8 Best Hangang Parks & Han River Views, Seoul

Han River is one of the longest rivers in Korea Peninsula that runs through three provinces (Gangwon-do, Chungcheongbuk-do, Gyeonggi-do) and through Seoul. There are 11 Hangang Parks along Han River for Seoul's residents to chill out. 

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Is it worth going for Tourists to Seoul:

Han River, on top of its beauty, surprisingly provides a calm peacefulness away from the city busyness. It is well-known as the filming location for many Korean popular dramas and variety shows (e.g. Running Man).

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KoreaToDo Han River Guide for visitors includes:

  • 3 Best Han River Parks shortlisted for their easy accessibility and amazing things to do.

  • where to get the Best Views of Han River

  • How To Go to these recommended attractions

Top 3 Hangang Parks along Han River & Things To Do

1. Yeouido Hangang Park

A popular park along Han River, particularly during the cherry blossom festival with direct subway station access.

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Things to Do:

  • Cycling (bicycle rental kiosks available at park)

  • Han River Cruise (on Eland Cruise)

  • Lunch/Dinner Buffet at Ashely Marine Restaurant @ Eland Cruise Terminal 1

  • Picnic

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Attractions:

  • The Floating Stage

  • Cascade

  • Piano Waterway

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Annual Events:

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Nearest Subway Station:

  • Yeouinaru Station (line 5, exit 2/3). Arrive at park.

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2. Ttukseom Hangang Park

A popular riverside park with good number of facilities and attractions for a fun-filled day with direct subway station access.

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Things to Do:

  • Cycling (bicycle rental kiosk available at park)

  • Duck Boat, Yacht, Motor Boat & Row Boat Rental

  • Han River Cruises (by Eland Cruise)

  • Ttukseom Flea Market (every Sat & Sun)

  • Spring & Autumn - Cafe

  • Summer - Outdoor Swimming Pool, Windsurfing, Stand Up Paddle (SUP), Kayaking, Water ski

  • Winter - Snow Sledding

  • Children Playground, Rock Wall & X Game Field

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Attractions:

  • Jabeolle / J-Bug

  • Music Fountain

  • Rose Garden

  • Riverside Plaza

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Annual Events:

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Nearest Subway Station:

  • Ttukseom Resort Station (line 7, exit 2/3). Arrive at park.

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3. Banpo Hangang Park

A longer walking distance from the nearest subway station. Nonetheless, there are many things to see and do at Banpo Hangang Park.

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Things to Do:

  • Tubester (round boat)

  • Cycling (bicycle rental kiosk available at park)

  • Crossing the double-deck Banpo Bridge

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Attractions:

  • Some Sevit (cafes, restaurants, marina, etc)

  • Banpo Bridge Daytime Fountain Show

  • Banpo Bridge Moonlight Fountain Show

  • Banpo Seorae Island (Seoraeseom)

 

Annual Events:

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Nearest Subway Station:

  • Express Bus Terminal Station (line 3/6/9). 12-15 mins walk.

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Top 5 Places for Best Views of Han River

4. Jamsil Railway Bridge Walk

πŸ—¨ view of Han River from bridge

Connected end-to-end by 2 subway stations on line 2, Jamsil Railway Bridge is the most easily accessible bridge walk crossing the Han River! A very pleasant and memorable walk with magnificent view of Han River.

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Things to Do:

  • Get down from the bridge to Hangang Park at the beginning or end of walk.

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Attractions:

  • View of the tallest building in Korea, Lotte World Tower

  • 1 subway stop away to Lotte World Theme Park

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Nearest Subway Stations:

  • Gangbyeon Station (line 2, exit 3) OR

  • Jamsillaru Station (line 2, exit 4)

Direct access to bridge from both stations​

5. Han River Cruise

πŸ—¨ view of Han River on board Eland Cruise