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Address: Cheongeo-dong, Namwon, Jeollabuk-do 590-080, South Korea
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Peaceful ancient garden

Garden with ancient gazebo and old trees, which are more than 400 years old. It's peaceful garden. There's the house to introduce Chunhyangjeon that is kind of love story composed... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed June 6, 2016
Pohang, South Korea
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Pohang, South Korea
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016

Garden with ancient gazebo and old trees, which are more than 400 years old. It's peaceful garden. There's the house to introduce Chunhyangjeon that is kind of love story composed around 300 years ago. That was interesting.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2016

It is a garden with a pavilion in the middle of the pond. There are activities that my kids really enjoyed like Korea giant swing and other Korean traditional games.

Thank Piyanuch P
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2015

Very nice garden. Peaceful. Beautiful landscaping. Can spend about an hr and half here. Fun traditional korean games in one corner of the garden. You can get your pictures clicked in traditional korean clothes. Worh a visit if you are in Namwon. There is a minimal fee to enter the garden. Also you can send a post card to your... More 

Thank ishanishah
Daejeon, South Korea
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2014

Gwanghallu is a place for traditional party in a beautiful garden. To appreciate the place to its full potential, you have to know about the Choseon dynasty's gardens which can be classified into three different categories: Royal gardens; public (built by local goverments) gardens and private gardens (built by rich aristocrats) Good examples of each would be the garden of... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2012

I really enjoyed Gwanghallu. The layout of the area is relaxing and enjoyable. A few buildings on the grounds, but the pond was great (loads of big fish looking for a snack) and I thoroughly enjoyed the ancient and awesome trees spread throughout. Plenty of picture opportunities. Cheap entrance fee, 2,500 I think. Unfortunately we couldn't go in the evening...the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2012

We visited Gwanghallu in the early evening as the light was beginning to fade and it was simply idyllic. The pavillions and ponds and the gardens that they are surrounded by were really beautiful and a great place to daydream of days gone by in Korea. I think this spot is particularly good for couples, as the beautiful scenery has... More 

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Jeonju, South Korea
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2012

Gwanghallu is a short walk from the bus station and is a pleasant park with a pavillion bridge, and pond. There are several good restaurant to eat in around the park. The park is famous because of the Chunhyang who was a woman in the Joseon dynasty who refused the advances of a local magistrate. You can dress up in... More 

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