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Visit Korea’s Largest Greenhouse at Seoul Botanic Park

Visit Korea’s Largest Greenhouse at Seoul Botanic Park


   Photo: Open Forest (left) and greenhouse (right) at Seoul Botanic Park
(Credit: Seoul Metropolitan Government)

Seoul Botanic Park, which began its project in 2015, opened its doors for a soft opening on October 11. The park currently features a collection of 3,100 different plant species, and expects to expand further in abundance and diversity by its grand opening in May 2019.

The park’s size is almost equivalent to Children’s Grand Park, and more than twice as large as Yeouido Park. Seoul Botanic Park is comprised of the Open Forest, Themed Garden, Lake Garden, and Wetland. The Themed Garden, open from 09:00 to 18:00, consists of an outdoor garden and Plant Culture Center that exhibits a greenhouse with plants from twelve different cities abroad. Other gardens and attractions are open 24 hours.

A variety of events will take place every weekend until the end of October. In addition, the recent opening of Magoknaru Station on the Airport Railroad Line allows visitors to enjoy a convenient access to the park.

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Visit Korea’s Largest Greenhouse at Seoul Botanic Park

☞ Address:
161, Magokdong-ro, Gangseo-gu, Seoul (서울 강서구 마곡동로 161)
☞ Directions: Magoknaru Station (Seoul Subway Line 9, Airport Railroad), Exit 3 & 4. Take the connecting passage.
☞ Period: Soft opening October 11, 2018-TBD / Grand opening planned May 2019 (permanent exhibition)
☞ Operating hours: Themed Garden 9:00-18:00, closed Mondays / Open Forest, Lake Garden, Wetland open 24 hours
☞ Admission: Free during soft opening period. Separate fee may be required for using certain facilities or participating in experience programs.
☞ Inquiries: +82-2-2104-9711 (Korean only)
☞ Website: botanicpark.seoul.go.kr (Korean only)
☞ 1330 Korea Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese, Russian, Vietnamese, Thai, Malay)


Information courtesy of Seoul Metropolitan Government