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Inwangsan Mountain

Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
+82 2-731-1454
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An alternative view of the city

Inwangsan Mountain is a fairly accessible hike which gives you amazing views of the city. There's... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cheska J
Good hike, great views, near subway

No car required: this steep but scenic hike with views over the whole city is very close to Line... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
arhie
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Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Inwangsan Mountain is a fairly accessible hike which gives you amazing views of the city. There's no cost in entering the hiking trails, and is fairly safe to climb solo. My friend and I took an early morning ride (around 5am) to Gyeongbokgung and figured...More

Thank Cheska J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No car required: this steep but scenic hike with views over the whole city is very close to Line 3's Dongnimun station. Finding the trailhead is a little tricky. Look for staircases due east of the station, walking between the two station exits on the...More

Thank arhie
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Coming from Sinchon, this mountain is less than half an hour away by bus. I'm a beginner hiker, hike was relatively easy with a few stops to rest for a bit. Took around 2.5 hours to get to the peak and back, but that really...More

Thank sugarhighness
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I was looking to get out of the city-scape a little and fortunately was staying <1 mile away from Inwangsan! Who knew this little hill (let's be honest, it's not a mountain) was so accessible and had such a fantastic view?? I walked from my...More

Thank Maggie K
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

The view from the mountain is really thrilling, though it's very difficult to climb on it. But it's worth it

Thank Yulia L
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Arriving in Dongnimun, we, my best friend and I found stairs at the left side of the entry. Following the stairs, a small shrine and temple, as well as big stones to pray to appeared. We followed the pathway and with some luck we found...More

2  Thank Ablanchi
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Here is one of the mountain where you may enjoy the view of Seoul city. By the way there is two temples and holy rock where the prayers are always avaliable. Be ready to climb high up!

1  Thank Se0ulist
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Walked up here today. Great view up by the wall. Not sure if I took the best track. Got off metro at Muakjae. Take exit 1 or 2. Narrow street off to the right goes past apartment blocks and the water authority building then on...More

1  Thank Graham B
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

350m high, 4km long, well maintained and safe hiking course to see President House, Old Palaces and core of Seoul. Walk along with castle and see all around of Seoul. It is beautiful Seoul. Near this mountain, many famous testaurants. Walking with children is no...More

Thank ListenLearnLead
Reviewed 24 August 2016

it's great to climb a mountain in the heart of the city, short walk (2 - 5 hours depends on which route u pick), great view, but make sure u know how to get there by bus. two idiots jumped onto a cab and the...More

1  Thank homesicking
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AnnaDoddridge
Can I bring my dog with me on this hike? Cheers!
4 March 2015|
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Response from J W | Reviewed this property |
I would not advise it. Parts of the trail are extremely rough on the way up.
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