The National Forest Service announced on July 11th that it will designate the Taehwa River Garden Park in Ulsan as “the second national garden” in Korea.
It is the first waterside ecological garden in Korea, and is composed of 84 hectares, six themes, and 29 sub-areas, and has a visitor center and a garden experience facilities for guests.
The designation of the Taehwa River National Garden has also been adopted as a regional pledge by the government.
More than 2.3 times the area of Yeouido park in Seoul, it is the largest urban waterfront area in the nation.
The formal announcement of the gardens to a national garden will be made in the fall.
It will be the second national garden in Korea after Suncheon Bay National Garden in South Jeolla Province.