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Waryong Park (와룡공원)

  • Waryong Park (와룡공원)
  • Waryong Park (와룡공원)
  • Waryong Park (와룡공원)
  • Waryong Park (와룡공원)
  • Waryong Park (와룡공원)

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192, Waryonggongwon-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 종로구 와룡공원길 192 (명륜3가)
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-731-0461,
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese,
Spanish, French)
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese,
Spanish, French)
  • Information

    Situated in Myeongryun-dong (Seoul) and established in 1984, Waryong Park is located near Malbawi, one of the best overlooks from which to see the city of Seoul. The park is close to natural attractions such as Samcheong Park, Changgyeong Park, and Bukaksan (Mt. Bukak).

    Although it was difficult to grow trees in the park (and other parts of the country) because of the shallowness of the soil, many citizens participated in the nationwide campaign to plant over 10 million trees across the country, transforming places like Waryong into lush areas filled with flowering plants.

    In the park, spring blooms forth in a colorful assortment of cherry trees, ume flowers, azaleas, and forsythias, making it a popular destination for family visitors. There are also a variety of excellent amenities: badminton courts, aerobic fields, fitness facilities, and pavilions, wonderful for exercise, leisurely walks, or simply taking a break.

    A famous hiking trail, running between the Seoul Fortress Wall and Samcheong Park, passes right through the park. Flanked by cherry blossoms, the trail attracts droves of nature lovers throughout the year and especially in spring, when the trees are in full bloom. The trail also passes by the Fortress Wall in Bukaksan.

    +82-2-731-0461, +82-2-731-1650

    Opening date
    April 1, 1984

    Admission Fees

    Available Facilities
    Malbawi, tennis court, and open-air bath


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