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About Botanical Garden & GuideIntroducing Seoul Grand Park Botanical Garden, the first public arboretum in Seoul.

Botanical Garden

Seoul Grand Park Botanical Garden

Showroom greenhouse botanical gardens of various plants, located at the foot of Cheonggyesan surrounded by lush forests, a total of 1,262 plants of various kinds are being exhibited. From curiously-shaped cacti with different flowers to all sorts of evergreen foliage plants, every plant has their stories to share with you.

Current Status of Public Arboretum Registration

  • On June 10, 2015, the garden was registered as the first public arboretum in Seoul in accordance with the Act on the Creation and Furtherance of Arboretums and Gardens.
    ※ Public Arboretum: An arboretum operated by a local government
  • Selected as a forest resource management agency of Korea Forest Service on August 2, 2016.
  • Greenhouse
  • Herbarium
  • Outdoor leisure facility
  • Greenhouse
  • Research & management facility
  • Rose garden

Current Plant Capacity (01.31.2020)

Exhibits: 1,260 species among 42,170 plants

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Current Plant Capacity
Foliage Plants Cactus & Succulent Plants Tropical Orchid & Pteridophytes Insect Carnivorous Plants Logwood
329 species 8,846 total 491 species 9,342 total 18 species 494 total 95 species 1,850 total 327 species 21,638 total
Botanical Garden

Botanical Garden Operation Hours

Outdoor Botanical Garden :
Summer: 9:00 - 19:00 (Mar-Oct)
Winter: 9:00 - 18:00 (Nov-Feb)
Greenhouse Botanical Garden :
Summer: 9:00 - 17:00
  • ※ Open every day (365 days a year)
  • ※ Admission available up until 1 hour before closing

Botanical Garden Tour Guide

  • Plants and flowers blossom depending on the weather and season.
  • Note that when using the Botanical Library, books can only be viewed inside the library.
  • Do not touch the animal specimens and fixtures when using the herbarium.

Essential Etiquette for Enjoying the Botanical Garden

  • 1
    Do not litter in the flower garden.
  • 2
    Do not enter the flower garden.
  • 3
    Do not touch the flowers and plants.
  • 4
    Do not consume food in the greenhouse.
  • 5
    Only use designated pathways or facilities.
  • 6
    Turn off the flash during photography.
  • 7
    Be mindful of the Botanical Gardens during operating hours.