- Bogildo Island
is the southernmost point of Wando-gun looking out to Soando
Island and Cheongsando
Island to the east, Nohwa to the
north, Jodo-myeon of Jindo to the west, and Chujado Island
to the south.
- As the center of Dadohae National Marine
Park, Bogildo has the heavenly
landscape of Yoon, Sun Do’s Remains and Yesong, Jung-ri and Tong-ri Beaches
that have miles of pebble and sand fields.
Forest, which is Natural Monument No.
40, is also located in Bogildo
○ Bogildo Yesong Village
- Yesong-ri is the largest village in Bogildo Island.
Its greatest beauties are the pebble beach that forms a 1.4km fan along
the southeastern coast of Bogildo Island and the Evergreen Forest. Yesong-ri’s beaches are covered by dark-blue
pebbles called Gaetdol. Every time the
waves hit the beach, you can hear the unique sound made by the rolling pebbles. Sunrise
at the beach is so beautiful that it is picked as one of the Eight Beautiful
Sceneries of Wando.
- This village originated from a
traditional village called Yejak, which was named so because the people in the
village admired politeness and pursued ethics.
It was later named Yesong because the village fostered many writers to
enlighten people, the people were naturally polite and gentle, and even the
pine trees in the village seemed polite.
○ Tourist Attractions
- Yesong Village’s attractions are the beautiful beaches –
Jung-ri, Tong-ri, and Yesong-ri Beaches – Yesong-ri
and the remains of Yoon, Sun Do who wrote many poetic songs.
- The village has clean natural environments
and grows various kinds of seafood, such as abalone, brown seaweed, seaweed
fusiforme, and kelp.