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 8996 Traveler)

Latest 5 reviews of N Seoul Tower

  • Nice views
    Well, pretty much what you'd expect - some great views, some tacky but fun souvenirs etc. Cable car ride is fun, as is expected. Nice territory to walk around as well.
    Rating:4 sashkello2019-05-19
  • Peak of Seoul
    Went here because I skipped it my past 2 visits to Seoul. It was quite a hike from Myeongdong to the cable car station to bring us up the tower (I forgot how much but around 9000 won roundtrip), but...
    Rating:4 gzamoramd2019-05-19
  • View from the top
    While the tower itself is like most viewing towers, the whole experience is unique. You start from the walk up to the cable car centre. Then there is the joy of taking the cable car up to the base...
    Rating:5 Fadzillah A2019-05-19
  • 360 view
    The view from observatory deck is fantastic.. It worth to visit.. It easy to access from itaewon by bus no 03 and from myeongdong bus no 05..
    Rating:5 eiriputra2019-05-18
  • My #imightSeoulyou trip
    South korea is truly bless by nature. You can ride or hike going to namsan tower. It was spring when i came so the scenery is superb😍 It best to travel during spring,summer,atumn
    Rating:5 Unnie21882019-05-18
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