N Seoul Tower 남산서울타워
Observatory - 10:00-23:00 (Sun-Fri), 10:00-24:00 (Sat), Last admission 30 mins before closing.
Hello Kitty Island - 10:00-23:00, Last admission: 22:00
Ryan CHEEZZZBALL Adventure - 10:00-22:00, Last admission: 22:00
Game Plaza Arcade - 10:00-22:00
Korea Local 360º VR Tour - 11:00-19:30 (closed every Mon & Tue)
Hanbok Culture Experience Center - 10:00-19:00, Last admission: 18:00
Observatory (for 360 degree panoramic view of Seoul) - Adult: 11,000 won / Child: 9,000 won
Hello Kitty Island - Adult: 8,000 won / Child: 7,200 won
Korea Local 360º VR Tour - Free
Multiple travel options available: Namsan Shuttle Bus, Cable Car or Walk.
Explore a different path on every visit.
Note: Taxi is prohibited from entering the park for environment protection.
Recommended Course to N Seoul Tower by CABLE CAR (esp. on your first visit)
1. Getting to Namsan Cable Car Station
a) Free Namsan Shuttle Bus Service (5 mins)
From Myeongdong Station (line 4, exit 1), take the half-hourly Shuttle Bus Service (operating hours 12:00 - 20:30) with "Namsan Cable Car" sign to Namsan Cable Car Station.'
b) take a taxi (4 mins from Myeongdong Station, exit 1-4)
Namsan Cable Car Station 남산 케이블카
서울특별시 중구 소파로 83 | 83, Sopa-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul
c) walk uphill (10-15 mins)
From Myeongdong Station (line 4, exit 3), walk towards the left of 7-11 convenience store, go straight and walk towards the right of Pacific Hotel and walk uphill. Walk up the stairs to Namsan Cable Car Station.
d) via Free Namsan Oreumi Elevator (2 mins)
From Myeongdong Station (line 4, exit 4), you will see McDonald's in front. Walk straight 300m and turn left at the main junction (with Shinsagae Department Store diagonally-right). Go straight and you will see the Namsan Oreumi Elevator about 300m ahead. 10 mins walk.
Take the outdoor inclined elevator (free, 9:00-23:00, closed on Mondays 9:00-14:00 for maintenance) straight to Namsan Cable Car Station, 2 mins.
2. Namsan Cable Car Ride to N Seoul Tower
At Namsan Cable Car Station, take the cable car to Namsan Seoul Tower and enjoy the best view of Seoul.
Adult (1-way/return) - 7,000 won / 9,500 won
Child age 3-12 & Senior above age 65 (1-way/return) - 4,500 won / 6,500 won
3. Enjoy & Explore N Seoul Tower
4. Getting Down from N Seoul Tower
From Namsan Seoul Tower, take a leisure walk down the mountain (especially beautiful in autumn for its autumn foliage and cherry blossom in spring) in the same direction as the bus going down to reach the base with Namsan Shuttle Bus's Bus Stop (@Namsan Public Library) right ahead. 30-40 mins walk.
Alternatively, from Namsan Seoul Tower, you can take Shuttle Bus #05 back to Myeongdong Station, Namsangol Hanok Village or any other Namsan Shuttle Bus to your next destination.
Getting to Namsan Seoul Tower by Shuttle Bus
No. 02, 03 and 05
1,200 won cash / 1,100 won transportation card (T-Money/cashbee)
The shuttle bus service operates on a loop from Namsan Seoul Tower.
The whole loop can be 10-50 mins long depending on the bus no. taken. For shorter journey, it is best to board/alight towards the end/beginning of the bus routes respectively.
Namsan Shuttle Bus Routes:
1. Namsan Shuttle Bus No. 02 (every 16 mins, 7:00-23:30)
*Nearest Station to Seoul Tower
Map of Namsan Shuttle Bus 02, 03, 05 Bus Stop from Dongguk Univ. Station (line 3, exit 6)
Notes: Search for 'Donguk Univ.' instead when using MetroidHD app.
Map of Namsan Shuttle Bus 02 Bus Stop from Chungmuro Station (line 3/4, exit 2)
N Seoul Tower → Namsan Library → Seoul Education Research & Information Institute → Namsan Cable Car - Namsan Sanchaengno Entrance → Seoul Animation Center, Soongeui Women's Univ. → Teogyero 3-ga, Namsangol Hanok Village → Chungmuro Station, line 3/4, exit 2 (15 mins to Seoul Tower) → Teogyero 5-ga, Jeil Hospital → Ambassador Hotel → *Dongguk Univ. Station, line 3, exit 6 (10 mins to Seoul Tower) → National Theatre of Korea → Namsan Northern Circuit Entry (for the walk up Seoul Tower) → N Seoul Tower
2. Namsan Shuttle Bus No. 03 (every 18 mins, 7:00-23:30)
N Seoul Tower → Namsan Library → Baekbeom Plaza → Huam Intersection → Namdaemun Police Station → Seoul Station, line 1/4, exit 9 (40 mins to Seoul Tower) → Namdaemun Market → Namsan Tunnel 3 → Yongsan Hanshin Apartment → Haebangchon → Itaewon Yongsan-gu Office → Itaewon Station, exit 4 to the front of Hamilton Hotel (25 mins to Seoul Tower) → Itaewon Fire Branch Office → Hannam-dong Community Center → Hangangjin Station, line 6, in front of exit 2 → Beoti Gogae → Songdo Hospital → Yaksu Station, exit 7 → Yaksu Station, exit 1 → *Dongguk Univ. Station → National Theatre of Korea → Namsan Northern Circuit Entry → N Seoul Tower
3. Namsan Shuttle Bus No. 05 (every 16 mins, 7:00-23:30)
Namsan Seoul Tower → Namsan Library → Baekbeom Plaza → Hilton Hotel → Namdaemun Market, Accessories Arcade → Namdaemun Market → Myeongdong Station, line 4, exit 3 (30 mins to Seoul Tower) → Teoyero 3-ga, Namsangol Hanok Village → Chungmuro Station, line 3/4, exit 2 (25 mins to Seoul Tower) → Teogyero 5-ga, Jeil Hospital → Teogyero 6-ga → Gwanghui-dong Crossroads → Chungmu Art Center, Sports Center → Sindang-dong Tteokbokki Town → Sindang-dong, Cheonggu Station → Yaksu Station, exit 2, Jungu Library → *Dongguk Univ. Station → National Theatre of Korea → Namsan Northern Circuit Entry → N Seoul Tower
Map of Namsan Shuttle Bus 05 Bus Stop from Myeongdong Station (line 4, exit 3)
N Seoul Tower (or Namsan Seoul Tower) was first established as a broadcast tower to send out TV and radio signals in 1969. Now, the tower has become a symbol of Seoul and a famous tourist attraction, offering fantastic day and night views of Seoul city.
The top of the tower is at almost 480m above sea level with Namsan Mountain at 243m and the tower’s own height at 236.7 m, making it one of the tallest towers in the East.
N Seoul Tower Love Locks
One of the well-known attractions at Namsan Tower is the love locks. The gift shops at Seoul Tower sell many interesting looking locks too.
WHAT TO DO & EAT: N Seoul Tower & Seoul Tower Plaza
Tower 7F▶ n.GRILL (French Restaurant)
Tower 5F▶ Observatory Deck
▶ Weeny Beeny (Candy Shop)
▶ Tower Gift
▶ N Photo
Tower 4F▶ A Twosome Place (Cafe)
▶ Observatory Deck
▶ N Photo Studio
Tower 3F▶ HANCOOK (Korean Restaurant)
Tower 2F▶ The PLACE Dining (Italian Restaurant)
▶ Roof Terrace
Tower 1F▶ N Burger (Restaurant)
▶ Ticket Booth
▶ N Terrace (Cafe)
▶ A Twosome Place (Cafe)
▶ Cheiljemyunso (Korean Restaurant)
▶ Olive Young (Health & Beauty Drugstore)
5F▶ Hello Kitty Island
▶ A Twosome Place (Cafe)
▶ N Sweet Bar
4F▶ Ryan CHEEZZZBALL Adventure
▶ Game Plaza (Arcade)
▶ Hosigi Double Chicken (Restaurant)
▶ Korea Local 360 VR Tour
2F▶ Owl's Cutlet (Restaurant)
▶ 153POINTZ Budae-jjigae (Restaurant)
▶ Tokyo Steak (Restaurant)
1F▶ Sweet Monster (Dessert)
▶ Starbucks (Cafe)
▶ Gong Cha (Bubble Tea)
▶ GS25 (Convenience store)
B1▶ Hanbok Culture Experience Center
◙ Free Photo Spots: N Seoul Tower & Seoul Tower Plaza
◙ 4F - Tunnel of Love
◙ 4F - 3D World Experience Center
◙ 4F - Yoohoo Land
◙ 1F - Proposal Staircase
◙ 1F - Linlin Land
◙ 1/2/4F - OLED Media Art
◙ 1/2/4F - Pledge of Love
Spring at N Seoul Tower
Autumn at N Seoul Tower
Late Autumn at N Seoul Tower
Nightfall at Seoul Tower Plaza
Map on Ways to Namsan Cable Car Station & N Seoul Tower
BONUS FEATURE: Maps to/fro N Seoul by Foot for the adventurous travellers
For the keen travellers who would like to experience N Seoul Tower like the locals, why not consider getting there by foot from the base of Namsan Mountain? Alternatively, you can get to N Seoul Tower by bus or cable car and have a leisure walk down the mountain.
Pick from our 3 walking routes to/fro N Seoul Seoul from the easiest, to the stairs challengers.
Route Map 1: N Seoul Tower by Foot via Namsan Library (The Easiest)
Route Map 2: N Seoul Tower by Foot via National Theater of Korea / Namsan Northern Circuit Entrance (Mix of walking paths & stairs)
Route Map 3: N Seoul Tower by Foot via Sam-soon Steps / Seoul Education Research & Information Institute (Primarily stairs)
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