2013 Suncheon Garden Expo Korea

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Panorama of International Garden Exposition Suncheon Bay Korea 2013

The 2013 Suncheon Garden Expo Korea was the first of its kind to be held in Korea. The Expo focused on green technology development such as solar energy, sustainable garden development and electronic transportation. It showcased green technologies, international garden exhibits, and wetland conservation. It was held in jointly in Suncheon and Suncheon Bay.[1][2][3]

Netherlands garden of International Garden Exposition Suncheon Bay Korea 2013

Exposition Overview[edit]

  • Duration: 2013. Apr. 20 ~ 2013. Oct. 20 (6 months)
  • Theme: The Garden of Earth
  • Location: Around Suncheon Bay, Korea
  • Area: 1,527,000㎡ (152ha)
  • Exhibitions - Various eco-parks such as World gardens, arboretum, International wetland center, etc.
  • Estimated visitors: 5 million visitors
  • personal rapid transit to convey visitors from the Garden Expo site to Suncheon Bay.[4][1][2][3]

Objectives[edit]

Title[edit]

  • The Title - Garden of the Earth - symbolizes the value and characteristic of Suncheon Bay, preserved as one of the best natural gardens of the world.[3]
A hill near a lake garden of International Garden Exposition Suncheon Bay Korea 2013

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Visit Korea - International Garden Exposition Suncheon Bay Korea". Korea Tourism Organization. Retrieved 16 December 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c Kim, Ji-soo (February 26, 2013). "Suncheon Bay Garden Expo draws limelight, tourists". The Korea Times. Retrieved March 8, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b c d Jackson, Julie (April 12, 2013). "Welcome to the Garden of the Earth". The Korea Herald. Retrieved March 8, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Suncheon Bay Garden Project 2013". Retrieved November 20, 2012. 

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