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Gyeongsangbuk-do Arboretum (경상북도수목원)

  • Gyeongsangbuk-do Arboretum (경상북도수목원)
  • Gyeongsangbuk-do Arboretum (경상북도수목원)
  • Gyeongsangbuk-do Arboretum (경상북도수목원)
  • Gyeongsangbuk-do Arboretum (경상북도수목원)
  • Gyeongsangbuk-do Arboretum (경상북도수목원)
  • Gyeongsangbuk-do Arboretum (경상북도수목원)
  • Gyeongsangbuk-do Arboretum (경상북도수목원)
  • Gyeongsangbuk-do Arboretum (경상북도수목원)
  • Gyeongsangbuk-do Arboretum (경상북도수목원)
  • Gyeongsangbuk-do Arboretum (경상북도수목원)
  • Gyeongsangbuk-do Arboretum (경상북도수목원)
  • Gyeongsangbuk-do Arboretum (경상북도수목원)
  • Gyeongsangbuk-do Arboretum (경상북도수목원)
  • Gyeongsangbuk-do Arboretum (경상북도수목원)
  • Gyeongsangbuk-do Arboretum (경상북도수목원)
  • Gyeongsangbuk-do Arboretum (경상북도수목원)

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Address
647, Sumogwon-ro, Jukjang-myeon, Buk-gu, Pohang-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
경상북도 포항시 북구 죽장면 수목원로 647 (죽장면)
Type
Recreational Forests/ Arboretums
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-54-262-6100
Homepage
www.gbarboretum.org (Korean only)
  • Information
    Introduction
    The Gyeongsangbuk-do Arboretum was founded in September 17, 2001. The arboretum exhibits local plants from Ulleungdo, an island off Korea’s eastern coast that is home to a special ecosystem that includes rare trees and wildflowers. The arboretum has a total of 24 gardens, including the Alpine Botanical Garden, Ulleungdo Native Plant Garden and Needle-leaf Tree Garden.

    Telephone
    +82-54-262-6100

    Opening date
    September 17, 2001

    Closed
    New Year’s Day, the day of Seollal (Lunar New Year’s Day) & Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving Day)

    Duration
    1-2 hours

    Tour Course Information
    Botanical Gardens
    1) Alpine Botanical Garden
    Located at the highest elevation of the arboretum, this garden features a variety of alpine plants, along with many rare and endangered plant species.
    2) Ulleungdo Native Plant Garden
    Many native plants of Ulleungdo (Ulleung Island) are located here.
    3) Edible Plant Garden
    A variety of edible plants including Pimpinella brachycarpa, sonchifolia, Allium victorialis var. platyphyllum and Platycodon grandiflorum are available.
    4) Aquatic Plant Garden
    The Aquatic Plant Garden was developed using two ridgelines and the valley that ran between. Most of the plants here are naturally found near humid ponds. The aquatic plants purify the water and are known for their curative properties.
    5) Fragrant Plant Garden
    This garden for sweet smelling and fragrant plants is located in the west of the arboretum.

    Gardens
    1) Theme Garden
    Plants are grouped by season.
    2) Iris Garden
    The Iris Garden is situated in the middle of the arboretum. Various iris plants including Iris ensata var. spontanea, Iris savatieri and Iris pallasii var. chinensis are available.
    3) Needle-leaf Tree Garden
    A variety of needle-leaf trees including white pine and other pine trees are located here.
    4) Broadleaf Tree Garden
    Broadleaf trees including shade trees are located here.

    Operating Hours
    Summer Season (March-October) 10:00-17:00
    Winter Season (November-February) 10:00-16:00

    * Last admission is 30 minutes before closing.

    Parking Facilities
    Available

    Admission Fees
    Free

    Parking Fees
    Free

    Available Facilities
    Rock garden, Forest Culture Facility, Forest Experience Education Center, Children Forest Experience Garden (forest class), Botanical Garden (including Alpine Botanical Garden, Edible Plant Garden, Ulleungdo & Dokdo Island Native Plant Garden, Aquatic Plant Garden, St etc.), Forest Explanation Hall, Exhibition Hall, Needle-leaf Tree Garden, Broadleaf Tree Garden, etc.

    Baby Stroller Rentals
    Not available

    Pets
    Not permitted

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