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[Korea] Seoul Outdoor Swimming Pools Open for Summer

  • Date06/29/2012
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Outdoor swimming pools in Korea's capital city, Seoul, are gearing up for summer opening. They include six swimming pools along Hangang River, and four at the city's top hotels.

The riverside swimming pools are easily accessible by public transportation. Their opening hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., and admission fees are 5,000 won for adults, 4,000 won for youths, and 3,000 won for children; children under 6 are admitted free of charge.

The hotel swimming pools are also easily accessible, and more private. A number of theme parties are scheduled during the pool opening period. Opening hours and admission fees vary by hotel.

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[Opening Dates of Seoul's Major Outdoor Swimming Pools]

  Outdoor Swimming Pools Opening Dates Links/Locations Contact Info
Hak-dong Station (Subway Line 7),
Exit 1 / Gangnam-gu Office Station
(Subway Line 7),Exit 2
(Korean, English, Japanese)
Sheraton Walkerhill June 23,
Gwangnaru Station
(Subway Line 5), Exit 1 -> Hotel shuttle bus
(Korean, English, Japanese)
The Shilla Seoul May 19,
Dongguk Univ. Station
(Subway Line 3), Exit 5
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
Hamilton Hotel May 26,
Itaewon Station
(Subway Line 6), Exit 1
(Korean, English, Japanese)
Hangang River
Ttukseom Swimming Pool
(Supia Ttukseom)

June 29, 2012

Ttukseom Resort Station
(Subway Line 7), Exit 2 or 3

Mangwon Swimming Pool

June 29, 2012

Hapjeong Station (Subway Line 2 or 6),
Exit 1 -> Bus 16 or taxi
(approx. 3,000 won)

Yeouido Swimming Pool
(Supia Yeouido)

June 29, 2012

Yeouinaru Station (Subway Line 5),
Exit 2
Jamwon Swimming Pool

June 30, 2012

Apgujeong Station (Subway Line 3),
Exit 1 / Sinsa Station (Subway Line 3),
Exit 5

Jamsil Swimming Pool

Early July

Sincheon Station (Subway Line 2),
Exit 7

Gwangnaru Swimming Pool

June 29, 2012

Cheonho Station (Subway Line 5),
Exit 1 / Amsa Station (Subway Line 8),
Exit 8


※ The opening dates and contact information of the swimming pools above are subject to change.