A Trip to Mt. Namsan and N. Seoul Tower

by Sheryll on March 4, 2013

I’ve been in Korea almost a year and I’ve never been to the N. Seoul Tower, better known as Namsan Tower. How did I even let this happen? It’s probably Seoul’s #2 attraction! Well, better late than never, right?

Living in Yongin has it’s perks, but being so far away from Seoul really sucks sometimes. None the less, Johnny and I bundled up and ventured out to Seoul for the great views and to leave our mark in Seoul via a love lock. I always love seeing cities from above, and Seoul is no different. Many people say Seoul’s skyline is a little boring: just rows and blocks of white concrete apartment towers, but I find it captivating.

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Side note: Johnny and I made up this really random dance/song called “Twerk Somethin’”, so that’s what we wrote on our lock. We’re basically willing our song into the universe slash we are amazing.

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General Info:

It costs 9,000W per person to go to the observatory at the top of N. Seoul Tower. Worth it!
You can bring your own love lock, or you can purchase one from the gift shop. We got ours from the gift shop. It was 11,000W for 2 locks.
There are a few restaurants, including a place called The Best Burger in Seoul, and a French restaurant at the very top of the tower, but we obviously didn’t try anything.
There are multiple ways to get to N. Seoul Tower, (you can see here), but Johnny and I decided to take the cable cars. I’m a sucker for cable cars.

{ 15 comments… read them below or add one }

Patricia GW March 4, 2013 at 10:11 pm

Gorgeous photography, Sheryll! I can’t believe you’ve been in Korea for nearly a year already. It seems like just a few weeks ago we were hanging out in L.A. Can’t wait to join you in Asia :)

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Sheryll March 5, 2013 at 9:16 pm

Thank you so much Patricia! When are you making your big move?!

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Patricia GW March 6, 2013 at 10:15 am

Either in April or August – I’m waiting to hear back about my departure date. I hope it’s soon!

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Victoria March 4, 2013 at 10:38 pm

Awesome photos! I’m glad you had a good time!
Your blog has so many helpful posts on living abroad, and we seem to share a love for makeup and cosmetics xDDD
I’ll be looking forward to your updates!! (Especially the ones about korean cosmetics ;)

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Hogga March 5, 2013 at 4:13 am

great pics

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Sheryll March 5, 2013 at 9:17 pm

thank you so much!

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Ceri March 7, 2013 at 2:30 am

Gorgeous photos and views! Don’t worry, hun – I think it’s normal to start missing out on seeing attractions when you’re living and getting on with your life. Now that I’ve stopped teaching, I’m finally starting to go back to playing tourist and visiting everything in D.F. until I leave! :D

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Sheryll March 8, 2013 at 8:46 am

yaaay! When will you be in Korea again?

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Jenn March 7, 2013 at 8:09 am

The night view is soo beautiful! :D I can’t wait until the summer bc I’m going to seoul!!
Your pictures are lovelyy x

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Sheryll March 8, 2013 at 8:47 am

thank you so much!!! Seoul is gorgeous. I’m sad I don’t live there, but at the same time, I’m glad I don’t have to deal with all the crowds of people.

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allmyprettyones March 10, 2013 at 12:33 am

Hey there! Just read your whole blog, start to finish. Can’t wait to keep following your adventures :)

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Sheryll March 12, 2013 at 9:34 pm

omg Thank you!!!! I have plenty more adventures coming up soon!

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Deb March 31, 2013 at 2:23 am

Beautiful views. Continue to enjoy yourselves.

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Sheryll April 2, 2013 at 10:13 am

thank you!!

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Erika April 9, 2013 at 11:40 pm

Oooh cool! That lock thing reminds me of that lover’s bridge with the locks in Paris! Romantic! :)

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