Korea National Arboretum, Pocheon

4.8
Korea National Arboretum ((in Korean):국립수목원) is an arboretum located in Jikdong-ri, Soheul eup, Pocheon city of Gyeonggi Province of South Korea. Before 1999, the arboretum was called Arboretum Gwangneung.

The planting of large forests started during the reign of Sejo of Joseon. He and Queen Jeonghui designated the area for a tomb. The area was devastated during the Korean war.
The arboretum includes the white-bellied woodpecker and 900 plant species. The South Korean government registered the forest as natural monument 11, acknowledging its importance.
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  • It is a peaceful place to relax. Also, there are many trees, so the air seems clear and it's a good place to take a walk with your family. It was the prettiest place with autumn leaves, and there...  more »
  • I’ve visited many botanical gardens. Many which are beautiful and amazing. However they have had a lot of human influence. This garden is in a forest with some human influence. I feel it was set up....  more »

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