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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.

Bicycles

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.

Ttukseom Hangang Park

Renting bikes is easy

Ttukseom Hangang Park

Riding bikes is easy

Traditional Sport

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.

Ttukseom Hangang Park Ssireum

The Ssireum sign

Ttukseom Hangang Park Ssireum

The Ssireum ring (with a great view)

Other Stuff

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.

Ttukseom Hangang Park dog walking

Even dogs need a good park to walk in

Sports and Recreation

Extra Info

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.

YouTube Says

Water fun at Ttukseom Hangang Park (R. Hernandez)

Elsewhere on the Web

Photo Gallery

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

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