|Juknokwon (Bamboo Garden) (죽녹원)|
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Juknokwon (죽녹원) in Damyang is a bamboo forest cultivated by the town of Damyang. Seonginsan Mountain behind Damyang Hyanggyo (Confucian school) was transformed into Juknokwon Bamboo Garden featuring a beautiful artificial waterfall, pavilion, walking paths and an eco-exhibition center, a popular destination for visitors. It takes about 1 hour to tour around the entire garden. Crossing Hyanggyo Bridge from Juknokwon, a forest for preventing floods can be seen. Lights are turned on in the evenings in the bamboo forest for night walk.
|Open all year around|
|09:00 - 19:00|
|* Adults 2,000 won / Group 1,600 won
* Youths 1,500 won / Group 1,000 won
* Children 1,000 won / Group 600 won
※ Group - more 20 people
※ Free - ages under 6 or over 65 visitors
Station (Seoul), take a train to Gwangju (광주).
* KTX (Express) train schedule: 06:40-20:30, 1hr 20min-2hr 25min intervals
* Saemaeul train schedule: 09:55-15:55, 1hr 35min-4hr 25min intervals
From Gwangju Station, take local Bus 311 to Juknokwon.
From Central City Bus Terminal (Seoul), take an express bus to Damyang (담양).
* Bus schedule: 10:10, 16:10
From Damyang Bus Terminal, cross the road and take a Bongsan-Damyang (봉산, 담양) route bus.
Get off at the Juknokwon bus stop, and cross the road.
Seoul ↔ Damyang (Travel time: about 3 hour 50 minute)
Incheon ↔ Damyang (Travel time: about 4 hour)
Gwangju ↔ Damyang (Direct bus / Intervals: 10 minute)
Gwangju ↔ Damyang (General bus 331, 332 / Intervals: 10 minute)