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There are certain must-see locations on Jeju for visitors wanting to learn more about the massacre. The sites introduced on this section were chosen by the degree to which they are accessible, informative, relevant, and to some extent, reflective of the essence of the island. Inevitably, there are many sites that are absent such as Alltteureu Airfield, Seonheul Fortress, Seodal Oreum, and others. Nevertheless, a visit to the locations below, either individually or as part of a wider tour, will help you give a deeper appreciation of both the massacre and island culture and nature more broadly.

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Gotjawal: Providing shelter and shade from violence

It was the gotjawal that provided sanctuary to villagers when all land — and life…

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Goneuldong: The massacre that reached the sea

People once lived on the sides of this steep headland. They built their homes…

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The nightmare of the Bukchon Massacre

A short drive east of Jeju City is the coastal village of Bukchon, and…

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Darangshi cave, where truth of 4·3 lay hidden for 50 years

Darangshi Oreum is a place of beauty that attracts visitors from across the world….

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Site of political unrest — Gwandeokjeong Pavilion

If the Jeju Uprising and Massacre had a geographical epicenter, it would be the…

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The Jeju 4·3 Peace Park: A place to honour, grieve, learn

When late South Korean President Kim Dae-jung signed the Jeju 4·3 Special Law into…

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