South Korea,  Travel

[Seoul Series] Day 4: N Seoul Tower

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If you’re a fan of Korean dramas like me, you’ll easily recognize N Seoul Tower. It is a complex atop the Namsan Mountain and the panoramic view of Seoul and surrounding areas makes it a great filming location. But the N Seoul Tower is not just a tourist spot because it still serves as a transmission tower. In fact, about 48% of the national audio population watches broadcasting through N Seoul Tower. A visit to Seoul won’t definitely be complete without dropping by N Seoul Tower which is a proud landmark of Seoul.

Here are the photos I took in March of 2012. Enjoy!

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We went to N Seoul Tower by taxi and just an FYI, taxis are not allowed to go up to the tower. We were dropped off all the way down to where you’ll see the yellow bus at the top portion of the photo. The photo was taken from the observatory so you can just imagine how far and uphill we had to walk just to reach the base of the tower.

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The obligatory photo in front of the Manila window 🙂

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As I said, we went to N Seoul Tower by Taxi and I don’t recommend it. There are several ways to get to N Seoul Tower and when we went there recently, we used the Cable Car. Definitely something that I highly recommend.

By Cable Car:

To reach the boarding place, walk for about 10~15 minutes following the street of the right side of the Pacific Hotel, after coming out of the exit 3 of Myeong-dong Station (line 4)

Operating Hours:
10:00-23:00

Fee:
Adult: one way 6,000 won/ return 8,000 won
Child: one way 3,500 won/ return 5,000 won

By Bus:
Namsan Shuttle Bus
No. 02
Namsan Library/ Hanok Village/ Chungmuro Station (Exit 2, 4)/ Dongguk University Station (Exit 6)/ National Theater

No. 03
Seoul Station, Seoul Square/ HoeHyeon Station/ Namsan Tunnel no. 3/  Itaewon Station (Exit 4)/ Yongsan-gu Office

No. 05
Namsan Library/ Namdaemun Market/ Chungmuro Station (Exit 2, 4)/ Hanok Village/ Dongguk University Station (Exit 6)/ National Theater

Here are also some details that you might want to know when visiting N Seoul Tower:
nseoultower-map
nseoultower-admission tickets
nseoultower-operating hours
Til my next post! Annyeong! 🙂
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