Seoul Tower or N Seoul Tower is a known major tourist attraction in Seoul. It boasts a panoramic view of Seoul and nearby areas as it seats atop Namsam Mountain. Many flocked to this place, tourists or locals alike for its one of the romantic places in Seoul. Aside from a panoramic view at the observatory deck (and mind you even on a Sky restroom) it also offers the teddy bear museum which represents both the modern and ancient Korea through teddy bears dressed up in different costumes of each era, the infamous love padlocks which you can hang with you and your partner’s name and a message that symbolizes forever love and the exhibition of lights at the Seoul Tower at night as it changes color from blue to pink to green and all.
Last October I had my second visit to this infamous tower and I know it will never fail to amaze me. We went this time through the Namsam Cable Car and it’s a must-try scenic ride (on my first trip to Seoul we went by bus). My friend is a first-timer in Seoul so I had my take 2 on each attraction. As we enjoy the view at observatory deck this sight captured me ~~ “Love N Letter – Send your best regards to your beloved ones from Seoul’s highest post office”. It’s not Valentine’s day (or White Day or Pepero Day) but it’s just so romantic enough to get anyone’s heart. Isn’t it so cute and unique in this day and age of social networking even on expressing our affection?
The curious and hopeless romantic me can’t resist and tried this one. Basically you just need to buy a postcard from the so many choices there and a stamp, write your heart out loud as you imagine your loved one atop the tower, put his/her address on the postcard and drop it in the mailbox. It costs me just around 5,000 won if I remember it right to send a love letter from Seoul’s highest post office.
It’s like you are in a Korean drama setting and you can really see from here how Koreans are just passionate on love. Do try this one if on your trip to Seoul. I hope it’s still there by the time you booked a trip. Love is in the air everyday at N Seoul Tower hihihi! ❤
P.S. ~~ More posts/feature of my Korea travel soon 🙂
Note: You can reach N Seoul Tower by bus or cable car
By Bus (yellow bus 2 at Chungmuro subway station Line 3 or 4, Exit 2)
By Cable Car (ten minute walk from Subway Line 4 Myeongdong station Exit 3)
Reference: Korea Tourism Organization or KTO official website in this link
[this post is originally submitted for the free-style essay part of Korea.net’s Worldwide Korea Bloggers application, and yes I’m in! ^^]