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Arboreta, Gardens - Chungcheongnam-do

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Beartree Park (Botanical Garden)Yeongi-gun 
Info: 041-866-7766 (Korean) 
Website: (Korean, English)
Description:  Built to honor the Manchurian Black Bear and features indoor and outdoor botanical gardens. Visitors are able to see and feed a variety of animals.
Closed 1st and 3rd Monday, Seollal (Lunar New Year's), and Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving Day)
Hours:  April - September: 09:00 - 19:00 / October - March: 09:00 - 18:00 (Admission up to 2 hours before closing)
 Admission:  April – October: Adult W10,000 Weekdays / W13,000 Weekends & National Holidays / Child W8,000
 November – March: Adult W8,000 / Child W6,000
 Getting there:  Take a bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Jochiwon  (takes about 90 min). Then
take a bus to Beartree Park from across from Jochiwon Terminal - in front of the Family Mart convience strore. (takes about 10 minutes)

Chollipo Arboretum - Taean-gun
Info: 041-672-9982
Website: (Korean only)
Description: Visitors will see magnolias, azaleas, rhododendrons, dogwoods, daffodils as they walk on a meandering footpath and around a lotus pond.
Hours:  April – September: 9am-6pm / October – March: 9am-5pm (Last admission one hour before closing)
Admission: November-March: Weekdays Adult W7,000, Student W4,000, Child W3,000 / Weekends: Adult W8,000, Student W5,000, Child W3,000
April-October: Adult W5,000, Student: W3,000, Child W2,000
Getting there: Take the Express bus from Nambu Bus terminal to Taean (about 2 1/2 hours). Take local bus at Taean Bus Terminal to the Chollipo Arboretum.

Hanbat Arboretum - Daejeon
Info 042-472-4972~4  South Chungcheong Province,
Website:  (Korean only)
Description: Hanbat Arboretum, linked with the Daejeon Government Complex and Science Park, is the largest manmade urban arboretum
Hours: June-September: 05:00-24:00 / October-May: 07:00-22:00 (last admission one hour before closing)
Admission: Free
Getting there:
By subway: Government Complex, Daejeon Station (Daejeon Subway Line 1), Exit 3. Go 80m straight, and turn right at the 4-way Intersection. Go 800m straight, and turn right towards the Peongsong Youth Center. Go 700m straight to arrive at the Hanbat Arboretum on the left.
By bus: Take Bus 606, 618 or 911 and get off at Daejeon Culture & Arts Center (예술의전당). Or, take Bus 104, 604, 301, 318, 705 or 918 and get off at Seogu Bogeonso (서구보건소).

Note: For help getting information in English, contact KTO’s 041-1330 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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Image: Beartree Park


Last Updated on 2012-06-23

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