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Address
187, Cheollipo 1-gil, Sowon-myeon, Taean-gun, Chungcheongnam-do
충남 태안군 소원면 천리포 1길 187
Type
Botanical Gardens
Inquiries
- Korea Travel Phone +82-41-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
- For more info +82-41-672-9982 (Korean)
Homepage
www.chollipo.org (Korean only)
Introduction
Cheollipo Arboretum (천리포수목원) located in Taean Coast National Marine Park was built in 1966 by C. Ferris Miller. At present, it contains approximately 7,000 different plant species including some rare and endangered species.

This arboretum consists of 7 areas (ex: Main Garden, Dakseom Island, Sea Dune Area, etc.) on a 595,044m² (180,000 pyeong) of land. Almost 7,000 different species have been collected for nearly 3 decades. The arboretum also enjoys a coastal climate, and can sustain a variety of plant species from subarctic to subtropical environments. Tours are available throughout the year.

The value of Magnolia kobus (1,800 plants in 450 species) and Ilex cornuta (400 species) received international recognition during the hosting of the World Magnolia kobus Seminar in 1997 and World Ilex cornuta Seminar in 1998. Additionally, thanks to the balanced and healthy ecosystem, a variety of birds (nearly 60 species per year) and insects also make their homes in this arboretum.

* Capacity: 60ha, 7,000 different species (Native: 1,000, alien: 6,000)
1) Buildings: 15 buildings (1487.61m², 450 pyeong), 3 traditional houses, 1 thatched cottage, 4 modern-style traditional houses
2) Greenhouse: 11 greenhouses (3305.8m², 1,000 pyeong)
3) Pond: 7 ponds
Fax
+82-41-672-9984
Closed
Open 365 days a year
Operating Hours
April - October 09:00~18:00
Winter season (November - March(next year)) 09:00~17:00
Admission Fees
* Adults (ages 19-64)
Weekdays 7,000 won / Weekends 8,000 won / Winter season 5,000 won
* Youths (ages 13-18)
Weekdays 4,000 won / Weekends 5,000 won / Winter season 3,000 won
* Children (ages 5-12)
Weekdays 3,000 won / Weekends 3,000 won / Winter season 3,000 won
* Seniors (ages over 65)
Weekdays 5,000 won / Weekends 5,000 won / Winter season 3,000 won
Directions
- Take the bus to Taean at Seoul Nambu Terminal (departure every 40 minutes (06:40-20:00), 2 hour and 20 minute ride)
- Board the bus to Cheollipo Arboretum at Taean Bus Terminal (Departure 8 times a day (06:40, 07:40, 09:30, 12:10, 13:50, 16:00, 17:35, 19:30), 35 minute ride)

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