Namsan, the mountain that stands sentinel in the centre of
Seoul, is a popular recreational feature in the city. A cable car,
and stairway, takes visitors to the summit, where there are several
attractions to enjoy, including the Maritime Aquarium, botanical
gardens, fountains and the Seoul Tower, which, rising 1,575ft
(480m), offers a fantastic view of the city and surrounds. The
revolving restaurant on top of the tower is particularly popular
for dinner because of the breathtaking view it affords of Seoul by
Address: 100-177 Hoehyun-dong 1-ga Jung-gu
Transportation: A 10-minute walk in the direction of Lila Elementary
School from Myeong-dong Station on Seoul Subway Line 4 (Exit 2 or
Opening Time: Namsan Park is open 24 hours every day. The cable car
operates daily from 10am to 11pm daily. Seoul Tower is open from
9am to 1am the next day.
Admission: Cable Car 7,500 Won return (adults), 5,000 Won return
(children), Seoul Tower 7,000 Won.