Finding Solace in Seoul's Parks

Finding Solace in Seoul's Parks, Seoul, South Korea (B)

One of the things I love about Seoul is that there are many parks around, providing solace (or should I say Seoulace?) from the hustle and bustle of the city. In past trips, I would visit a park or two for a specific reason: Yeouido Park in spring of 2012 for the cherry blossoms (but we were there a few days too early); Namsan Park in autumn of 2014 for the beautiful autumn leaves; and Songpa Naru Park for the cherry blossoms and Banpo Hangang Park for its Moonlight Rainbow Fountain show, both in spring of 2016. For my autumn 2018 trip, I went park hopping and I had reasons for choosing these parks.

Dream Forest Park, with an area of 660,000 sq. m., is Seoul's fourth largest park and is not frequented by tourists (or at least, that's what I read). The park is so big that there must be many reasons to visit. Indeed there are. Dream Forest Park has an observatory, an art center, a children's gallery, different kinds of gardens, cafes, a restaurant, and an ancestral shrine. The main reasons why I decided to visit were the observatory and art gallery. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Finding Solace in Seoul's Parks
Guide Location: South Korea » Seoul
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Mustachio Ventures
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Yeouido Park
  • Namsan Park
  • Songpa Naru Park
  • Banpo Hangang Park
  • Dream Forest Park
  • Oil Tank Culture Park
  • Haneul Park
  • Naksan Park
  • Marronnier Park
  • Ihwa Mural Village
  • Naksanseonggwakseo-gil
  • Yeouido Hangang Park
  • Gyeongui Line Book Street
  • Gyeongui Line Forest Park
  • Seongmisan-ro 28-gil

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