Byeokchoji BCJ Botanical Garden

Featured in many Korean dramas, Byeokchoji Botanical Garden near Paju combines in a perfect harmony Korean and Western-style gardens

Byeokchoji BCJ Botanical Garden

If you are visiting the Paju area, don’t miss this amazing garden, located 15 km east of the city of Paju – about 1 hour drive away from Seoul. Even if we visited in winter time, we’ve been amazed by its variety and beauty. It’s a perfect place for peaceful walks and relaxation with many different theme corners and walkways. Beside the Queen’s Garden right after the entrance, you will find a picturesque central pond with its wooden bridges, a wide grass square or a maple trees alley. Last but not least, after passing a Castle Gate, you will discover a large European-style garden with many sculptures and fountains – amazingly enlightened at night.

Although the garden wasn’t blooming at all in winter, we really had a great time walking under the pines and around the pond while admiring the beauty of the nature.

If you are visiting in the evening, there is a Lighting Festival until March 5th (lighting-up time 5:30pm).

Opening Hours:

March-October / Seasonal festival

  • Subject to change depending on weather conditions and time of sunset.
    November-February / Lighting festival


Adults (Weekdays) 7,000 won / (Weekends & National holidays) 8,000 won Teenagers 6,000 won / Seniors, People with disabilities and Children 5,000 won

How to get there:

  • Samsong Station (Seoul Subway Line 3), Exit 8
  • Take Bus 703, and get off at Gwangtan Samgeori (3-way Intersection) Bus Stop.
  • Transfer to Bus 15 or 67 and get off at Domasan Elementary School Bus Stop.

Tel: 031-957-2004

For directions go to Seoul Map for Kids and Families

For more information go to The Garden BCJ

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