South Korea, Seoul Guide (B): Namsan: Park, Tower and Village

Namsan: Park, Tower and Village
These tropical bodies (which, sadly, does not translate to beach bodies) started out at 930 in the morning as little Eskimos, bundled in thick coats, scarves, boots, and gloves. We left our little igloo (that felt like a very cold cave) to explore nearby Namsan Park, whose paths, our host told us, will lead us to N Seoul Tower in just 20 minutes.

Namsan Park

Directions to Namsan Park:

Hoehyeon Area: Take subway line 4 to Hoehyeon Station and take exit 4, then walk for 20 minutes.
Hannam Area: Take subway line 6 to Hangangjin Station and take exit 2. Then take bus #0014 and get off at Hyatt Hotel (Botanical Garden). Bus comes every 10 minutes and the bus ride takes about 10 minutes.

Twenty minutes by her legs she means! It took us an hour and a half up so many steps to get to N Seoul Tower with the help of too much excess fat weighing us down and too many autumn leaves making us stop, pant, strip, stare, and shoot every few meters.

N Seoul Tower

Directions to N Seoul Tower:

By subway and cable car: Take subway line 4 to Myeongdong Station and take exit 3. Walk about 10 minutes to the cable car station.

By subway and bus #2: Take subway line 3 or line 4 to Chungmuro Station and take exit 2. Hop on the Namsan Sunhwan Shuttle bus no. 2. You can also get on Namsan Sunhwan Shuttle bus no. 2 at Dongguk University Station (line 3, exit 6).

By subway and bus #3: Take Namsan Sunhwan Shuttle bus no. 3 from any of these stations: Seoul Station (line 1 or ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Namsan: Park, Tower and Village
Guide Location: South Korea » Seoul
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Namsan Park   N Seoul Tower   Namsangol Hanok Village  
Author: Mustachio Ventures
Read it on author's website: http://mustachioventures.blogspot.com/2015/05/namsan-park-tower-namsangol-hanok-village.html

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