Where to Find the Best Views in Seoul
The undulating hills of Seoul provide the city with several scenic vantage points. If you’re looking to soak up the scenery—or capture some stellar photos—of the South Korean capital, here’s where to find the best panoramic views.
Views from the water.
Namsan Tower (N Seoul Tower)
Lotte World Tower
Ride one of the world’s fastest elevators to the top of Seoul’s tallest skyscraper for views from 1,821 feet (555 meters) above the ground. Intrepid visitors can even stand on a glass-floored observation deck on the 118th floor.
Sweeping mountain scenery.
Bukchon Hanok Village
Traditional Korean culture and views.
From the hills of this traditional village, visitors enjoy views of historic Korean homes with the city’s modern skyscrapers in the background. It’s also one of the best spots in the city to watch a sunset.
Get the best Seoul views