European style garden settled in a beautiful valley just a few kilometers away from Nami Island or Elysian Ski resort
Jade Garden is a wonderful place to spend a half day if you are in Chuncheon area. Even if not so famous as the Garden of Morning Calm, the Jade Garden became also quite popular lately as it has been chosen for several Korean drama shootings.
The garden is a very nice and quiet place located just beside the Jade Palace Golf Club. There are various themed gardens and areas and you can take 3 different courses to enjoy the beauty of the landscape. You’ll find there many plant species including rhododendrons, maple trees, irises, and blueberry bushes as well as patches of thick, natural forests. We’ve been lucky to visit just in time for cherry and magnolia blossoms.
If you need a rest, take a coffee or tea in one of the cottages in brick or have a delicious lunch in the restaurant In the Garden (right after the entrance).
We had a wonderful time enjoying beautiful colors and views of the surrounding mountains. The highlights for our kids probably were running over the suspended wooden bridges, looking at the beautiful waterfall or admiring the impressive splashing fountain.
Last admission: 1 hour before closing
Adults 8,500 won / Teenagers 6,500 won / Children 5,500 won
How to get there:
From Sangbong Station (Seoul Subway Line 7 or Jungang Line),
Transfer to Gyeongchun Line and get off at Gulbongsan Station.
From Gulbongsan Station, take a shuttle bus to Jade Garden.
- Shuttle Bus Info.
Gulbongsan Station → Jade Garden: 10:45-16:45, 1 hour intervals
(Bus departing at 12:45 available on Weekends & Holidays only)
Jade Garden → Gulbongsan Station: 11:10-17:10, 1 hour intervals
* No bus services at 12:10
For directions see Seoul Map for kids and Families
For more information (in Korean only) go to Jade Garden