Yeosu’s coastline is famous for its temperate climate and lush greenery, as well as outstanding beaches. A favourite hangout is Manseongri Beach, which has black volcanic sand fringed with cafes and eateries serving tongue-tingling Korean BBQ dishes.

Enjoy a bird’s eye view of Yeosu by taking a ride on the Maritime Cable Car, which connects the city with Dolsan Island. If you have a head for heights, choose a cabin with glass floors for thrilling views. Visit Yeosu Specialty Seafood Market for fresh produce offered at its many bustling stalls and restaurants.

What to see & do in Yeosu

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Things to do in Yeosu involve ancient Buddhist temples, beautiful panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and oceans, gigantic parks for play and quirky museums and exhibits. From the Yeosu Cable Car, Donsan Bridge, Jasan Park cable cars and Yi Sun-sin Bridge, you can get stunning photos for your social media feeds. At the Maritime and Fisheries Science Museum, Angel Mural Village and Goheung Spaceship observatory, you can learn all...

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Where & what to eat in Yeosu

  • 10 Great Restaurants in Yeosu

    Yeosu is a seafood haven with plenty of regional specialities. Added to the freshly caught ingredients from the clean waters of the South Sea, leaf mustard kimchi and Korean lettuce are Namdo region's unique flavours, creating incredible dishes. If you are not sure of what to eat in Yeosu, the best dishes include marinated crab with rice (gejang baekban), raw...

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Where to shop & what to buy in Yeosu

  • 6 Best Places to Go Shopping in Yeosu

    Yeosu’s traditional markets and fish markets are mostly gathered in one place, around the Yeondeungcheon Stream in Gyo-dong. Gyodong Market, Seo Market, Fish Market, Seafood Specialty Market, and Jungang Market are popular markets for locals and tourists. Most of the Yeosu markets are characterised by a high proportion of seafood. Fresh fish, dried fish, salted fish, fresh kimchi, and other...

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Where to go & what to do at night in Yeosu

  • 5 Best Things to Do After Dinner in Yeosu

    Yeosu's night sea is famous for its beauty. At Jongpo Marine Park, centred on Yi Sun-shin Square, you can experience the wonderful night-time sea. The view of the sea at night from the Yeosu Maritime Cable Car is especially breath-taking. The Hamel Lighthouse and the Yeosu Expo Marine Park also face the beautiful sea of Yeosu, creating a unique landscape....

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  • Yeosu Travel Essentials

    Our Yeosu travel essentials guide features all the information you need to plan a memorable trip to this lively and historic Korean city. We will take a look at important things you need to know, such as the best time to travel, emergency numbers, currency and the local climate. You can even discover how to get around Yeosu efficiently whether...

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