Yeosu, Cholla-Namdo province, South Korea, is one of the most remote cities in relation to Seoul. It is located in the south of the Korean Peninsula on the coast of the Korean Strait and includes 317 islands (among them only 49 are inhabited). Islands are connected by bridges and tunnels. It is a large port city with a developed industrial complex. Nowadays, in Yeosu, there is a petrochemical complex, which is the largest in the country, and a developed ferrous metallurgy, construction and food industry; there is an operating shipyard as well. Since ancient times, fishing has flourished in these places, today it is the leading center for processing seafood, which cannot but attract "culinary tourists". At the beginning of the 21st century, tourism developed rapidly, which was facilitated by the decision to host the 2012 World Exhibition in Yeosu. Historical sights are the Buddhist Temple of Hyngoks, founded in 1195; the Dharma Hall, which is famous for its paintings and is on the list of Korea's Historic Heritage; a monument to the naval commander Li Song Sin, known for his famous victories. Modern tourists' attractions include: oceanarium, which is the largest in Korea, Sky Tower, with a viewing platform at the top and Big-O wheel. The territory of the city includes many picturesque islands, where regular tours are held. Sado and Comundo are the most famous islands of Yeosu visited by tourists. The local beaches are famous for their black volcanic sand.
Yeosu - Seoul railway line is 315 km in length.
Bus routes connect the city with most of the settlements of the country.
In 47 km from it, there is an International Airport.
Ferry crossing - port of Zarubino-Sokcho (about 400 km from Yeosu).