Siheung Lotus Theme Park (Gwangokji) and Incheon Sorae Wetland Ecological Park
Siheung, Gyeonggi-do, Korea
When the sun rises and the sun is full, the petals are opened. When the sun tilts, the petals fold. The flowers of the sun blooming and blooming along the sun are now in full bloom at Gwanokji Temple and Lotus Theme Park. Sorae Wetland Ecological Park is a spectacular view of the red tidal vegetation with sunlight. The vast marsh trail through which the wind passes is romantic in itself.
In the 9th year of Joseon Dynasty (1463), Kang Hee-myung, a deputy director of the Korean Central Court, brings lotus seeds from Nanjing Hall. Arriving in Joseon, Kang Hee-min planted seeds in a pond in Siheung, Gyeonggi-do. And the kite blossoms.
Kang Hee-min was in office in Sejong 29 (1447), paying at the door and star hour. Among those who passed along with him at the time was Seongsammun (emergency paid to literature). He was well known as a prominent connoisseur, including participating in compilations such as GyeongGuk Daejeon, Dongmunseon, Dongguk Yeoji Seungram, and the rites of National Jockey, but he was also an agronomist who wrote a farm book such as Geumyang Miscellaneous. Therefore, lotus blossomed with interest and affection for farming.
Gwanok-ji was so known as a lotus pond, but in fact, there was a lotus in Joseon before that. The Annals of the Joseon Dynasty The Taejong Annals show that in 1411, Taejong served the king and drank alcohol at the Gwangyeonru in Changdeokgung Palace.
A lotus blooms in a small pond of Gwanokji, giving off its fragrant aroma. The lotus of Gwanokji is white with the tip of pale pink. Along with the beautiful shape of the lotus flower, you will also feel the heart of a man who planted seeds more than 500 years ago. Gwanokji is the 8th ruins of Siheung-si, Gyeonggi-do.
The lotus theme park is next to the fence of Gwanokji Temple. If you go to the 3.2ha lotus theme park, you can see dozens of different kinds of lotuses, including lotuses and water lilies. Walk along the path between the broad leaves and large white flowers that are commonly seen. The fragrance of the soft and soft lotus blooms.
If you have visited Gwanokji Temple and Lotus Theme Park, you should see Incheon Sorae Wetland Ecological Park, about 8 ~ 9km away. You will feel the vitality and romance of the tidal flats while walking along the windy wetlands. Sorae Wetland Ecological Park is about 1.5 km from Sunaepo Soraepo Station.
Lotus Theme Park (Gwanokji)
Address: 139, Gwangokji-ro, Siheung-si, Gyeonggi-do
Inquiries: Siheung-si Biotechnology Agricultural Center 031-310-6221
Sorae Wetland Ecological Park
Address: 77 Sorae-ro 154beon-gil, Namdong-gu, Incheon
1. Nearby restaurants
Eel Story : Grilled Eel / 11 Wolgotjungang-ro 46beon-gil, Namdong-gu, Incheon / 032-446-3326
: Yukgaejang / 10 Sorae Stationnam-ro, Nonhyeon-dong, Namdong-gu, Incheon / 032-442-4600
Belly : Grilled clam (steamed) / 79-70, Jangdo-ro, Namdong-gu, Incheon / 032-446-3923
Sora Motel : 22, Sorae Station-ro 30beon-gil, Namdong-gu, Incheon / 032-432-6900
Avichon Motel : 53, Jangdo-ro, Namdong-gu, Incheon / 032-446-3621
Three Mile Motel : 18, Sorae Station-ro 30beon-gil, Namdong-gu, Incheon / 032-429-6636
※ The above information was written in July 2014. It may change afterwards, so please check before you travel.
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