Shingu Botanic Garden is a private ecological facility that conserves and promotes various plants and other living organisms. At the same time, it attracts visitors either or both for leisure and education purposes.
Fundamentally, Shingu Botanic Garden aims...
TRIVIA: Shingu Garden appeared as the garden of Son Oh-Gong (Lee Seung-Gi) house in Hwayuki/A Korean Odyssey (화유기) on tvN, 2017-18. Jin Sun-Mi (Oh Yeon-Seo) follows Oh-Gong here in episode 1 after she sees him for the first time as a grown-up. They come back here in episode 6 when he brings her to 'Sureumdong' and leads her through this garden to his house.
Having that noble and environmental purpose in mind, Shingu Botanic Garden has created fifteen themed gardens, including...
Shingu has collected and cultivating about 1,200 plants.
Some of its special collections include lily, hydrangea, hibiscus, peony, rose, rhododendron, maple, and collections of native or foreign resource plants.
Shingu Garden is not an arboretum but a botanic garden and a private one. It serves as an educational facility that was founded in 2003.
Shingu is established on a natural vegetation area with a total size of 47 hectares.
It has a landscaped area of around 10 hectares. It means that the total size of the botanic garden is 57 hectares.
Its glasshouses have a total area of 1000 meters.
Shingu is not a herbarium, although some of its collections can be used as medicinal plants.
As a facility that studies plants, it does micropropagation at its tissue culture facilities.
Shingu Botanic Garden is open to the public to serve any purpose they have incoming.
Shingu sells plants as a retail outlet.
It has regular volunteers that take care of the plants and maintain the facilities.
Shingu has an education center that offers various services to any interested guest. Such programs include...
For more details on the programs mentioned above, you may use the contact information below...
Shingu Botanic Garden, 121 Sangjeong-dong, Sujeong-gu
Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do South Korea
Phone: 82-31-723-6677; Fax: 82-31-723-7314
Garden Name: 신구대학식물원
Local Address: 수정구 상적동 121번지
Locality: City: 성남시
You can get to this unique site via public transportation. If you are coming from Seoul, you can easily take a subway and transfer to a local bus to reach the place.
By Seoul Subway + Maeul Bus
Take Seoul Subway Line 8 (Bundang Line) and head to Moran Station [모란역]. Get out from Exit 5 and take Bus 11-1 from Moran Bus Stop.
Then get off at Sangjeok 1-tong Shingu College Bus Stop. It takes around 20 minutes to reach the Garden's bus stop.
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