Olympic Park 올림픽공원

서울특별시 송파구 올림픽로 424 (방이동) | 424, Olympic-ro, Songpa-gu, Seoul

24 hrs

Free

  • Olympic Park Station (line 5, exit 3)

  • Mongchontoseong Station (line 8, exit 1)

Olympic Park is the legacy of the 1988 Seoul Olympics and houses South Korea largest sports arena. It is now a place for locals to relax and unwind.

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Olympic Park encompasses the land that was once Mongchontoseong Fortress and Mongchonhaeja (man-made lake) from the early Baekje period.

 

The large park would take probably over 3 hours to explore and is divided into several zones, including a Leisure Sports Park, Cultural Art Park, Environmental Eco-Park and History Experience Park dedicated to the area’s rich historic heritage.

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Top Photo-Taking Spots

Wild Flower Garden

  • Red Poppies in Spring (May - Jun)

  • Yellow Cosmos in Autumn (Sep - Oct)

  • Sensation Cosmos in Autumn (Sep - mid Nov)

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Rose Plaza - Summer (late May - Jul) / Autumn (late Sep - Nov)

Olympic Park - Tall lined trees from Olympic Park Station's exit 3

TIPSIf you are coming from Olympic Park Station (line 5), take exit 3 and walk straight alongside the road all the way to Rose Plaza. This is the shorter and more direct route, lined with magnificent tall trees.

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Other Flower Fields in Autumn - Pink Muhly Grass (Sep - Nov)

A hot new addition to Olympic Park is the hugely popular Muhly Grass field where the feathery flowers turn pastel pink in Autumn.

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Gourd Tunnel in Autumn (Sep - mid Nov)

This is an unique tunnel where visitors can walk through various types of gourd like pumpkins and squashes, hanging colourfully from above.

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2.7km Golden Ginkgo Tree Road in Autumn (Oct - Nov)

Rows of rich yellow Ginkgo Trees lined the park's perimeter of 1.4km long from Mongchontoseong StationOlympic Park South Gate 4 to Olympic Park South Gate 1.

 

The Ginkgo path stretches another 1.3km onward along the road beyond Olympic Park South Gate 1.

The Olympic Park Ginkgo Path is extremely popular with the locals especially when the leaves fall and covered the ground in golden yellow in late autumn. It provides an unique walking experience and a hot photo-taking spot right in Seoul.

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Olympic Park Ice Skating Rink in Winter (End Dec - Early Feb)

The ice skating rink operates near World Peace Gate at Olympic Park every Winter with affordable admission fee (from 3,000 won) that includes skates and helmet rental.

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One-Tree Hill

This lone tree on the hillside is a favourite photo spot for many visitors to Olympic Park.

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Sunset at Olympic Park

88 Seoul Olympics
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Lotte World Tower
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Other Photo Spots to Explore at Olympic Park

World Peace Gate
Dialogue Sculpture
Mongchon Fortress Walking Paths
88 Lake
Mongchon Moat Musical Fountain

Bicycle Rental at Olympic Park

To get around the large park leisurely, you may like to rent a two wheeled or four-wheeled bicycle. The bicycle rental shop is located between SK Olympic Handball Gymnasium and Woori Art Hall.

  • Operating hours: 10:00 to 18:00. Closed on Mondays.

  • Rental Charges: Two-wheeled bicycle - from 3,000 won / Four-wheeled bicycle - from 7,000 won / 30 mins.

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Map of Olympic Park & Key Photo-Spots Locations

Getting to Olympic Park & Location Map | Seoul, South Korea

Map of Top 9 Photo-Taking Spots at Olympic Park

Map of Top 9 Photo-taking Spots at Olympic Park | Seoul, South Korea

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