Mysterious Road (Dokkaebi Road), Jeju

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Experience the illusion of Mysterious Road (Dokkaebi Road), a road in the hilly mountain slopes north of Jeju that seems to defy gravity. Take a drive up to the 100 m (328 ft) long road and put your vehicle in neutral, you’ll feel like your car is slowly going uphill. In reality, the road has a downward slope, and the elevated surroundings create an optical illusion and play a trick on your mind, making it seem like the car is rolling upwards. Find out how to plan Jeju trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.
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  • I couldn't walk the car off engine both experienced in the two places. Is the path of the Mystic?
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  • My wife and I visited this road last year during our 4 days tour of Jeju. It was a good experience but once is enough. Jeju is a really wonderful island to visit and we will definitely come back in th...  more »
  • The camera turns off at a fixed point and the platoon is set at the end of the space. The car is moving uphill! Although it's a vision, it looks like a downhill slope, but it's fun to be cheated by the eyes!
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  • It'll take about 10 minutes to see cars rolling uphill. There is a Korean archery experience and a few drink stalls along the road. It's quite fun for a while. 1. Drive to the bottom of the slope. You'll see where all the other cars are lining up. Opposite the 7 eleven. 2. Put your hazard lights on. 3. Put your car into neutral and release your brakes. 4. Watch for cars overtaking you. Tips: bring some cans or a ball to roll. Keep your kids close because cars will be overtaking each other here.
  • I've experienced this before in middle east but first time in Jeju Korea. 1. You have to pay attention to start and end signboard. 2. When u arrived at starting point, put double signal on. 3. Then change gear to Neutral then release ur feet from pressing gasoline. Dont worry your car will not roll backward/downward but instead it roll upward/forward. Have fun trying!
  • must visit - it will blow your mind. Make sure you google and do some research before visiting as it will explain to you have to do the experiment and why it is defying gravity. This is optical illusion at GOD level
  • Beautiful scenery across the mysterious road ! Highly recommended to try the pear juice (2nd picture) - 1,000 won for each can. The corn in a cob (3,000 won for a bag) has a jelly-like texture, worth the try!
  • seems like you are going downhill/uphill but it was e opposite. try pouring water on the road or put your vehicle's gear in neutral to experience the phenomenon.
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