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Stunning surroundings

The Jirisan National Park is so vast and beautiful. It was an adventure to walk around. It's... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Alex T
Wonderful Must See

Nature lovers must not miss this place about three hours away from Busan . Take a package tour for... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
New Delhi, India
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| 전라남도 구례군, 전라북도 남원시, 경상남도 산청군, Hadong-gun, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

The Jirisan National Park is so vast and beautiful. It was an adventure to walk around. It's definitely a must see when you visit South Korea. Spring time was the best :)

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Reviewed 6 November 2017

Nature lovers must not miss this place about three hours away from Busan . Take a package tour for quick and easy access . Inside walking trails amidst foilage in fall colours with streams of fresh waters makes this such a lovely place . Just...More

4  Thank pilgrim_gsa
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This beautiful park is 472 km2 (182 sq mi); it is the first national park named in South Korea. It touches 3 cities and towns. About 45 of my coworkers and I went on a cloudy Thursday. We took a bus 2 hours outside of...More

1  Thank Partyof1Nomad
Reviewed 13 December 2015

We ended up going here on a whim, by bus from Jinju. It was about an hour and a half ride. The park is big and has several places that are access points. I coould not really tell you which one we were at, we...More

3  Thank 411MarianH
Reviewed 2 August 2015

When I was in North Korea, Chilbosan, our guide there told us about the 6 legendary mountains on the Korean peninsula (5 in the North, 1 in the South). The one in the South is Jirisan. Since I was heading to South Korea after the...More

3  Thank Lemon93
Reviewed 21 July 2015

I was in Jiri San last year, where I hiked for few day along a marked way and with refuges to stay along the way. The path was magnificent and the views superb. Only problem is the booking for the refuges that must be done...More

4  Thank Roland M
Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

Jirisan was my favourite place in South Korea. I walked up to Cheonwangbong peak (1915m) and wished I had more time to do some serious trekking there. The mountains are sooo beautiful! Note that there are "beware of bear" signs everywhere though there're just 4...More

1  Thank Marybee_DD
Reviewed 11 November 2014

This was simply a wonderful overnight trip. The walk up the valley was stunning with the autumn colours and with the stream pretty much an ever present companion. The terrain is rustic, not like some of the Korean walks (especially on Jeju) but easily manageable....More

2  Thank Sonnypest
Reviewed 7 August 2014

Lots of different routes. We did a 2 day hike that involved staying in pension in the mountains. The hike it self was pretty special and gave a good opportunity to mingle with the locals. Make sure you check with the tourist office about which...More

2  Thank Scott123804
Reviewed 3 March 2014

I thought I'd spend the day in Jirisan so took a bus to Gurye. When I got to the bus station, there were no maps, except for the usual unhelpful large comic book affair on the wall with a couple of teddy bears. There were...More

9  Thank LuckOut
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