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Arboreta - Gyeonggi-do


Arboreta - Gyeonggi-do

Korea National Arboretum and Forest Museum  - Pocheon
Info 031-540-2000 / Arboretum 031-540-1030 /
Reservations for foreigners 031-540-2000
Website:  (Korean, English)
Closed: Sundays & Mondays, January 1st, Seollal & Chuseok holidays
Hours: April-October: 09:00-18:00 / November-March: 09:00-17:00 (last admission one hour before closing)
Description: Located in Gwangneung Forest and contains the Forest Museum where all the information on forestry is exhibited.
Parking available
Admission: Adults W1,000 / Youths W700 / Child W500
Getting there: Uijeongbu Station, subway line 1 (stop  110) Exit 1. Take bus 21 at the bus stop in front of Uijeongbu Police Station and get off  at the Arboretum.

The Kwanak Arboretum of Seoul National University    - Anyang
Reservations required – applicatons on the 1st day of the month, one month before visit / for forest experience program, at least 7 days in advance
Info: 02-31-473-0071 (morning) / 2268 (afternoon)
Reservation for foreigners:  031-473-0071
E-mail: arbor@snu.ac.kr
Website: (Korean, English)
Description: SNU collects, grows, preserves, exhibits, and studies plants native to Korea and other plants native to the northern hemisphere.
Closed Saturdays, Sundays, & national holidays
Hours: April – November. Mon – Fri: 10:00 - 17:30
Parking: Free
Admission: Free
Directions:  Gwangak Station, subway line 1 (stop P146). Take a taxi. Or from
Anyang Station (stop P147) Exit 1, take Bus 2. Get off at Anyang Art Park (안양예술공원)

Mulhyanggi Arboretum - Osan
Info: 031-378-1261 (Korean)
Website: (Korean only)
Description: . The Mulhyanggi Arboretum takes around two hours to see in its entirety.
Closed on Mondays (if a holidays falls on a Monday, it will be open on the Monday and closed on the following Tuesday)
Hours: March ~ October 09:00 - 18:00 / November ~ February 09:00 - 17:00
Parking available
Admission: Adult W1,000 / Youth W700 / Child W500 / Under 6 Free
Getting there: Get off at Osandae station on subway  line 1 (stop P159). Go out exit  2, cross the street and walk for five minutes.  Or take bus no. 301 at Suwon station (P155) and get off at the Sucheong-dong entrance


Note: For help getting information in English, contact KTO’s 031-1330 helpline.
Senior and Discount rates available at some of the sites (NB: foreign nationals may not always be eligible)
Advance reservations often required for experience programs and/or group visits.
Group rates available at most sites.
For more details, visit the Korea Tourism Organization website.


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Last Updated on 2012-06-23


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