Namsan Seoul Tower, also known as N Seoul Tower, Namsan Tower, or Seoul Tower, is an iconic landmark in Seoul. It is an iconic observation and communication tower that offers you dramatic glimpses of the city. The peak of the tower is almost 480 meters above sea level (Namsan Mountain (243 meters) and the tower’s own height (236.7 meters)). In fact, it is one of the tallest towers in Asia. Moreover, due to its unique and iconic structure, it has become a representative landmark and a symbol of Seoul.
Also, it is a popular attraction for tourists and Koreans as well. Ok, so how about you? Have you ever visited this amazing spot in Seoul? If you are traveling to South Korea, you should never miss touring this iconic landmark in Seoul.
What to do in Namsan Seoul Tower
The Namsan Seoul Tower is comprised of Seoul Tower Plaza and N Seoul Tower.
At the Seoul Tower Plaza, you can experience OLED Media.
The OLED Tunnel is found on level 1, OLED Circle on level 2, and the OLED Wave is situated on the ceiling of level 4.
Another fun and exciting thing to do is to enjoy a unique VR experience at Ryan Cheezzzball Adventure. You will certainly have a great time with your family here.
Furthermore, take photos at the Pledge of LOVE Photo Booth placed on levels 1, 2, 4, and then display one of your pictures on the photo wall. You can also capture lots of beautiful photos, and special moments of you and your loved ones at the Photo Zones.
Lastly, enjoy a full view of Seoul at the observatory deck.
One of the best things, why many people head here, is to hang and lock their ‘padlock of love‘ and wishing to have a happy life filled with love. You can see countless love locks and also notes hanging in the rails of the tower written in different languages. This site is not only a popular date spot for couples but a nice weekend getaway spot for families as well. There are also some restaurants, coffee shops, and souvenir shops around the area.
Korean Dramas Filmed Here
A lot of K-dramas filmed on this tower, like Hwayugi/A Korean Odyssey, The Legend of the Blue Sea, My Love From Another Star, Boys Over Flowers, Hotel de Luna, Terius Behind Me, Who Are You: School 2015, Rooftop Prince, Dating Agency Cyrano, The Last Empress and more.
Namsan Seoul Tower is the first tower-type tourist spot and one of the most popular attractions in the city that will give you a complete and stunning view of Seoul.
Address: 105 Namsangongwon-Gil, Yongsan 2(i)ga-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
How to get there
* Take the Namsan Circular Shuttle Bus No. 2 from the nearest subway station: Chungmuro Station, Exit 2 (Seoul Subway Line 3, 4)(in front of Daehan Cinema), or Dongguk University Station, Exit 6 (Seoul Subway Line 3). Or,
*Take the Namsan Circular Shuttle Bus No. 4 from the nearest subway station: City Hall Station (Seoul Subway Line 1, 4), Jonggaik Station (Seoul Subway Line 1), Jongno 3 (sam)-ga Station (Seoul Subway Line 1, 3, 5), Dongdaemun Station (Seoul Subway Line 1, 4), Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station (Seoul Subway Line 2, 4, 5), Dongguk Univ. Station (Seoul Subway Line 3).