Did you know there are numerous beautiful parks in Seoul that are perfect for you to have a relaxing time surrounded by nature as well as enjoy various activities? Check out the 10 all-time favorite parks in Seoul that are loved by Seoulites!


1. Hangang (Han River) Park

Hangang (Han River) is the main river that flows across the heart of Seoul. There are 12 main Hangang Parks in Seoul that many Seoulites can relax, enjoy water activities, and go on a picnic. At night, a lot of people gather and have chimaek (chicken & beer) while appreciating the beautiful night view of the city.

1) Yeouido Hangang Park

  • Address: 330, Yeouidong-ro, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul

Yeouido Hangang Park is located in Yeouido and it’s a great place to see the view of the landmark buildings of Yeouido, such as the 63 Building. It’s also a spot where you can take the iconic ferry cruise, E-Land Ferry Cruise, where you can hop on during the day or night.

Check out the fun things to do around Yeouido Hangang Park!

2) Ttukseom Hangang Park

  • Address: 139, Gangbyeonbuk-ro, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul

Ttukseom Hangang Park is nearby Konkuk University and it’s one of the best places to see the view of Lotte World Tower, the tallest building in Korea. You can enjoy various water activities at this park, such as kayaking, SUP boarding, and windsurfing.

Check out the fun things to do around Ttukseom Hangang Park!

3) Banpo Hangang Park

  • Address: 40, Sinbanpo-ro 11-gil, Seocho-gu, Seoul

Banpo Hangang Park is situated in Seocho-gu and you can enjoy the famous Moonlight Rainbow Fountain Bridge at night. Bamdokkaebi Night Market, where you can try different kinds of Korean street foods, is held on Fridays and Saturdays from April to October. (It’s currently N/A due to the pandemic). It’s also a wonderful place to see the iconic landmark of Seoul, N Seoul Tower!

Check out the fun things to do around Banpo Hangang Park!

Besides these parks, there are many other recommended Hangang Parks in Jamsil, Seonyudo, Mangwon, Jamwon, Ichon, and more. Click here to check out the 12 Hangang Parks where you can enjoy day & night!

2. Olympic Park

  • Address: 424, Olympic-ro, Songpa-gu, Seoul

Olympic Park was built to host the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, which is now used as a park, concert hall, and festival venue. There is the World Peace Gate at the entrance of the park which was established to commemorate the 1988 Seoul Olympics, the very first Olympics that was held in Korea!

3. Yeouido Park

  • Address: 68, Yeouigongwon-ro, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul

 

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Yeouido Park is one of the largest parks in Seoul and many kinds of events are held here, such as marathon races, world fireworks festival, and cherry blossom festival. Spring is the most popular season of this park since you can admire the magical pink cherry blossoms on Yunjungno Street.

Check out the fun things to do around Yeouido Park!

4. Seoul Forest Park

  • Address: 273, Ttukseom-ro, Seongdong-gu, Seoul

Seoul Forest Park used to be a royal hunting ground for kings but it has now transformed into a forest park since 2005. It’s just next to Seongsu-dong, one of the most hipster and trendy places in Seoul these days. It was inspired by the premium city parks, such as Hyde Park in London and Central Park in Manhattan, New York. You can see the stunning colorful tulips in spring!

5. Namsan Park

  • Address: 231, Samil-daero, Jung-gu, Seoul

Namsan Park is an ecological park that is also referred to as Namsan Mountain, which symbolizes Seoul. It stretches over Jung-gu and Yongsan-gu, the center of Seoul. There are many well-known attractions in the park including the N Seoul Tower and the National Theater of Korea. Also, major five-star hotels are located on Mt. Namsan because of the fabulous view, such as Grand Hyatt Seoul, Millenium Hilton Seoul, Silla Hotel, and Banyan Tree Club & Spa.

Check out the fun things to do around Namsan Park!

6. Haneul (Sky) Park

  • Address: 95, Haneulgongwon-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul

Haneul (Sky) Park is located within the World Cup Park in Sangam-dong at the highest point of the park. It used to be the Nanjido Landfill but has regenerated into a grassland park since 2000. Its lavish green metasequoia road in summer and amazing silver grass & pink muhly fields in autumn are very popular among Seoulites.

Check out the fun things to do around Haneul Park!

7. Noeul (Sunset) Park

  • Address: 108-2, Haneulgongwon-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul

Noeul (Sunset) Park is also located within the World Cup Park and it’s one of the best places to witness the breathtaking sunset view in Seoul, just like its name. It’s also a very hot place among the brides-to-be and grooms-to-be as a pre-wedding snap photoshoot spot. You can see a lot of couples taking photos in front of the unique-shaped green trees!

Check out the fun things to do around Noeul Park!

8. Seokchon Lake Park

  • Address: 206, Songpanaru-gil, Songpa-gu, Seoul

Seokchon Lake Park surrounds Seokchon Lake that is just next to the renowned attractions in Seoul, Lotte World Theme Park, Lotte World Tower, and Lotte World Mall. It’s one of the most visited cherry blossom spots in spring and a cherry blossom festival is held annually. Its night view is also something you shouldn’t miss out on!

Check out the fun things to do around Seokchon Lake Park!

9. Boramae Park

  • Address: 33, Yeouidaebang-ro 20-gil, Dongjak-gu, Seoul

 

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Boramae Park is in Sindaebang-dong, Dongjak-gu and it’s a former site of the Korean Air Force Academy. The Seoul Metropolitan Government transformed it into a public park with many facilities for citizens, such as a jogging course, swimming pool, small zoo, and library. There are many king cherry blossoms blooming in spring that many people love to take pictures with.

10. Yongsan Family Park

  • Address: 137, Seobinggo-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul

 

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Yongsan Family Park is a great place for families to have a relaxing time surrounded by lush grassy fields and a tranquil pond. It used to be the former golf course of the Eighth US Army Division. This park is so beautiful that it is sometimes used as an outdoor wedding venue!

Check out the fun things to do around Yongsan Family Park!


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