The International Garden Exposition first began in 1851 with the London Exhibition.
This year, the exposition will be held in Suncheon Bay, Jeollanam-do Province from April 20, 2013 to October 20, 2013.
The exposition will offer a variety of activities and events, including the Suncheon Bay International Wetland Center, the Wild Animal Zoo, Waterbird Playground, and Rose Garden. The international exposition will also feature a Korean Garden, Chinese Garden, French Garden, Thai Garden, Italian Garden, U.K. Garden, and Dutch Garden. There will also be a Traditional Asian Medicine Experience Pavilion.
The International Garden Exposition Suncheon Bay aims to promote the beauty and value of the wetland ecosystem of Suncheon Bay and while transforming Suncheon into an eco city.