Yeouido Hangang Park
There are many parks sprinkled around the Han River. These parks collectively form Hangang Park. Ttukseom Hangang Park is one of Hangang Park's representative parks in east Seoul. It is just across the river from popular spots such as Gangnam and Jamsil Sports Complex. There are many things to do in and near the park. There is room for all, so enjoy the beautiful park today.
The Scouting Report
Ttukseom Hangang Park offers a beautiful view of the Han River. There is plenty of space to spread out and have a picnic while admiring the Han River.
If relaxing in the grass isn't your thing, there is still cause to visit Ttukseom Han River Park. It has a lively basketball scene that guarantees decent, regular pick-up games. If team sports aren't your thing, enjoy the skate park. Whatever your cup of tea is, you can find something to do here.
The entire Hangang Park system is well connected with bicycle paths. Ttukseom is no exception. Ride your bike down to the park and enjoy the afternoon.
If you don't own a bike, don't fret. There is a bike rental station at the park. It is very easy to rent bikes and enjoy.
Are you interested in traditional sports? We're not talking about baseball or basketball. We're talking about something much older: Ssireum. Ssireum is traditional Korean wrestling. There is a Ssireum ring at the park where you and your friends can enjoy the ancient art.
There are gardens to admire. It is advisable to try and admire these gardens during the warmer seasons.
There is a children's playground. Be aware, this playground is only for children.
At night, there is a light show that takes place. The Seoul Stop doesn't want to ruin the spectacle, so no pictures of the light show are shown.
Sports and Recreation
There are multiple bathrooms and convenience stores located in the park.
On weekends, there are various events that take place in the park.
All the convenience stores sell kites. Take part in the fantastic Korean tradition of kite flying.
Check out the Ttukseom Hangang Park photo album to see more pictures of the area.
How To Get There
Where: Seoul-si, Gwangjin-gu, Jayang-3-dong
From Line 7 - Ttukseom Resort Park Station (뚝섬유원지역):
-Walk out of exit 2. From here, make like an old-school "Choose Your Own Adventure" book and select your own path. There are signs scattered throughout the park indicating the various facilities.
Originally posted February 23, 2015
Updated December 23, 2015