Seonimgyo Bridge, Jeju Island, South Korea

Seonimgyo Bridge (AKA Seonim Bridge) is an arch bridge in Jeju Island made over a waterfall called Cheonjeyeon Waterfall in South Korea. Another name for this bridge is Chilseonyeogyo, which means “seven-nymph bridge.” It is called so because it has a total of 14 nymphs sculpted on the sides of the bridges (seven on each side) and each is playing her own musical instrument. These are there to symbolize a Korean legend. It is 128 m in length and weighs 230 tons. This bridge was completed in 1984. It is a major tourist attraction in the region and tourists using the bridge have to pay a fee.

Seonimgyo Bridge, Jeju Island, South Korea


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