A symbol of the ultimate power. The heart of national security that denies any access. That is what we call Cheongwadae.
Surrounded by the arms of Bugak Mountain, Cheongwadae is also connected with Bugak Mountain ecologically. And tight security has kept a special wildlife in this power house untouched for a long time. This wild world is unknown even to the officials working here.
Racoons crossing over wire fence freely without any pass, brown hawk owls famous for their hunting skills at night, A 'royal family' of Sika deer specially entitled to stroll around the 'royal garden' of Chong Wa Dae(or Blue House), and hypertrephied of cicadas that complete their metamorphosis in five years. 'Secret Garden, Cheongwadae' will reveal its appearance to public after a half century of seclusion.