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Gyeongsangbuk-do » Pohang-si » 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
Type
Botanical Gardens
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-54-262-6100,
Reservation +82-54-260-6100
Homepage
www.gbarboretum.org (Korean only)
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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.
Opening date
September 17, 2001
Closed
N/A (Open all year round)
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
March-October: 10:00-18:00
November-February: 10:00-17:00
* Last admission: 30min before closing
Parking Facilities
Small cars: 60 parking spaces
Buses: 17 parking spaces (reservations required)
Admission Fees
Free
Parking Fees
Free
Facilities for the Handicapped
Wheelchair rental services
Baby Stroller Rentals
Not available
Pets
Not permitted
Directions
From Daegu Dongbu Intercity Bus Terminal, take an intercity bus to Cheongha (청하).
From Cheongha Terminal, take a local bus bound for Sangok/Haok (상옥/하옥).
Get off at Gyeongsangbuk-do Arboretum (경상북도수목원).

* Intercity Bus Schedule: 04:30-19:24, 30-40min intervals
* Local Bus Schedule: 07:10, 11:30, 17:00

OR,
From Pohang Intercity Bus Terminal, take Bus 500 bound for Cheongha (청하).
From Cheongha, transfer to a local bus bound for Sangok/Haok (상옥/하옥).

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