Also a must- see place for Kdrama fans who wanted to experience the romantic ambiance from their favorite striking Kdramas, Seopjikoji which is situated at the end of the eastern shore of Jeju Island is a place that you need to get your feet on. Seopjikoji was once called “Seopji”, the old name for the area, and “Koji” is Jeju dialect meaning a sudden bump on land. Seopjikoji also features a wide and flat hill called Koji, where Hyeopjayeondae, a stone Bongsudae stood, measuring 4m in in height and 9m in width. Nearby attractions include Jeju Folk Village and Udo Island, which are some of the nicest place to visit as well.
Seopjikoji gained greater popularity when it was featured on various TV series and became a filming site to renowned Korean dramas such as “Gingko Bed,” “The Uprising,” “One Thousand and One Nights” and other Korean TV dramas.
But the dramas that placed Seopjikoji to the international limelight is “All In” starring Song Hye Kyo, (the Descendants of the Sun lead, which is the best drama in early 2016) and Lee Byung Hun; and “Boys Before Flowers”, the award-winning and most popular drama among teenagers starring superstar Lee Min Ho and Ku Hye Sun.
Walking up the long flight of stairs, will surely bring you good in the end for what lies on the top is a magnificent white lighthouse that hangs from a cliff. Doesn’t that remind you of those chilling and romantic scenes from your favorite Kdrama?
If you’re planning to drive in Jeju, head to the east coast and enjoy the view from this picturesque place.
*photo source: https://blog.naver.com/sheothd111/220955538251