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Top 6 Autumn Leaves Hot Spots I Just Have to Share

Published Date : Nov 06, 2020 / Edited Date : Feb 05, 2021


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Autumn in Seoul is in full swing now! And the changing colors of the leaves each season shine all the brighter under the crisp and clear, blue autumn sky. It makes you ready to miss the autumn even more as the year gives its last hurrah before closing out in the cold of winter. Anyway, you might not have anyone to accompany Luggage you, but all it takes is simply getting out of bed and heading outdoors to enjoy some quality alone time amid the colorful foliage Falling Leaves of the season before leaving 2020 behind. And who knows? Venturing out on a solo trip might just be the thing you need! Autumn in Seoul awaits you!

Maple Leaf

Namsan Trail's Namsan Southern Walking Path
(A walkway featuring beautiful autumn leaves)

Three pictures showing the N Seoul Tower from different views, all of which are filled with autumn leaves and trees at the height of autumn under a blue sky.

With the turning of the leaves gradually commencing from early October, the height of Seoul's foliage Fallen Leaf typically hits around late October or early November, letting you know that the peak of autumn has finally arrived. But at landscape centerpiece of Seoul, Namsan Mountain, fall's arrival is a bit late compared to the downtown area. When it finally does arrive, however, the trail winding up the mountainside is known for its striking beauty at peak season. In fact, the scenery is so stunning that four courses have been designated under the theme of Autumn Trails. Among these four, one of the more notable courses is the 1.3 km course, Namsan South Ringway, which stretches from the National Theater Intersection to the Namsan 3(sam)-ho Tunnel. If you head up the dirt path, crunching on the fallen leaves as you go, you'll arrive at a breathtaking overlook of some of the most vibrantly colored foliage nature has to offer. And the source of all that rich color is the vast population of maple trees Fallen Leaf that have taken root. The sharp reds and yellows unabashedly paint the mountainside, just as colorful as the love locks left by passing couples that vow their love Heart for each other.

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  • Address
    Address Yejang-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul (Between National Theater Intersection & Namsan 3(sam)-ho Tunnel near Namsan Park)
Maple Leaf

Yangjae Citizen's Forest

Three pictures showing autumn foliage and trails with one showing a sky blue bridge crossing over a stream with two paths on each side, a long stretching forest trail, and bright red and yellow leaves in a forest

At this time of year, the Citizen's Forest sign next to the Yangjaecheon Stream clearly lets everyone know of fall's arrival in Yangjae Citizen's Forest, where the autumn scenery is a spectacle for the eyes. The bridge where Yangjaecheon Stream Boat sailing a river can be seen in one sweeping view also offers a fantastic photo opportunity that you simply can't pass up! Take your snapshots at the bridge before crossing over and you will have arrived at a vibrant autumn trail filled with twists and turns. And if you stop and take a look at all the fallen leaves on the ground, you're sure to notice the vast number of huge plane tree leaves! You wouldn't know before seeing them up close, but the leaves are strikingly big in size. Anyway, leaf size aside, it makes for some great quiet time A clock to simply stop in your tracks and appreciate the transformation of the autumn season. You might even want to greet and pay your respects to all the surrounding trees that unfailingly carried out their role over the course of the year. And, perhaps, give yourself a pat on the back as well for a job well done having stuck it out this hectic year!

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  • Address
    Address 99, Maeheon-ro, Seocho-gu, Seoul
  • Phone
    Tel +82-575-3895
Metasequoia Tree

Seocho Culture & Arts Park

Three pictures showing the different walkways during the day with a pavilion at the center of one plaza, a winding path cutting through the park and a woman walking down a straight path coming toward the camera

Located adjacently to Yangjae Citizen's Forest, the Seocho Culture & Arts Park is frequented by crowds of people seeking out a view of the towering metasequoia trees Tree that cover the sky in a natural canopy. But as fall begins to settle in, the leaves suddenly change into colors of yellow and orange. If you stop in the middle of the metasequoia path and look up, you'll notice the array of foliage taking up the entirety of the sky! It's almost as if you're getting a crystal clear view of the sky at sunset! And you don't even have to go all the way to Damyang, a countryside area on the southern end of the peninsula known for its metasequoias, to capture such a view! So, be sure to take advantage of your visit to the Yangjae Citizen's Forest and make it a point to stop by the Seocho Culture & Arts Park to embrace some of the fall colors!

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  • Address
    Address 40, Baumoe-ro 12-gil, Seocho-gu, Seoul (Seocho Culture & Arts Park)
  • Phone
    Tel +82-2155-6860
Ginkgo Tree Leaf

Ginkgo Tree Forest & Salgoji-gil [Seongdong-gu]

Three pictures showing the park area under a bright shinging blue sky with a building in the background, long grass by the Hangang River, and a long stone bridge spanning out toward the water.

The Cheonggyecheon Stream begins in the Jongno area and runs all the way down to Salgoji-gil, a road infamous as one of Seoul's best hot spots to take in the leaves of autumn. When the autumn sunlight casts itself on the road, the silver grass on the stream's bank sways back and forth in the breeze. If you follow along the stream, you'll eventually come upon the longest bridge of the Joseon Dynasty, Salgoji Bridge, as it cuts across the silver tint of the water's surface. The Salgoji-gil, as seen from the bridge, is entirely draped in yellow, but it's hard to say when exactly the crisp green leaves of the summer season suddenly went ahead and transformed. If you time it just right, you can even relish in the shower of yellow ginkgo leaves falling from the trees! And once the leaves have fallen, resting quietly on the road, it becomes a picturesque spot for those fall photo outings! Camera Maybe you can get lucky enough to snatch up one of the falling leaves from midair and make a wish Charm for the new year!

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  • Address
    Address [Starts from] 523-5, Majang-dong, Seongdong-gu, Seoul
Winged Spindle Tree Leaf

West Seoul Lake Park

Three pictures showing the park in different areas with one showing the fountains in operation, another showing the West Seoul Lake Park sign in Korean characters, and another with a close-up of autumn leaves

Seated at the center of an expansive lake, the West Seoul Lake Park is home to an abundance of wind spindle trees lining the lakeside in red for a seemingly artistic aesthetic reminiscent of Monet Palette . And you're sure to be left speechless at the surreal beauty of the autumn sky and all its colors casted beautifully from the lake Boat sailing on a river . On the lake itself, you might notice all the water hyacinths, reeds, and other plant life living on the surface. If you stop and look long enough at all the vegetation, you'll likely catch the reflection of planes Plane from above zipping passed on their way elsewhere. And since the park is located underneath the flight path of passing air traffic, the planes pass relatively close to the ground. An amusing thing to note is that the sound of passing planes exceeding 81 decibels activate a "sound fountain," which essentially helps transform the booming clamor of planes into something beautiful. Why not come see for yourself just how striking the scenery is? And be sure to have that camera in hand!

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  • Address
    Address 26, Nambusunhwan-ro 64-gil, Yangcheon-gu, Seoul (Sinwol Baseball Park)
  • Website
    Website http://parks.seoul.go.kr/lakepark
  • Phone
    Tel +82-2604-3004
Magnolia Tree Leaf

Stonewall Path in front of Jongmyo, Seosulla-gil

Three pictures showing autumn foliage along the stonewall with one showing a road lined with telephone polls, another from a bottom angle looking up at a pavilion, and another of a parking sign in front of the wall blurred in the distance

After having boasted of flourishing vegetation Rose at the height of spring, the trees of Seosulla-gil are gradually preparing for winter's arrival. The autumn leaves that naturally blends with the stonewall path of Jongmyo adds an amazing dynamic to the shrine, yet, despite the close proximity to Insadong and Ikseong-dong, not many people are aware of all they're missing out on! Ironically, however, if you simply embark on any eye-catching path in the Jongno area, you're bound to wind up at Seosulla-gil. It's firstly known for it's blooming flowers in the springtime, which go on include a wide array of alluring plant life from cherry blossoms Flower and forsythias to magnolias and more! But now, with the arrival of autumn, the magnolia trees, which are the first flowers to greet the spring season, are subtly faded, representing some of the best autumn colors around. Simply stop by the downtown area for some unforgettable autumn scenery! You can think of it as your own personal getaway!

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  • Address
    Address [Starts from] 45-4, Jongno 3(sam)-ga, Jongno-gu, Seoul
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  • 解説を進行する時に発生する安全事故に対し、徒歩観光事務局とソウル文化観光解説士は
    責任を負いません。
  • PM 2.5(ピーエムにてんご)の非常低減措置発令及びその他の気象悪化(猛暑、台風、暴雨など)によって
      徒歩観光の運営が困難な場合、すべての予約は一括キャンセルされます。
     (観光日前日基準)
预约前说明事项
  • 观光日基准最少3日前方可进行预约。
  • 4人以上团体预约时, 请联系到我们 - walkingtours@sto.or.kr / 02-6925-0777)
  • 在已登记的预约团体中,只接待不超过预约人数的团体,可在前一天17时前追加预约。
  • 下个月的预约可从前一月15日开始。
  • 参加徒步观光解说活动时必须佩戴口罩。
  • 如有发热或呼吸道症状(发烧、咳嗽、痰液、肌肉痛、鼻塞、咽喉痛等),请避免参与解说活动。
  • 活动开始前将进行体温测试,超过37.5度者将被限制参与解说活动。
  • 无保护者随同的未满14岁儿童游客,会在现场取消解说活动。
  • 因发布微尘紧急低减措施及其他气象恶化(暴热、台风、暴雨等)无法运营徒步观光解说活动时,所有预约会批量取消。(观光前日基准)
  • 对于解说活动中发生的安全事故,首尔徒步解说旅游事务局和首尔文化观光解说社不予负责。
预约前说明事项
  • 观光日基准最少1日前方可进行预约。
  • 本线路是为了行动不便者(行动不便的高龄者、残疾人、婴儿车利用者等)的路线。
  • 无辅助人员(或同行人)伴随时,不可利用。
    ※ 步行不便者1名至少需要1名以上的辅助人员陪同。
    ※ 电动辅助器具(电动轮椅、电动独轮车等)使用者时,每一位辅助人员最多可陪同 4名步行不便者。
  • 希望观光的日期及线路上无解说员时,预约有可能被取消。
  • 为了确认预约,徒步观光事务局(02-6925-0777)会致电进行确认。
    (最少5日~一个月前) 3次以上无法连接时,预约将被取消。
  • 进行解说时,对于有可能发生的安全事故,徒步观光事务局和首尔文化观光解说员概不负责。
  • 因发布微尘紧急低减措施及其他气象恶化(暴热、台风、暴雨等),无法运营 徒步观光时,所有预约会批量取消。
    (观光前日基准)
預約前說明事項
  • 最晚請於預約日期3天前完成預約。
  • 4人以上团体预约时, 请联系到我们 - walkingtours@sto.or.kr / 02-6925-0777)
  • 已完成預約的團體若人數超過限制,可於前一天下午5點前追加預約。
  • 每月15日將開放下個月的預約。
  • 參與解說觀光時請務必佩戴口罩。
  • 若有發燒或呼吸道症狀(發燒、咳嗽、咳痰、肌肉酸痛、鼻塞、喉嚨痛),請避免參與本活動。
  • 活動開始前將進行體溫測量。若體溫超過37.5度,將無法參與本活動。
  • 未有保護者同行的未滿14歲兒童遊客,會在現場取消參與資格。
  • 因發布微塵緊急降低措施及其他天氣惡化(暴熱、台風、豪雨等),無法進行徒步觀光時,所有預約將取消。(預約日期前日基準)
  • 進行解說時,對於有可能發生的安全事故,首爾徒步解說觀光事務局和首爾文化觀光解說員概不負責。
預約前說明事項
  • 觀光日基準最少1日前方可進行預約。
  • 本線路是為了行動不便者(行動不便的高齡者、殘疾人、嬰兒車利用者等)的路線。
  • 無輔助人員(或同行人)伴隨時,不可利用。
    ※ 步行不便者1名至少需要1名以上的輔助人員陪同。
    ※ 電動輔助器具(電動輪椅、電動獨輪車等)使用者時,每壹位輔助人員最多可陪同 4名步行不便者。
  • 希望觀光的日期及線路上無解說員時,預約有可能被取消。
  • 為了確認預約,徒步觀光事務局(02-6925-0777)會致電進行確認。
    (最少5日~壹個月前) 3次以上無法連接時,預約將被取消。
  • 進行解說時,對於有可能發生的安全事故,徒步觀光事務局和首爾文化觀光 解說員概不負責。
  • 因發布微塵緊急低減措施及其他氣象惡化(暴熱、臺風、暴雨等),無法運營 徒步觀光時,所有預約會批量取消。 (觀光前日基準)