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The Best Indoor & Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks in Seoul 2024

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Ice skating is an exciting winter activity you can experience here in the city. Here's our curated list of the most magical outdoor and indoor ice skating rinks that are open this year to the public. From scenic outdoor rinks to the largest indoor arenas, discover your perfect frozen playground in Seoul, South Korea.

The Best Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks

Seoul Plaza Ice Skate Rink

During the winter months, Seoul Plaza undergoes a delightful transformation into an ice rink that captivates both locals and tourists. Situated in front of Seoul City Hall, the Seoul Plaza Ice Skate Rink, organized by the Seoul Metropolitan Government, attracts visitors seeking frosty fun and entertainment. Entrance price has always been 1000 KRW since the rink opened in 2004, and it includes skates, helmet, and knee pad rentals.


Seoul Plaza Ice Skate Rink

Photo Source: Visit Seoul

Dates of Operation: December 22, 2023 - February 11, 2024

Address: 110 Sejong-daero, Euljiro 1(il)-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul

For more information, visit the official website.

Grand Hyatt Ice Rink

If you're looking for a romantic spot, Grand Hyatt is the perfect place to take your date. The Grand Hyatt Seoul, located atop Namsan mountain, offers breathtaking panoramic views of the city. We recommend going in the evening when the glittering city lights create a captivating ambiance. A free welcome drink (Coffee or Hot Chocolate) is included with the ticket. The hotel also offers special packages that include free entrance to the rink that's worth checking out if you're also looking for accommodation in Seoul.


Grand Hyatt Ice Rink

Photo Source: Grand Hyatt


Dates of Operation: December 1, 2023 - February 29, 2024

Address: 322 Sowol-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul

For more information, visit the official website.


Banyan Tree Club Oasis Ice Rink

The Oasis Ice Rink of The Banyan Tree Club & Spa Seoul, also located on Namsan mountain, boasts stunning views of the city and N Seoul Tower. A free welcome drink (Americano or Hot Chocolate) is included with the ticket, and if you're feeling snackish, The Oasis Outdoor Kitchen is next to the rink. Take a look at their Winter Holiday Package for accommodation and free access to the ice skating rink.


Banyan Tree Club Oasis Ice Rink

Photo Source: Banyan Tree Club


Dates of Operation: December 2, 2023 - February 18, 2024

Address: 60 Jangchungdan-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul

For more information, visit the official website.


The Best Indoor Ice Skating Rinks


The following indoor ice skating rinks are the largest in Seoul and open year-round to the public. One-day and regular ice skating lessons are available for all ages, as well as speed skating, figure skating, and ice hockey lessons depending on the location.

Lotte World Ice Garden

Nestled within the enchanting Lotte World theme park, the rink offers something for everyone, from seasoned skaters carving graceful trails to wobbly-legged newbies clinging to the penguin parade. It's the perfect place to go as a family to enjoy the rink and also spend the day at Lotte World Adventure, the world's largest indoor theme park.


Lotte World Ice Garden

Photo Source: Korea Herald


Dates of Operation: Open all year

Address: 240 Olympic-ro, Songpa-gu, Seoul

For more information, visit the official website.


Mokdong Ice Rink

The Mokdong Ice Rink is an international competition ice rink operated by the Korea Winter Sports Foundation, that hosts hockey matches and figure skating competitions. There are two rinks, making it possible for visitors to use even during competition days.


Mokdong Ice Rink

Photo Source: Chosun Ilbo


Dates of Operation: Open all year

Address: 939 Anyangcheon-ro, Mok-dong, Yangcheon-gu, Seoul

For more information, visit the official website.


Taereung International Skating Rink

The Taereung International Skating Rink, also known as the Korea National Training Center, is operated by the Korean Olympic Committee. The enormous space offers an awe-inspiring experience for visitors, who can almost feel the champions' spirits gliding across the expansive ice.


Taereung International Skating Rink

Photo Source: Financial News


Dates of Operation: Open all year

Address: 727 Hwarang-ro, Gongneung-dong, Nowon-gu, Seoul

For more information, visit the official website.

Korea University Ice Rink

This Olympic size indoor ice skating rink located in the basement floors of Korea University is a training base for national athletes and open to the local community.


korea university ice rink

Photo Source: Tistory (sschee)


Dates of Operation: Open all year

Address: 145 Anam-ro, Anam-dong 5(o)-ga, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul

For more information, visit the official website.

Whether you seek the cozy embrace of an indoor arena or the scenic allure of an outdoor setting, unforgettable memories are guaranteed to be made. Be sure to pack your gloves as they are a must for all ice rinks.


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