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Inwangsan Mountain

Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
+82 2-731-1454
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Relatively easy hike with great views of Seoul

This is a hike that involves climbing a lot of steps and stairs up to the top. There is a small... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sonia B
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For all hike levels!

This was fun! You can get great views and good exercise without going to the highest summit. We... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2017
Tracie D
Yomitan-son Nakagami-gun, Okinawa, Japan
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Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
+82 2-731-1454
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a hike that involves climbing a lot of steps and stairs up to the top. There is a small section, closer to the top, that is steeper and requires a bit more care, but all in all, this hike can be done in...More

Thank Sonia B
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

This was fun! You can get great views and good exercise without going to the highest summit. We went as high as we would then found lots of other paths to explore. There are many ways to access this mountain- from steps to paved paths....More

1  Thank Tracie D
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We read about this amazing hike online and decided to give it a try, as the difficulty level reviewed was "extremely easy with stairs and marked trail". As such we went totally unprepared and our mum followed as well. The ascending part was easy with...More

1  Thank travelcow02
Reviewed 21 July 2017

A walk up the mountain, took us 3-4 hours, including rest stops. The incline, which is steep in places, has crude steps that has been cut out of the granite rocks. Nearer the top, a rope handrail is in place to assist at the steep...More

1  Thank 9,243
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Inwangsan Mountain is a fairly accessible hike which gives you amazing views of the city. There's no cost in entering the hiking trails, and is fairly safe to climb solo. My friend and I took an early morning ride (around 5am) to Gyeongbokgung and figured...More

1  Thank Cheska J
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

No car required: this steep but scenic hike with views over the whole city is very close to Line 3's Dongnimun station. Finding the trailhead is a little tricky. Look for staircases due east of the station, walking between the two station exits on the...More

1  Thank arhie
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Coming from Sinchon, this mountain is less than half an hour away by bus. I'm a beginner hiker, hike was relatively easy with a few stops to rest for a bit. Took around 2.5 hours to get to the peak and back, but that really...More

1  Thank sugarhighness
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I was looking to get out of the city-scape a little and fortunately was staying <1 mile away from Inwangsan! Who knew this little hill (let's be honest, it's not a mountain) was so accessible and had such a fantastic view?? I walked from my...More

Thank Maggie K
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

The view from the mountain is really thrilling, though it's very difficult to climb on it. But it's worth it

Thank Yulia L
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Arriving in Dongnimun, we, my best friend and I found stairs at the left side of the entry. Following the stairs, a small shrine and temple, as well as big stones to pray to appeared. We followed the pathway and with some luck we found...More

2  Thank Ablanchi
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17 August 2017|
Response from travelcow02 | Reviewed this property |
You can google plenty of tour agencies online but we went on a free and easy way. As this mountain is not that difficult to hike and along the way there are police and ranger stations that you can enquire from. Going up and... More
3 March 2015|
Response from J W | Reviewed this property |
I would not advise it. Parts of the trail are extremely rough on the way up.