Dream Forest in Seoul

Dream Forest is located at Bun-dong, Gangbuk-gu Seoul. Previously known as “Odong Geullin Park” and the fourth largets park in Seoul before Seoul Forest, OlympicPark and World Cup.  It houses 8 major attractions that you’ll surely like when you visit.

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From the east gate, the visitor’s center is surrounded by a dainty landscape of small flowers that welcomes the spring season. Inside is a display of Dream Forest Story. You’ll get to know also its history.

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If you walk straight, you’ll pass by the History Garden with old Korean houses that is well-maintained. In my previous visit to this park I’ve always seen a coupe having their pre-nuptial pictorial here. Either they were wearing a wedding dress or the Korean traditional dress, hanbok.

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Bamboo Forest next to History Garden.

On summer days, the Moon Reflecting Pond is a great landscape and the fountain in the middle of this pond gives a refreshing and cool breeze to the visitors. I like this area a lot. You can see your own reflection on this pond.

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The Cultural Plaza is the place where children and adults spend time most, because water fountain is available to all for water games. It has a playground, fountain and a pond that kids love to play around.

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Cheonggundapwon or Lawn Plaza is a spacious green field which visitors put up tent on a perfect weather. It has a huge wood swing.

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The Iris Garden was renovated to a performance hall. Often it holds concerts and other performances for public. A restaurant and café are also available.

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Dream Forest Arts Center has a display of diverse pieces of art and an Observatory, a drama ‘IRIS’ was filmed here, when you’re on the top a fantastic view of Bukhan Mountain, Dobong Mountain and Surak Mountain to the north, while Namsan tower and Hangang River to the south can be seen.

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Evidently surrounded by densely forested mountains of Byeogo Mountain and Opae Mountain, Dream Forest provides diverse attractions to visitors. This park is just perfect for a stroll on a perfect sunny day. You’ll have a lot things to do here. You can bring your tent and spend the rest of the day relaxing.

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A rainbow appears after the rain while we were at the observatory.

This park also has Botanical garden and Deer garden.

Direction to Dream Forest Seoul: (Get off on Dream Forest bus stop)

Line 1  Wolgye Station, Exit 2 get on Blue bus 147 for about 8min.

Line 1  Seokgye Station, Exit 7 cross the street, take Seongbuk Bus 14 for 10min.

Line 4 Mia Samgeori Station, Exit 1 get on Gangbuk Bus 09 or Gangbuk Bus 11 for 10 min.

Line 6 Dolgoji Station Exit 3 get on Bus 147 for about 6min.

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