Queen Ho Park all set to mesmerize tourists

Queen Ho

Ayodhya: To strengthen the cordial relations between South Korea and Ayodhya, Queen Ho Korean Park located on the banks of Saryu will soon be opened for tourists. Facilities like cottages and restaurants will also be provided for tourists to stay in it. During the 2018 Deepotsav event in Ayodhya Dham, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and South Korea’s First Lady Kim Jong Suk jointly laid the foundation stone for the renovation of Queen Ho Park.

Delhi’s executive agency IHWHC has been entrusted with the responsibility to operate this park. The construction of Queen Ho Memorial Park spread over 2000 square meters on the banks of Saryu started in September 2019. Its work was completed in November 2021. It has a meditation hall, Queen Pavilion, King Pavilion, water tank, foot over bridge, sub station, tube well, pathway, toilet, fountain, landscaping, sculpture, guard room, mural, audio-video system, boundary wall, parking and pond.

Regional tourism officer Rajendra Yadav said that the park has been handed over to a private organization for its operation. This park has been built under a joint plan of South Korea and the Government of India. It shows the social and cultural aspects of Korea and Awadh region. The park has an Awadh pavilion to show the culture of Awadh and a Korean pavilion to show the culture of Korea, as well as a water body to show the sea.

The director of the implementing agency Saurabh Jain said that it is being considered not to keep any kind of entry fee in this park connecting Ayodhya and Korea. Along with this, the system here should also be operated through the tourists coming here, for which Korean style veg restaurants, shops of goods popular in Korea, luxury cottages for the stay of those coming from outside, conference hall, entertainment center, hall for organizing programs of Korean-Indian culture are included.


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