Jeju Island, South Korea is celebrating their inclusion
as one of the ‘New7Wonders of Nature’ based on the first count of vote results
on11/11/11. Absolute verification of the results will take place in early 2012.
Jeju Island ran an excellent campaign as one of the finalists to become one of the ‘New7Wonders’
of the natural world and let the unique geography of the island inspire voters.
was Korea’s first natural site to become
an UNESCO World Natural Heritage in June 2007, covering three sites
Geomunoreum, regarded as one of the finest lava tube system of caves; the
fortress-like Seongsan Ilchulbong crater and Mt. Hallasan.
The largest island and smallest province in Korea, Jeju has a surface area of 1,846 sqkm, replete
beaches, waterfalls, cliffs, caves and a unique island culture. Mt. Hallasan,
which rises 1,950m above sea level, is home to flora and fauna of both
temperate and tropical varieties, coexisting on the mountain. The Jungmun
Tourist Complex is a comprehensive tourist resort and provides top-quality
accommodation and tourist facilities.
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For further information
Mr. Ramy Salameh
Tel: 020 7321 2535