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Semiwon Lotus Flower Festival 2023

July 1 @ 9:00 am August 15 @ 8:00 pm KST

Semiwon Lotus Flower Festival

Festival Summary

  • Dates: July 1, 2023 – August 15, 2023
  • Location: 93, Yangsu-ro, Yangseo-myeon, Yangpyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
  • Admission Fee: General – ₩5,000 (Adults 19 years and older), Discount – ₩3,000 (Children and teenagers from 6 years old, Seniors over 65 years, Mildly disabled persons – 4-6 grade), Group – ₩3,000 (Group of 50 people or more, no double discounts)
  • Homepage: Official Semiwon Website
  • Instagram: Semiwon Instagram Page
  • Phone: 031-775-1835

General Information

Semiwon Lotus Flower
Lotus Flower at Semiwon

Semiwon is an outdoor garden primarily planted with lotuses, which have excellent water purification abilities, to help create a clear and rich Han River. In summer, the garden is filled with lotus flowers, allowing visitors to witness a diverse range of aquatic plants such as captivating red lotus, elegant white lotus, globally-renowned Perry’s lotus developed and donated by Perry Slocum, and the rare water lilies that Semiwon is the only holder of in Korea. The festival runs from July 1 to August 15 without any closed days, operating from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM daily.

Key Highlights of the Festival

  1. Lotus Leaf Tea Making: An experiential education program where you can make lotus leaf tea (Requires separate reservation and charge)
  2. Lotus Culture Experience Classroom: Experiential education such as handkerchief and fan making (Requires separate reservation and charge)
  3. Special Exhibit: Plant-related exhibits are displayed on light panels at Gallery Semi
  4. Major Exhibits: Artworks by local artists of Yangpyeong County are on display
  5. Flea Market: The market is held under the Kyogak Bridge inside Semiwon every Saturday, Sunday, and holiday
  6. Traditional Korean Games: Booths are set up for visitors to freely experience traditional Korean games such as Tuho (arrow throwing) and Jegi kicking

Additional Information

  • For an exceptional experience, one might choose to enjoy the night-time view of the moonlit lotus flowers while feeling the cool river breeze in the summer nights.
  • For the Lotus Leaf Tea Making and Lotus Culture Experience Classroom, an additional fee applies and pre-booking is necessary.
  • The Flea Market is only open during the weekends and on public holidays.

Semiwon Garden

93 Yangsu-ro, Yangseo-myeon, Yangpyeong-gun
View Venue Website

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