Attractions

N Seoul Tower

04340  105 Namsangongwon-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, Korea (Yongsan-dong 2-ga, YTN Seoul Tower)  

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About

Namsan Seoul Tower was built in 1969 as Korea's first integrated transmission tower beaming television and radio broadcasts across the capital. Since opening to the public in 1980, it has become a much-loved Seoul landmark. The tower's main attractions include multi-colored digital art projected onto the tower at night, a digital observatory, a roof terrace, the HanCook restaurant, the n.Grill restaurant, and the Haneul (Sky) Restroom. Namsan Seoul Tower's mountain surroundings on Namsan Mountain have made it a popular place to unwind for locals and tourists alike.

Seoul has a number of viewing platforms where visitors can enjoy the nighttime cityscape or gaze out onto the Hangang (River) but the tower's Digital Observatory is unique, offering an astonishing 360 degree panorama over the city, and 32 LCD screens recounting the 600-year history of Seoul. That is why the observatory is so popular and such a source of pride.

Situated on top of the N Plaza, the Roof Terrace is a spacious wooden viewing deck whose exotic atmosphere makes it very popular with lovers. A recent attraction for courting couples is "Locks of Love," thousands of padlocks attached to the fence by romantic Seoulites symbolizing their undying affection.

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Address
04340  105 Namsangongwon-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, Korea (Yongsan-dong 2-ga, YTN Seoul Tower)  
Subway
Itaewon Station (subway line 6) exit 4, take bus No. 03 and get off at Namsan Seoul Tower
Chungmuro Station (subway line 3, 4) exit 2, take bus No. 02 or 05 and get off at Namsan Seoul Tower
Dongguk Univ. Station (subway line 3) exit 2, take bus No. 02 and get off at Namsan Seoul Tower

TripAdvisor Reviews

Traveler RatingRating:4.0 (Based on 9264 Traveler)

Latest 5 reviews of N Seoul Tower

  • Beautiful view
    Was a good relaxing environment to catch sunset, they have different areas to enjoy the attraction. There were gift shops restaurants... we enjoyed the candy shop at the observation deck🤣
    Rating:5 thewongwaze2019-10-13
  • Total waste of time (lots of time!)
    Huge disappointment. Went to the cablecart to get there but it was closed due to strong winds (s**t happens) so we had to take the bus. The line for the bus was massive, took 60min of waiting. After...
    Rating:1 martinpF8496SQ2019-10-13
  • Seoul Icon
    Nice walk up the hill. Good scenary. Visit the Ryan cheese ride, taking cute bear photos. and Hello Kitty Island also. Lots of peoples.
    Rating:4 6841dannyc2019-10-11
  • AT THE TOP of Seoul
    The hiking till the tower is absolutely worth it. Once you reach the top there are several shops and resturants, typical stuff for turist. I really advice to pay the fee to go at the top floor of the...
    Rating:5 manfredi s2019-10-10
  • Tourist trap?
    Every travel guide to Seoul recommends you to visit the N Seoul Tower, but after queuing up in the long lines to take the cable car up, you are faced with another long queue and expensive tickets to...
    Rating:3 fionanachan2019-10-09
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