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  • Come and See Tiger Swallowtail Butterflies at Seoul Forest

  • Integrated News SMG 2158

    Starting from May 1, the Butterfly Garden at Seoul Forest is offering a free butterfly program.

    The garden is home to a great variety of butterfly species, including the Alpine black swallowtail butterfly, which is protected by the Seoul Metropolitan Government, the tiger swallowtail butterfly, which is very familiar to locals due to a popular eponymously titled song, the black-tipped fritillary butterfly, thus named because of the black tips of the female’s wings, and the large copper butterfly, especially favored by British butterfly enthusiasts, as well as sulfur butterflies and cabbage butterflies, both of which are quite common locally.

    Visitors can also see butterfly caterpillars eating leaves and pupae turning into beautiful butterflies.

    The garden is open to the public free of charge, except for the weekend experience program, which starts at two o’clock in the afternoon on Saturdays and Sundays and costs 10,000 won per family.

    Complete View of the Butterfly Garden , Citizens Enjoying the Exhibition , Cabbage Butterflies

    • Take Subway Line 2, get off at Ttukseom Station, leave via Exit 8 and walk for about 15 minutes in the direction shown on the map on the station wall or the website below.
    • Take Subway Line 1(Jungang Line), get off at Eungbong Station, walk about for 30 minutes in the direction shown on the map on the station wall or the website below.
    • website: http://parks.seoul.go.kr/eng

    An Alpine Black Swallowtail Butterfly , A Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly , Caterpillars of the Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly