Cheonho Park

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"Basketball is a simple game. Your goal is penetration, get the ball close to the basket, and there are three ways to do that. Pass, dribble, and offensive rebound."
- Phil Jackson -


Cheonho Park
Basketball

Cheonho Park
Basketball

Information current as of July 06, 2016


Cheonho Park is a pleasant park in the southeast corner of Seoul. It is a small park, but there is plenty to do there. From badminton, to walking trails, to dancing water fountains, to basketball...the park has a nice mix of things that attract a steady stream of visitors.

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The Scouting Report

Cheonho Park's basketball offering has a unique draw. There are two courts that are suited for full-court games. The two courts sit side by side. They are almost completely identical. The only difference is that one is longer than the other. So, when deciding which court to play on, ask yourself, "Do I want to run more or less?"

Surface

Green asphalt. The surface has seen some use, but it is still in great shape. Pretty much all the normal markings are easily visible.



Pros

  • There are two courts, side-by-side.
  • For those times you want a full-court game but are a little winded, there is a shorter full court.
  • The park's atmosphere is refreshing. The nearby musical fountain provides a great half-time show.

Cons

  • Could it be possible that there aren't any cons?
  • The lighting is a little low.

Cool Down

The basketball courts are in the middle of a small park. There are convenience store, bars, and other eatery joints located across every perimeter street.

Extra Information

Cheonho Park's musical fountain performance is A+. Especially at night.

Sports and Recreation Nearby

  • Badminton Courts
  • Walking Trails

How To Get There

Where: Seoul-si, Gangdong-gu, Cheonho-dong

Line 8 - Amsa Station (암사역):
-Walk out of exit 2. Go straight for 500 meters. Cheonho Park will be on your left.

Lines 5 and 8 - Cheonho Station (천호역):
-Walk out of exit 3. Go straight for 500 meters. Cheonho Park will be on your right.


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