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Achasan Mountain

Gwangjang-dong, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul 143-815, South Korea
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Good hike in Seoul

We did the Mount Achasan hike in October. We looked at which hikes would be the least physically... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2016
Prince George, Canada
An easy outdoor activity for beginners

In the morning, we took the subway to Achasan station and exit via Exit 2. We mainly followed the... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2016
Hidayah A
Singapore, Singapore
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Gwangjang-dong, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul 143-815, South Korea
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Reviewed 23 December 2016

We did the Mount Achasan hike in October. We looked at which hikes would be the least physically challenging and possibly incurring injury and chose this one. Before you get to the entrance of Achasan, you walk from the subway station through the city and...More

Thank mariedesjardins
Reviewed 19 October 2016

In the morning, we took the subway to Achasan station and exit via Exit 2. We mainly followed the locals. There was a steep slope of road that you need to go through during our journey to the starting point of Mount Achasan. Not at...More

2  Thank Hidayah A
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Great outdoor activity away from bustling seoul . We took taxi from myeongdong to achasan ecological park and back - cost around KRW15000 each way. We started from ecological park to sunrise square ( another 1 km to reach achasan peak ) -- took us...More

1  Thank aeschung
Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

Achasan is a relatively easy climb with miles of trails and great views of Seoul and the surrounding areas. Some of the signage is in English and Korean.

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 29 September 2015

If you need a quick break from the crowds in the city -- and the more popular mountains like Gwanaksan -- Achasan is for you. It is the only mountain in the Seoul area where I've ever gone for more than 5 minutes without encountering...More

Thank cascadianabroad2015
Reviewed 4 March 2015

This is a nice little hike in the heart of Seoul. Easy walk from the subway. Just Google "hiking in Seoul" for a link to the Korea tourism page that gives directions and details. I hiked up with my wife and 4 kids, the youngest...More

3  Thank okiecb
Reviewed 5 January 2015 via mobile

This is definitely a nice mountain walk. Though when coming in January, u won't expect much. I suggest to go definitely in Spring or Fall if u want to see the pretty leaves or greeneries. But coming to the mountain is definitely something different for...More

8  Thank Koni W
Reviewed 31 December 2014 via mobile

Great walk, great view. There are different ways to take, but for sure you'll have a good time. You can go there with an empty bottle of water and fill it in there with free natural water. Have fun with the air pressure to clean...More

1  Thank Djoubox
Reviewed 30 December 2014

Achasan was a surprising great hike! I just went (late December 2014) for the first time expecting it to be overcrowded and extremely icy. However, my wife and I only saw about 20-30 people there throughout the 3 hours we hiked. So it was a...More

3  Thank Bigrando
Reviewed 27 February 2014

Achasan is a mountain famous for been a strategic location when the 3 kingdoms fought for Seoul. A Fortress Wall remains but don't expect to see much of it, It's almost 100% gone. To access the mountain, you can go from the Subway station "Achasan"...More

3  Thank vityaz11
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