Opened in May 2019, The Seoul Botanical Garden is one of the newest attractions in Seoul. With climate change and environmental issues present in our world now, there is no better time to have a garden in the Country’s capital. Displayed are different plants from all over the world and is the first facility to combine a garden and a park into one.
The Seoul Botanical garden is a space where a forest field, botanical garden, lake garden and wetland coexist. Here, in the park, visitors get to enjoy rest and leisure, soaking up the refreshing scenery.
The Forest field covers the main entrance and visitor’s centre. Festivals and other attraction take place here all year round. The main facilities here include the forest learning school, visitor centre and cultural garden.
The Botanic garden covers the botanic centre, garden school, magok cultural hall and conservatory. The conservatory houses unique plants from all over the world with each reflecting its local history. There is a sky bridge where You can walk on to see the plants from above.
The Lake garden area houses the lakeside walkway and the observation deck. The wooden pathway in the waterside observation deck extends to the Botanical garden allowing visitors to observe the creatures dwelling among the waterside plants.
The facility offers educational programs and serves as a space to get in touch with nature. The Seoul botanical garden is a perfect place for a date and family outings. There is a playground, exhibition hall, snack bars, Korean Cafeteria, and an Italian/Fusion Restaurant on the 6th floor of the building.
If you love plants and outdoor space, this is a place to visit. There is a glasshouse designed like a lotus leaf and it is quite a beauty.
How to get to Seoul Botanical Garden.
Because the Seoul botanical garden is in close distance from Gimpo Airport and Incheon Airport (40 minutes) and directly connected to the subway station, it allows visitors easy access to its facilities.
Address: 161, Magokdong-ro, Gangseo-gu, Seoul
Directions by Subway
- Line 9 Magongnaru station. Come out from Exit 3 or 4.
- Line 9 Yangcheon Hyanggyo station. Come out from Exit 8 and take a 5 minutes walk to the garden.
The Forest field, lake garden and wetland is opened all year round. The Botanic garden is opened every day except Mondays from 09:00 Am – 6:00 pm. Baby carriage and wheelchairs are available for rent. There is a Parking space available for 200 Won per minute.
Tickets to the Seoul Botanical garden cost 5000 Won for adults, 2000 Won for children and 3000 won for teenagers.
This a great place to enjoy nature and a fantastic place to visit.