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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 9216 Traveler)

Latest 5 reviews of N Seoul Tower

  • A must do, on certain nights expect to wait
    Seoul Tower is iconic, it is a must do attraction while in Seoul. One thing to keep in mind is if you go on a Saturday night and do not make a reservation at their top tier, expensive restaurant you...
    Rating:3 JMollyCruz2019-09-23
  • Namsam Seoul Tower
    Make sure and scout out the hot spot times. I went at a very busy time and the hours spent waiting to get to the look out, not the observatory tower, was excruciating. Beautiful and worth it...
    Rating:3 55makaylam2019-09-20
  • Birthday trip
    Seoul North Tower was the final stop of our first day tour in Seoul. I can truly say that we were not ready for walk up the steep hill/incline/mountain (lol) to get to the tower. Of course. there’s...
    Rating:4 valdaross2019-09-20
  • Spectacular View 🎋♨️✈️ N Seoul Tower
    🎋♨️✈️ N Seoul Tower Situated near Mount Namsan, or Nam Mountain,nestled in Namsan Park,this was Korea’s, perhaps the first integrated transmission tower and Seoul’s first broadcasting tower. How to...
    Rating:4 Archanakakar2019-09-20
  • Hike up the stairs
    There are a few ways of getting atop the mountain to access the tower but the ways are not really explained or marked properly including the time it will take to reach the top. This is my second time...
    Rating:4 katfuz2019-09-19
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