Mangwon Hangang Park

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Mangwon Hangang Park
Tennis

Mangwon Hangang Park
Tennis

Information current as of September 28, 2016


Mangwon Hangang Park is a narrow and crowded park. It's got a lot to offer in a small space. It's a nice park to visit if you are in the area.

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There is a great outdoor tennis facility in Mangwon Hangang Park. Seven tennis courts are available for public use. Even Roger Federer would be proud. Andre Agassi would be angry about Korea's drug policy.

Surface

Dirt. It's not as slippery as you may think. It has decent bounce. Balls bounce on it.

Pros

  • Great location.
  • Not too busy. There are beautiful Saturday afternoons when it is very easy to get court time. Rarely are all courts being used simultaneously.
  • There are tennis instructors available for hire. They must be booked beforehand. And they cost about 3 gazillion spacebucks.

Cons

  • The lighting schedule is not posted. They might stay on until 10 p.m. They might stay on until 10 a.m. Nobody knows.

Extra Information

  • Drinking fountains and toilets are nearby.
  • As the courts sit along the Han River, it is well worth spending time in the area before or after playing tennis.

Sports and Recreation Nearby

  • Baseball (junior field)
  • Basketball
  • Bicycle Paths
  • Parks
    • Mangwon Hangang Park
  • Soccer
  • Swimming

Photo Gallery

To see more photos of Mangwon Han River Park's tennis courts, check out The Seoul Stop's Google page.

How To Get There

Where: Seoul-si, Mapo-gu, Mangwon-dong

From Line 6 - Mangwon Station (망원역):

  • Exit 2.
  • Walk towards Mangwon Post Office intersection (망원 우체국 사거리).
  • Turn left at the intersection, and walk straight until you reach Mangwon Hangang Park.
  • Walk left once you reach the park.

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