Eungbongsan artificial climbing wall – 응봉산 인공 암벽장 [Seoul]

It’s again time to climb outdoor, since the weather gets much cooler but not yet cold. If you live in Seoul but don’t have time to go to the mountain for climbing, try to visit one of some artificial rock walls in Seoul, for example in Eungbongsan Rock Park.

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Eungbongsan Rock Park

How to find the Eungbongsan Rock Park?

Address: Seoul, Seongdong-gu, Eungbong-dong 269-4 Beonji

Naver Map: Link or use the search term Eungbong Rock Wall Park

Opening time for the wall:

  • in Summer (April – October): weekdays: 9:30-21:00; weekend & holiday: 9:30-19:00
  • in Winter (November – March): closed

Source: naver.blog; Information may vary.

Fee: free! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Closest subway station: Eungbong, Exit 1, then about 20 min walk uphill.
If you don’t want to walk far, you can reach the park at best by bus. The closest bus stop is “Eungbongdong Hyeondae Apartment”.

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A hike on Seoul city wall – 한양도성 (Hanyangdosong)

A wall was built in 1396 around Seoul to protect the city. It was about 5~8m high and 18,5 km long. Until yesterday, I could only remember to see the famous gates in the city, such as 남대문 (Namdaemun) or 동대문 (Dongdaemun), but no wall. But yesterday, we’ve made a 10km long hike along the northen part of the Seoul city wall from 혜화문 (Hyehwamun) to 남대문 (Namdaemun). The wall of this trail is so well maintained, that you can walk almost the whole time on the wall.

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