|Odusan Unification Observatory (오두산 통일전망대)|
|The Odusan Unification Observatory opened to the public in 1992.
It’s one of the national tourist spot where foreigners like to visit and experience the stark reality of the divided Peninsula. From this Observation Platform, Songaksan Diamond Mountains in the city of Gyeseongi and 63 Building in Seoul are visible.
This Observatory has five floors above ground and one underground. Various photos and computerized screens showing the stark reality of North Korea are displayed on first and second floor. Products from North Korea can also be purchased here.
|+82-31-945-3171, +82-31-945-3173, +82-31-945-2390|
|All year round|
|1 hr 30 mins ~ 2 hrs|
|Tour Course Information|
|Lobby ~ Theater ~ Reservation Room ~ Telescopes in the outside ~ Unification Exhibition Hall ~ North Korea Exhibition Hall ~ Room to experience North Korea ~ Room to wish for unification ~ Shop for North Korean products and souvenirs|
|Nov. ~ Feb.: 09:00-16:30
Apr. ~ Sep.: 09:00-17:30, Mar.&Oct.: 09:00-17:00
(L) 4,000 won
(M) 3,000 won
(S) 2,000 won
|- Individual: Age 19 or over: 3,000 won / 7-18: 1,600 won / -6: 1,000 won
- Group: Age 19 or over: 2,500 won / 7-18, : 1,300 won / -6: 1,000 won
* Groups are more than 30 persons.
At Exit 5 of Daewha Subway Station (Seoul Subway Line No. 3) walk to the bus station at the back of the exit. Take bus no. 200 and get off at the entrance of Odusan Unification Observatory. The bus arrives about every 50 minutes. (bus fare 1,4000 won, 45 minute travel time) The first bus arrives at 7:50a.m. and the last 11p.m.
From Seoul Station, take Gyeongui Line and get off at Geumchon Station (Departs every 10 min / 1 hour ride). Then take local bus No. 2 or 3 (1 hour interval / 30 min ride).
1) At Seoul Subway Station walk out to Exit 3. At the bus station, take Intercity Bus No. 912 and get off at Geumchon Station. (One hour 10-20 minute ride) At Geumchon Station take shuttle bus No. 2 or 3. (Runs hourly, 30 minute ride)
2) At Shinchon Station (Seoul Subway Line no. 2) walk to Shinchon Train Station. At the front of the train station, take Intercity Bus No. 567 and 773 and get off at the last stop. (50 minute ride) Take shuttle bus no. 2 or 3.
3) At Bulgwang-dong Station take bus no. 909 and get off at Geumchon Station. (one hour and 10 minute ride) Take shuttle bus no. 2 or 3.
|Take the local bus #1-3 from Geumchon Train Station (travel time 30min)|