Garden lovers from
around the world are being invited to visit the Suncheon Bay International
Garden Expo 2013 in Korea which begins on April 20 and runs until October20,
2013. The International Garden Expo has been held around the world for
150 years and it will be Korea’s first time to host the event.
Under the theme
‘Garden of the Earth’ the Expo will be divided into three sections. The
main Expo site (564,000 sq. mtrs.) will feature ten country gardens and sixty
themed gardens. The International Wetland Centre (100,500 sq. mtrs.) will
feature an animal/plant exhibition hall, a theatre, an ecology education hall and
a wetland experience hall. The site also includes an arboretum (253,000
There will be
various garden zones including a World Zone, Wetlands Zone, Family Zone, Future
Zone, Tree Zone and Flower Road Zone. Connecting the main expo site and
the wetland centre will be a bridge constructed using freight containers
decorated with 160,000 artworks created by children from all over the
Suncheon Bay is
known as one of the world’s top five coastal wetlands and the huge benefit for
Korea and the world is that it will be conserved forever as a result of the
preparations and hosting of the International Garden Expo 2013.
wishing to attend the Expo there will be four different types of admission
tickets including a day pass (16,000 KRW approx. A$15) a night pass (8,000 KRW
approx. A$7) , 2day pass (24,000 KRW approx. A$21) and group passes/children
tickets are available at discount rates.
will also receive the benefits of visiting many local tourist attractions
free of charge such as Suncheon Bay Ecological Park, Suncheon Forest Lodge, the
historic village Naganeupseong and the Suncheon Bay Drama film village.
Full details of
ticketing information and all the events taking place at the Suncheon Bay Intl.
Garden Expo 2013 can be found on the official Expo 2013 website: http://eng.2013expo.or.kr/
information/photos: Jennifer Doherty, PR/Marketing Manager, KTO Sydney
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