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Calm, small forest close to observatory & tumuli parks

We visited Gyerim Forest along with the tumuli parks and the observatory. It's a calm, quiet, small... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2018
Sarah53187
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Dunedin, New Zealand
Nice for a stroll when it's hot

Nice mini-forest in the immense historic area of Gyeongju. Great to have a cool stroll, while... read more

Reviewed September 21, 2017
taqqie
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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12 Nov 2018
“Calm, small forest close to observatory & tumuli parks”
21 Sep 2017
“Nice for a stroll when it's hot”
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

We visited Gyerim Forest along with the tumuli parks and the observatory. It's a calm, quiet, small forest & is a lovely place to just walk and relax. We visited in the late evening as it was getting quiet dark - we ran out of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sarah53187
Reviewed September 21, 2017

Nice mini-forest in the immense historic area of Gyeongju. Great to have a cool stroll, while passing mini temples and more burial grounds.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank taqqie
Reviewed August 26, 2017

We only passed the forest on our way but it is very nice and keeps you cool during the hot summer days.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank CirilB
Reviewed August 22, 2017

Strolling around Gyerim Forest was an unplanned and random pit stop. I don't remember much about the forest itself because as I was walking around, I came across this random tomb. Upon inspection, I came to find out that it was the tomb of King...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank eugenia27
Reviewed October 31, 2016

Locate near with other tourist spot. I think it is a so small forest that you can walk around 15-20 mins and you will already finished seeing everything. It's like a miniature of a forest and an ancient house in it.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Angelpuric
Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Not much for a forest & things to see. Just a stroll to get to Choseongdam Observatory. The surrounding areas like the Gyeongju Hyanggyo & Gyodong Choessigotaek are much more interesting.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank ernapoe
Reviewed March 11, 2016

If you are looking for something to see INSIDE the gyerim forest area, sorry you will be extremely disappointed, I was there in early March and there's nothing at all besides a tombstone and a pavilion, it's just an area with the story of a...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

I came to see this as I was here in autumn and wanted to see the leaves changing colour. Its a small "forest" which you can walk around and see some nature, but its not something you should come out of your way for, luckily...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank LukeytaO
Reviewed October 4, 2015

Walk the meandering path that twists and turns between trees and over a small stream. No bikes allowed!

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank teacherk6
Reviewed April 5, 2015

It is much more like a small lightly wooded area, but it does have some very old trees. It is quite moody, but doesn't take up much of your time.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank tombillinge
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