Herbs Island 허브아일랜드
The only one specialized Herb Plant Museum in Korea, Land mark of Pocheon city(포천시), The wish list of 100 Korea tour in 2015 and attractions must to go for young couple and accompanying by lovely people.
Herb Island focuses on growing Mediterranean herbs. The Herb Indoor Botanical Garden offers over 180 different herbs while the Outdoor Botanical Garden showcases a dazzling array of herbs surrounded by nature.
Additional attractions include the Herb Museum, Living & Herb Exhibition Hall, Herb Restaurant, Herb Barbecue Restaurant, a café, a bakery, a gift shop, Aroma Therapy Center, Venetia Village, Herb Studio (do-it-yourself crafting), Mini Zoo, and an outdoor performance hall.
In this little village, there are many small shops and gardens as well as a huge greenhouse. You can find lots of small houses with beautiful decorations that make you feel you are in the world of fairy tale.
After the sun had gone, this place became the more beautiful, stunning and romantic site than daytime. With the stunning lights, the outdoor herb garden gave us wonderful shooting time.
Operation Hours: Weekdays and Sunday: 10:00am-10:00pm; Sundays and Holidays: 10:00am-11:00pm (365 days a year, open year-round)
Admission: 6,000 won (Youth over the age of 17) , 4000 Won (Children, Disabled Persons, over the age of 65)
Website: http://www.herbisland.co.kr (Korean, English, Chinese)
Address: 35, Cheongsin-ro 947beon-gil, Sinbuk-myeon, Pocheon-si, Gyeonggi-do
Get There: Take the Seoul subway to Soyosan Station (last stop on line 1). From the station (there’s only one exit), walk to the opposite side of the road and wait for Bus 57. Get off the bus at Samjeong-ri. You will a sign “Herb Island 300m”. From there, follow the sign, walking straight for about five minutes, passing Samjeong Elementary School. You will find the entrance at the bottom of a hill on your left.
Tip: Bus 57 runs from the station to Herb Island (and back) once an hour. Be sure to check the time table at the bus station.