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Perfect Spots for Panoramic Night Views in Seoul

Seoul is pretty during the day, but just wait until you see the city light up at night! These are my top three pics offering perfect night views in Seoul, Korea’s biggest city. Are you ready to light up your soul?

Jamsil Area

Located in Songpa district, the Jamsil area is maybe one of the most popular areas in Seoul. There, you can spend your free time shopping in the Lotte World Mall, have a good meal at a traditional Korean restaurant, and reconnect with nature in Seokchon Park.  

Moreover, you can enjoy a glass of wine with your significant other on the top of Lotte World Tower. The splendid night views will definitely be your next phone wallpaper picture. The tower is 556 meters high and is owned by the Lotte Group.  Lotte tower is one of the highest buildings located in East Asia.

How can you get to the Jamsil area? Take the subway line. no2(green line) and get off at Jamsil station. Since the station is connected with the Lotte World Mall, you can easily go anywhere you want. If it’s your first time visiting this area, l strongly recommend you install Naver Maps app on your phone. It’s a lifesaver. Need help? Don’t hesitate to contact us!

Lotte World Tower (롯데월드 타워)

Address:  240, Olympic-ro, Songpa-gu, Seoul
Korean Address: 서울 송파구 올림픽로 240
Opening Hours: 110:00 AM - 09:00 PM

Banpo Area

Are you dreaming about having a romantic walk in the evening along the Han River or do you just want to get rid of stress while having chimaek with friends after work? Do you also enjoy spending time trying various kinds of traditional foods? Then, l recommend the Moon Light market. It is normally held at the end of summer and the beginning of Autumn in the Banpo area. 

After three years, the city officials plan to reopen the market and revive the local economy and tourism. If you go to Hangang Moon Light Market, you will find plenty of food trucks, coffee trucks, and vendors ready to offer you some of the best snacks and refreshing drinks. The market will run until October, and it is expected to attract thousands of visitors. So, what are you waiting for? 

You will get the chance to enjoy delicious food, a friendly atmosphere, and magnificent night views near the Banpo Bridge, as you can see below. See you there.

For more information on what to do in the Banpo area, Click Here!

Namsan Tower

Another wonderful attraction that you must visit is no other than Namsan Tower, located in the heart of Seoul. How do you get there? Take subway line no 3(orange line), get off at Chungmuro or Myeongdong station, and keep following the signs.

If you have a hard time climbing, you can easily ride a bus or the cable car for a few minutes until you get to the top. 

The panoramic view seen from the Namsan Tower at night will instantly become one of your favorite memories in Korea. How can you get the best view? Take your friends and go to The Namsan Seoul Tower Observatory which is the tallest of its kind in Seoul with a 360-degree view that offers tourists an opportunity to enjoy the splendid scenery of the city.  

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Namsan Tower (남산 타워)

Address:  서울 용산구 남산공원길 105
Korean Address: 105 Namsangongwon-Gil, Yongsan 2(i)ga-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
Opening Hours: 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Where do you usually go when you want to enjoy the panoramic night views in Seoul? Have you found the perfect place? Let us know more about your experience. We are eager to hear more details about your adventures in Korea. If you liked the article, don’t forget to subscribe to Koreabyme. Have a wonderful night! 

🇷🇴 Emilia Bucsan

Teacher. Writer. Explorer. A.R.M.Y. Enchanted by the beauty of Korea.