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Gwanghalluwon Garden (광한루원)

  • Gwanghalluwon Garden (광한루원)
  • Gwanghalluwon Garden (광한루원)
  • Gwanghalluwon Garden (광한루원)
  • Gwanghalluwon Garden (광한루원)
  • Gwanghalluwon Garden (광한루원)
  • Gwanghalluwon Garden (광한루원)
  • Gwanghalluwon Garden (광한루원)
  • Gwanghalluwon Garden (광한루원)
  • Gwanghalluwon Garden (광한루원)
  • Gwanghalluwon Garden (광한루원)
  • Gwanghalluwon Garden (광한루원)
  • Gwanghalluwon Garden (광한루원)
  • Gwanghalluwon Garden (광한루원)
  • Gwanghalluwon Garden (광한루원)
  • Gwanghalluwon Garden (광한루원)
  • Gwanghalluwon Garden (광한루원)
  • Gwanghalluwon Garden (광한루원)
  • Gwanghalluwon Garden (광한루원)
  • Gwanghalluwon Garden (광한루원)

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Address
1447, Yocheon-ro, Namwon-si, Jeollabuk-do
전라북도 남원시 요천로 1447 (천거동)
Type
Monuments/ Historical Sites
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-63-625-4861
Homepage
www.gwanghallu.or.kr (Korean only)
www.namwon.go.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
  • Information
    Introduction
    Originally known as Gwangtongnu, Gwanghalluwon Garden was built by Hwang Hui Jeongseung in 1419 during the reign of Joseon Dynasty’s King Sejong. Because of its outstanding beauty, Governor Jeong In-ji gave the garden the name ‘Gwanghallu’ in 1444, comparing it to a garden from the palace on the moon. It is famous as the location where Lee Mong-ryong and Chunhyang (two lovers from a well-known Korean folk story) first met. In the 1920’s Chunhyangsa Temple was established in the neighboring area and a portrait of Chunhyang was hung in a place of honor. The garden is the venue of the Chunhyangjae Festival every spring, celebrating the deep and lasting love of the famous couple. The area around Gwanghalluwon Garden is full of many attractions, includes Ojakgyo Bridge, symbolizing the bridge connecting Chilseok and Gyeonwu from the traditional story of Chilseok, as well as Chunhyang Hall, Wolmae-jip (house of Chunhyang's mother), Wanwoljeong Pavilion, Yeongjugak Pavilion, Samsinsan and many other traditional buildings.

    Current Status
    National Cultural Heritage Scenic Spot No.33 (Designated on January 8, 2008)

    Closed
    N/A (Open all year round)

    Operating Hours
    April-October: 08:00-20:00 (Free admission after 19:00)
    November-March: 08:00-20:00 (Free admission after 18:00)

    Parking Facilities
    Available (Small vehicles: 213 spaces / Large vehicles: 66 spaces)

    Admission Fees
    Adults (ages 19-64): 2,500 won / Group: 2,000 won
    Teenagers (ages 13-18): 1,500 won / Group: 1,000 won
    Children (ages 7-12): 1,000 won / Group: 500 won

    * Group: over 30 people
    * Free admission: Children under 7 years of age, Seniors (ages 65 and older), persons with a disability (lvl. 4-6) plus one companion (lvl 1-3)

    Available Facilities
    Information center, resturant, shops

    Restrooms
    Available

    Parking Fees
    Small cars: 2,000 won
    Large-sized vehicles (more than 16 passengers): 4,000 won

    Interpretation Services Offered
    Free Cultural Interpretation Services (English, Japanese, Chinese)
    * Reservations: +82-63-620-6752

    Baby Stroller Rentals
    Not available

    Pets
    Not permitted

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