This Old Overpass In Seoul Is Now A Gorgeous Public Park

The project cost an estimated $33 million.
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The next time you're vacationing in the country that gave us Gong Yoo, take a stroll along this beautiful new public park called Seoullo 7017. Formerly an overpass, Seoullo 7017 features 24,000 plants, adding more greenery into Korea's concrete jungle.

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The construction was funded by the local government and the estimated cost was around $33 million. Seoullo 7017 is part of an ongoing effort to make the city more pedestrian-friendly. And it just opened last May. 

Stretching 3,000 feet long, the public park features 254 species of local trees and flowers.

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And it's just as beautiful at night.

Source: Travel + Leisure

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