Namsan Outdoor Botanical Garden opened its doors on February 18th, 1997 in Hannam-dong, where the residential complex for foreigners once stood before it was demolished in 1994. Covering an area of around 59m2, it is divided into 13 themed gardens with a total 117,132 plants from 269 species. Among this diversity, 60,912 plants from 129 species are tree types and 56,220 plants from 140 species are grass types. The 13 themed gardens include a garden of herbal medicine, apricot trees, wildflowers, royal azaleas, shrubs, commercial plants and a garden for the blind.
How To Go There:
From Seoul Station (Seoul Subway Line 1, 4), Exit 9-1.
– Take Bus 402 bound for Namsan Gymnasium(남산체육관).
* Bus schedule: 04:00-22:30, 10min intervals