Korea National Arboretum ((in Korean):국립수목원) is an arboretum located in Jikdong-ri, Soheul eup, Pocheon city of Gyeonggi Province of South Korea. Before 1999, the arboretum was called Arboretum Gwangneung.Plan to visit Korea National Arboretum and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Pocheon attractions using our Pocheon route maker tool.
The planting of large forests started during the reign of Sejo of Joseon. He and Queen Jeonghui designated the area for a tomb. The area was devastated during the Korean war.
The arboretum includes the white-bellied woodpecker and 900 plant species. The South Korean government registered the forest as natural monument 11, acknowledging its importance.
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I’ve visited many botanical gardens. Many which are beautiful and amazing. However they have had a lot of human influence. This garden is in a forest with some human influence. I feel it was set up.... more »
Very good arboretum. Probably the best and the biggest near Seoul. The entrance fee is only 1,000 won. But, the reservation is ESSENTIAL. No chance to be sold out by the way. Not crowded during the... more »
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