island's other wateralls, its claim to fame is that it's the only waterfall in Asia…
Cafe in Seogwipo

Architecture Cafe Utopia

One of the most inspired cafes you'll ever see. This multilevel complex is part cafe, beer bar, gallery and tree fort. If you visit at night, be sure to find the room with a model horse. It's on a corner, one block …
Bar in Seogwipo

Ba Nong

A relaxed place with soothing music, serving a good selection of caffeinated drinks and beer. There’s also a small selection of food, including pasta dishes and sandwiches. Look for the cafe with planters on the foo…
Memorial in Seogwipo

Seobok Exhibition Hall

This exhibition hall is dedicated to Seobok, who was an envoy of the first Chinese emperor, Qin Shi Huang, and chronicles his visits to Hallasan in search of a rare elixir.