Winter in Seoul
See & Do Tours
Hours: Monday to Thursday 10am to 9:30pm, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Holiday 10am to 11pm
Fees: 1,000 won per hour (skate rentals included)
Convenient facilities: bathroom, book café, coin operated lockers, lounge, outdoor tables, heater
How to get there: City Hall Station (Lines 1, 2) exits 5, 6
Garden 5 Skating Rink
Located in Songpa-gu, Garden5 is an enormous shopping center which boasts an outdoor ice skating rink during the winter months. The rink is located in front of the Life Building within the Garden complex.
Period: December 15th 2014 to February 22nd 2015
Fees: 2,000 won admission (additional 1,000 won for rentals)
How to get there: Jangji Station (Line 8) exit 3
Olympic Park Skating Rink
This outdoor rink is located within the Olympic Park, and is easily assessable from Olympic Park Station (Line 5) exit 3, and Mongchontoseong Station (Line 8) exit 1.
Fees: 1,500 won per 1.5 hours (skate rentals included)
How to get there: Mongchontoseong Station (Line 8) exit 1 or Olympic Park Station (Line 5) exit 3
Grand Hyatt Seoul Skating Rink
Located at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, this outdoor skating rink is a slightly more luxurious option compared to the rinks mentioned above. While you do not need to be a guest staying at the hotel to use the rink, admission and rentals come at a premium. However, the beautiful outdoor rink has an amazing view of the city from atop Namsan(Mountain), and a lot less people.
High Season (July, August, December to February) : Mon to Fri 11:00 to 22:30, Saturday, Sunday, Holiday 10:00 to 22:30
Low Season (March to July, September to December) Mon to Fri 10:00 to 21:30 Saturday Sunday, Holiday 10:00 to 22:30
Fees: Admission – Weekdays: 25,300 won / Weekends: 29,700 won (rentals 19,800 won).
How to get there: Noksapyeong Station (Line 6) exit 1 → cross the road and take bus #3 to the hotel.
Lotte World Ice Rink
The Lotte World Ice Rink is one of the largest indoor rinks, and is open year round. Located within Lotte World Amusement Park, you can also visit the theme park while you are there.