Situated 25km southeast from the center of Seoul, Namhansanseong sits 500m above sea level alighning itself with the ridges of the mountain to maximize its defensive capacity. The fortress encompassing 12.4km in length protects a vast area utilized as an emergency capital city of the Joseon dynasty of Korea. It is famous for the place of Injo, the king in Joseon dynasty surrendered to the the qing dynasty.
The walls and facilities utilizing the rugged terrain embody the technological developments of fortress arhitecture that has been accumulated in Korea from the 7th century to the 19th century. The fortress is evidence of struggling to survive and enduring a painful history caused by the geopolitical power structure of East Aisa. Namhansanseong was incribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2014.
Now it is popular for several hiking courses for health and the resting place.
The Seoul Sky Observatory is located at the top of the Lotte World Tower, the world’s fifth tallest building and the tallest building in South Korea, standing 123 stories and 555 meters high. Visitors can enjoy amazing 360-degree view of Seoul and unique experience on the sky deck which is the glass floored observation deck on the 118 floor.
The Sky Shuttle elevator is being recorded as both the fastest double-deck elevator, with a speed of 600 meters per minute, and the elevator covering the longest distance.
On the lower levels of the observatory, thre are the best office space for VVIP, PREMIER 7, the super luxury hotel, Signiel Seoul, the first-class resident facility, SIGNIEL RESIDENCES, PRIME OFFICE, and the art, culture and one stop lifestyle for PODIUM.
Lotte World Mall, located next to the tower, features Avenuel, a complex of luxury department stores. The multi-leveled mall stores including duty free stores draws in many visitors as one of the top shopping attractions in Seoul, with a variety of domestic and foreign brands. It The mall also offers a wide-range of entertainment facilities, such as a movie theater, aquarium, concert hall, and hot restaurants.
1. Subway Line 2 Hongik Univ. Station Exit 8 pick up
2. Subway Line 4 Myeong-dong Station Exit 4 pick up
3. Subway Line 2/4/5 Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station Exit 10 pick up
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