Enjoy Romantic Camping under the Starlit Skies at 천문대 별빛정원 (Astronomical Observatory Starlight Garden)

Observatory Starlight Garden

Observatory Starlight Garden

Experience the romantic allure of camping under the sparkling stars at the Observatory Starlight Garden. This camping site, locally known as 천문대 별빛정원, is a haven for those who wish to connect with nature, bask in the tranquility of the night sky, and enjoy the simple pleasure of camping.


Located near the Bohyeonsan Observatory in Hwabuk-myeon, Yeongcheon-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do, the Observatory Starlight Garden is a perfect getaway from the city’s hustle and bustle. Travelers can reach the site within approximately 15 minutes from the North Yeongcheon IC on the Iksan-Pohang Expressway, followed by another 10-minute winding drive up the mountain in the Jayang direction from the Okgye Samgeori.

Features and Benefits

  • Scenic location with minimal light pollution, making it great for stargazing
  • 10 camping sites along with homestay facilities
  • Facilities including showers, toilets, and a water station
  • Visitor experiences like clay modeling, wood cutting board crafting, and Minhwa (traditional Korean painting) drawing
  • Proximity to Bohyeonsan Observatory, Sian Art Museum, and Eunhaesa Temple, making it convenient for combined tourism

Although the camping site is surrounded by mountains and doesn’t have any restaurants in the vicinity, the Yeongcheon city center is nearby with a rich array of food options like Gomtang (beef bone soup) alley, dome pot, and Samsong Kkun dumplings.

Contact Information

Address: 150 Jeonggak-gil, Hwabuk-myeon, Yeongcheon-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do

Telephone: 054-337-1826

Nearby Activities

Apart from enjoying the campsite’s tranquil atmosphere, visitors can also indulge in various nearby activities such as:

  • Watching the sunrise and sunset
  • Spring flower viewing
  • Summer water games
  • Autumn foliage viewing
  • Winter snow flower viewing
  • Taking a walk along the nature trail

Come and experience the magic of the Observatory Starlight Garden and create memories that will last a lifetime.