Photo: Grand Hyatt Seoul Ice Rink (left) / Seoul Arts Center Ice Rink (right)Wondering what to do for your upcoming winter trip to Seoul? Here are a few outdoor ice skating rinks in the city that you may consider!
First on our recommendation list is the Grand Hyatt Seoul Ice Skating Rink. Not only is this ice rink known for being the filming location of various drama and commercials, it is also a popular winter dating spot among couples. In particular, the ice rink is illuminated with small LED lights, exuding a romantic atmosphere. Besides, an ice rink entitled ‘Ice Dream’ is also set up at the Music Plaza within Seoul Arts Center. In accordance with the ongoing ‘The Great Graffiti’ exhibition showcased at the Seoul Calligraphy Art Museum, a graffiti-themed ice rink can be found. Related performances, events, festivals, food truck will also be offered for all visitors to enjoy. Last but not least, the ‘ice park’ located within Yeouido Hangang Park features a variety of facilities including ice skating rink, snow sledding hill, snow playground, food market and more. During the event operating period, Christmas festival, New Year festival, characters photo-zone, dance party and other diverse events are also available.
Grand Hyatt Seoul Ice Skating Rink ☞ Operating period: December 1, 2016 – February 28, 2017 (planned) ☞ Directions: Hangangjin Station (Seoul Subway Line 6), Exit 2. Take Bus No. 405 and get off at Hyatt Hotel Bus Stop. ☞ Inquiries: +82-2-799-8112 (English) ☞ Website: https://seoul.grand.hyatt.com (English)
Seoul Arts Center Ice Dream ☞ Operating period: December 9, 2016 – February 12, 2017 ☞ Directions: Nambu Bus Terminal (Seoul Subway Line 3), Exit 5. Take Seocho Bus No. 22 and get off at Seoul Arts Center Bus Stop. ☞ Inquiries: +82-2-580-1300 (English)
Yeouido Hangang Park Ice Park ☞ Operating period: December 9, 2016 – February 12, 2017 (Note: Snow sledding hill scheduled to be opened on December 17; Opening and closing days subject to change according to weather conditions) ☞ Directions: Yeouido Station (Seoul Subway Line 5), Exit 3. Walk for about 5-min. ☞ Inquiries: +82-2-120 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) ☞ 1330 Korea Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)