South Korea: Hallasan

Hallasan is a shield volcano on Jeju Island of South Korea. Hallasan is the highest mountain in South Korea. The area around the mountain is a designated national park, the HallasHallasan is a shield volcano on Jeju Island of South Korea. Hallasan is the highest mountain in South Korea.

The area around the mountain is a designated national park, the Hallasan National Park. Hallasan is commonly considered to be one of the three main mountains of South Korea, with Jirisan and Seoraksan being the other two.an National Park. Hallasan is commonly considered to be one of the three main mountains of South Korea, with Jirisan and Seoraksan being the other two.


South Korea: Jeju Island

Jeju Island, one of the most beautiful islands in East Asia is located just one hour by air from Seoul, capital of Republic of Korea.

Jeju is the largest and the most beautiful island in South Korea, came into existence 700 to 1,200 thousand years ago when lava spewed from a sub-sea volcano and surfaced above the waters. Then 100 to 300 thousand years ago, another volcanic eruption formed Mt. Halla.

Jeju Island was officially proclaimed one of the New7Wonders of Nature On December 21st, 2011.