Landmarks

N Seoul Tower

N서울타워


About

N Seoul Tower was built in 1969 as Korea's first integrated transmission tower beaming television and radio broadcasts across the capital. Since opening to the public in 1980, it has become a much-loved Seoul landmark. The tower's main attractions include multi-colored digital art projected onto the tower at night, a digital observatory, a roof terrace, the HanCook restaurant, the n.Grill restaurant, and the Haneul (Sky) Restroom. N Seoul Tower's mountain surroundings on Namsan (Mt.) have made it a popular place to unwind for locals and tourists alike.



  • The view of N Seoul Tower 1
    The tower's "N" logo stands for Namsan, New and Nature

  • The view of N Seoul Tower 2
    N Seoul Tower
An amazing multi-colored light show every night

※ Due to regulatory inspections, the nighttime laser light show has been temporarily suspended.
N Seoul Tower really comes alive at night with a breathtaking array of light shows from the "Reeds of Light" whose 70 lights create dynamic displays changing with every gust of wind, to the "Shower of Light" where light seems to cascade from a shower head for three minutes when a 100 won coin is inserted. Both shows can be enjoyed without an admission fee. More lights are created from the transmission tower, observation platform, main tower and the tower plaza, constantly changing their colors and patterns with the season and weather, making N Seoul Tower a true nighttime spectacle.



  • N Seoul Tower in the late afternoon
    N Seoul Tower in the late afternoon

  • The tower is busy late into the night
    The tower is busy late into the night

  • A beautiful N Seoul Tower nightscape
    A beautiful N Seoul Tower nightscape

  • The multimedia light projections onto the tower begin in the late afternoon
    The multimedia light projections onto the tower begin in the late afternoon

  • Seoul at night seen from N Seoul Tower
    Seoul at night seen from N Seoul Tower

  • N Seoul Tower by night
    N Seoul Tower by night
The Digital Observatory: the best views of Seoul

N Seoul Tower is a popular place for dates▶ N Seoul Tower is a popular place for dates


Seoul has a number of viewing platforms where visitors can enjoy the nighttime cityscape or gaze out onto the Hangang (River) but the tower's Digital Observatory is unique, offering an astonishing 360 degree panorama over the city, and 32 LCD screens recounting the 600-year history of Seoul. That is why the observatory is so popular and such a source of pride.






  • The Digital Observatory
    The Digital Observatory

  • Visitors enjoy the panoramic views of Seoul
    Visitors enjoy the panoramic views of Seoul
The Roof Terrace: a romantic place amongst the clouds

Locks of Love 

▶ N Seoul Tower has become famous for its "Locks of Love"


Situated on top of the N Plaza, the Roof Terrace is a spacious wooden viewing deck whose exotic atmosphere makes it very popular with lovers. A recent attraction for courting couples is "Locks of Love," thousands of padlocks attached to the fence by romantic Seoulites symbolizing their undying affection.
*It is not permitted to throw your keys over the fence.

  • Thousands of padlocks and love notes are attached to the fence
    Thousands of padlocks and love notes are attached to the fence

  • Lovers write their names on the padlocks
    Lovers write their names on the padlocks

Hancook: a Korean restaurant

At Hancook restaurant located on the 1st level of the tower, diners can look out over Seoul as they enjoy traditional Korean cuisine in surroundings which blend antique Korean beauty with modern convenience. The most popular choice at Hancook is the buffet, offering a selection of 30 different Korean delicacies.
  • Hancook restaurant 1
    Hancook restaurant
  • Hancook restaurant 2
    Hancook restaurant
  • Hancook restaurant 3
    Hancook restaurant
  • Hancook restaurant 4
    Hancook restaurant
The Haneul Restroom

At N Seoul Tower, you will find the highest restroom in Seoul. The stylish Haneul Restroom on the 2nd level of the tower is at an altitude of 350 meters, and shows attention to detail in every aspect of its design, from basins to wallpaper, making it feel more like an art gallery. There is also a special pleasure in having such magnificent views of the city from such an intimate space.
  • The Haneul Restroom 1
    The Haneul Restroom
  • The Haneul Restroom 2
    The Haneul Restroom
Guided tours for groups of up to 20 people are available in English, Japanese and Chinese by prior arrangement 3 to 7 days in advance. 
  • sculpture Spirit of Light
    The French-designed "Spirit of Light" sculpture welcomes visitors to Namsan

  • The stylish interior of N Seoul Tower
    The stylish interior of N Seoul Tower

  •  ticket suite
    The high-tech ticket suite on the first floor of the plaza


MBC Variety Show [ We got married ]

  • Cast : Nichkhun/Victoria, Park Jae-jung/Uee, Alex/Shin Ae
  • Original run : March 16, 2008 ~ present
  • Summary : Korean celebrities simulate married life.
  • Episode : 10

WG

Super Junior & Girls' Generation [ Seoul Song ]

  • Label : SM Entertainment
  • SEOUL Song : Created for the 2009 Asia Song Festival to promote Seoul.
  • Scene : Sooyoung from Girls' Generation exercises with N Seoul Tower in the background.
  • Hallyu topic : K-pop stars Super Junior and Girls' Generation introduce Seoul.

SBS Drama [ My Love from the Stars ]

  • Original run : 2013.12.18~2014.02.27
  • Summary : Magical, sweet, thriving romance between alien Doh Min-joon (portrayed by Kim Su-hyun) who landed
    Summary : on Earth some 400 years ago and Hallyu goddess and top star Cheon Song-yi (played by Jun Ji-hyun)
    Summary : who is free-spirited and utterly reckless.
  • Episode : 16('14.2.12)
  • Scene : A filming location where couple Cheon Song-yi (Jun Ji-hyun) and Doh Min-joon (Kim Su-hyun) swore their
    Scene : while locked in a passionate embrace in the K-Drama My Love from the Star
  • Hallyu topic : Actor Kim Su-hyun : Kim’s status as a Hallyu star skyrocketed after starring in Moon
    Hallyu topic : Embracing the Sun and My Love from the Stars
    Hallyu topic : * Honorary Ambassador for Visit Korea 2012
    Hallyu topic : * Appearance in commercials in 10 different languages in China and other countries
    Hallyu topic : * Notable appearances: Dream High, Moon Embracing the Sun, My Love from the Stars
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