Inwangsan Mountain

110-080  20 Tongil-ro 18ga-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul  

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Inwangsan Mountain is a rocky mountain that stands in central Seoul and offers great views of Gyeongbokgung Palace and the city's other mountains. Inwangsan has many striking natural features and is also the home to Korea’s most important shamanistic shrine. Apart from its magnificent views, the mountain is a relatively easy hike, taking just two hours to hike along the ridges of the mountain. Part of Hanyangdoseong, the Seoul City Wall, runs along the mountain. The most popular trail goes from Sajik Tunnel to Buam-dong, along Hanyangdoseong, the Seoul City Wall, and on to Inwangsan Mountain.


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110-080  20 Tongil-ro 18ga-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul  
- Dongnimmun Station (subway line 3) exits 1, 3, roughly 20 min. away on foot
- Gyeongbokgung Station (subway line 3) exit 1, roughly 20 min. away on foot

TripAdvisor Reviews

Traveler RatingRating:4.5 (Based on 75 Traveler)

Latest 5 reviews of Inwangsan Mountain

  • Fantastic hike
    Fantastic hike with stunning views in all directions. There are rest points at a few places. Do not advise if have knee or back problems as can be steep on places. But if get to the top... well worth...
    Rating:5 RishiMarwah2019-06-17
  • Pretty fun and intense hike
    I hike a lot and found this a mild challenge. Lots of elevation as the entire thing is up stairs with each step and same on the way back. Bring a at least 1 L water per person on a hot day if you...
    Rating:5 surf_surgery_sufery2019-06-03
  • Impressive mountain hike within the city boundaries
    If you don't want to take on the more challenging Mount Bukhansan, Ingwansan Mountain is a great alternative. But be warned, it's still a serious workout! I took plenty of rest breaks on the way...
    Rating:5 Deborah W2019-05-25
  • Confusing trails... Nice view of Seoul
    The trails are poorly marked. It took us quite a while to find the trail head and even after we got to the trails, we couldn't find out way to the top and.... at one point, we walked into an area...
    Rating:3 moumou1992019-02-10
  • Awesome climb, beautiful autumn flowers
    Inwangsan was a great walk - we headed up from Dongnimmun, past Seonbawi and then connected to the City Wall and followed it back down. Beautiful flowers by the wall on the way back down with...
    Rating:5 RobinIG882018-11-14
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