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Bukhansan National Park

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Address: Seoul, South Korea
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Description: One of the most popular pastimes in Seoul is hiking and this stunning...
One of the most popular pastimes in Seoul is hiking and this stunning national park just outside the city is a local favorite. Aside from a variety of hiking trails for every skill level, you’ll also see lots of flora and fauna, temples and ancient fortresses.
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Great hike and views

The main peak trail is harder to get to. Takes a while by bus. The peak on the north west is reachable by train. But to get an early start, my friend drove there by car... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Dublin, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

The main peak trail is harder to get to. Takes a while by bus. The peak on the north west is reachable by train. But to get an early start, my friend drove there by car. Trail very well maintained, but not much English signage. Hope u don't go the wrong way. It gets steep and rock after the first... More 

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Wroclaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The climbing is a little tricky (wear proper shoes!) but is definitely worth to go to the top of the mountain and admire the view on Seoul city.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Great hike! Not too steep but still exhausting on a moderate to warm day. Perfect for the part-time/casual hiker. Had some great encounters with some Korean hikers on the way up too. A few different routes to take but you can buy maps from the tourist center so there is no chance of getting lost. Views are nice on a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This was a really fun place to hike and get away from the craziness of Seoul. We hiked all the way to the top of the highest peak here, and it was definitely a challenging hike. Certainly doable if you are in decent shape, but expect a sweaty and challenging hike (especially if you go in the summer). The views... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

My boyfriend and I went to the park on a hot humid day in late June 2015. I loved the experience, and my boyfriend who is somewhat less into hiking thought it was great in retrospect but during the hike it was a slightly different story. A few tips/suggestions from our experience: TRANSPORT: We took the Subway to Mangolwosa stop.... More 

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Islamabad, Pakistan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Trees and plants never seen before. Beautiful colors and their shapes. Different part of world and its history.

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Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

You can feel the nature of Seoul. It is located at very convenient place from the center of Seoul. You can view the surrounding area of Seoul and feel the history of Korea.

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Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

If you're in Seoul and want to get out of the concrete canyons, head to Bukhansan NP. There are two mountains within the park - Bukhansan (North of the Han Mountain), and Dobongsan (Toaist Peak Mountain). Both are spectacular, varied, and can be climbed in a day. There are numerous access points depending on which route you choose. Personally, I... More 

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

This was an amazing experience. The visit to the peak, the temple on the mountains and the gate were totally worth it. It's a little tricky, make sure you don't get lost. Just follow Koreans they know where to go. Or try asking at trail intersections - lots of people go through someone sooner or later would be an English... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Bus 704 takes you there, the journey is around 45 minutes and gives you sights of Seoul you may not otherwise see. The stops are given in English as well as Korean, but just get off at the Bukhasan stop, with all the other Koreans in their high - tech hiking outfits. Easy to find the main entrance from where... More 

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