hoto of ‘Han River; by Pixabay
The Mayor of Seoul, Oh Se-hoon announced the ‘Great Sunset Han River Project.’ This project is to build various sunset-viewing sights in Han River areas, including Sangam, Yeouido, Yongsan, Nodel Island, Banpo, Ttukseom and Jamsil.
Seoul city is planning to build the world’s largest ‘Seoul Eye’ (the name is not official yet) at one of the sights in Seoul. It will be designed to be bigger than the Singapore Flyer, which is 165 meters high and can take up to 780 people at the same time. Seoul city said, “we will select the optimal location considering multifaceted factors such as transportation convenience, accessibility, and balanced development of the north and south of the river.
In addition, Seoul city plans to build a ‘Seoul Riverside Art Stage’ that features variable seats of 3,000 to 30,000 seats. It will be used for music festivals or opera performances.
It is expected that the ‘Great Sunset Han River Project’ will take 4 to 10 years to finish with the goal of having 30,000,000 tourists in Seoul.