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The Garden of Morning Calm (아침고요수목원)

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Address
432, Sumogwon-ro, Sang-myeon, Gapyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do
경기도 가평군 상면 수목원로 432 (상면)
Type
Recreational Forests/ Arboretums
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-1544-6703
Homepage
morningcalm.co.kr
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
  • Information
    Introduction
    The Garden of Morning Calm, a 30,000㎡ garden, is open year-round and is a great spot to visit for families, couples, and photographers alike. The garden was conceptualized by Professor Han Sang-kyung (Gardening Department, Sahmyook University) while he was serving as an exchange professor in America. His vision was to create a garden that would become world-famous and spread the concept of Korean beauty throughout the world. The inspiration for the garden stemmed from a poem written by Sir Tagore, a great Indian poet, who described Korea during the Joseon Dynasty as "The Land of the Morning Calm."

    The garden is the oldest private garden in Korea. It is an artistic space with a beautiful balance between the Korean concept of natural curves with asymmetry, and plants with synthetic materials, attracting about 600,000 visitors annually.

    Scenic walkways, beautifully manicured grass, and flower beds connect the garden's 20 different themed sections. The Sukgeun Garden is shaped like the Korean Peninsula and is carpeted with beautiful flowers on both sides representing the desire for South and North Korea to be reunited. It is easily one of the most popular and meaningful attractions at the garden.

    The garden houses about 5,000 kinds of plants, including 300 varieties native to Baekdusan Mountain, known as a spiritual mountain to the Korean people. Flowers are in bloom from March to November, so the garden is usually busy during this period. In addition to the beautiful foliage of the garden, there are a variety of festivals and displays held throughout the year.

    * Spring: Spring Garden Festival
    * Summer: Festival of Roses, Hydrangeas and Roses of Sharon
    * Autumn: Festival of Chrysanthemums and Autumnal Tints
    * Winter: Lighting Festival

    Telephone
    +82-1544-6703

    Opening date
    May, 1996

    Closed
    N/A (Open year-round)

    Duration
    1 hr 30 min - 2 hrs

    Shopping Information
    * Jeongwon store +82-31-584-1497
    * Cafeteria +82-31-585-7194
    * Gift shop +82-31-585-9873
    * Plants shop
    * Restaurant and tea cafe
    * Coffee shop +82-31-584-6704

    Film Locations
    * Movies: 'Letter (편지, 1997)', 'Detective K (조선명탐정, 2010)', 'Obsessed (중독, 2014)'
    * Korean dramas: 'Smile Again, Dong Hae (웃어라 동해야, 2010)', 'You're Beautiful (미남이시네요, 2009)', 'A Love To Kill (이죽일놈의사랑, 2005)'
    * Reality shows: 'Infinite Challenge (무한도전)'

    Activity Information
    [Individuals]
    * Period: April to October
    * Venue: Hands-on program area
    * Hours: Weekdays 10:00-16:00 / Weekends · Public Holidays 10:00-17:00
    * How to participate: No reservation required within operating hours (Participation fees should be paid on-site)
    * Venue: Memory Workshop
    * Program: Making soap, topiary, wooden pipe necklaces, natural mist, and luminous beads bracelets, wooden insects

    [Groups]
    * Eligibility: Offered for group of 20 people or more (kindergarten students, elementary school, middle school students, high school students, adults)
    * Program: Garden walk & craft experience * Hours: 2 sessions available per day (morning 10:00-12:00 / afternoon 13:00-15:00)
    * Duration: Garden walk 1 hour 30 minute / Making program 30 minute
    * Reservation: To be made at least five days before planned visit (Inquiries: +82-1544-6703)

    [Nature School]
    * Eligibility: Offered for groups of 15 people (ages 5-9 years old)
    * Schedule: Tuesday-Friday 10:00-12:30 / 13:00-15:30
    * Program: Etiquette in nature, story of nature friends, story-telling, Trees living with us, making activity with recycling items
    * Reservation: To be made at least five days before planned visit

    Operating Hours
    08:30-Sunset
    * Last admission is one hour before closing.

    Parking Facilities
    Available

    Admission Fees
    [Individuals]
    Adults: Weekends · Public Holidays 9,000 won / Discount (Weekdays) 8,000 won
    Teenagers: Weekends · Public Holidays 6,500 won / Discount (Weekdays) 6,000 won
    Children: Weekends · Public Holidays 5,500 won / Discount (Weekdays) 5,000 won

    [Groups]
    Adults: Weekdays 7,000 won
    Teenagers: Weekdays 5,000 won
    Children: Weekdays 4,000 won

    * Groups of 30 people during weekdays only. (Reservations must be made at +82-1544-6703)
    * Children (ages 3 to elementary school students) / Teenagers (middle and high school students)
    * Discount is available for Seniors (ages 65 or more), people with disabilities, local residents (ID required)

    Parking Fees
    Free

    Available Facilities
    Morning Calm Gallery, History Museum, Restaurants, Wildflower Exhibition Hall, Chohwaonsil (greenhouse), Audiovisual Room, Hands-on Activity Zone, Souvenir Shop, Tea House ‘Dowon’ (herbal tea & herbal items), Coffee Shop, Cafeteria, Medical Office, Nursery (Lactation) Room, etc.

    Interpretation Services Offered
    English

    Reservation Info. for Natives
    Reservations required
    - for groups of over 30 people
    - Large-sized bus (45 passengers) or limousine bus

    * No reservation required for Individual visitors.

    Baby Stroller Rentals
    1,000 won (50 baby strollers available) + 1,000 won (deposit)
    * Prior-reservation not available. The deposit will be compensated after the stroller is returned)

    Pets
    Not permitted

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