Namsan Seoul Tower, a Symbol of Seoul
The Namsan Seoul Tower, Korea’s first general radio wave tower, was built to promote the future of broadcasting and tourism industry. It combines a broadcast tower and an observatory which embodies traditional Korean design.
World’s famous towers are known as iconic structures of the city and the country. Likewise, the Namsan Seoul Tower has become a symbol of Seoul and a popular tourist attraction for the last 40 years.
The tower has become the number one tourist attraction for domestic tourists as Koreans are attracted to its unique structure and the view of Seoul it offers from its great height. With increasing number of TV shows and dramas filmed at the tower, thanks to the recent trend of the Korean wave, the Tower has become a famous tourist destination frequented by both domestic and international tourists.