Yeosu Hotspot

Cluster of at least 4 WHS within reach for a return day trip from a center.

The center is: Yeosu. It has a domestic airport and convenient ferry terminal to Jeju (<6h).

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Baekje Historic Areas < than 150km to Iksan (direct KTX high-speed train 1.5 hours)
Gaya Tumuli < than 100 km to (Namwon) Yugok-ri and Durak-ri Tumuli; < than 100 km to (Goseong) Songhak-dong Tumuli
Getbol, Korean Tidal Flat < than 25km from Suncheon Bay and under 50km from Boseong Tidal Flats
Gochang, Hwasun, and Ganghwa Dolmen < than 75km from Hwasun Dolmen site
Sansa, Buddhist Mountain Monasteries < than 50km to Seonamsa (direct KTX high-speed train to Suncheon 15 minutes)
Seowon, Neo-Confucian Academies < than 100km from Namgye and Pilam Seowon by car

Map of Yeosu Hotspot

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  • Cultural
  • Natural
  • Mixed
  • Tentative


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