Eco Tour

Taehwagang National Garden

Taehwagang National Garden

Taehwagang National Garden (roughly 830,000 ㎡) boasts the harmony of the crystal clean Taehwagang River, which is home to multiple fresh water fish species, water dwellers, and a 4 km long bamboo grove. It is the only urban site to be designated as one of the top 20 ecotourism destinations in the country. In addition, Simni Bamboo Grove was selected as an “Accessible Tourism Site” in 2017 and reborn as a tourist-friendly space where everyone, including the elderly and families with babies, can enjoy easy access.Named as the second national garden in July 2019, Taehwagang National Garden is Ulsan’s tourist mecca that attracts visitors with its beautiful vistas and scenic gardens.

  • Address
    Jung-gu (107, Taehwa-dong) and Nam-gu (1, Mugeo-dong)
  • Tel
    Taehwagang National Garden Information Center +82-52-229-3148
  • Hours
    Open at all times (some facilities excluded)
  • Website
    http://www.ulsantaehwaganggarden.com
  • From Ulsan Airport
    Take bus no. 203, 233, 802, 402, 442, or 1174 and get off at Taehwa-dong.
  • From KTX Ulsan Station
    Take bus no. 357 or 5003 and get off at Taehwa-dong.
  • From Taehwagang Station
    Take bus no. 133, 327, 708, 718, 357, 807, 817, 857 or 5001 and get off at Taehwa-dong
  • Intercity/Express Bus Terminal
    Take bus no. 133, 327, 357, 708, 718, 728, 807 or 857 and get off at Taehwa-dong.

Eco Experience

  • Taehwagang National Garden
  • Taehwagang National Garden
  • Taehwagang National Garden
  • Taehwagang National Garden

In addition to Simni Bamboo Grove, Taehwagang Riveris home to about 900 species of flora and fauna, including reeds, silver grasses, cattails, white herons, otters, raccoons, water deer, some rare fish species, such as daces, sweetfish, and salmon, as well as indigenous fishes, including Korean rosebitterlings and spotted barbelgudgeons. The MigratoryBird Eco Park inside Taehwagang National Garden is the country’s largest urbanmigratory bird sanctuary where nearly 8,000 herons of 7 species give birth and raise their young, and about 100,000 crows, including rooks and Daurian jackdaws, dance in groups. The eco park offers various eco-experience programs, including summer white heron school and winter rook school

  • Migratory Bird Eco Park
    141, Namsan-ro, Nam-gu
  • Taehwagang Migratory Bird School
    +82-52-229-3142
Taehwaru Pavilion, carrying the history of the city

Taehwaru Pavilion, carrying the history of the city

Taehwaru Pavilion, in the center of the Taehwagang River, is an urban tourist attraction with the backdrop of the beautiful landscape of Taehwagang National Garden and Simni Bamboo Grove

  • Address
    300, Taehwa-ro, Jung-gu
  • Tel
    +82-52-229-3742 (Culture and Arts Division of Ulsan Metropolitan City)
Taehwagang Donggulpia

Taehwagang Donggulpia

Taehwagang Donggulpia is a cave that is believed to have been a supply dump for the Japanese army during the Japanese colonial era. Currently, the cave contains interesting attractions such as a cool artificial waterfall and fountain and a digital sketch aquarium.

  • Address
    1540-4, Sinjeong-dong, Nam-gu
  • Tel
    +82-52-226-0961(Ulsan Namgu City Management Corporation)
Ulsan Grand Park, the nation’s best urban eco-park

Ulsan Grand Park, the nation’s best urban eco-park

Ulsan Grand Park is one of the best urban eco-parks in the country. With its theme of being natural, clean, and comfortable, this 3.71-million-square-meter park offers a perfectrest area where visitors enjoy thepark’spristine air. Thepark attractsmany family visitors all year round with its seasonal events, including the Tulip Festival and Rose Festival in spring, exhibitions in summar and autumn, and the Light Festival in winter

  • Address
    94, Daegongwon-ro, Nam-gu
  • Tel
    +82-52-271-8816~20 (Ulsan Infrastructure Corporation)
  • website
    http://www.ulsanpark.com
  • Hours
    05:30~23:00

Recommendation

  • Eco Travel Hall Eco Travel Hall

    Visitors can observe about 800 butterflies of 6 species, including swallowtail and cabbage butterflies.

  • Metasequoia Tree Road Metasequoia Tree Road

    The 270m long Metasequoia Tree Road, along with other facilities, such as the 60 m long red clay trail for barefoot walking and a washroom, gives visitors a refreshing and relaxing experience to enjoy phytoncide in the forest.

  • Pink Muhly Grass Garden Pink Muhly Grass Garden

    The garden offers an astonishing scenery of beautiful pink muhly grass from September to October.

Hamwollu Pavilion

Hamwollu Pavilion

Hamwollu Pavilion, which means “the pavilion embracing the moon,” was built in the style of a traditional pavilion and overlooks Ulsan’s busy streets and Ulsandaegyo Bridge. Nighttime visitors enjoy an especially beautiful view.

  • Address
    San 152-11, Seongan-dong, Jung-gu
  • Tel
    +82-52-290-3693 (Culture and Tourism Division of Jung-gu Office)
Eoryeondang

Eoryeondang

Eoryeondang is a hanok accommodation in Dong-dong, Jung-gu, where the Dongcheongang River flows. The facility offers an opportunity to experience traditional Korean lifestyle and culture and enjoy the beauty of hanok

  • Address
    61, Sanjeon-gil, Jung-gu
  • Tel
    +82-52-297-5796
  • Website
    https://eld.junggu.ulsan.kr
Seodeokchul Park and Memorial Hall

Seodeokchul Park and Memorial Hall

Seodeokchul Park has a memorial hall that introduces the life and achievements of SeoDeokchul, a famous children’s song composer, as well as the city’s first sculpture park that displays a variety of sculptural works by talented artists from around the country. The park also has a trail, fountain,rest area, and playground to delight family visitors.

  • Address
    600, Boksan-dong, Jung-gu
  • Tel
    +82-52-290-4420(Parks and Greenery Division of Jung-gu Office)
Seonam Lake Park

Seonam Lake Park

Seonam Lake Park is a splendid eco-park in the city that includes scenic themed trails, a wildflower garden, an aquatic botanical garden, a waterside stage, a forest park, and the Rainbow Playground. In particular, the park’s themed rest area has the smallest religious facility in the world, serving as a unique attraction where you can take a peaceful stroll and unwind.

  • Address
    104, Seonamhosu-gil, Nam-gu
  • Tel
    +82-52-226-4851(Parks and Greenery Division of Nam-gu Office)
Taewha River Eco Center

Taewha River Eco Center

The two-story Taewha River Eco Center introduces visitors to various animals and plants that inhabit Taehwagang River.

  • Address
    31, Guyeong-ro, Beomseo-eup, Ulju-gun (in Seonbawi Park)
  • Tel
    +82-52-204-1650
  • website
    http://taehwaeco.ulju.ulsan.kr
Seonbawi Rock, a beautiful cliff of stratified rocks

Seonbawi Rock, a beautiful cliff of stratified rocks

Seonbawi Rock boasts a picturesque view composed of a precipice with fantastically shaped rocks and Baengnyongdam Pool in the upper region of the Taehwagang River.

  • Address
    160, Dudong-ro, Beomseo-eup, Ulju-gun
  • Tel
    +82-52-204-0331~6 (Tourism Division of Ulju-gun County Office)
Migratory Bird Center

Migratory Bird Center

Migratory Bird Center offers an opportunity to protect, observe and learn about migratory birds visiting the Samho Bamboo Grove. Facilities include a migratory bird education center and exhibition hall, a VR experience center, 5D Theater, and cafeteria

  • Address
    24, Nuljae-ro, Nam-gu
  • Tel
    +82-52-226-1963
Taehwagang Observatory

Taehwagang Observatory

Taehwagang Observatory, which renovated the old Taehwa Intake Tower, is a public rest area that enjoys the beautiful ecological landscape of the Taehwagang River. It offers an outdoor observatory and a cafe that rotates 360 degrees.

  • Address
    223, Namsan-ro, Nam-gu
  • Tel
    +82-52-229-6149
Sinwoo Ranch

Sinwoo Ranch

Sinwoo Ranch, a classic Korean farm, conducts a dairy farm experience program that lets participants make different kinds of food with its fresh milk. The cows grazing on the nearly 660,000- square-meter site create a peaceful pastoral scene

  • Address
    34, Amisanmot-gil, Duseo-myeon, Ulju-gun
  • Tel
    +82-52-264-9332
Malgeunnae Pear Flower Village

Malgeunnae Pear Flower Village

Malgeunnae Pear Flower Village is the chief producer of Seosaeng pears, a specialty of Ulsan. The village landscape includes a clean stream, beautiful starry nights, and sparkling fireflies, allowing visitors to experience a pleasant rural life.

  • Address
    210, Hwasanballi-ro, Seosaeng-myeon, Ulju-gun
  • Tel
    +82-52-239-8711
  • website
    http://www.pfvi.kr
Ulsan Sports Park

Ulsan Sports Park

Ulsan Sports Park offers picturesque views of the natural landscape including nearby Munsusan Mountain, Namamsan Mountain, and lakes along with the Munsu Football Stadium, known as one of the world’s most beautiful football stadiums.

  • Address
    44, Munsu-ro,Nam-gu
  • Tel
    +82-52-220-2100 (Ulsan Infrastructure Corporation)
  • Sports Facilities
    Munsu Football Stadium, Munsu Baseball Stadium, indoor swimming pool, tennis court, indoor shooting range, inline/roller-skating rink, squash stadium, archery range, etc
  • Eco-cultural Space
    Pond of Youth (Lakeside Plaza, Lakeside Walks, outdoor theater, eco system education place, waterleisure facilities), Marronnier Plaza, Rose Garden
  • Website
    http://munsu.uimc.or.kr
Cypress Forest Park

Cypress Forest Park

The Cypress Forest Park on Cheonmasan Mountain in Dalcheon-dong, Buk-gu,is a 5-hectare area where roughly8, 50030-year-old cypress trees flourish. Relax in the park’s lookout hut and picnic tables and stroll along the Cheonmasan Observatory using the Pine Forest Trail and Fortress Site Trail, which areparts of the Cheonmasan Hiking Trail.

  • Address
    San 167, Dalcheon-dong, Buk-gu
  • Tel
    +82-52-241-7953(Parks and Greenery Division of Buk-gu Office)
Munsu Healing Picnic Area

Munsu Healing Picnic Area

With the goal to satisfy the need for a resting place in the city, the Munsu Healing Picnic Area serves as a refreshing therapeutic place, offering a barbecue site, picnic tables, waterscape facilities, and arboreal plants.

  • Address
    852, Ok-dong, Nam-gu
  • Tel
    +82-52-226-0962 (Ulsan Namgu City Management Corporation
  • website
    http://www.uncmc.or.kr
Soepyeong Children’s Park

Soepyeong Children’s Park

This family recreation park has a children's playground (Giant Tree), a rail sledding slope, a miniature village, an outdoor stage, a lawn plaza, a barbecue site, and a parking lot (76 spaces) on an area of about 16,000 square meters.

  • Address
    98, Dongbu-dong, Dong-gu (Admission free)
  • Tel
    +82-52-209-3734 (Soepyeong Children’s Park)
Iphwasan Chamsarisup Campsite

Iphwasan Chamsarisup Campsite

  • Address
    8, Daun-dong, Jung-gu
  • Tel
    +82-70-8282-6522
  • Facilities
    Forest of Healing, Forest of Experience, campsite facilities
  • website
    http://www.junggu.ulsan.kr/camping
JK Horse Riding Park

JK Horse Riding Park

  • Address
    70, Jasujeong-ro, Samnam-myeon, Ulju-gun
  • Tel
    +82-52-264-0500
  • website
    http://cafe.daum.net/jk7040
Embrace the traditional style! Oegosan Onggi Village

Oegosan Onggi Village

Oegosan Onggi Village, the largest onggi(traditional Korean pottery) village in the country, features a unique scene formed by a vast number of onggis. The village not only introduces the process of making onggi with its workshop and kiln, but also offers an opportunity to actually make your own onggi. Ulsan Onggi Museum provides a variety of information and exhibits about onggi.

  • Address
    36, Oegosan 3-gil, Onyang-eup, Ulju-gun
  • Tel
    Onggi Academy +82-52-237-7893, Ulsan Onggi Museum +82-52-237-7894, Ulju Folk Museum +82-52-237-0855
    ※ Onggi Academy: Pottery Experience Class, Individuals KRW 7,000, Groups (30 or more people) KRW 5,000
  • website
    Oegosan Onggi Village http://onggi.ulju.ulsan.kr, Ulju Folk Museum http://all.ulju.ulsan.kr/uljufolk
  • From Ulsan Airport
    Take bus no. 225 and get off at Oegosan Onggi Village.
  • From KTX Ulsan Station
    Take bus no. 5004 and get off at Gongeoptap ▶ Transfer to bus no. 225, 405, or 715 and get off at Oegosan Onggi Village.
  • From Taehwagang Station - Intercity/Express Bus Terminal
    Take bus no. 705, or 715 and get off at Oegosan Onggi Village.
Bongdaesan Mountain, a unique resting place in the city

Bongdaesan Mountain, a unique resting place in the city

Near Bongdaesan Mountain is Jujeon Family Recreation Area, which introduces recreational experiences with traditional items such as a treadmill, a waterwheel, and jangseungs, or traditional guardian posts, from around the country. This gently sloped recreation area with a rustic atmosphere is an attractive spot for family hikers. The mountain’s Barefoot Trail leads visitors to the summit and Bonghosa Temple, the filming location for the Korean TV series “May Queen,” and an observatory from which the East Sea and Hyundai Heavy Industries can be seen along with a spectacular view of the sunrise. The mountain’s large flower complex and Jujeon Coastal Trail are popular dating destinations for young couples

  • Address
    San 186, Dongbu-dong, Dong-gu
  • Tel
    +82-52-209-3743~5 (Parks and Greenery Division of Dong-gu Office)
  • From Ulsan Airport
    Take bus no. 102, 112, or 122 and get off at Nammok 1-dong. ▶ Transfer to bus no. 411 and get off at the entrance of Bongdaesan Park.
  • From KTX Ulsan Station
    Take bus no. 5002 and get off at Nammok 1-dong. ▶ Transfer to bus no. 411 and get off at the entrance of Bongdaesan Park.
  • From Taehwagang Station - Intercity/Express Bus Terminal
    Take bus no. 108, 133, 134, 126, or 401 and get off at Nammok 1-dong. ▶ Transfer to bus no. 411 and get off at the entrance of Bongdaesan Park.
Eonyang Amethyst Cave

Eonyang Amethyst Cave

Eonyang Amethyst Cave, the first artificial cave tourist site in the country, utilizes a closed amethyst mine and offers various entertainment facilities and experience programs inside and outside the cave.

  • Address
    212, Jasujeong-ro, Samnam-myeon, Ulju-gun
  • Tel
    +82-52-254-1515
  • website
    http://www.jsjland.co.kr
Chorakdang (Oriental Medicine Resort)

Chorakdang (Oriental Medicine Resort)

Chorakdang, an oriental medicine center treats diseases in natural settings and offers a reservation-based health tour program that combines natural relaxation and treatment using oriental medicine.

  • Address
    44-34, Gyemyeong-ro, Dudong-myeon, Ulju-gun
  • Tel
    +82-52-264-8001
Baenaegol Valley

Baenaegol Valley

Baenaegol Valley offers one of the most wonderful sights in the steep Yeongnam Alps. Many wild pear trees grow around the crystal clear stream, which is the reason why the valley is called Baenaegol ("bae" means pear in Korean).

  • Address
    Icheon-ri, Sangbuk-myeon, Ulju-gun
  • Tel
    +82-52-204-0331~6 (Tourism Division of Ulju-gun County Office)
Songjeong Park Sangjin Lake Park

Songjeong Park Sangjin Lake Park

Named after independence activist and commander-in-chief Park Sangjin (pen-name: Goheon),this downtown park is located at the 272,000㎡ Songjeong Reservoir and features an observatory, a 3.6 kmtrail, a plaza, an outdoor learning facility, and amaze garden.

  • Address
    4-9, Songjeong-dong, Buk-gu
  • Tel
    +82-52-241-7944 (Parks and Greenery Division of Buk-gu Office)
Ulsan Wild Flower Learning Center

Ulsan Wild Flower Learning Center

Ulsan Wild Flower Learning Center presents plants from school textbooks and Ulsan's indigenous plants, serving as a nature learning facility for students and a training ground for teachers, parents, and citizens. The center also grows, preserves, and distributes native wildflowers and provides consultations onplants.

  • Address
    52, Dusan-ro, Beomseo-eup, Ulju-gun
  • Tel
    +82-52-211-9163~4
  • website
    http://uwf.ulsanedu.kr
Theme Botanic Gardens & Arboretum

Theme Botanic Gardens & Arboretum

The Theme Botanic Gardens & Arboretumwas originally a horticulture farm that grew plants for more than 20 years. It cultivates a variety of trees and plants, offers a natural educational program and conducts academic studies.

  • Address
    33-1, Soepyeong-gil, Dong-gu
  • Tel
    +82-52-235-8585
  • website
    http://usarboretum.co.kr
Ulsan Science Museum

Ulsan Science Museum

This is a science education institution that operates state-of-theart science experiential facilities and various programs, attracting many visitors

  • Address
    111, Nambusunhwando-ro, Nam-gu
  • Tel
    +82-52-220-1700~1
  • website
    http://www.usm.go.kr
  • Facilities
    Exhibition Hall and Experience Center(103 types of cutting-edge science experiential devices)
    Astronomy Experience Center(Byeolbit Planetarium, Byeolbomi Astronomical Observation Room)
    laboratory, invention workshop, audio visual room, exhibition hall, etc
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