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Bukhan Mountain National Park

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Park Information

Mt. Bukhan National Park, a rare urban natural park in the world, untouched natural beauty and cultural resources and conservation services for a pleasant tour of Korea, has been designated as the 15th national park. Throughout Seoul and Gyeong-gi Province as an area of approximately 79.916 ㎢, Mt. Bukhan National Park is divided into two areas with Uiryeong Pass in the middle: Bukhansan Mountain to the south from the pass, and Dobongsan Mountain to the north.
The whole park is surrounded by urban areas, eco-term isolated "islands", but in urban areas for "green lung" serves as a brilliantly executed, and twenty million inhabitants of metropolitan areas are favorite natural retreat significantly. Easy access from anywhere in the metropolitan transportation system and two huge hinterlands into the city annual visitors 8,650,000 people (2009) reached a "per unit area looking for the most visitors National Park" and are recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records.
However, such pressure is excessive visits to natural ecosystems of Mt. Bukhan gradually weakens the natural resting-year sector, forest fires, careful control during the interval, a number of areas, including safety risk Byway is a restricted area off limits to the need visitor own.
In Mt. Bukhan National Park, among major rocks and peaks consisting of huge granite, dozens of pristine valleys formed a beautiful blend of water pay a skill, and in it are over 1,300 species of flora and fauna. In addition, since the Three Kingdoms period is the past 2,000 years of history, including Bukhansanseong fortress contained numerous historical and cultural relics and more than 100 temples, the Heritage are scattered across the various sights and ecology, culture, history offers a learning place.

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Mt. Bukhan National Park Information

  • Office : Office of Mt. Bukhan National Park
  • Address : 103, Bogukmun-ro 262-gil, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul
  • Telephone : +82-2-909-0497~8