The tourist attractions included in this itinerary

Follow the trail of the 1988 Seoul Olympics and reach the city’s tallest building!


The Route

 

1. Asia Park

A green park with sculptures, built for athletes and reporters during the 1986 Asian Games.

 

Asia Park
Asia Park

Subway: Exit 2 of Sports Complex Station, Line 2 (Green Line)

Activities: Relaxation and exploration

Additional Info: Asia Park, adjacent to the Jamsil Sports Complex, offers a vast green space with diverse plant life and sculptures, making it an ideal rest spot.

 

2. Jamsil Sports Complex

The birthplace of Korea’s sports history, hosting significant events like the 1986 Asian Games and the 1988 Seoul Olympics.

Jamsil Sports Complex
Jamsil Sports Complex

Subway: Exits 5 & 6 of Sports Complex Station, Line 2 (Green Line)

Info: This site is Korea’s largest sports complex where the site of the 10th Asian Games in 1986 and the 24th Seoul Olympics in 1988 was held.This stadium was the main Olympic Stadium, with an indoor gymnasium, swimming pool, and many other sports facilities. There is also a baseball stadium as part of the complex.

Tip: A 15-20 minute walk to Hangang Park.

 

2. Jamsil Hangang Park

A picturesque park along the Han River.

Jamsil Hangan Park
Jamsil Hangang Park

Subway: Exits 6 & 7 of Sincheon Station (not Sinchon), Line 2 (Green Line); Exit 6 of Jamsil Station, Line 2 (Green Line)

Activities: Outdoor swimming, inline skating, cycling, and basketball.

Tip: Walk or take the subway to Mongchontoseong Station, Line 8 (Pink Line) for the next destination.

 

3. Mongchon Fortress

A historic 2.7km long fortress wall from the Baekje Dynasty.

Mongchon Fortress
Mongchon Fortress

Info: Features pine trees and fields of canola flowers, barley, and grass.

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4. Mongchon Museum of History

Displays relics from Mongchon and Pungnap Fortresses.

Mongchon Museum of History
Mongchon Museum of History

Subway: Exit 1 of Mongchontoseong Station, Line 8 (Pink Line), 20-minute walk

Opening Hours: 9:00-18:00; Closed on Mondays and January 1st

Admission: Free

 

5. Olympic Park

The fifth-largest sculpture park in the world, commemorating the 1988 Olympics.

Olympic Park
Olympic Park

Subway: Exit 3 of Olympic Park Station, Line 5 (Purple Line), 20-minute walk

Opening Hours: 5:00-22:00 (square area open until 24:00)

Activities: Museums, art galleries, and walking along Mongchon Fortress Wall.

Tip: Walk to Seokchon Lake Park for the next destination.

 

6. Seoul Baekje Museum

Showcases the history and culture of ancient Seoul.

Seoul Baekje Museum
Seoul Baekje Museum

Subway: Exit 3 of Olympic Park Station, Line 5 (Purple Line), 20-minute walk

Opening hours: Weekdays 9:00-21:00; Weekends and holidays 9:00-19:00 (Mar-Oct), 9:00-18:00 (Nov-Feb)

Free language service: Reserve an English or Japanese guide in advance.

Admission: Free of charge

Closed on Mondays

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7. Lotte World Tower

Korea’s tallest building.

Lotte Tower
Lotte Tower

Opening Hours: 9:30 – 23:00

Ticket Prices: Adults 27,000 KRW; Children 24,000 KRW; No reservation 50,000 KRW

 

 

8. Seokchon Lake Park

A serene park adjacent to Lotte World

Seokchon Lake Park
Seokchon Lake Park

Subway: Exit 2 of Jamsil Station, Lines 2 & 8 (Green & Pink Lines)

Info: Known for the yellow rubber duck attraction.

 

Related Venue

Seoul Norimadang

Hosts traditional performances in Seokchon Lake Park.

Norimadang
Norimadang

Opening Hours: 15:00-16:00 (Apr-Oct); Schedule may change.

Performances: Cultural treasure performances and fusion Korean music.

 

9. Lotte World

Seoul’s largest amusement park.

Lotte World
Lotte World

Subway: Connected to Jamsil Station, Lines 2 & 8 (Green & Pink Lines)

Opening hours: Weekdays 9:30-22:00; Weekends 9:30-23:00

Fees

  • All-pass – Adults/Teens/Children – 52,000/45,000/41,000 won
  • After 4 PM – Adults/Teens/Children – 41,000/36,000/32,000 won

Admission:

  • Adults/Teens/Children – 36,000/32,000/29,000 won
  • After4 – Adults/Teens/Children – 30,000/27,000/24,000

Tip: After 4pm you can purchase the ticket ‘After 4’ and enjoy until closed.

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10. Lotte World Folk Museum

Learn about Korea’s history and culture.

Lotte World Folk Museum
Lotte World Folk Museum

Subway: Connected to Jamsil Station, Line 2 (Green Line)

Opening hours: Weekdays 9:30-20:00; Weekends 9:30-21:00

Admission: Adults 5,000 KRW; Teens 3,000 KRW; Children 2,000 KRW

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