Both sides of Jeju Island in South Korea draw tourists

04/23/2012 | Washington Post, The

The abundance of UNESCO World heritage sites on South Korea's Jeju Island has long attracted tourists, but a new tourism segment known as dark tourism has highlighted the island's unique and troubled past. Visitors can witness the breathtaking sights at Seongsan peak and the Cheonjiyeon waterfall and visit the 4.3 Museum and the Jeju National Museum. There, tourists can learn about the Jeju inhabitants' storied history of resistance against foreign invaders and oppressive government regimes.

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