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Sledding fun in Seoul along the Han River

Great and easily accessible outdoor spots for winter fun along the Han River

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As the chilly and sunny days are back, you might like to enjoy some sledding with your little ones. You still have time to make it to the Ttukseom Hangang Park Sledding Hill  or Yeouido Hangang Park as their winter parks will be open until February 16th 2014.

In addition to the sledding slopes, the parks offer various amusing experiences for all ages including playgrounds, 3D movies, bungee jumping, air bouncing, kids trains and other attractions.

Venue:

  • Ttukseum Hangang Park
    Ttukseom Resort Station – line 7 exit 2 or 3
    Tel : 02-452-5955
  • Yeouido Hangang Park Outdoor Swimming Pool  Area
    Yeouinaru Station – line 5 exit 2
    Tel: 02-785-0478

Opening Period: Dec 19, 2013 ~ Feb 16th, 2014 

Operating Hours:9am ~ 5pm

Admission:

  Facilities Fee Age Category Remarks
Admission fee Large slope ₩ 6,000 6 years Under 36 months free admission
Small slope Less than 36 months to 5 years
Snow amusement park All ages
Folk play experience All ages
Rest area All ages
Rides
(Additional fee)
Rotary swing (Ttukseom)
Little Train (Yeouido)
₩ 2,000 per ride Infants Free Day Pass
Air Bounce Infants Free Day Pass
Exotic Bicycles All ages Free Day Pass
Video facilities 3D video screening ₩ 3,000 All ages Free Day Pass
Theme display Drama, movie props display No charge All ages  
Activities Experience the magic show ₩ 3,000 All ages Free Day Pass
Euro Bungee experience ₩ 3,000 Infants-Youth Without a free pass
Jumping Clay ₩ 4,000
(Material cost)
Infants-Youth Without a free pass
Making a bow ₩ 4,000
(Material cost)
Infants-Youth Without a free pass
 Day Pass   ₩ 10,000 Admission + rides + Video magic show

Have fun!

For more information go to Hangang website

Kidsfuninseoul weekend roundup – Dec. 21st, 2013

Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells, Jingle all the way! Christmas carols, bright night lights, Gingerbread-men cooking scents, returning to a warm home after a walk in cold Seoul, lighting the Christmas tree and waiting…

We wish you a Merry Christmas!

Last week, we discovered another fantastic cultural venue – that is worth visiting during this cold season and would even be a strong contender entry to our Top 10 Seoul Indoor Activities for Kids
In case you missed our post, the Seoul Olympic Museum of Art is just the right size to visit in family and is exciting for kids of all ages! Weather permitting visit of exhibitions can easily combine with a walk in Olympic Park.

Tidbits & Reminders from recent news:

  • Ice Skating at  Seoul Plaza Rink until Feb 23
  • Snow Sledding Field at Korean Children’s Center (next to Children’s Grand Park) until  Feb 23
  • VisitKorea.Kr just posted a great list of Winter Festivals 2013 – worth checking out
  • “The Nutcracker” will return to the stage this yuletide season, performed by the Universal Ballet Company. They will perform the Mariinsky Theatre version of the dance production with choreography by Russian Choreographer Vasili Vainonen, which features a grand composition spiced with a hint of moderate Korean twists. It is a perfect Christmas gift for your loved ones. Each day features two sessions starting in the late afternoon and evening, respectively.

VENUE: Universal Arts Center
PERIOD: Dec 20–31
ADMISSION: KRW 10,000-100,000
MORE INFO: T.070-7124-1740, www.uac.co.kr
GETTING THERE: Achasan station 아차산역 (Line 5) Exit 4

Universal Ballet Seoul 2013

We keep our Christmas Top 10 List, updated so make sure to check from time to time.

Stay Warm and Have a great week! ;-)

Bonus: “Frosty the Snowman” for the Christmas feel!

Kidsfuninseoul weekend roundup – Dec. 14th, 2013

Let it snow, Let it snow, Let it snow! The winter is definitely here with snow falling down on Seoul these days! Magic for kids of all ages. Enjoy and let’s review our weekly highlights!

Last week, we were so excited to visit the recently opened Museum of Modern & Contemporary Art of Seoul. MMCA Seoul was impressive and fun for all the family including  our 5- and 4-year-old kids! Exhibitions are great, so don’t hesitate a minute!

For more indoor activities during the frosty season, make sure to read our Top 10 Seoul Indoor Activities for Kids. A straight-to-the-point selection of the best alternative options when it’s too cold, rainy, windy or snowy outside.

Lotte World
Lotte World

As a reminder, the  Czech-style Christmas Party is on this week-end at Norang Cafe & Craft. Last chance to attend tomorrow Dec 15, 11:00AM and 4:00PM. Pre-booking advised. Here is a picture from today’s atelier!

Norang Cafe - Czech Christmas Craft 2013

Tidbits & Reminders from recent news:

We keep our Christmas Top 10 List, updated so make sure to check from time to time.

Stay Warm and Have a great week! ;-)