Not two hours away from Seoul, enjoy the rustic charm of Korea in its two most scenic locations - secluded Nami Island and elegant Garden of Morning Calm.
Why this package?
Depart from Hongik University Station, Exit 4 *near construction site
Depart from Myeongdong Station, Exit 2
Depart from Dongdaemun History and Culture Park Station, Exit 10
Enjoy some free time exploring the Garden of Morning Calm
Depart for Nami Island
Arrive at and have some free exploration time of the serene Nami Island. Do not forget to grab some lunch at the famous Chuncheon Dakgalbi restaurants located nearby!
Depart back to Seoul. Please take the ferry back to the parking lot at least 20 minutes before departure.
Arrive at Dongdaemun History and Culture Park Station
Arrive at Myeongdong Station
Arrive at Hongik University Station
The Garden was designed to represent the famous poetic reference to Korea as “The Land of the Morning Calm”. First opening its doors to the public in May 1996, the park became the oldest private garden in the country. It was founded by professor Sang-kyung Han, an honorary professor of the Horticulture Department at Sahmyook University, with great heart and passion that can be felt in every corner of the place. The garden strives to preserve and embrace the Korean concept of beauty with its delicate balance between natural curves, open spaces, asymmetric shapes, natural and artistic objects, all intertwined in a harmonious elegance. Yearly over 600.000 visitors come to enjoy the scenic walkways, trimmed meadows, and flower beds that connect the garden's 20 different themed sections. The attraction holding special importance for most Koreans is the Sunken Garden: shaped like the Korean Peninsula, it represents the desire of people from both the North and the South for unification. The place has also served as a beautiful setting for many famous Korean films, TV shows, and dramas: e.g., “The Letter” (1997),” “Detective K” (2015), “You’re Beautiful” (2009), “Love in the Moonlight” (2016), “Infinity Challenge”. The garden is home to over 5,000 kinds of plants, including 300 varieties native to Baekdusan Mountain – the spiritual mountain of the Korean people. Every season special festivals show a new side and color of the different sections of the garden for the guests to enjoy.