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Nice walk in bamboo forest

Had never seen a bamboo forest so it was nice. We walk through the whole park maybe in about 1 hour... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
Jonathan G
Leicester, United Kingdom
Nice place but I visited wrong season (winter)

Actually, it's quite nice to visit. Good to walk around. But I visited in December so some of shops... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2017
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282 Hyanggyo-ri, Damyang-eup, Damyang-gun, Jeollanam-do 517-802, South Korea
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

This is basically a tourist trap. Someone planted a bunch of bamboo to make a mini-forest and make a pseudo-attraction. This is not a historical site and has no real significance. That said, it is still a pleasant walk and where else can you get...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank KOVH
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Just stroll around in here under the bamboo shade in a state of ignorance to busy city life. You can see lots of families or lovers walking along bamboo forest trails. Try bamboo sprout ice cream.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank PanbongHa
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Had never seen a bamboo forest so it was nice. We walk through the whole park maybe in about 1 hour or a bit more. There's a cafe quite near the entrance where we had really nice ice cream. At the other end of the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Jonathan G
Reviewed 21 March 2018

The effort to make this place a tourist attraction is marvellous using bamboo plantation. I did not make it to the other gate as it was quite a distance with the uneven steps. Basically, it is quite the same view walking through the park with...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 6841dannyc
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Actually, it's quite nice to visit. Good to walk around. But I visited in December so some of shops are closed and there is no event or activities since it's low season. I recommend to avoid winter.

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank flyhigh_jiyoung
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Best to visit it in the morning, when the groups of tourists have not arrived. A nice quiet place to stroll, and furniture made of bamboo. Super popular with local and foreign tourists. Also the restaurants outside the Junokwon are almost fully booked by the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank MingGe
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Go in the morning when it is not busy--my group arrived at the opening time, and were told it is typically so full we would not have been able to easily stroll through the park. The bamboo is lovely--I recommend trying the bamboo teas in...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank KelleCrown
Reviewed 25 August 2017

I had an image that it would be grander, more beautiful. Maybe because it was midday and by the time we walked from the carpark to the front gate, my back was drenched and I'd started to get a heat headache. I tried to enjoy...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Thao D
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We went recently to Gwangju south in Korea and spend also few hours in this lovely bamboo forest. It is easy to find if you can prepare your navigation system. Parking is challenge if you are coming late. The early bird catches the best places....More

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank fabiusmaximus2001
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This a great place to take a stroll through the bamboo forest. The paths are well kept and there is a beautiful park in back. Prepare a picnic if you want to spend some more time relaxing within the park. The bamboo keeps things cooler...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank devis0n
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1 January 2018|
Response from MingGe | Reviewed this property |
Hi. According to the website, it's open all year round.
12 July 2017|
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Response from devis0n | Reviewed this property |
Busan is quite far from there, maybe 4 hours by bus. You should go to Gwangju first. It would be good to stay in Gwangju for a night or two maybe. its a nice city. id recomend going from busan to damyang and then taking... More