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- Shingu College Botanic Garden
Meet nature in the Eco Center
The 1,000m2-wide, 19m-high Eco Center is a greenhouse taking after a dewdrop. It it's designed in a way that various plants can grow in harmony. Here, one can enjoy the green of those trees mainly inhabiting the southern part of the Korean peninsula - camellias, sloumis and the like - which are rarely seen in Seoul metropolitan arae.
Mystery of nature learned through interesting plays
This botanical garden to grow children's dream and imagination is divided into the Butterfly Park, Dragonfly Park, Snail Park and Origami Park. In the Garden of Labyrinth adorned with thujas - the tree used to plant a growing hedge - children can play hide-and-seek or path finding with interest. The Garden of Labyrinth is designed in consideration of children's average height for their convenience.
Trip to the fragrant world of herbs
In the Herb Museum, a variety of medicinal, aromatic, flavoring and spice herbs, all helpful to us, are grown. The word of 'herb' is defined as all the plants with certain flavors and tastes which can be used for the benefit of human beings. Visitors to the Herb Museum can touch and have a smell of the peppermint, agastache and many more Korean native herbs as well as the lavender, rosemary and mints recently imported from Europe.
Insect's living at a glance
The Insect Ecology Museum offers a chance to observe how insects like butterflies and stag beetles grow and live in natural environments touching a variety of insects active during each season.
- How to reach
- Passenger car
- Left turn at Yeosu Three-way Intersection ->Right turn at Siheung Crossroads -> Passage through Godeung-dong Pedestrian Bridge->Left turn at GS Caltex Gas Station-> Shingu College Botanical Garden
- public transit
- Bus 4432: Exit 4 or 7 of Yangjae Station-> 15- minute walk from Yetgol bus stop (last one) or town bus 11-1 11-1:NACF (National Agricultural Cooperative Federation) bus stop out of Exit 5 of Moran Station -> Shingu College Botanical Garden
- visitors-only bus
- (every 15 to 20 minutes on Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays)Exit 7 of Yangjae Station-> Mt. Cheonggyesan -> Yetgol->Shingu College Botanical Garden
- Passenger car
- 031-723-6677, 9770