Eungbongsan Park

Dongdaemun & Eastern Seoul

For panoramic vistas of the Han River and Eastern Seoul, take a short hike up the steps to the pavilion atop Eungbongsan, the verdant hill that makes up little-visited Eungbongsan Park. In spring masses of forsythia blossoms paint the park yellow.

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