Seoul Iris Garden
Seoul Iris Garden is located between Dobongsan and Suraksan mountains in northern Seoul. The garden, measuring 52,417 ㎡, boasts a wide array of irises and other plants in 12 different themed zones including Iris Garden, Medicinal Plant Garden, and Wetland Park.
At the Iris Garden, 300,000 irises in 130 species are on display on a plot of land measuring 15,000 ㎡. Species include yellow iris, iris setosa, iris pallasii, and iris domestica, each boasting its own brilliant colors and delicate shape. The Medicinal Plant Garden is home to 130,000 plants in 70 different species of medicinal plants, allowing visitors to view the largest selection of medicinal herbs in the country. Wetland Park presents 70,000 wetland plants and houses an observatory deck from which visitors may view and learn about the diverse aquatic plants.
Cheoni Observatory within the garden provides visitors with a place take to in the beautiful scenery from above. The nearby forest lounge is a rest area for visitors as well as a center of operations for the park’s ecological education programs. Irises are in bloom from May to June of every year, but are even a sight to behold during the rest of the warmer months, given the delicate shape of their leaves.
Tel : +82-2-954-0031
Address : 916, Madeul-ro, Dobong-gu, Seoul
Homepage : parks.seoul.go.kr
Dobongsan Station (Seoul Subway Line 1, 7), Exit 2.
Located within 1-min walking distance of the station.
Themed gardens, forest lounge, observation deck, visitors center, etc.