The Bukhansan National Park
It should be noted that Bukhansan National Park is located in northern Seoul a site that is very accessible by means of public transportation, it is mountainous oasis found in the bustling metropolis. Bukhansan National Park hosts the three 2,000 feet tall towering granite peaks, approximately 100 historic Buddhist temples and miles of hiking trails. Some of the historical features in the park include; the Bukhansanseong Fortress (build in 1711) known mostly as Joseon stronghold. In addition, is a 5-mile mountain wall that runs all along the park's rocky terrain is a thing that each and every visitor doesn’t miss to admire.
Among the best way to get to the Bukhansan National Park when not driving is to take the subway to Gireum Station and later riding either the 143 or 110B bus to take you to end of the line. This is a park that remains open all year-round from sunrise to sunset. However, in order to protect the park's animal and plant life, some trails are closed to the public but on a rotating basis.
Best things to do in Bukhansan National Park
The park lies in the city of over 10 million people and several Seoul’s top attractions involve evading the crowds and totally reconvening with nature. There are peaceful garden in the city which includes; the mountains temples and Changdeok place among others. The city also is willingly obliged to the dive headfirst into the Korean culture and an opportunity to party with Kids in Hongdae among other things to do.
The Best Hotels around the park
Some of the top-rated luxurious hotels around this park are sorted mainly by hotel class and user rating and hence among the best hotel include; the Lotte Hotel, JW Marriott and Oakwood Coex center among others.
When to visit
The best times of the year to visit Bukhansan National Park are from March to May and also September to November, this is the time when the weather is mild and the travel expenses and charges are low. However, If you are powder hound the you'll need to visit between the month of December and February, when standard daytime temperatures remains at the freezing mark, ample opportunities to sled, It's good to try and avoid the summer months due to uncomfortable humidity.