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I haven't even heard of Namwon before we actually got there. This park is very beautiful. From what... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2018
Stanimir C
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Toronto, Canada
Peaceful ancient garden

Garden with ancient gazebo and old trees, which are more than 400 years old. It's peaceful garden... read more

Reviewed June 6, 2016
trippedonearth
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Pohang, South Korea
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Apr 29, 2018
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Jun 6, 2016
“Peaceful ancient garden”
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Cheongeo-dong, Namwon, Jeollabuk-do 590-080, South Korea
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

I haven't even heard of Namwon before we actually got there. This park is very beautiful. From what I heard it used to be someone's private property long time ago(must have been someone pretty rich). You can dress up in traditional clothes and go for...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Stanimir C
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.

Date of experience: June 2016
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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.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Piyanuch P
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...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank ishanishah
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...More

Date of experience: January 2014
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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...More

Date of experience: July 2012
1  Thank Julbo09
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...More

Date of experience: May 2012
3  Thank SophieKorea
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...More

Date of experience: August 2011
1  Thank veggiejeonju
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