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North Seoul Tower
North Seoul Tower, also known as Namsan Seoul Tower, is an iconic landmark perched at the top of Namsan Mountain, offering breathtaking panoramic views of the South Korean capital. Standing at a height of 236.7 meters (776 feet), the tower has become a symbol of Seoul's modernity and a must-visit destination for tourists and locals alike.
Originally built in 1969, North Seoul Tower underwent extensive renovations in 2005, transforming it into a cutting-edge attraction. Visitors can reach the tower's observation deck through a cable car ride or a scenic hike up Namsan Mountain, immersing themselves in nature before reaching the tower's heights.
The observation deck presents a stunning 360-degree view of Seoul's dynamic skyline, capturing the city's mix of modern skyscrapers and historical landmarks. The tower's popularity peaks during sunset, as the changing hues of the sky cast a mesmerizing glow over the cityscape. In the evening, the tower itself lights up, creating a dazzling display visible from various points in Seoul.
Attractions and Amenities
North Seoul Tower is not just a vantage point but also houses an array of attractions and amenities. Visitors can enjoy fine dining at its revolving restaurant, purchase souvenirs from gift shops, and even leave personalized love locks as a symbol of everlasting affection along the tower's fence.
Whether visiting during the day or night, North Seoul Tower promises an unforgettable experience, providing an opportunity to connect with Seoul's beauty from a truly elevated perspective.