Attractions

N Seoul Tower

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

See & Do Attractions

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 9052 Traveler)

Latest 5 reviews of N Seoul Tower

  • Fun Place to Visit
    While there is a cost to go to the top, the mid-levels are fun, with nice views and lots of entertainment going on during the day.
    Rating:4 Jerry J2019-06-25
  • GREAT VIEWS, BUT LOTS AND LOTS OF PEOPLE
    N Seoul Tower provides great views of the city (on a clear day). This is not our thing; ergo the rating. There is a lot of activity in the tower, and there are lots of people--both tourists and...
    Rating:3 realbigbear2019-06-25
  • Day in the memory
    It was nice day to see all Seoul in the sun sunset time.we have fun day with my family good few from up
    Rating:4 odehja2019-06-24
  • the view is amazing
    We kind of got a bit lost going up there because we had a misunderstanding with the bus driver. So we took the cable car instead and fortunately it was not crowded and the ride up was nice. You had...
    Rating:4 dianne c2019-06-23
  • Fun but prepare to wait
    I feel like a trip up the Namsan Tower is a highlight of visiting Seoul. However, make sure you are prepared to spend a long time waiting. There is a wait if you want to take the Omni elevator to the...
    Rating:4 CrazyCarolyn72019-06-22
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