The Seoul Metropolitan Government began construction of Seoul Grand Park in 1978 to create a place of rest for citizens, and with the park’s opening in 1984, it become an attraction with a zoo, botanical garden and a place of forest recreation as well as the site of the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea.
As of December 2020, the seventy-five enclosures, including the African Pavilions, Eurasian Pavilion, the North and South American Pavilions, and the Australian Pavilion stretched out throughout the zoo in the shape of a world map, became home to 576 species of animals while 43,107 tropical and subtropical plants from 1,261 species were collected at the Tropical and Subtropical Pavilions, Desert Pavilion, and the Carnivorous Plant Pavilion.
In addition to these attractions are programs and facilities where visitors can relax in the forest like the Healing Forest, Forest Bathing Park, and campsite!
Attractions are currently closed due to COVID-19, and instead VR content and videos are available online as an alternative to visiting the park.
Take a tour of Seoul Grand Park where you can relax and appreciate animals with family and friends!
Address: 102, Daegongwongwangjang-ro, Gwacheon-si, Gyeonggi-do