Tapgol Park

Local name탑골공원
LocationJongno District, Seoul, South Korea

Tapgol Park, formerly Pagoda Park, is a small public park located at 97 Jongno, Seoul, South Korea. This park was once a site of Wongaksa. The word tap means "pagoda", and the park gets its name from the Wongaksa Pagoda, a 10 storied stone pagoda located in the park.

It was previously the site of a 15th-century Buddhist temple, and a 10 storied stone pagoda and a few relics of the temple still can be seen in the park. It was organized as a garden and national park by John McLeavy Brown, the Irish advisor to provincial subdivision in 1897.

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Opening hours

Daily: 6 a.m. - 8 p.m.

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tapgol_Park

Official Website http://english.cha.go.kr/english/search_plaza_new/ECulresult_Db_View.jsp?VdkVgwKey=13%2C03540000%2C11

Phone +82 2 731 0534

Address 110-122 99, Jong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea

Coordinates 37°34'16.168" N 126°59'17.736" E

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