South Koreans equally relate to both the culture of their people and the environment. The subtleties of the relationship of the inhabitants of the country of morning freshness with the world can be comprehended in Cholla-Nu, admiring the marine and mountain landscapes and traditional architecture.
Chella-Namado — Province of the Republic of Korea, located in the southwest of the country. Administrative center — District Muan, the largest city — Yosu. The provincial area is 12,247 km², Population — 1.9 million. human.
In the north of Cheolla-Mousto borders with the province of Cheolla-Pukto, in the East — From Chella-Nu, in the south is washed by Korean Strait, and in the West — Yellow Morce. In the northern part of the province there is a city of direct submission to Kwangju.
For Chella-Majdo, the rugged coastline is characterized, groups of small uninhabited islands and picturesque bays. Also on the province of one of the highest mountain ranges of South Korea is located — Chirisan.
Higher point of the province of Cheolla-Namdo — Morag Nogodan (1507 m), lower point — Sea level (0 m).
Cheolla-Mousto is located in the zone of subtropical wet climate and is one of the warmest provinces of South Korea. Thanks to warm currents in the Korean Strait and the influence of the Yellow Sea, the climate is softer here than in the central part of the peninsula.
Summer in Chella-Namudo is quite roast, but the high temperature of the air is transferred easier than in the central provinces. Winter — warm and dry; The air temperature is almost never falling below zero.
As in other provinces of Korea, which have access to the sea, June and August in Cholla-Namudo there is a season of monsoon: the wind blows from the sea to land and brings heavy rains. At the end of summer or at the beginning of autumn over South Korea, Typhins are held, affecting the coastal region of Cheolla-Namdo.
It is best to go to this province in spring or autumn. Most comfortable months — May and October. In the summer, the trip will be spoiled by prolonged strong shines, and in the winter in Chella-Namudo, though warmth, but due to the lack of snow enough. You can enjoy the beach holiday in late May-early June or in the second half of September.
Attractions Cheolla-Nuddo are not too popular with foreigners — Organized tourist groups here are very rare. Independent tourists go to the province to see some of the most beautiful landscapes in Korea. A lot of unique architectural monuments of the Times of Choson Dynasty.
Sent — County in the southern part of Cheolla-Namdo, famous green tea plantations. Plants that acquire “open” The view in the first half of May is officially a tourist object with parking, ticket office, toilets and paths for which you can walk visitors — You can not be afraid of angry farmers and evil dogs.
In mid-May, a tea festival is held here. His guests can participate in the collection of tea leaves, and then — independently cook drink or traditional dish. Also at the festival you can join the tea ceremony and find out the Korean culture closer.
Nagan Ospson — City of the end of the XIV century, located 15 km from Sunchon. Nagan Ospson is a traditional Korean village consisting of hundreds of houses built during the Choson Dynasty. The village is surrounded by a fortress wall that has survived to this day almost in primeval form, as evidenced by the ancient stone laying.
From the fortress wall surrounding the ancient city, the pastoral species on the straw roofs of traditional houses and mountains on the horizon. Every year in January here is a bright festival with sacrifice and old rites.
Sunchon Wonson — The only preserved Japanese castle in Cholla-Namdo near the village of Sinson-NE (SINSEONG-RI). The castle was built in 1597 and served the outpost during the second invasion of the Japanese forces in Korea during the Immer’s War.
Sunchon Worth is not mentioned in standard guidebooks for foreigners, and Koreans do not like this place in connection with the centuries-old offend on the Japanese. That is why there are almost no tourists on the territory of the castle – here you can enjoy the silence and make a lot of beautiful photos. In addition, from the fortress can be observed.
Volchulsan (Wolchulsan) — National Park of Mountains in the county of Jonam, in the southwestern part of Cheolla-Namdo. This National Park — One of the smallest in South Korea, so there are only two hayking routes: long (about 8 km) and short (about 5 km).
As the mountains are low, both routes will fit most tourists. Long route passes through the ancient Buddhist temples and lake. Both routes lead to the main attraction of the park — Cloud bridge connecting two vertices.
Hallohesan — National Marine Park, located on several large and many small islands in the Korean Strait. Almost all the territory of the park belonging to Chella-Naudo takes one of the most beautiful islands — Odoneau.
Bamboo, Camellia and many other trees and plants grow on a small island. The island has pedestrian paths with viewing platforms, which offer views of the city of Yosu and the Korean Bay.
In the province of Chella-Namdo, three airports: Muan, Yeosu and Kwangju. From Muan International Airport, flights to Japan, China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Philippines, Thailand, Mongolia are carried out. Also carry out flights to the island of Jeju and back. Airport Kwangju fly airplanes with Jeju, from Seoul (Kimho) and Janaan. In Yosu, you can fly from Seoul (Kimho).
In the near future, flights from Vladivostok to Muan are planned, but for now direct flights from Russia and other countries to Cholla-Namdo. First you need to get to Seoul (Incheon Airport) by regular direct flight a / k “Aeroflot”, “Korean Air”, “S7”, “Aurora” or flights of foreign companies with docks and then — to Cheolla-Mousto in any convenient way.
From Seoul or Incheon Airport to Cheolla-Naudo, it is convenient to get on a rented car.
You can also get near public transport:
By bus from Seoul (SEOUL Central City bus station) to Yosu;
on the high-speed KTX train from Jonsan Station (Yongsan Station) to Yosu;
By bus to Kwangju directly from Terminal No. 1 Incheon International Airport;
on a high-speed KTX train from Jonsan Station (Yongsan Station) to Kwangju;
by bus from Seoul (SEOUL Central City) to Kwangju;
On the high-speed KTX train from the central railway station (Seoul Station) to Moko with docking in Osong (Osong).
With the help of the Site and Applications Rome2Rio, you can make an optimal route from other cities of South Korea to the province of Cheolla-Namdo and between its cities, as well as learn time on the way for each route and type of transport.
Trip to Cholla-Namdo at the end of May — early June or the second half of September will allow you to combine outdoor vacations with beach. But not to embarrass and not annoy the Koreans who are accustomed to swim in clothes, it is better to abandon frank bikini and smelters.
Koreans themselves prefer thin wetsuits: it is a great option for those who quickly burns. Compromise options — Long loose shorts for men and a solid swimsuit for women.
Tourist infrastructure in Cheolla-Namdo only develops. Public transport routes that pass through all the sights of the province, not yet — You can travel with comfort only on a rented car or hitchhiking.