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Taebaek Guwau Village (Alpine Botanical Garden) (태백 구와우마을(고원자생식물원))

  • Taebaek Guwau Village (Alpine Botanical Garden) (태백 구와우마을(고원자생식물원))
  • Taebaek Guwau Village (Alpine Botanical Garden) (태백 구와우마을(고원자생식물원))
  • Taebaek Guwau Village (Alpine Botanical Garden) (태백 구와우마을(고원자생식물원))
  • Taebaek Guwau Village (Alpine Botanical Garden) (태백 구와우마을(고원자생식물원))
  • Taebaek Guwau Village (Alpine Botanical Garden) (태백 구와우마을(고원자생식물원))

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Address
38-33, Guwau-gil, Taebaek-si, Gangwon-do
강원도 태백시 구와우길 38-33 (황지동)
Type
Recreational Forests/ Arboretums
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-33-553-9707 (Korean)
Homepage
http://iscf.co.kr
  • Information
    Introduction
    Guwau Village is located below Pijae Hill (also called Samsuryeong) at the entrance to Maebongsan Mountain. The village got its name because its topography resembles the scenery of nine cows peacefully lying around. The Alpine Botanical Garden is located 800-900 meters above sea level and protects the endangered alpine plant species from disappearing.

    The botanical garden also offers visitors an opportunity to conveniently observe some rare flowers and plants. In August, when the sunflowers are in full bloom, the Taebaek Sunflower Festival is held at Guwau Village. In addition to celebrating the area’s wide array of colorful flowers, the festival also has a variety of attractions such as a drawing exhibition, a photo exhibition, and an environmental sculpture exhibition using repurposed materials.

    Parking Facilities
    Available

    Admission Fees
    [Highlands Botanical Garden]
    Adult 5,000 won / Student 3,000 won
    Group (30 persons and more) 3,000 won
    * The above fee is charged during the festival only.

    Available Facilities
    Ecological forest road, Gallery, Sculpture park and etc.

    Restrooms
    Available

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