Introduction

Hongneung Arboretum was the first arboretum in Korea, established in 1922 when experimental forests were built on Hongneung Royal Tomb, the burial mound of Queen Myeong-Seong. Hongneung Arboretum is managed by the Korea Forest Service, and houses a variety of domestic and international plants for both visitors to enjoy and researchers to study. The arboretum and Forest Sciece Exhibition Hall are open to the public. Student groups can enjoy natural science and forestry experiences with advanced reservation.

 

Address: 

57, Hoegi-ro, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul[Google Map]

 

Closed: 

Mondays, May 1 & public holidays

 

 

Homepage: 

www.forest.go.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese, Spanish, French, Russian, Arabic)

 

 

How To Use

 

Parking Facilities: 

Not available

 

 

Transportation

 

[Subway]
Korea University Station (Seoul Subway Line 6), Exit 3.
Walk for approx. 12 min walk.

 

 

Additional Info

 

Admission Fees: 

Free

 

Restrooms: 

Available

 

tel: +82-2-961-2777

telname: Korea Forest Service

zipcode: 02455

infocenter: • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

• For more info: +82-2-961-2777

usetime: [Weekends] Open to individual visitors
[Tuesday-Friday] Guided forest tour; group reservation only (required one week to one month in advance)

[Summer season] 09:00-18:00
[Winter season] 08:00-17:00
[Weekend Guided Tours] March-November 10:30, 14:00

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