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Namsan Seoul Tower Hanbok Culture Experience Center (남산서울타워 한복문화체험관)

Namsan Seoul Tower Hanbok Culture Experience Center (남산서울타워 한복문화체험관)

0m    17131     2020-01-02

105, Namsangongwon-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul

Namsan Seoul Tower Hanbok Culture Experience Center is located in the lobby level (B1F) of Seoul's landmark Namsan Seoul Tower. The center is designed around the theme of the Joseon dynasty, and features both large photo zones and hanbok of various styles, ranging from traditional to modern and even wedding.

n·GRILL (엔그릴)

n·GRILL (엔그릴)

0m    41997     2019-12-23

105, Namsangongwon-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
+82-2-3455-9297

n·GRILL sits on the 5th floor, the highest level of Namsan Seoul Tower, providing a 360° panoramic view of Seoul as the restaurant rotates. n·GRILL serves a full course steak menu along with vintage wine. Enjoy a spectacular dining experience for a special event at n·GRILL.

* Rotation speed: 1 complete clockwise revolution every 2 hours

Seoul Tower Plaza (서울타워 플라자)

Seoul Tower Plaza (서울타워 플라자)

0m    12185     2016-08-18

105, Namsangongwon-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul

N Seoul Tower used to be the tower for broadcasting transmission and the bottom levels of the tower have restricted access to authorized staff only. Since the remodeling to the Seoul Tower Plaza in 2015, these levels are now opened the public. Visitors to the Seoul Tower Plaza building can also enjoy the terrace that is installed to serve as a walking trail for leisure walks. A beautiful panoramic view of Seoul can also be seen from 243m in x_height. at the summit of Namsan Mountain.

The Place Dining (더플레이스다이닝)

The Place Dining (더플레이스다이닝)

4m    21528     2019-12-18

105, Namsangongwon-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
+82-2-3455-9220

A casual restaurant situated in the N Seoul Tower, The Place Dining welcomes all guests with the utmost friendliness, and provides a comfortable atmosphere. The beautiful rooftop garden terrace and sky promenade offer a spectacular view overlooking the N Seoul Tower area. The pasta and pizza are made to order, serving the genuine tastes of Italy. The Place Dining only uses the finest ingredients for all of its dishes, including healthy salads and soups.

Namsan Seoul Tower (남산서울타워)

Namsan Seoul Tower (남산서울타워)

60m    1161318     2019-10-25

105, Namsangongwon-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
+82-2-3455-9277

Namsan Seoul Tower was the first tower-type tourism spot in Korea. The top of the tower is at almost 480 meters above sea level, including Namsan Mountain (243m) and the tower’s own x_height (236.7m), making it one of the tallest towers in Asia. It is comprised of Seoul Tower Plaza, recently opened to public access after 40 years, and N Seoul Tower, operated by CJ Foodville since 2005. The tower was first established as a broadcasting tower to send out TV and radio signals in 1969. As of now, it has become one of the representative landmarks and multi-cultural venues in Seoul.

Namsan Octagonal Pavilion (남산 팔각정)

Namsan Octagonal Pavilion (남산 팔각정)

60m    13284     2019-07-02

105, Namsangongwon-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
+82-2-3783-5900

Originally known as Unamjeong Pavilion, the pavilion was built in 1959 to commemorate Rhee Syngman. It was demolished by the 4.19 movement in 1960 and was rebuilt on November 11, 1968. This pavilion now sits atop Namsan Mountain, with views covering the entirety of Seoul below. As it is a prime spot to view the first sunrise of the year, the annual sunrise festival takes place every New Year's Day.

Namsan Park - Seoul (남산공원(서울))

Namsan Park - Seoul (남산공원(서울))

312m    303063     2019-04-08

231, Samil-daero, Jung-gu, Seoul
+82-2-3783-5900

Mt. Namsan is a symbolic mountain located at the center of Seoul. Although not as high as other surrounding mountains, Mt. Namsan is a very popular nonetheless as a resting site. At the top, there are various facilities such as Palgakjeong (octagonal hall), Seoul Tower, Maritime Aquarium, fountains, and Namsan Library. You may take a cable car to the top or walk up the stairway path. Other than this path, there are many other walkways to Namdaemun, Hoehyun-dong, Taegyero 3(sam)-ga, Jangchung Park, Itaewon, Huam-dong and much more. The driving courses here are also popular for couples.
Namsan Park is a historical site. You will find Bonghwadae (beacon mound) at the top as it was once the center of capital defense. During the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910) the capital was changed to Hanyang,(current Seoul) and to protect the city from invasions, castle walls were built on the 4 major mountains like Mt. Bukaksan, Mt. Inwangsan, Mt. Naksan and Mt. Namsan. On Namsan peak, five beacons were built to report the news from local governments to the central government with a five-signal system.
Also on the top of Mt. Namsan, there is the Palgakjeong Pavilion, which has a fantastic view. At Seoul Tower (479.7m), you can view the whole landscape of Seoul and the West Sea beyond Incheon. The rotating restaurant in the Seoul Tower also boasts excellent views. With excellent night view, you should try having dinner at the tower. It would be a great experience to visit Namsangol Traditional Korean Village which is a village of 5 traditional Korean houses.

Goethe-Institut Korea (주한독일문화원)

Goethe-Institut Korea (주한독일문화원)

460m    11299     2019-03-18

132, Sowol-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul

Goethe-Institut branches out worldwide as a cultural ambassador of Germany. The institution promotes German language and facilitates international cultural exchanges abroad by providing information related to Germany's culture, society and politics.

With an extensive network around the globe consisting of Goethe-Centers, cultural organizations, information centers, language examination centers, and language learning centers, Goethe-Institut is able to carry out tasks centered on foreign culture and educational policies. The center also engages in activities as a partner to Germany’s private and public cultural organizations, the federal government, and local communities.

HanCook (한쿡)

HanCook (한쿡)

515m    25640     2020-02-19

126, Namsangongwon-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
+82-2-3455-9292

HanCook is an elegant Korean restaurant located in Namsan Seoul Tower serving the traditional beauty and tastes of Korea in a comfortable setting. The buffet-style traditional Korean corner is especially popular among both locals and tourists, offering a variety of more than 30 different dishes in an antique atmosphere. HanCook also boasts a special formal dinner menu only available here. This Korean family restaurant aims to introduce traditional Korean food to the world.

Namsan Library (서울특별시교육청 남산도서관)

Namsan Library (서울특별시교육청 남산도서관)

532m    33676     2019-03-18

109, Sowol-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
+82-2-754-7338

Namsan Library opened as Kyeongseong Prefectural Library in 1922 as a public library in Myeong-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul. The library was moved to the current site in 1964 with a newly built building and its name changed to Namsan Library in 1965. The building constructed with reinforced concrete in 1964 was designed by architect Lee Haeseong. It was designated as Seoul Future Heritage in 2013, credited for its preservation value. It is comprised of 19 various material rooms and educational areas including Humanity and Social Science Hall, Nature Science Hall, Language and Literature Hall, Electronic Information Room and other rooms. Since opening, the library has collected nearly 500,000 books, 16,000 non-book materials, 700 continuing resources, and other special materials like old books, oriental books (including Japanese books), and more. Namsan Library also operates a reading treatment program as a special business, extending the library’s working field. The program includes remodeling of reading consultation room, training for people in charge of reading treatment, workshops, programs for individuals and groups and others. Also, various exhibitions, lectures, shows, cultural classes and other events are available all year long to enhance lifelong education.

Namsan Cable Car (남산 케이블카)

Namsan Cable Car (남산 케이블카)

683m    242538     2019-01-18

83, Sopa-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul

Namsan Cable Car runs from the base of Namsan Mountain up to Namsan Seoul Tower, one of the most representative tourist attractions in Seoul, loved by tourists and residents alike. The new cable cars, which have been in operation since December 6, 2008, have an increased capacity of 48 people per car (up from 38). Unlike the older cars, the new cable cars have glass on all four sides, giving riders a wider view of the surrounding cityscape.

Approximately 50,000 people ride Namsan Cable Car each month. Visitors who are looking for a more tranquil tour are advised to go in the morning. For both a daytime and nighttime view of Seoul and the tower, take the cable car up the mountain in the late afternoon and come back down in the early evening.

To get to the cable car without having to walk too much, take Namsan Oreumi (Namsan outdoor elevator). Namsan Oreumi is the first inclined outdoor elevator in Korea. It runs a distance of 140m from the entrance of Namsan 3rd Tunnel to the parking lot of Namsan Cable Car and only takes about two minutes, as opposed to a 20 minutewalk. The maximum capacity is 20 people and operating hours are 10:00-23:30 to match the operatings of Namsan Cable Car.

POOM SEOUL (품 서울)

456m    17180     2019-12-23

49, Duteopbawi-ro 60-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
+82-2-777-9007

Poom Seoul is a Korean restaurant serving traditional banga cuisine (cuisine of the royal or noble class) with a modern twist. The restaurant offers a different menu every season, using only the highest quality seasonal ingredients and placing priority on food safety, quality producers, and high meat grades. Diners can feel the care taken by the chef by the exquisite beauty and flavor of each dish that is served as part of the course meal.

Vegetarian course meals are also available and private rooms can be reserved for groups of 6 to 16 people. Diners must make their reservation and place their orders at least one day prior to visit.